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  • McHenry County judge mulls fate of man accused of murdering Island Lake woman

    WOODSTOCK – The bench trial for a man charged with the first-degree murder of an Island Lake woman concluded after its second day, but a McHenry Count ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Woodstock police announce results of Labor Day weekend special enforcement

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department made one arrest for driving under the influence during the recent Labor Day crackdown.
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Woodstock ex-pastor of Greenwood church admits to child pornography

    WOODSTOCK – A former Woodstock-area pastor could face probation or prison after he admitted to possessing child pornography involving young children.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Cary theater company sued for injury on Batavia stage

    BATAVIA – A Cary-based theater company has been sued for injuries to a teen who took part in a February 2015 production of "Aladdin" that used the sta ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Trial set to begin for McHenry man accused of killing Island Lake woman

    WOODSTOCK – A bench trial will begin Monday for a McHenry man accused of killing an Island Lake woman.
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Cary man gets prison for Crystal Lake, Woodstock bank robberies

    ROCKFORD – A Cary man was sentenced to 49 months in prison Wednesday in federal court after he admitted to robbing two McHenry County banks in 2015, f ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Woodstock police arrest juvenile accused of stealing truck

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have arrested a male juvenile for allegedly stealing a truck from a Woodstock residence.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • DuPage County Sheriff's Office offers $5,000 reward to help locate mother of baby

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office is now offering a $5,000 reward to anyone who can provide information that will help authorities locate o ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • Lake in the Hills hit-and-run crash injures motorcyclist, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are looking for information on a hit-and-run crash that injured a 38-year-old motorcyclist.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Second suspect charged in Wheaton College student kidnapping, armed robbery

    A second suspect has been charged in the kidnapping and armed robbery of a 21-year-old Wheaton College student.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • McHenry County prosecutors file additional sex assault charge against Florida man

    WOODSTOCK — A Florida man accused of sexually assaulting two young girls in Cary is facing an additional charge of predatory criminal sexual assault.
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Crystal Lake man sentenced for selling pills to Wonder Lake woman who died days later

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man will spend three years in prison after he admitted to selling morphine pills to a Wonder Lake woman who died days later ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Bond set at $3M for suspect in Wheaton College student kidnapping, armed robbery

    WHEATON – One man is in custody while two more are wanted in the kidnapping and armed robbery of a 21-year-old Wheaton College student.
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • Police make arrest in recent Wheaton College student kidnapping

    WHEATON – DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Glen Ellyn Police Chief Philip Norton will host a news conference at 5 p.m. Sept. 2 about t ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • Police seek evidence of murder suspect's flight through DuPage

    Police are seeking information about a car that is suspected to have traveled through northern DuPage County on the night of Sunday, Aug. 14, sometime ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 2:09 pm
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