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  • 2 charged in Algonquin motorcycle crash that killed Crystal Lake man

    ALGONQUIN – Two have been charged with a variety of driving under the influence of alcohol charges after October’s fatal Route 31 crash, Algonquin pol ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 7:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central High School choir director accused of sex with former students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A former Crystal Lake high school choir director is under investigation for allegedly having sex with former students, police said.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Woodstock police issued dozens of citations during Click it or Ticket campaign

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department announced the results of an enforcement campaign conducted between November 14-27 designed to crack down o ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • 3 charged in Wheaton, Carol Stream drug sale investigations

    WHEATON – On Nov. 17, the Wheaton Police Department arrested Jacqueline Martinez, 21, of the 1300 block of Davine Drive, Glendale Heights, and Maurice ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • 2 women charged with Wheaton mail theft

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Police Department has announced the arrests of two women in connection with numerous burglaries at 2 Wheaton Center in Wheaton.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 7:15 am
  • Glen Ellyn police investigate alleged kidnapping of 36-year-old man

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn police detectives continue to investigate the alleged kidnapping of a man Nov. 26.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Lemont Police Department to get new in-car video systems

    LEMONT – Lemont Police Department squad cars will soon be sporting the latest technology in in-car video systems.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • McHenry man arrested for DUI after ATV crash seriously injures passenger

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was arrested for driving under the influence Tuesday afternoon after an ATV crash sent his passenger to the hospital, accord ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Wonder Lake man gets 6 months jail for killing McHenry teen in DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – In a packed courtroom on the day before Thanksgiving, Carrie Kilpatrick saw the man who admitted to killing her son sentenced to six month ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • McHenry man arrested in Lake County on armed violence charge

    McHENRY – A McHenry man facing serious charges in Lake County was arrested by members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team last week.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Crystal Lake woman charged with stealing purses from shopping carts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake woman has been charged with theft after police said she stole purses from shopping carts at several area stores.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Judge sentences Huntley man to 9 years in prison for wife's murder

    WOODSTOCK – A Huntley man was sentenced to nine years in prison after he admitted to the second-degree murder of his wife.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Woodstock police officer accused of illegal search, traffic stop resigns from department

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock police officer accused of performing an illegally prolonged traffic stop and search in August has left the department.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Wheaton man charged with unlawful use of weapon in incident at Glen Ellyn hotel

    GLEN ELLYN – A 27-year-old Wheaton man has been charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon following a gun fight Nov. 16 in front of the Budgete ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 7:31 am
  • Sentencing hearing continues for Huntley man in wife's murder

    WOODSTOCK – Testimony at a sentencing hearing for a Huntley man charged in the first-degree murder of his wife revealed a volatile relationship betwee ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:07 am