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Crime & Courts

  • Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead Tuesday in ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Lakemoor man and ex-Buffalo Grove teacher gets 13 years for child porn

    BUFFALO GROVE – A former Buffalo Grove middle school teacher was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison Tuesday for accessing child pornography and e ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Gunshots audible on phone calls during fatal police shooting near Villa Park

    Three recently released calls to 911 display the panic surrounding the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old by a DuPage County Sheriff's Office deputy Jan. ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:38 pm
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who overdosed testifies in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said James Linder was profiting off the addiction of a McHenry County couple when he allegedly sold heroin to the boyfriend of ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • 3 people found dead in Lake in the Hills home, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are investigating the deaths of three people in what police said appears to be an isolated incident.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Jury selection continues in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys on Monday selected four jurors in the trial for a Zion man who prosecutors allege provided a fatal dose of heroin to an Algonqui ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:02 pm
  • Glen Ellyn person of interest in Batavia woman's death now in custody

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man who is a person of interest in the suspicious death of a Batavia woman is now in custody in the DuPage County Jail on un ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Trial to begin for Zion man facing drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A trial will begin Monday for a Zion man accused of providing a fatal dose of heroin to 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:23 pm
  • Algonquin man arrested on heroin, morphine charges

    An Algonquin man was arrested this week in Kane County for possession of heroin and morphine.Antoni ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Chicago torture case: 'Where was the sense of decency?' Judge orders defendants held without bond

    CHICAGO – Four defendants accused of taunting and torturing a mentally ill Crystal Lake man and streaming it live on Facebook will be held without bon ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Melrose Park man sentenced to 22 years in prison for Wheaton burglary

    A Melrose Park man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for stealing a universal remote control from a Wheaton apartment complex common area.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 3:37 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man person of interest in suspicious death in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Police Department seeks help in locating Michael J. Marlovitz, 23, of Glen Ellyn, as a person of interest in the investigation o ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 8:55 am
  • Development to dominate headlines in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton in new year

    New development will dominate many of the headlines in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton in 2017.1. New Whole F ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Ex-Woodstock cop accused of illegal search won't face perjury charge

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office will not pursue perjury charges against an ex-Woodstock police officer who is being sued for ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Police arrest 2 in Woodstock car burglary investigation

    WOODSTOCK – Two men were charged Tuesday with allegedly burglarizing motor vehicles in Woodstock.Woo ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 12:27 am