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  • Two arrested during Fourth of July crackdown in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Police arrested two drunken drivers during their Fourth of July crackdown. The Woodstock ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Florida man arrested in Lake in the Hills gets $2 million bond on sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge set bond at $2 million for Florida man wanted for sex crimes with children.
    July 9, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Car windows smashed in McHenry driveway

    McHENRY – The windows of a car parked in the driveway of an Oak Drive home were smashed in early Monday morning, police said.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Crime mugs, July 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 ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Harvard man ordered to prison for repeat DUI with child in car

    WOODSTOCK – When resentencing a Harvard man to prison time, a McHenry County judge said he previously gave the defendant every possible lifeline to st ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Bull Valley police warn of 'Green Dot' scam

    BULL VALLEY – Police are warning against a "Green Dot" scam that a Bull Valley resident was targeted with this week.
    July 8, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Man in '99 fatal pleads guilty to new DUI charge

    WOODSTOCK – Fourteen years after a drunken driving crash killed Eva Burleson and her three children, a former McHenry man who spent more than a decade ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Huntley man charged with battery to an officer

    A Huntley man is accused of aggravated battery to an officer, according to the Chicago Police Department.
    July 6, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Man convicted of Woodstock murder given some leeway at mental health facility

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge granted a mentally ill man a few more privileges, while the victim’s daughter objected to any freedoms for the man ...
    July 4, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago man pleads not guilty to Island Lake murder

    WOODSTOCK – A Chicago parolee has denied charges that he killed a woman in her Island Lake home. How ...
    July 4, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Ziegler gets 12 years for Pistakee Highlands arson

    WOODSTOCK – An admitted drug dealer convicted of torching the wrong house in retaliation for stolen drugs was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in priso ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Judge revokes bond for Wonder Lake man awaiting sentencing

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man had his bond revoked and was remanded to custody after being arrested while awaiting sentencing on a 2012 drug charge.
    July 3, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • County Board puts sheriff on defense on jail contract costs

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren advised the County Board not to act in haste when its decade-old contract to house federal inmates at ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Deputy drops lawsuit against sheriff

    WOODSTOCK – A twice-fired Sheriff's deputy has dropped his lengthy legal battle with the department in exchange for clearing him of sizable legal fees ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • 15-year-old boy accidentally shot near Harvard

    HARVARD – A 15-year-old boy underwent surgery Tuesday after his 12-year-old brother accidentally shot him in the abdomen with a .22 caliber rifle at a ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:40 pm
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