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Crime & Courts

  • Crystal Lake man with Down Syndrome cleared of criminal charge

    WOODSTOCK – Criminal charges against a Crystal Lake man with Down Syndrome were dismissed in court Thursday morning.
    Dec. 3, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Woodstock home invaders armed with hammers allegedly stole 3 guns, bound resident

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police are searching for two men who allegedly broke into a man's home Wednesday armed with hammers, bound him and took three of ...
    Dec. 3, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Holiday Hills police find marijuana, cash in McHenry teen's car

    HOLIDAY HILLS – A 19-year-old McHenry man faces felony drug charges after Holiday Hills police say they found 48 grams of packaged marijuana and $1,00 ...
    Dec. 3, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • Island Lake police officer sues village, mayor over promotion slight

    ISLAND LAKE – An Island Lake police officer is suing the village, claiming he was passed over in 2014 for a promotion to sergeant in favor of an offic ...
    Dec. 3, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Car stolen in Sugar Grove while owner gets takeout

    SUGAR GROVE – A woman had her vehicle stolen when she left it unlocked and running while getting a carryout order in Sugar Grove, according to a Sugar ...
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Man charged in burglary at St. Charles gym

    ST. CHARLES – A Carol Stream man faces felony charges after authorities caught him breaking into a vehicle Monday at a St. Charles gym, police said.
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • St. Charles officer injured in traffic stop

    ST. CHARLES – An Elgin woman injured a St. Charles police officer during an exchange Tuesday, underscoring the dangers that a simple traffic stop can ...
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Downers Grove library reopens after evacuation for suspicious package

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public Library has been evacuated while police investigate a suspicious package.
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man guilty of 5th DUI offense

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man faces a prison sentence after being found guilty of his fifth DUI offense.
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • Teen faces criminal charges after incident at St. Charles park

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A South Elgin teen faces drug-related criminal charges after he was found at a St. Charles Park District property with nearly 1 ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Former College of DuPage officials file suit claiming political motivations behind termination

    A lawsuit naming the College of DuPage and a pair of high-level officials claims firing two college financial administrators earlier this year was pol ...
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Crystal Lake man with Down Syndrome jailed in McHenry County for 8 days

    WOODSTOCK – The attorneys for a man with developmental disabilities and the mental capacity of a 4-year-old is outraged that his client spent eight da ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Crystal Lake police issue 76 tickets in Thanksgiving drunken driving crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A traffic crackdown Crystal Lake police conducted for two weeks in November resulted in 76 traffic tickets and one arrest, according to ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Elmhurst police cigarettes sting leads to 4 arrests

    ELMHURST – Police ran a tobacco compliance check Nov. 11 at multiple Elmhurst businesses, and four people were charged with selling cigarettes to mino ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Former College of DuPage employee files gender discrimination lawsuit

    GLEN ELLYN – A former College of DuPage employee has filed a federal lawsuit against the college, claiming he was discriminated against because of his ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:25 pm
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