| 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...
| 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...
| 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,"...
| 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 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:11 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
Five boys were arrested in connection with a number of incidents of criminal damage to property on May 9 between 2:46 a.m. and 6:56 a.m. on the 400 block of Tall Grass Circle, the 400 block of Red...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:14 PM
An Elgin man was arrested Sunday and charged with criminal sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman he had shared a room with the night before at the Super Motel 8 in Woodstock, police said.
Timothy E. Levis, 54, was identified and arrested when police...
| 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,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:28 AM
A crash in northwest suburban Crystal Lake left one person dead and another critically injured Monday, authorities said.
About 5:45 p.m., a southbound Toyota Camry 4-door crossed into a northbound lane on Pyott Road just south of Rakow Road, striking...