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  • Woodstock police seek help identifying Liquid Blues Bar burglars

    WOODSTOCK — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects accused of burglarizing Liquid Blues Bar at 126 N. Benton St.
    March 14, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake man fired pellet gun, started fire in domestic dispute, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 21-year-old Crystal Lake-area man remained in McHenry County Jail on Monday after police said he fired a pellet gun and started a sma ...
    March 14, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Lake in the Hills teen wanted for kidnapping, torturing ex-girlfriend in Elgin

    ELGIN – An 18-year-old Lake in the Hills man is wanted in connection with the kidnapping and torture of his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend, Elgin police sa ...
    March 14, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Wheaton man charged with luring after approaching kids at apartment complex

    WHEATON – A Wheaton man has been charged with two counts of luring and one count of child abduction, according to a DuPage County State's Attorney's O ...
    March 13, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Morton West High School in Berwyn put on soft lockdown after student makes threat

    BERWYN – Morton West High School in Berwyn was put on soft lockdown briefly March 11 after a student made a threat against the school, according to a ...
    March 12, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • Elmhurst police to increase patrols during St. Patrick's Day weekend

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department will add extra patrol officers this weekend as St. Patrick's Day festivities continue in the city.
    March 12, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Wisconsin man with 8 DUIs gets 8 years for Spring Grove drunken driving offense

    WOODSTOCK – The Wisconsin man who was found guilty of his eighth DUI offense in January after an incident in Spring Grove was sentenced to eight years ...
    March 10, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Carpentersville man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting young child

    ST. CHARLES – A Carpentersville man is headed to prison after agreeing to a 10-year sentence in exchange for a guilty plea for sexually assaulting a y ...
    March 10, 2016 - 5:37 pm
  • League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn meeting to address juvenile justice system

    GLEN ELLYN – The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn will host a public community meeting at 7:30 p.m. March 10 at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 D ...
    March 10, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow faces conspiracy charge

    Melodie Gliniewicz was charged Wednesday with conspiracy on top of multiple criminal charges she already faces related to the alleged misuse of funds ...
    March 9, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Woodstock man removed McHenry County state's attorney campaign sign, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police charged a 51-year-old Woodstock man with theft after they said he took a sign belonging to state's attorney hopeful ...
    March 9, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • Man found not guilty of lewd act at Riverside Brookfield High School declared 'sexually dangerous'

    RIVERSIDE – A man who had been accused of a lewd act during a December 2012 Riverside Brookfield High School boys swim meet has been declared "sexuall ...
    March 8, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Cops and prosecutors: Fund social services

    SPRINGFIELD – Police chiefs, sheriffs and state’s attorneys from throughout Illinois came to the Capitol on March 2 to ask neither for more squad cars ...
    March 3, 2016 - 1:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake man faces marijuana charge after leaving Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was charged with marijuana possession and driving while his license was suspended after police said he left the scene o ...
    March 2, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • McHenry man indicted on federal child pornography charges

    ROCKFORD – A federal grand jury indicted a McHenry man Tuesday in Rockford on multiple child pornography charges, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern D ...
    March 1, 2016 - 5:42 pm
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