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Crime & Courts

  • Glenbard West High School responds to social media threat

    GLEN ELLYN – There will be an increased police presence at Glenbard West High School in the next few days following a social media post April 28 indic ...
    April 29, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Wonder Lake woman's death

    WOODSTOCK – A 23-year-old Crystal Lake man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected morphine overdose death in Wonde ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Elmhurst police investigate loose bullet at Lincoln Elementary School

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are investigating an April 28 incident at Lincoln Elementary School in which a small caliber bullet was found in one of the ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:53 am
  • Marengo man accused of shooting Woodstock man with BB gun at golf course

    MARENGO – A Marengo man was charged with battery in a Monday incident in which another man was shot twice in the hand with a BB gun at the 18th hole o ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Ohio woman files new lawsuit against Downers Grove sperm bank

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Midwest Sperm Bank of Downers Grove is back in court after an Ohio woman refiled a lawsuit claiming its negligence led to her givi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:47 pm
  • Pillars to host Sexual Assault Awareness Month balloon release, social

    LA GRANGE PARK – Pillars, a nonprofit based in La Grange Park that provides mental health and social services, will host the Denim Day Speak Out/Ballo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Hebron Village President John Jacobson pleads not guilty to drug, firearms charges

    WOODSTOCK — Hebron Village President John Jacobson Tuesday formally denied drug and firearms charges based on allegations that police found cocaine, d ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Rare coins among items stolen from car in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – A suitcase containing several collectible coins was stolen from a vehicle between 1 and 1:30 p.m. April 15 in the 1500 block of Butter ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Woodstock man pleads guilty to cyberstalking 16-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man to one year of probation after he admitted to cyberstalking a 16-year-old girl.
    April 25, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • Cary police charge homeowner with arson of house in pre-foreclosure

    CARY — A Cary man is charged with arson for allegedly starting a fire that left a vacant two-story home uninhabitable, police said.
    April 25, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • Woodstock police: Puppy abandoned in sealed pillowcase near Route 14

    WOODSTOCK – Police are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a puppy was placed in a pillowcase secured with duct tape and abandoned near Route ...
    April 25, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Florida fugitive fatally shot near Antioch shot himself in head, Lake County Coroner's Office says

    ANTIOCH – The Florida fugitive fatally shot outside an Antioch-area tavern last weekend shot himself in the head during an incident involving four McH ...
    April 22, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Berwyn man, teen charged with burglarizing Elmhurst homes

    ELMHURST – An 18-year-old Berwyn man and a 17-year-old were charged with residential burglary April 22 after allegedly stealing cash and valuables fro ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • Wonder Lake man accused of shooting neighbor's cat with BB gun

    WONDER LAKE – A Wonder Lake man was charged with animal cruelty this week stemming from an April 6 incident where he allegedly shot his neighbor's cat ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Countryside car dealership employees help nab hit-and-run suspects

    COUNTRYSIDE – Three employees of Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside became the talk of the dealership when they assisted in detaining two suspects in ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:15 pm
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