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  • Crystal Lake police write 25 extra tickets during Halloween crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A crackdown on traffic offenses during the Halloween weekend netted 25 additional citations.
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 1:41 am
  • Woodstock man arrested on robbery charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was arrested on robbery charges after he allegedly stole a pack of cigarettes and a $20 bill, according to the Woodstock P ...
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Woodstock sex offender charged with living too close to school

    WOODSTOCK – Police have charged a registered sex offender with living too close to Westwood Elementary School.
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Woodstock teen accused of stabbing man charged with armed robbery while free on bond

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-area teen charged with aggravated battery after he allegedly stabbed at 31-year-old man in August is back in custody on new fe ...
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 turns over teacher's union emails

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Jeff Cooper blames Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon for allowing district employees to engage ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Woodstock ex-pastor sentenced to jail time, probation for child porn

    WOODSTOCK – In what a McHenry County judge called a “reprehensible, indefensible and disgusting” act, a former Woodstock-area pastor was sentenced to ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Carpentersville man pleads not guilty to Algonquin armed robbery charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Carpentersville man formally denied allegations that he threatened a Citgo Gas Station Clerk with a gun in Algonquin and took $500.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Western Springs police determine firearm threat at LT to be 'unfounded'

    WESTERN SPRINGS – A reported threat of a firearm at Lyons Township High School's South Campus in Western Springs was determined to be unfounded by off ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 8:22 am
  • Downers Grove man charged in drug-induced death of foreign exchange student living in Glen Ellyn

    A Downers Grove man has been charged with supplying a fatal dose of methadone to a 15-year-old foreign exchange student from Spain who was living in G ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • 2 seriously injured in motorcycle crash near Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Two were injured Sunday in a motorcycle crash in unincorporated Woodstock.Terrance M. Go ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake man admits to child pornography possession

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man could spend up to seven years in prison after he admitted to possessing child pornography in 2015.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Court orders Glen Ellyn School District 41 to turn over emails

    GLEN ELLYN – A DuPage County judge has ordered that Glen Ellyn School District 41 turn over emails sought by Glen Ellyn resident Jeff Cooper in a Free ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • League of Women Voters of Wheaton to present program on judges

    WHEATON – The League of Women Voters of Wheaton will present "The Judiciary and How Judges are Appointed and Elected" at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Warr ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man found guilty of domestic battery, not guilty of sex assault charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man was convicted on one of three charges against him stemming from a 2013 incident where he was charged with physical ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • DuPage County Sheriff's Office releases possible likenesses of Baby Hope's parents

    Newly released DNA evidence may show the likenesses of the parents of "Baby Hope," an infant found dead in August in unincorporated DuPage County near ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:37 pm
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