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  • Former sheriff's sergeant's sexual assault victim seeks help

    WOODSTOCK – Teresa Calabrese is ready to talk.Her son was sexually assaulted by former McHenry Count ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Barrington Hills Police officer on leave after Lake in the Hills domestic battery charges

    BARRINGTON HILLS – A Barrington Hills police officer has been put on administrative leave after he was arrested Thursday on charges of domestic batter ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake police seek 7-11 robbery suspect

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a Crystal Lake 7-11 on Sunday.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • What’s next for Shane Lamb after he admits lying in Johnsburg murder trial?

    Legally, what’s Shane Lamb’s future now that he’s admitted to lying on the witness stand? Perjury co ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Suspect in Chicago-area air traffic control center fire has bond denied

    CHICAGO — A magistrate judge ordered a suburban Chicago man held without bond Monday on charges he set a fire at an air traffic control center, causin ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • 3 Crystal Lake businesses fail alcohol compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three Crystal Lake businesses were found to have sold alcohol to minors during a three-week compliance check operation by city police.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Woodstock man almost loses thousands in 'grandparent scam'

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock grandparent was targeted Friday in a scam that almost cost him more than $4,000.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Shane Lamb recants testimony in missing Johnsburg teen’s 2002 murder (with documents)

    WOODSTOCK – The prosecution's key witness in a murder case is alleging that his testimony, which helped put another man behind bars, was a lie.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Mentally ill daughter who killed mother in Crystal Lake to stay in Elgin for treatment

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found that a woman who was civilly committed for killing her mother should remain at Elgin Mental Health Center for ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • Barrington Hills police officer charged with domestic battery in LITH

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Barrington Hills police officer was arrested Thursday by the Lake in the Hills Police Department on charges of domestic battery, ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Outlaws Motorcycle Club seeks patches seized in Wonder Lake bar fight case

    WOODSTOCK – Outlaws Motorcycle Club asked a McHenry County judge to order the return of club patches and insignia that were seized when six members we ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Springfield teen accused of home invasions, sexual assaults of older women indicted

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An 18-year-old Springfield man accused of home invasions and sexual assaults of women more than 60 years old has been indicte ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Peoria driver sentenced for 13th revoked license count in Illinois

    LEWISTOWN, Ill. — A Peoria man has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty to his 13th count of driving with a revoked license.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Chicago police officer accused of sticking gun down suspect's throat pleads not guilty

    CHICAGO (AP) — A decorated Chicago police commander, accused of sticking his gun down the throat of a suspect and threatening to kill him, pleaded not ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Illinois police capture escaped Vandalia Correctional Center prisoner

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois State Police on Wednesday morning captured an inmate who escaped from a southern Illinois prison on Tuesday afternoon, Il ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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