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  • Johnsburg man arrested in McHenry McDonald's robbery attempt

    WOODSTOCK – A Johnsburg man faces felony charges stemming from an attempted armed robbery at a McDonald’s.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Sikh Coalition demands federal prosecution for Darien beating

    DARIEN – The Sikh Coalition denounced DuPage State Attorney Robert Berlin's decision not bring hate crime charges against the juvenile accused of beat ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: More bad news for College of DuPage

    The College of DuPage is again in the news, and it's not good news for everyone. Two administrators were fired for questionable investment policies, a ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Higher jury pay forces depleted McHenry County budget to transfer funds

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board has to transfer money to replenish a fund that was prematurely depleted by a state-mandated increase in jury pay.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Lake County investigators won't confirm Fox Lake police shooting details

    FOX LAKE – The Associated Press reported Friday that Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was shot twice: once in his bulletproof vest and once at an an ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Willowbrook teen charged for attacking Sikh man in Darien

    WHEATON – A Willowbrook teen has been charged with aggravated battery for allegedly attacking and hospitalizing a Sikh man in Darien, according DuPage ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • McHenry pit bulls who attacked neighbor's dog spared death sentence

    WOODSTOCK – Two pit bulls who attacked a puppy last year, staved off euthanasia, were returned home, and will live to see another day.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Police: Riverside woman files false report about ex-boyfriend threatening to kill her

    RIVERSIDE – Three people were arrested after a false police report involving an argument between a Riverside woman, her brother and her Cicero ex-boyf ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Man gets 12 years in prison for Willowbrook arson

    WILLOWBROOK – A man who intentionally set a fire in front of his sister's Willowbrook apartment in December 2014 has been sentenced to 12 years in pri ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Man charged with attempted murder for shooting at Berwyn officer

    BERWYN – Bond was set at $2 million for a man who shot at an off duty Berwyn police officer Sept. 6 in Chicago, according to a Cook County State's Att ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 8:56 am
  • Will County associate judge appointed to fill her own vacancy

    JOLIET – The vacancy created when Domenica “Dede” Osterberger was not retained as an associate judge will be filled by ... Domenica “Dede” Osterberger ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Morris man gets 45 years for uncle's 2009 New Lenox Township murder

    JOLIET – A Morris man who pleaded guilty to murdering his uncle was sentenced Thursday to 45 years in prison.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 8:23 pm
  • Armed Robbery at La Grange Park Restaurant

    LA GRANGE PARK - A suspect is being sought by the La Grange Park Police Department following an armed robbery at a local restaurant.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Judge James Cowlin officially sworn in as McHenry County Circuit Judge

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County’s 22nd Judicial Circuit officially has a full bench of circuit judges with the swearing in of Judge James Cowlin on Thursda ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Lake in the Hills man charged with DUI after 2 flown from crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 45-year-old Lake in the Hills man faces felony charges after he allegedly drove drunk and crashed into two Lake in the Hills men ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:35 am
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