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  • Fake Islamic Center of Wheaton website taken down

    WHEATON – A fake website purporting to be a Wheaton mosque and community center and containing divisive information has been taken down, though it is ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 9:47 am
  • Huntley homes seized in drug ring investigation worth more than $250,000

    HUNTLEY – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office each received more than $30,000 after two Huntley prope ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Wisconsin man found guilty of 8th DUI in Spring Grove drunken driving incident

    A 54-year-old Wisconsin man could spend up to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of a DUI incident that occurred in Spring Grove, the McHenry ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Fake Islamic Center of Wheaton website prompts call for police, FBI probe

    WHEATON – A fake website and emails sent anonymously from someone claiming to represent the Islamic Center of Wheaton has prompted a Chicago Islamic g ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • Lawyer behind Johnsburg murder appeal to defend 'Making a Murderer' subject

    The lawyer who represented Mario Casciaro in his successful appeal of a 2013 murder conviction now will represent the main subject of the popular “Mak ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Wauconda man faces DUI, other charges after crash

    VOLO – A Wauconda man is facing a number of charges after driving into a Lake County Sheriff’s Office squad car in a crash that left a Lake County She ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • Bloomingdale man and woman found dead in 'domestic incident'

    BLOOMINGDALE – A Bloomingdale man is believed to have shot his wife to death and then turned the gun on himself, according to media reports.
    Jan. 10, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Zellner & Associates of Downers Grove to represent Steven Avery of "Making a Murderer"

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove law firm of Kathleen Zellner & Associates, P.C., announced in a press release on Jan. 8 that it will be representing ...
    Jan. 10, 2016 - 5:33 pm
  • St. Charles Township woman cited in 3-car crash in Geneva

    GENEVA – One of the drivers in a three-car crash, which occurred shortly before 1 p.m. Monday in downtown Geneva, was ticketed, according to police cr ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Woodstock police arrest 2 teens in string of vehicle burglaries

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police arrested two teens in connection with recently reported burglaries to vehicles in Woodstock, according to a news release ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 6:05 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Loudz Smoke Shop owner accused of selling marijuana

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – An investigation into the Loudz Smoke Shop in Lake in the Hills led to two arrests and the seizure of 56 grams of marijuana, accor ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • Chicago woman charged in Crystal Lake rollover crash (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 21-year-old Chicago woman was charged with reckless conduct after police said she caused a Crystal Lake man to roll his car, police s ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police issue 52 tickets as part of holiday crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department issued an additional 52 traffic citations in 17 days as part of an enforcement program conducted dur ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Woodstock police urge residents to be wary after vehicle burglaries spike

    WOODSTOCK – After observing an increased number of vehicle burglaries in Woodstock, police are urging residents to be aware of potential crime.
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 2:48 pm
  • Police officer interviews part of Fox Lake 'puzzle' in Joe Gliniewicz investigation

    FOX LAKE – Newly released documents containing interviews with first responding officers at the scene of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's shooting ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 2:34 pm
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