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  • College of DuPage trustees file lawsuit to gain access to records

    College of DuPage trustees Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak have filed a lawsuit against three of the college's law firms in an attempt to ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's pension could still go to widow, expert says

    FOX LAKE – Despite her recent indictment on felony money laundering charges, the widow of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz could still ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 7:46 pm
  • Man who stole 22 pallets of beer from McHenry distributor in 2012 sentenced

    A few years after 22 pallets of Miller beer were stolen from a McHenry distributor, a Melrose Park man was sentenced to three years in prison after pl ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow indicted in money laundering investigation

    A grand jury has indicted Melodie Gliniewicz, widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, for a role investigators say she played launderin ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Former Forest Preserve District of DuPage County IT employee sentenced to jail, probation

    A former Forest Preserve District of DuPage County IT employee has been sentenced to 180 days in jail, given two years' probation and ordered to pay m ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Huntley police asking for help in suspicious incident involving child

    HUNTLEY — The Huntley Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident where a girl was asked to get into a car, according to a Nixle alert fr ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Fox Lake to appoint interim deputy police chief who worked in Roselle

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake village trustees are slated to take another step in restructuring the village's police department by appointing a retired police o ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake cop involved in police shooting is McHenry County Officer of the Year

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In a time when the use of police force is under high levels of scrutiny nationwide, the actions of a Crystal Lake officer in a recent p ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Ex-Centegra ER technician stole drugs from McHenry hospital, ambulance, police say

    McHENRY – A Huntley man and former Centegra Hospital employee has been arrested in connection with a burglary to an ambulance and Centegra Hospital – ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • SUV, valuables stolen during 2 residential burglaries in Cary

    CARY – Cary police are asking for the public's help after an SUV and several small valuable items were stolen from two homes on Monday.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Woodstock North offering support after 16-year-old student killed in Phoenix

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock North High School is offering extra support to students coping with the death of sophomore who was shot in Arizona over the week ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • Missing 16-year-old Woodstock girl shot in Phoenix dies in Arizona

    WOODSTOCK – The missing 16-year-old from McHenry County who was found shot Friday in Phoenix has died, authorities said.
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • McHenry trio arrested on drug charges after $3,500 worth of marijuana found, police say

    McHENRY — Three McHenry residents were arrested on drug charges Friday in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation by the McHenry Police Depa ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • 2 men charged with sex trafficking in Downers Grove, Naperville

    The U.S. Attorney's Office has charged two Chicago men with running a prostitution ring that extended to Downers Grove and Naperville, according to a ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Geneva police deny release of report on man's death

    GENEVA – Geneva police have denied an open records request pertaining to the death of a 26-year-old man on McKinley Street because the death is under ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 11:25 pm
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