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  • Man gets 4 years' probation in Sandwich sex abuse case

    SYCAMORE — A Millbrook man who pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl in Sandwich has registered as a sexual predator, records s ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:01 am
  • Judge convicts Joliet man in double murder

    JOLIET – Joshua Miner was found guilty Wednesday of both murders in the Hickory Street street killings.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Plainfield police get 2.5 percent pay hikes

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield police will get 2.5 percent pay increases in each of the next four years, according to a contract approved this week.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Johnsburg police officer charged with lying about military record

    JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg police officer has been indicted on multiple felonies that he lied to several police departments about his military record.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Nine charged in fight at Northern Illinois University fraternity

    DeKALB — Video recorded with cell phones during a fight at a Northern Illinois University fraternity in September helped police identify who was invol ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Arlington Heights man accused of selling cocaine in McHenry

    McHENRY – An Arlington Heights man was arrested Monday in McHenry on multiple drug charges, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Delay in DNA processing pushes off start of Joliet murder trial

    JOLIET – A missing witness has been found, but further evidence testing will delay a murder trial again.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • McHenry County to recoup $700K for exonerated death row inmate's lawsuits

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County will recoup $700,000 in a settlement with insurers who have argued over who owes what for the county’s legal defense agains ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • No injuries, damages in Huntley after fire at Impact Plastics facility

    HUNTLEY – There were no injuries and no major damage Monday after a fire at the Impact Plastics facility in Huntley, fire officials said.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Police: Three suffer knife wounds during argument in Joliet

    JOLIET – A woman was arrested Sunday after allegedly cutting three people with a knife.Police were c ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Joliet teacher contract includes pay hikes

    JOLIET – Joliet Grade School District 86 teachers have negotiated a contract with wage increases of more than 3 percent.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • NIU hazing case continued; no plea deals reached

    SYCAMORE – The case against five men accused of hazing in connection with the death of Northern Illinois University freshman David Bogenberger was con ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Huntley police start carrying heroin overdose antidote Narcan

    HUNTLEY – As heroin use rises throughout the Chicago area, Huntley police recently started equipping officers with a potentially life-saving drug desi ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Burglars grab ATM in Joliet break-in, but get no cash

    JOLIET – Burglars hauled an ATM machine out of a Jefferson Street restaurant early Thursday, but were unable to get any cash.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Police: Kingston man schemed to plant crack in wife's car

    DeKALB — A Kingston man faces up to 30 years in prison after police said he had others plant drugs and a handgun in his estranged wife's car to get th ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:54 pm
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