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  • Cary man gets probation for setting fire to home in preforeclosure

    WOODSTOCK – A Cary man will serve two years of probation after he admitted to damaging his preforeclosed home by setting it on fire, leaving it uninha ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Glen Ellyn approves new rules aimed at underage drinking parties

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department has a new tool to address underage drinking.Village tr ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • McHenry man gets 6 years in prison for sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man will spend six years in prison after he admitted to sexually assaulting a girl who was younger than 13 years old at the time ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Metra train strikes, kills man in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is investigating a June 19 incident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train, according to a c ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Prison sentence stands in DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin man

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not reconsider a lengthy prison sentence for a Hoffman Estates man who admitted to driving under the influence ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Woodstock man charged in Belvidere robberies is suspect in area bank robberies

    BELVIDERE – A Woodstock man has been arrested in connection with two Belvidere robberies, and officials are investigating whether he is responsible fo ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man charged with attempted murder of father

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly severely beating his 61-year-old father.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Police charge trio in Wheaton stabbing

    WHEATON – Three people have been charged with armed robbery in a non-fatal stabbing June 13 at an apartment complex in the 1300 block of East Roosevel ...
    June 16, 2016 - 6:52 am
  • Judge won't dismiss charges against Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow

    WAUKEGAN – A Lake County judge Tuesday rejected a motion to dismiss four charges against Melodie Gliniewicz, widow to disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Jo ...
    June 14, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Villa Park senior struck, killed by car in parking lot

    VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Police Department is investigating an incident in which a 92-year-old Villa Park resident was struck and killed by a vehic ...
    June 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Algonquin mom admits shooting TV as 3 kids watched Primus music video

    WOODSTOCK — An Algonquin mom admitted to firing several rounds into the television her children were watching in January 2015.
    June 14, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Woodstock sex offender charged with exposing himself to girls on bikes

    WOODSTOCK – Police have charged a 30-year-old Woodstock registered sex offender with exposing himself to two girls who were riding bicycles in his nei ...
    June 13, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Glen Ellyn police investigating public indecency incident

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department is investigating a report that a man exposed himself to a female jogger along the Illinois Prairie Path ...
    June 14, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • Charges dropped after former DuPage County forest preserve district IT official dies

    Charges were dropped June 10 against a former Forest Preserve District of DuPage County IT administrator after he died in May.
    June 13, 2016 - 6:38 pm
  • Documents: McHenry man fatally stabbed wife 2 days before calling police

    McHENRY – Laura K. Harrison, allegedly killed by her husband, 30-year-old Anthony Harrison, was reportedly deceased in their McHenry home for two days ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:19 pm
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