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  • Morris man gets 45 years for uncle's 2009 New Lenox Township murder

    JOLIET – A Morris man who pleaded guilty to murdering his uncle was sentenced Thursday to 45 years in prison.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 8:23 pm
  • Armed Robbery at La Grange Park Restaurant

    LA GRANGE PARK - A suspect is being sought by the La Grange Park Police Department following an armed robbery at a local restaurant.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Judge James Cowlin officially sworn in as McHenry County Circuit Judge

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County’s 22nd Judicial Circuit officially has a full bench of circuit judges with the swearing in of Judge James Cowlin on Thursda ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Lake in the Hills man charged with DUI after 2 flown from crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 45-year-old Lake in the Hills man faces felony charges after he allegedly drove drunk and crashed into two Lake in the Hills men ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Darien police: Sikh man beaten, hospitalized in apparent hate crime

    DARIEN – A Darien man says he was called a "terrorist," beaten and hospitalized as a result of a Sept. 8 hate crime attack.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Former Crystal Lake, Johnsburg priest accused of sexually abusing child

    A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses a priest, formerly of churches in Crystal Lake and Johnsburg, of sexually abusing a 7- to 9-year-old child while assig ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Riverside man charged with felony identity theft

    RIVERSIDE – Police arrested a Riverside man after he stole and used a credit card that he found in a taxi cab, according to a Riverside Police Departm ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Judge won't dismiss ex-Algonquin man's double-murder indictment

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected a motion to dismiss the indictment for a former Algonquin man accused of murdering his parents.
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Bloomingdale doctor pleads guilty to $4 million Medicare fraud

    BLOOMINGDALE – A Bloomingdale doctor pleaded guilty Sept. 8 health care fraud and now faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Labor Day crackdown in Crystal Lake leads to 10 arrests, 95 tickets

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Stepped enforcement over the holiday weekend resulted in the Crystal Lake Police Department arresting 10 people and issuing 95 tickets, ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • Video evidence in Fox Lake police shooting fails to lead to suspects

    FOX LAKE – Investigators continue to search for three men suspected in the shooting death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz after they said three ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • Defendant in 2006 Cary-area double murder alleges prosecutorial misconduct

    WOODSTOCK – Authorities have been quiet about what new evidence tied a former Algonquin man to an 8-year-old double murder that persuaded them to take ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Deputies shot last year in Holiday Hills reflect on Fox Lake shooting

    Dwight Maness spent his 47th birthday Wednesday at a vigil for Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, who was killed earlier this week in the line of ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Indiana man charged with Willowbrook sexual assault extradited to DuPage County

    WILLOWBROOK – The Indiana man accused of beating, stabbing and sexually assaulting a 26-year-old Willowbrook woman in her home Aug. 29 has been extrad ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Possible attempted child luring reported in N. Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Three 13-year-old girls reported a possible attempted child luring that took place Thursday night in North Aurora, according to a news ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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