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  • Crystal Lake man charged in 7-11 convenience store robberies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police have charged a Crystal Lake man for two robberies at the 7-11 at 19 Berkshire Drive.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Huntley man arrested with $43,000 worth of drugs, $36,830 cash in car, home, police say

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was arrested after police said they found nearly $43,000 worth of drugs in the car he was driving and in his home.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake Police looking for suspect in new 7-11 robbery (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday at 7-11, the second robbery in a matter of weeks at the store.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Prosecutor backs Illinois inmate's clemency bid in 1992 Madison County shooting

    EDWARDSVILLE — The prosecutor of a man serving a 90-year prison sentence for a 1992 southwestern Illinois shooting that killed his former girlfriend a ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Armed man dies after being shot by Chicago police

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old Chicago man was fatally shot after he pointed a gun at police.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Crystal Lake man faces assault, other charges after firing gun in home, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man has been charged with aggravated assault after firing a gun in his home during a domestic dispute, according to Crys ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County Board chairwoman enters rehab after arrest on DUI suspicion

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill is taking a monthlong leave of absence after her arrest early Friday morning on suspicion of dri ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Minnesota woman stole Arlington Heights ambulance, arrested in Rantoul, police say

    RANTOUL — Authorities say a 27-year-old Minneapolis woman is in custody after she stole an ambulance from a northwest suburb of Chicago.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Harvard man gets 7 years for sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 24-year-old Harvard man admitted to sex crimes with a young girl and was sentenced to prison time Thursday.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Chicago cabdriver gets 35 years for sexually assaulting female passengers from northwest suburbs

    CHICAGO — A former Chicago cabdriver has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for two separate incidents in which he sexually assaulted female passeng ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Police: Man with assault rifle fired at Chicago train

    CHICAGO – A man who fired on a Chicago subway train as it pulled into a business district station used an assault rifle, Chicago Police Superintendent ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Lawyer: No proof teen sought to back terrorists

    CHICAGO – Prosecutors don’t have the evidence to prove a 19-year-old from suburban Chicago actually sought to provide material support to Islamic Stat ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake police seeking help with Hobby Lobby theft

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police are looking for the public's help with identifying two people suspected of retail theft.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Huntley man gets 4 years for illegal sex acts involving family member

    WOODSTOCK – Supporters of a Huntley man sentenced Wednesday to prison for sex crimes confronted the victim as they left a McHenry County courtroom.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Marquette Heights man sentenced for killing Peoria nightclub owner, arson

    PEORIA — A Marquette Heights man has been sentenced to 27 ˝ years in prison for fatally stabbing a Peoria nightclub owner.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:39 am
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