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  • Sycamore woman accused of striking police officer

    SYCAMORE – The passenger in a vehicle police had stopped on suspicion of impaired driving ended up facing criminal charges herself after she opened he ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • East Joliet fire guts home for second time in four years

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Charles Kinney stood in the middle of Middletree Road on Thursday afternoon, looked at his home of 29 years and shook his head.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • McHenry man charged with child porn at home parents use as day care facility

    McHENRY – A McHenry man was arrested after police found child pornography on his computer at a residence also determined to be a licensed day care fac ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Lockport man, Joliet teen killed in ambush

    JOLIET - Authorities have identified the two men who were killed in a street ambush Tuesday.Keon D. ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Crystal Lake police help disabled woman recover after dog killed in crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Laura Johnson expected to spend years with her best friend Scooby.Johnson, who is 33 ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • McHenry man gets 10 years on cocaine charge

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was sentenced this week to 10 years behind bars, but could be eligible for release in four years or less, his attorney says.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • $42K in jewelry stolen from vehicle in Cary

    CARY – More than $42,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from an unlocked vehicle, Cary Police said.The ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • Dog rescued from Fox River Grove pond after falling through ice

    FOX RIVER GROVE — It took about five minutes for the Fox River Grove Fire Department to rescue a dog after it fell through some ice and into a freezin ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman died after Thanksgiving Day crash in South Suburbs

    HOMER GLEN - An 87-year-old Crystal Lake woman has died following a car crash Thursday.Elaine Tychse ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Lindenhurst man killed in Route 120 crash near Volo

    VOLO – A Lindenhurst man died Tuesday in a five-vehicle crash along Route 120, the Lake County Coroner's Office said.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:07 am
  • Driver hospitalized after truck catches fire after crash near Huntley

    A man was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after the pickup he was driving crashed into a tree and went up in flames, the Huntley ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • DeKalb police seize 6 kilos of heroin worth $1.4M, arrest two men

    DeKALB – Police said they seized $1.4 million worth of heroin and arrested two men – one from Anaheim, California – on major drug charges after police ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Algonquin increases telecommunications tax by about 60 percent

    ALGONQUIN – Village trustees recently hiked a tax on Algonquin residents’ phone bills by roughly 60 percent to help officials maintain playgrounds, bi ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Crystal Lake votes to not further regulate e-cigarettes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After 27 years as a smoker, Effie Elliott quit smoking combustible cigarettes nine months ago.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:47 am
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