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  • Bond increased for drug-induced homicide defendant in Port Barrington man's death

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge increased the bond for a man accused of selling a fatal dose of heroin that killed a Port Barrington man.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Former coroner Marlene Lantz's attorney says forgery case has 'political undertones'

    WOODSTOCK – The attorney defending the former McHenry County coroner on official misconduct and forgery charges says the case is "overshadowed with po ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Two charged with aggravated robbery in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man and a Roselle woman have been charged with aggravated robbery in an incident that took place Tuesday at the Shell gas station ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Defense lawyer wants jury members to visit scene of Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Public Defender on Thursday told a judge that she wants a future jury to visit the crime scene of a Geneva murd ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Former county coroner indicted

    WOODSTOCK – Former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz was indicted Thursday on allegations that for more than 15 years, she never disposed of the re ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Algonquin woman awarded $2.6 million in wrongful death suit

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin woman has been awarded $2.6 million in a wrongful death lawsuit she filed after the death of her husband.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • Hanover Park truck driver found guilty in fatal tollway crash

    WHEATON – A DuPage County judge found a Hanover Park semi-trailer driver guilty of several felonies in a crash that killed Illinois tollway worker in ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Glen Ellyn woman fined, given community service for false allegations against Oak Brook police

    A Glen Ellyn woman was sentenced to 40 hours of community service, fined $497 and will be required to write a letter of apology to her arresting offic ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Michael Dillon McCabe, 24, of the 0-100 block of North Cambridge Drive, Geneva, was charged Tuesday, Feb. 17, with driving under the influence of al ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • McHenry man charged with beating, theft near Woodstock bar

    WOODSTOCK – Police arrested a McHenry man for an attack outside a Woodstock bar that left a Woodstock man with several facial fractures.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:06 pm
  • Two charged in Warrenville gas station robbery

    WARRENVILLE – Police arrested two people Tuesday in connection with a gas station robbery that occurred earlier in the week, according to a news relea ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:57 am
  • Former Crystal Lake man admits to sex abuse, pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – The catalyst for a number of sex charges filed against a former Crystal Lake man turned out to be a computer he sold, prosecutors said.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Campton Hills man charged in Delnor incident back in Kane County

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The 30-year-old Campton Hills man that caused a lockdown at Delnor Hospital in January is back in Kane County after waiving the ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Former teacher’s attempt to reduce bail unsuccessful

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The former Fox Valley Career Center instructor accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor remained in custody Tuesday ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Wheaton College student allegedly took video of woman showering in campus apartment

    WHEATON – A Wheaton College student is accused of secretly video recording a fellow student for months while she showered in a campus-owned apartment, ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:07 am
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