| May 8, 2014
| 9:34 AM
A second Woodstock High School student has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at a party during Christmas break.
Corion Simpson, 18, dressed in jail-issued orange clothing, pleaded not guilty this morning to criminal sexual...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:30 PM
A Harvard man died early Sunday from a broken neck sustained after falling off a golf cart driving on a rural two-lane road in unincorporated Hebron, said Anne Majewski, the McHenry County coroner
Stephen Canfield, 20, was pronounced dead Sunday at...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Police said four Woodstock High School students face criminal charges related to the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl--an act that authorities said was filmed and posted on a social media website.
Two 18-year-old high school students and two...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:55 PM
A North Carolina man is accused of traveling to the Chicago area to have sexual contact with an underage girl he met online.
Police in far northwest suburban Woodstock said they responded to a local residence on a suspicious subject call on Monday and...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:38 AM
A 31-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash in unincorporated McHenry County near northwest suburban Marengo, officials said.
Quinn G. Gieseke of Woodstock was killed when his 2005 GMC Sierra pickup truck crashed in the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Bill Prim won the final election count in the Republican primary for McHenry County Sheriff, the county clerk reported today.
Prim finished with 97 votes more than Undersheriff Andrew Zinke, of out almost 29,000 votes cast – a change of just one...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:07 PM
A man was charged with reckless driving after police said they clocked him traveling at more than 100 mph in a 50 mph zone.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s office said today that 25-year-old Nicholas J. Brain, of Woodstock, was stopped in a red...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A Crystal Lake man who in 2008 drunkenly crashed a snowmobile in Wisconsin, killing a Chicago TV news anchor, was sentenced to two years in prison today for a later DUI.
Scott Hirschey, 50, was charged with drunken driving in Crystal Lake in July 2012,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:55 AM
In McHenry County, a few couples have come in to apply for marriage licenses or to have their civil unions converted, but not as many as County Clerk Katherine Schultz expected on the first day same-sex licenses are available.
“Not much activity,"...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A 15-year-old boy who was pulled from a pond in Woodstock on Thursday night after spending at least 90 minutes underwater has died, officials said today.
According to the McHenry County Coroner's office, the Crystal Lake boy died at Centegra Woodstock...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card.
•A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....