Crime and Courts

  • 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
  • Marengo man charged with more than 10 sex assault felonies

    WOODSTOCK – A Marengo man is being held on a $250,000 bond after being charged with multiple counts of felony sexual assault against a child.
    April 8, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Woodstock man arrested for driving over 100 mph

    WONDER LAKE - A Woodstock man was arrested Saturday for driving more than 100 miles per hour in a 50 mph zone, according to the McHenry County Sheriff ...
    April 9, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Petting zoo owner does not post $30K by deadline

    ST. CHARLES – Petting zoo owner Stacy Fiebelkorn of Elgin missed a 4:30 p.m. deadline without putting up $30,000 as required for the care of her impou ...
    April 5, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Woodstock teen charged with burglary

    WOODSTOCK – An 18-year-old Woodstock man was charged with breaking into a liquor store and stealing alcohol and cigarettes.
    April 3, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Wisconsin man jailed on child porn charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Darien, Wis., man is facing charges in McHenry County for allegedly possessing pornographic images of children.
    April 4, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Algonquin employee fired, accused of stealing from village

    ALGONQUIN – A village employee faces felony theft charges for allegedly stealing from the municipality more than two years ago.
    April 4, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Cary man charged after having 100 pounds of marijuana

    A Cary man has been charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after he was caught with about 100 pounds of high-grade marijuana, the Drug Enforcem ...
    April 2, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Judge orders further confinement for sex offender

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge ordered that a repeat sex offender who completed his prison term be further detained in a downstate treatment facil ...
    April 3, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • 10 charged with DUIs in Kane County crackdown

    ALGONQUIN – A Lake in the Hills man was among 10 drivers charged with driving drunk during a Kane County crackdown St. Patrick's Day weekend.
    April 1, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Two 17-year-old Harvard boys charged with burglary to church

    Two 17-year-old boys from Harvard have been charged with burglary after they vandalized the inside of a church, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office sa ...
    April 1, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Bond lowered for Fox River Grove woman accused of setting fire

    WOODSTOCK – A Fox River Grove woman accused of starting a fire in a rental unit she shared with her boyfriend told a McHenry County judge she suffers ...
    March 31, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • New York town awaits ruling on moment of prayer

    GREECE, N.Y. – At their most recent monthly meeting, the five members of the Greece Town Board took their seats, gaveled to order and moved quickly th ...
    March 29, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Wrongful death suit filed in '06 fatal Wonder Lake shooting

    WOODSTOCK – Although federal claims were dismissed, surviving family members of a man killed in an officer-involved shooting have filed a wrongful dea ...
    March 29, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Judge gives 16 years for McHenry machete attack

    WOODSTOCK – A judge on Friday sent a McHenry man to prison for 16 years for his role in a machete attack that she called “brutal” and “heinous.”
    March 29, 2014 - 12:16 am
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