Crime & Courts

  • Woodstock man gets jail time, probation for fondling 3 young relatives

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was sentenced to six months in jail for fondling three young boys.James ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Downers Grove man charged with attempted murder in Darien Wal-Mart shooting

    DARIEN – Bradley Morris, 19, of the 1000 block of Palmer Street, Downers Grove, has been charged with attempted first degree murder in connection to t ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Elmhurst driver crashes into house

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are investigating a Dec. 4 incident in which a car struck a house after veering off the road.
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Police take Darien Wal-Mart shooting suspect into custody

    DARIEN – A Downers Grove man is in police custody after allegedly shooting someone Dec. 3 at Wal-Mart, 2189 75th St., Darien, according to the Darien ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • La Grange police lock down school while searching for pantless man

    LA GRANGE – Seventh Avenue School in La Grange was placed on lockdown from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Dec. 4 after reports of a man running around nearby withou ...
    Dec. 6, 2015 - 4:41 am
  • 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
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