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Crime and Courts

  • Ex-cop pleads not guilty to misconduct, weapons charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former police sergeant denied allegations that he stole weapons from the Hebron Police Department.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Lake in the Hills man charged with child porn possession

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man has been charged with multiple counts of child pornography possession as part of a statewide initiative to ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Mentally ill man committed until 2071

    WOODSTOCK – A mentally ill man who drove his car head-on into another, killing the passenger inside, will be committed indefinitely for inpatient trea ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Lamb has two weeks to consider plea deal

    WOODSTOCK – Shane Lamb has two weeks to weigh an offer given to him by the state on charges that he broke into a McHenry condominium and stole a safe ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Judge orders 28 years for Huntley prisoner convicted on sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A Huntley man, already serving time on a 2012 sex crime conviction, was sentenced Monday to an additional 28 years behind bars.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Carpentersville woman faces federal witness tampering charges

    A Carpentersville woman has been indicted on two witness tampering changes, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northe ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Mistrial granted in ex-nursing assistant's sex case

    WOODSTOCK – A sex case involving a health care worker came to an abrupt end Thursday when a McHenry County judge declared a mistrial after finding tha ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Former Algonquin homebuilder sentenced to 15 months for bank fraud

    ALGONQUIN – A former area homebuilder was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in federal prison for defrauding a bank of more than $1 million tied to the ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Police: Woodstock man threatened girlfriend, her co-workers

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was arrested after police said he threatened his girlfriend with an illegally owned gun, then showed up at her workplace i ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Police: Teens damaged 19 vehicles in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Police say two local juveniles – and a possible third who has since moved – are responsible for damage to 19 vehicles in early July.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Additional charges filed in alleged Woodstock sexual assault

    WOODSTOCK – Additional charges were filed against a man who police say took a Woodstock girl from her home and sexually assaulted her.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Lake in the Hills motorist arrested after Crystal Lake crash with bicyclist

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Lake in the Hills man was arrested for driving with a suspended license after a he was involved in a crash with a bicyclist in Crysta ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Sexual assault of a child under investigation in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A burglary of a Woodstock home that involved the sexual assault of a child is under investigation, and a suspect has been taken into custo ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Crystal Lake man tied to residential, vehicle burglaries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man has been arrested in connection with several residential and vehicle burglaries.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Court documents: Murder victim shot 2 years before she was found

    WOODSTOCK – William J. Ross on Tuesday made his first courtroom appearance since being charged with first-degree murder, more than six months after a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:51 pm
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