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Crime & Courts

  • Texas trucker found with 27 pounds of marijuana on I-90 near Marengo

    WOODSTOCK – A truck driver from Texas is facing marijuana trafficking charges, after authorities say they stopped his semi containing 27 pounds of pot ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake, Huntley police look for driver after Route 47 chase

    HUNTLEY – Two McHenry County police agencies are trying to find the woman who led Huntley police on a chase going 77 miles per hour on Route 47 in Hun ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Woodstock murder suspect extradited to McHenry County, pleads not guilty

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock man accused of murdering his roommate made his initial court appearances Friday in McHenry County.
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Ex-petting zoo owner gets jail in 2014 Kane County animal cruelty case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – In exchange for a guilty plea in a 2014 animal cruelty case, the former owner of a now-defunct traveling petting zoo was senten ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • Shooting at Darien Wal-Mart leaves 1 injured

    DARIEN – A shooting in a Darien Wal-Mart the evening of Dec. 3 left one victim injured and a suspect still at large, according to a news release from ...
    Dec. 5, 2015 - 4:32 am
  • Parolees to return to prison if agency does not get state grant

    Since 2005, deacon Rick Martin has helped hundreds of paroled prison inmates get on a path to normal society again, and he said most of them were not ...
    Dec. 3, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • 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
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