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  • Riverside police chief calls for action against impaired driving

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel, who supports ignition interlock devices, serves on the executive board of Mothers Against Drunk Dri ...
    April 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Woodstock police warn residents of scammers posing as city employees

    WOODSTOCK – Police are investigating two recent incidents in which unknown men posing as employees of the city have solicited local businesses for don ...
    April 5, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • Woodstock teen charged with burglarizing Botts Welding and Truck Services

    WOODSTOCK – A 15-year-old Woodstock boy has been charged with burglarizing Botts Welding and Truck Services four times over the span of a few days, po ...
    April 4, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • Credit card skimming machine found in Lombard gas station

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Police Department on March 25 discovered a credit card skimming machine at the Shell gas station at North Avenue and Route 53 in ...
    April 4, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • McHenry police warn of new scam targeting elderly by asking for VFW donations

    McHENRY – Police are warning residents about a scam in which a person has been calling elderly residents and asking them to leave cash or check donati ...
    March 31, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • McHenry police investigating 3 burglaries at city businesses in March

    McHENRY – The McHenry Police Department is investigating three burglaries to businesses during the month of March and asking anyone with information a ...
    March 31, 2016 - 6:33 pm
  • Woodstock police looking for Botts Welding and Truck Services burglar

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police are looking for a man who reportedly burglarized Botts Welding and Truck Services twice in the past week.
    March 31, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Huntley police investigating after man offered children toys in Talamore subdivision

    HUNTLEY – Huntley police are investigating a suspicious incident involving two children being approached by a man who offered them toys, according to ...
    March 30, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Streamwood man charged with presenting fake mobile Metra ticket

    STREAMWOOD – Daniel Rasinski, 23, of Streamwood, was charged with theft after allegedly trying to use a fake mobile Metra ticket on his cellphone, acc ...
    March 31, 2016 - 7:10 pm
  • Riverside man exonerated of murder charged with battery after drunken brawl

    RIVERSIDE – A Riverside man exonerated after 25 years in jail for a murder he confessed to after being beaten by Chicago police is being charged with ...
    March 30, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • Woodstock man pleads guilty to murder in stepson's stabbing

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man who admitted to stabbing his stepson to death was sentenced to seven years in prison.
    March 30, 2016 - 5:46 pm
  • Man admits to driving on drugs in crash that paralyzed Algonquin man

    WOODSTOCK – A Hoffman Estates man admitted to driving under the influence in a crash that seriously injured an Algonquin man.
    March 30, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • 5 armed men break into Island Lake home, ransacking room after tying up residents, police say

    ISLAND LAKE – Island Lake police are investigating after a March 29 incident in which five young males reportedly entered a home with weapons, tied up ...
    March 30, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Police evacuate Grayslake hotel after meth lab bust

    GRAYSLAKE – A 40-year-old Palatine remained in Lake County Jail on Tuesday, facing multiple drug charges after police said they found a meth lab in hi ...
    March 29, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Chicago woman kills herself at Article II Gun Range in Lombard

    LOMBARD –  The death of a 24-year-old Chicago woman at a Lombard gun range has been ruled a suicide, according to Lombard Chief of Police Ray Byrne. 
    March 29, 2016 - 12:29 pm
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