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  • Woodstock police: Crystal Lake guitar instructor, convicted sex offender operated illegally

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was arrested after he allegedly taught guitar lessons to several students younger than age 18 and was prohibited from d ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • McHenry man facing heroin charges back in custody after judge disapproves bail money

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man facing charges of possessing about 180 grams of heroin is back in custody after a judge disapproved a portion of his bail mo ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Woodstock woman arrested after striking estranged boyfriend with vehicle, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock woman has been arrested following an incident where police said she struck an estranged boyfriend with her vehicle.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Judge sentences ex-McHenry man to jail, probation on sex abuse charge

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a former McHenry man to two years’ probation after he admitted to sexually abusing a 21-year-old woman in ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Huntley husband pleads guilty to lesser murder charge in wife’s beating death

    WOODSTOCK – A Huntley man accused in the beating death of his wife pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second-degree murder charge.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Lawsuit filed by 3 College of DuPage trustees dismissed

    A lawsuit filed by College of DuPage trustees Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak against three of the college's law firms in an attempt to o ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • Suspicious man reported in La Grange, La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – A suspicious man attempting to lure younger female victims has been reported in La Grange and La Grange Park, according to a La Grang ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 7:58 am
  • Aurora man charged with DUI for crash that killed Westmont principal's daughter

    An Aurora man has been charged with seven felony charges after a collision claimed the life of of Westmont Junior High Principal John Jonak's 9-year-o ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Cary man gets prison for selling drugs at Lake in the Hills bar

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Cary man to six years in prison after he admitted to selling drugs at a Lake in the Hills bar.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Lisle man sentenced to 40 years in jail for sexual abuse of young girl

    A Lisle man has been sentenced to 40 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for sexually abusing a young girl, according to a news release fr ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Teen charged with DUI after driving off Algonquin Bypass into creek

    ALGONQUIN – A 17-year-old boy was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol Friday after he drove off the Western Algonquin Bypass and lande ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • McHenry man accused of choking cat to death appears in court

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man accused of choking a cat to death appeared Thursday in McHenry County court.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • College of DuPage board approves settlement in federal lawsuit

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on Oct. 7 voted to pay a $60,000 settlement to a former COD employee who had filed a federal lawsuit against t ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:54 am
  • Mount Prospect cop from Huntley found not guilty of battery, resisting arrest

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors on Thursday found a Mount Prospect police sergeant from Huntley not guilty of aggravated battery and resisting arrest charges stemm ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Witness: McHenry DUI crash where 2 pedestrians were hit was ‘chaotic’

    McHENRY – One witness described what he saw after an Arizona man who recently was charged with DUI struck two pedestrians Sunday night in McHenry.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 7:56 pm
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