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Crime & Courts

  • Elmhurst police to increase patrols during St. Patrick's Day weekend

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department will add extra patrol officers this weekend as St. Patrick's Day festivities continue in the city.
    March 12, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Wisconsin man with 8 DUIs gets 8 years for Spring Grove drunken driving offense

    WOODSTOCK – The Wisconsin man who was found guilty of his eighth DUI offense in January after an incident in Spring Grove was sentenced to eight years ...
    March 10, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Carpentersville man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting young child

    ST. CHARLES – A Carpentersville man is headed to prison after agreeing to a 10-year sentence in exchange for a guilty plea for sexually assaulting a y ...
    March 10, 2016 - 5:37 pm
  • League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn meeting to address juvenile justice system

    GLEN ELLYN – The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn will host a public community meeting at 7:30 p.m. March 10 at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 D ...
    March 10, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow faces conspiracy charge

    Melodie Gliniewicz was charged Wednesday with conspiracy on top of multiple criminal charges she already faces related to the alleged misuse of funds ...
    March 9, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Woodstock man removed McHenry County state's attorney campaign sign, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police charged a 51-year-old Woodstock man with theft after they said he took a sign belonging to state's attorney hopeful ...
    March 9, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • Man found not guilty of lewd act at Riverside Brookfield High School declared 'sexually dangerous'

    RIVERSIDE – A man who had been accused of a lewd act during a December 2012 Riverside Brookfield High School boys swim meet has been declared "sexuall ...
    March 8, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Cops and prosecutors: Fund social services

    SPRINGFIELD – Police chiefs, sheriffs and state’s attorneys from throughout Illinois came to the Capitol on March 2 to ask neither for more squad cars ...
    March 3, 2016 - 1:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake man faces marijuana charge after leaving Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was charged with marijuana possession and driving while his license was suspended after police said he left the scene o ...
    March 2, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • McHenry man indicted on federal child pornography charges

    ROCKFORD – A federal grand jury indicted a McHenry man Tuesday in Rockford on multiple child pornography charges, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern D ...
    March 1, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Riverside police to offer burglary prevention program

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Safe Environment Commission and Riverside Police Department will sponsor the program “Keepin’ It Real – Burglary Prevention” ...
    March 1, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake man accused of sexually assaulting girl

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 46-year-old Crystal Lake man remains in McHenry County Jail after police said he sexually assaulted a girl he knew who was younger th ...
    March 1, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • Man charged after 'alarming' behavior near Harvard business where he used to work, sheriff says

    HARVARD – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office has charged a man for disorderly conduct because of his "alarming and disturbing behavior" in the area o ...
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 6:58 pm
  • Woodstock man accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 37-year-old Woodstock man remains in McHenry County Jail after his Thursday arrest on charges of sexually assaulted a girl younger than ...
    Feb. 26, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Woodstock teen accused of sexual abuse, public indecency at mall

    WOODSTOCK – An 18-year-old Woodstock man was charged with criminal sexual abuse and public indecency after an alleged sexual act happened at the Woods ...
    Feb. 26, 2016 - 3:54 pm
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