Crime and Courts

  • Former girlfriend: surveillance photo was Crystal Lake man

    WOODSTOCK – The former girlfriend of Eric Sorenson took one look at a surveillance photo believed to be the Crystal Lake man – gun in hand, standing a ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Man charged with vehicle burglary in McHenry

    McHENRY – A 20-year-old man has been charged with four counts of burglary to a motor vehicle, police said in a news release.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Man charged with criminal trespass in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 20-year-old man has been charged with criminal trespass to a residence after he broke into two houses Saturday, police said in a news ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Jury selection finished in CL armed robbery trial

    WOODSTOCK – Jury selection wrapped up Monday for a Crystal Lake man accused of robbing a CVS pharmacy at gunpoint.
    April 14, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Petting zoo owner gives up last 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starv ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Bond remains at $80,000 for Woodstock teen accused of sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected a bond reduction for one of four teens accused in a sexual assault; a video of which was later posted to F ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Settlement reached in jail suicide lawsuit

    A report dated March 14, 2005, gave insight into Hassiba Belbachir’s mental state while the Algerian-born asylum seeker was detained at the McHenry Co ...
    April 12, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Petting zoo owner might have to post cash for care of 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES –A hearing is scheduled next week on whether a petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty should have to post $3,555 for 30 days of ca ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:48 am
  • Prosecutor: Man posed younger online to meet Cary girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County prosecutor said Terrill Thomas posed as a younger man online and planned to meet a Cary girl for sex.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Woodstock teens remain jailed on sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – Police believe Woodstock High School students were drinking alcohol when they allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl, videotaped ...
    April 9, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • Police: Woodstock sexual assault filmed, posted online

    WOODSTOCK – Three people were charged Tuesday with criminal sexual assault, and a fourth with unlaw ...
    April 9, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Harvard man jailed on 7 year old sex case

    WOODSTOCK – A man wanted on seven-year-old sex charges out of Harvard was arrested in Texas and remains jailed in McHenry County
    April 8, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Harvard woman arrested after crash with school bus in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK - A Harvard woman was arrested Monday after her vehicle swerved off the road and hit a loaded school bus in unincorporated Woodstock.
    April 9, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Crime mugs, April 2014

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Letter reveals investigation into jail contract

    WOODSTOCK – A letter from an upset former McHenry County employee has a County Board committee wanting answers from the State's Attorney's Office rega ...
    April 7, 2014 - 11:05 pm
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