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  • St. Charles man charged with DUI in 3-car crash in Geneva

    GENEVA – A St. Charles man was charged with two felony counts of driving under the influence in connection with a three-car crash that injured two peo ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 6:53 pm
  • Richmond man critically injured in Ringwood crash cited for DUI

    RINGWOOD – A 24-year-old Richmond man who was critically injured after he crashed his SUV into a pole in Ringwood early Wednesday morning was cited fo ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Wheaton police urge caution to protect against identity, credit theft during holidays

    WHEATON – As lines for registers in shops grow long and online shopping carts fill up during the holiday season, the fear of identity and credit card ...
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Settlement in works for McHenry County Sheriff's Office FOIA violation

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board is likely to approve a six-figure settlement with an Algonquin man who sued the Sheriff's Office over an open rec ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Woodstock man gets jail time, probation for fondling 3 young relatives

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was sentenced to six months in jail for fondling three young boys.James ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Downers Grove man charged with attempted murder in Darien Wal-Mart shooting

    DARIEN – Bradley Morris, 19, of the 1000 block of Palmer Street, Downers Grove, has been charged with attempted first degree murder in connection to t ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Elmhurst driver crashes into house

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are investigating a Dec. 4 incident in which a car struck a house after veering off the road.
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Police take Darien Wal-Mart shooting suspect into custody

    DARIEN – A Downers Grove man is in police custody after allegedly shooting someone Dec. 3 at Wal-Mart, 2189 75th St., Darien, according to the Darien ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • La Grange police lock down school while searching for pantless man

    LA GRANGE – Seventh Avenue School in La Grange was placed on lockdown from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Dec. 4 after reports of a man running around nearby withou ...
    Dec. 6, 2015 - 4:41 am
  • Texas trucker found with 27 pounds of marijuana on I-90 near Marengo

    WOODSTOCK – A truck driver from Texas is facing marijuana trafficking charges, after authorities say they stopped his semi containing 27 pounds of pot ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake, Huntley police look for driver after Route 47 chase

    HUNTLEY – Two McHenry County police agencies are trying to find the woman who led Huntley police on a chase going 77 miles per hour on Route 47 in Hun ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Woodstock murder suspect extradited to McHenry County, pleads not guilty

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock man accused of murdering his roommate made his initial court appearances Friday in McHenry County.
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Ex-petting zoo owner gets jail in 2014 Kane County animal cruelty case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – In exchange for a guilty plea in a 2014 animal cruelty case, the former owner of a now-defunct traveling petting zoo was senten ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • Shooting at Darien Wal-Mart leaves 1 injured

    DARIEN – A shooting in a Darien Wal-Mart the evening of Dec. 3 left one victim injured and a suspect still at large, according to a news release from ...
    Dec. 5, 2015 - 4:32 am
  • Parolees to return to prison if agency does not get state grant

    Since 2005, deacon Rick Martin has helped hundreds of paroled prison inmates get on a path to normal society again, and he said most of them were not ...
    Dec. 3, 2015 - 9:17 pm
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