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Crime & Courts

  • Crystal Lake lawyer found guilty of child porn for recording girl in Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found a Crystal Lake lawyer guilty of a child pornography charge after he found that the lawyer recorded a young te ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Man charged with murder of ex-wife in Wheaton

    WHEATON – A 56-year-old man is in custody on a $2 million bond after being charged with the Jan. 30 murder of his ex-wife in Wheaton.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • McHenry man arrested on child porn charges

    MCHENRY – A McHenry man is facing charges for allegedly possessing and disseminating child pornography.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • McHenry man facing drug-induced homicide charges

    McHENRY – A 65-year-old McHenry man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with the death of a man who may have ingested heroin bef ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Spring Grove man charged with wife's murder threatened to kill her in 2015, documents show

    SPRING GROVE – Elizabeth Volberding sought an order of protection against her husband, Lorin Volberding, in January 2015 after he threatened to kill h ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Wauconda man charged after 8-hour standoff with police

    WAUCONDA – A Wauconda man who barricaded himself in his home and surrendered after an eight-hour standoff with police was charged Monday. 
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • Wheaton Police Department investigating homicide

    WHEATON – A person of interest is being questioned in the apparent homicide of a 58-year-old woman, found by Wheaton police at about 6:45 p.m. Feb. 4 ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 1:32 pm
  • Algonquin businessman gets 6 years' prison for selling synthetic marijuana

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin businessman will serve prison time for the possession and selling of synthetic narcotics.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • CNBC's 'American Greed' to feature Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz case

    FOX LAKE – A national TV network will feature the case of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • Retired Chicago cop killed in Spring Grove; husband accused of murder

    SPRING GROVE – Elizabeth Volberding, 68, would occasionally telephone her daughter and son-in-law in tears, asking for a place to stay for the night b ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Wonder Lake man accused of selling heroin while out on bond for drug charges

    WOODSTOCK — A Wonder Lake man facing serious drug charges was arrested again after he allegedly sold heroin while free on bond.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake lawyer facing DUI and gun charges, seeks treatment, may get special prosecutor

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake lawyer accused of illegally possessing firearms and driving under the influence of alcohol is seeking substance abuse treat ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • 2008 Wheaton College graduate pleads guilty to murder of wife

    A 2008 Wheaton College graduate has pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional second-degree murder in the death of his wife and the unborn baby she ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 5:03 pm
  • Berkeley man charged with series of Elmhurst car thefts

    ELMHURST – A Berkeley man has been charged in a series of burglaries to unlocked vehicles in Elmhurst and unincorporated Yorkfield, according to a new ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:15 pm
  • Chicago woman charged in Elmhurst aggravated battery to disabled adult case

    ELMHURST – A Chicago woman has been charged with battery after an alleged incident involving a disabled adult victim at a group home in Elmhurst, acco ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:40 pm