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  • Wauconda police reports: Trespassing, unlawful weapons

    Wauconda police reports: Trespassing, unlawful weapons
    The following items were taken from police reports. A 28-year-old Wauconda man was arrested on June 11 in the 300 block of Lake Shore Boulevard and charged with two counts of domestic battery. A 29-year-old Wauconda man was arrested on June 11 on...
  • Village's new cop fired in 1st week on job, then arrested

    Village's new cop fired in 1st week on job, then arrested
    In the days after he started work as a police officer in a small McHenry County village, Ryszard Kopacz was fired, investigated by the state police, arrested and charged with several felonies. Kopacz had been on the job less than a week when a...
  • Man pleads not guilty in Island Lake woman's slaying

    Man pleads not guilty in Island Lake woman's slaying
    Karen Scavelli’s three children looked on quietly this morning in a McHenry County courtroom as Howard E. Dibbern pleaded not guilty to beating, stabbing and breaking their mother’s neck in her Island Lake home. Dibbern, 49, pleaded not...
  • Craigslist rapist gets 36 years

    Craigslist rapist gets 36 years
    A Woodstock man accused of raping eight women he met through online sex ads was sentenced this afternoon to 36 years in prison. Charles Oliver, 46, was convicted by a McHenry County jury in February of criminal sexual assault and unlawful restraint of a...
  • Elderly woman dies after being found in snow in McHenry County

    Elderly woman dies after being found in snow in McHenry County
    A woman in her 80s was pronounced dead after she was found this morning lying in the snow in unincorporated Huntley wearing only a nightgown and boots. Shortly after 7 a.m., the McHenry County sheriffs were called to the 11500 block of Hemmer Road...
  • Craigslist rapist pleads guilty to more crimes

    Craigslist rapist pleads guilty to more crimes
    Charles Oliver, who was accused of raping eight women he met on Craigslist and other dating sites, pleaded guilty to two more counts of sexual assault today. Convicted by a McHenry County jury last month in the first case, Oliver calmly agreed to the...
  • Habitat for Humanity builds its image on Michigan Avenue

    Habitat for Humanity builds its image on Michigan Avenue
    As an international nonprofit, Habitat for Humanity has made its name helping people with financial challenges move from renting to homeownership. The organization was one of the more prolific homebuilders during the depths of the recession, offering...
  • Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator

     Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator
    The incoming director of student services at Winnetka Public Schools District 36 said she'll bring previous experience in special education and blended early childhood education programs at other districts to the job she starts May 27. The school...
  • Trustees OK stormwater planning law

    Trustees OK stormwater planning law
    Wilmette village lawmakers recently voted to adopt the Cook County Watershed Management Plan ordinance, a measure designed to help control water pollution by managing developments, officials said. "The upside is making developers accountable for the...
  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: March 24

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: March 24
    The following items were taken from police reports. Arlington Heights •Two Rolex watches valued at $44,000, one 4.6-carat diamond ring valued at $60,000, one Patek Philipe watch valued at $50,000, two oval shaped diamond cuff links valued at $4,...
  • Decision day for Illinois primary election voters

    Decision day for Illinois primary election voters
    Illinois primary election day dawned Tuesday with voters getting to shape the Republican and Democratic fall tickets for contests ranging from governor and U.S. Senate down to the state legislature and county board. Polls opened across the state at 6 a....