| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Officials expect between 8 and 10 inches of snow to cover the Chicago area by early Sunday evening, right before dangerously low temperatures set in for the beginning of the work week.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Five gold coins, worth $6,500 total, were dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle outside Wal-mart in Lake Zurich. Four of the gold coins, worth about $1,300 each, were dropped in the kettle Dec. 4, and another gold coin of the same value was dropped...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:19 AM
A line of Woodstock residents came forward to blast city officials Tuesday night over the handling of a police officer who was the focus of a recent investigation into a text message sent to a 12-year-old girl.
City council members responded by saying...
| Dec 8, 2013
Woodstock officials were bombarded with dozens of calls and emails Friday from people questioning or criticizing the city's handling of a police sergeant who was the focus of a recent investigation, the city manager said.
The Tribune reported Nov. 27...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:41 PM
A former McHenry County sheriff's deputy is expected to enter a guilty plea Friday stemming from 2012 allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation of a child.
Gregory Pyle, 38, faces federal charges of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and producing...
| Dec 30, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports.
A 46-year-old Wood Dale man was arrested on Dec. 20 at 9:28 p.m. at a traffic stop in the 100 block of North Rand Road. Officers reported his vehicle smelled like burnt cannabis. He was...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:19 AM
A former McHenry County Sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty today to aggravated sexual abuse of a child.
Gregory Pyle, 38, of Crystal Lake, faces 30 years to life in prison for the crime. He also had been charged with making child pornography, which...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Skeletal remains found in a vacant house near northwest suburban McHenry last month have been identified as Jacqueline R. Schaefer, 49, who lived at the home, authorities announced today.
McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies found Schaefer’s...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
More than seven years after Michael Romano told investigators he found his parents’ bodies in their home near Crystal Lake, prosecutors said Thursday they have charged him with the couple’s murders.
Nick Romano, 71, and Gloria Romano, 65,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:16 PM
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| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Authorities said today they are looking for a Crystal Lake man in connection with a drug conspiracy case that already has resulted in the arrest of five people.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Terry R. Pugh, 24, whose last known address...