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Crime & Courts

  • Woodstock pedestrian cited for being drunk after being hit by vehicle

    WOODSTOCK – Police say a Woodstock man who was hit by a vehicle Friday was drunk and did not use a crosswalk while crossing the street.
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 5:50 pm
  • McHenry County officials don't have to return Outlaws Motorcycle Club vests, 2nd District Court rules

    Justices in an appellate court ruled that vests and embroidered patches confiscated after a bar fight in Wonder Lake do not have to be returned to the ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man charged with DUI after empty car found in creek

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 20-year-old Lake in the Hills man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after police said he crashed into a cr ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • McHenry County judge scolds Algonquin man facing heroin charges for swearing

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man facing felony heroin charges was scolded by a McHenry County judge Wednesday after he swore at a family member of the wom ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • McHenry County judge denies new trial for Wisconsin man on 8th DUI conviction

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Wednesday denied a new trial for a Wisconsin man who was convicted of his eighth DUI after an incident in Spring ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Lyons home invasion suspects lead police on high-speed chase to Chicago

    LYONS – Two armed suspects led Lyons police officers on a high-speed chase Feb. 22 after holding up two residents in their home in the 4500 block of P ...
    Feb. 23, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Police seize $3,200 worth of heroin from Algonquin couple

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin couple faces multiple felony drug charges after police said they seized more than $3,200 worth of heroin during a five-month ...
    Feb. 23, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Judge denies request to vacate guilty plea in McHenry machete attack

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge has denied a request to withdraw the guilty plea of a McHenry man who was part of a machete attack in 2011.
    Feb. 22, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Man killed after Huntley crashes was devout, struggled with mental health, friends say

    HUNTLEY – David Flight lived in a bedroom at his cousin's house with a TV and two cats.The 56-year-o ...
    Feb. 22, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Naperville man charged in Chicago hit-and-run incident

    A Chicago elementary school teacher who resides in Naperville was charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, one count of leav ...
    Feb. 22, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Downers Grove man sentenced to 1 year of periodic imprisonment for fatal DUI

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove man will serve one year of periodic imprisonment and four years of probation following his conviction for a fatal cras ...
    Feb. 26, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Cary-Grove High School students photographed changing in locker room, police say

    CARY – Charges are being sought against two Cary-Grove High School students who police say took surreptitious photos of other students in the boys loc ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • McHenry County police search for driver who fled Richmond crash

    RICHMOND – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is searching for a driver who fled the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Route 12 on Tuesday night.
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Police: Threat to Woodstock High School a 'joke' that went too far

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Police have deemed there was no threat to Woodstock High School students' safety after investigating a text from a former studen ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • 5 teens face charges after threatening comments at Huntley High School

    HUNTLEY — Five male Huntley High School students were charged with disorderly conduct after they allegedly made threatening comments and social media ...
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 2:54 pm
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