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  • Wonder Lake man accused of shooting neighbor's cat with BB gun

    WONDER LAKE – A Wonder Lake man was charged with animal cruelty this week stemming from an April 6 incident where he allegedly shot his neighbor's cat ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Countryside car dealership employees help nab hit-and-run suspects

    COUNTRYSIDE – Three employees of Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside became the talk of the dealership when they assisted in detaining two suspects in ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Cary man fired gun into the ground as scare tactic, police say

    CARY – A 27-year-old Cary man faces a misdemeanor charge after police said he fired three bullets into the ground to scare a man who had been outside ...
    April 21, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Elmhurst TCF Bank robbed

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is investigating an April 19 bank robbery, according to a City of Elmhurst news release.
    April 20, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • After fugitive shot, killed in Antioch, McHenry and Lake county sheriff's deputies on paid leave

    Four deputies from the McHenry County and Lake County sheriff's offices who were involved in the fatal shooting of a fugitive early Saturday in Antioc ...
    April 19, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • $35,000 stolen from Downers Grove home after fake water pressure check

    DOWNERS GROVE – Thousands of dollars in cash was stolen from a desk between 3 and 3:20 p.m. April 11 at a house in the 3900 block of Main Street after ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Wonder Lake man charged with DUI after fleeing T-bone crash, police say

    WONDER LAKE – A 24-year-old Wonder Lake man was charged with driving under the influence after police said he broadsided a truck in Wonder Lake and fl ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:16 pm
  • Westchester resident, retired senator honor Westchester Police Department

    WESTCHESTER – Retired U.S. Sen. Roland Burris presents a certificate of appreciation for outstanding civil service to the Westchester Police Departmen ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Hearing set for village petition on Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's pension

    FOX LAKE – The Fox Lake Police Pension Board on Monday scheduled a hearing on the village's request to have a say in whether the board should award a ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Marengo bar must surrender liquor license by end of April after violations

    MARENGO – After Harley D’z bar in Marengo violated the terms of its liquor license several times in the past few years, the business will have to surr ...
    April 17, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Cook County police officers to get heroin overdose antidote

    Law enforcement agencies throughout Cook County now will have lifesaving Evzio, or naloxone, to reverse heroin overdoses, according to a news release ...
    April 16, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Crystal Lake couple wanted on drug dealing charges after cocaine, pot found at home

    WOODSTOCK — A McHenry County judge issued bench warrants for a Crystal Lake couple accused of possessing more than 900 grams of cocaine.
    April 15, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow applies for his police pension

    FOX LAKE – The widow of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz has applied to receive her husband's pension, leaving the village's Police Pen ...
    April 14, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • West Chicago man denies selling heroin to Crystal Lake man in drug-induced homicide case

    WOODSTOCK — A West Chicago man is denying allegations he sold an unknown amount of black tar heroin to a Crystal Lake man who overdosed and died days ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • West Chicago man denies selling heroin to Crystal Lake man in drug-induced homicide case

    WOODSTOCK – A West Chicago man is denying allegations he sold an unknown amount of black tar heroin to a Crystal Lake man who overdosed and died days ...
    April 13, 2016 - 4:38 pm
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