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  • Rare coins among items stolen from car in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – A suitcase containing several collectible coins was stolen from a vehicle between 1 and 1:30 p.m. April 15 in the 1500 block of Butter ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Woodstock man pleads guilty to cyberstalking 16-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man to one year of probation after he admitted to cyberstalking a 16-year-old girl.
    April 25, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • Cary police charge homeowner with arson of house in pre-foreclosure

    CARY — A Cary man is charged with arson for allegedly starting a fire that left a vacant two-story home uninhabitable, police said.
    April 25, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • Woodstock police: Puppy abandoned in sealed pillowcase near Route 14

    WOODSTOCK – Police are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a puppy was placed in a pillowcase secured with duct tape and abandoned near Route ...
    April 25, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Florida fugitive fatally shot near Antioch shot himself in head, Lake County Coroner's Office says

    ANTIOCH – The Florida fugitive fatally shot outside an Antioch-area tavern last weekend shot himself in the head during an incident involving four McH ...
    April 22, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Berwyn man, teen charged with burglarizing Elmhurst homes

    ELMHURST – An 18-year-old Berwyn man and a 17-year-old were charged with residential burglary April 22 after allegedly stealing cash and valuables fro ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • 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
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