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  • DuPage County deputy fatally shoots 17-year-old near Villa Park

    A 17-year-old was shot and killed by a law enforcement officer, according to a news release from the DuPage County Coroner's Office.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:34 pm
  • Woodstock man admits to shaking 4-month-old son

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock man could be headed to prison after he admitted to "violently" shaking his 4-month-old son.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 4:54 pm
  • Crystal Lake police snag impaired, distracted drivers during holiday traffic enforcement

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police snagged one impaired driver and about three dozen distracted ones during a holiday safety crackdown.
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Will County police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals listed in P ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 4:54 pm
  • Pedestrian dies after Lake in the Hills police sergeant, Hebron trustee accused of DUI

    A Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, woman who authorities said was struck by an intoxicated Lake in the Hills police sergeant and Hebron trustee has died.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake police investigating GameStop armed robbery

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night at GameStop.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Lake in the Hills police sergeant, Hebron trustee accused of drunken driving, hitting pedestrian

    A Lake in the Hills police sergeant and candidate for Hebron village president has been accused of driving while intoxicated and striking a pedestrian ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • McHenry County native killed in Libertyville shooting remembered as talented athlete, hard worker

    Friends and loved ones are remembering a Marian Central Catholic High School graduate and Libertyville resident who was fatally shot last weekend.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • St. Charles man headed to prison after buying Huntley business

    A St. Charles man charged with wire fraud and evading income taxes was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday after a transaction involving a Huntley b ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Crystal Lake man gets 6 years in prison for selling lethal dose of heroin to 20-year-old man

    WOODSTOCK — A Crystal Lake man will spend six years in prison after he admitted to selling heroin to a 20-year-old man who died.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • 3 Huntley businesses fail alcohol compliance check, police say

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks at 25 local businesses in Huntley on Monday. Of the 25 businesses, three s ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Man suspected in 2013 Berwyn murder found in Florida under fake name

    BERWYN – A three-year-long search for a suspect in a 2013 Berwyn murder may be at an end after a Florida man was positively identified as a possible s ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Man sentenced to prison after posing as Navy SEAL, defrauding Crystal Lake non-profit

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A California man was sentenced to federal prison for defrauding two non-profit organizations, including one based in Crystal Lake. 
    Dec. 19, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Downers Grove North student charged with threatening to 'shoot up the school'

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove North High School student has been charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly threatening to "shoot up the school ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Glen Ellyn man charged with attempted murder of father to represent himself

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man charged with attempted murder after allegedly severely beating his 61-year-old father in June will represent himself dur ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 10:51 am