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  • McHenry man accused of choking cat to death appears in court

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man accused of choking a cat to death appeared Thursday in McHenry County court.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • College of DuPage board approves settlement in federal lawsuit

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on Oct. 7 voted to pay a $60,000 settlement to a former COD employee who had filed a federal lawsuit against t ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:54 am
  • Mount Prospect cop from Huntley found not guilty of battery, resisting arrest

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors on Thursday found a Mount Prospect police sergeant from Huntley not guilty of aggravated battery and resisting arrest charges stemm ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Witness: McHenry DUI crash where 2 pedestrians were hit was ‘chaotic’

    McHENRY – One witness described what he saw after an Arizona man who recently was charged with DUI struck two pedestrians Sunday night in McHenry.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 7:56 pm
  • Hinsdale South student charged with 6 felony weapons charges after making Snapchat threats

    DARIEN - A 16-year-old Hinsdale South High School student has been charged with six felony weapons charges following an investigation into an alleged ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Mount Prospect police officer from Huntley on trial facing battery charges

    WOODSTOCK – A trial began Tuesday for a Mount Prospect police sergeant from Huntley facing battery charges after he allegedly shoved a police officer ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 6:56 pm
  • Cary teen accused of DUI after hit-skip crash, mail carrier truck hit, police say

    CARY – An 18-year-old Cary man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and striking two vehicles, accordin ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Arizona man charged with DUI in McHenry pedestrian crash

    McHENRY – An Arizona man has been charged with driving under the influence after a pedestrian crash Sunday evening in McHenry, police said.
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • Boyfriend charged in murder of woman found at White Pines Golf Club

    The boyfriend of a woman found stabbed to death Sept. 29 outside White Pines Golf Club in Bensenville has been charged with her murder, according to m ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 6:45 pm
  • Appellate Court upholds conviction of ex-DuPage County employee

    The Second District Appellate Court of Illinois has upheld the conviction of former Forest Preserve District of DuPage County IT employee David Tepper ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 4:07 pm
  • DuPage County Coroner: Woman found dead at White Pines Golf Club was stabbed

    BENSENVILLE – DuPage County and Cook County authorities are investigating an apparent homicide at White Pines Golf Course in Bensenville, according to ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 4:52 pm
  • Wonder Lake man faces upgraded felony DUI charges after 1996 reckless homicide conviction

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man faces upgraded felony DUI charges based on a previous reckless homicide conviction in 1996.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Wheaton attorney disbarred after being charged with stealing from clients

    WHEATON – A Wheaton attorney charged with stealing more than $2 million from his clients has been disbarred.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • McHenry tax preparation business owner, workers commit tax fraud scheme

    Eight people, including the owner of a McHenry-based tax preparation business, pleaded guilty in relation to a tax fraud scheme, according to a news r ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Spring Grove man pleads not guilty to DUI in crash that killed his passenger

    WOODSTOCK – A Spring Grove-area man formally denied allegations that he drove under the influence in a crash that killed his passenger.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:59 pm
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