| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A 29-year-old Woodstock man was charged with sexually abusing a boy he met at a local water park, police said today.
Taylor L. Blaul of the 1400 block of Oakleaf Lane, was charged with four counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, a class 2 felony,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:23 PM
A Woodstock man was bailed out of McHenry County Jail Wednesday following his arrest on charges that he sexually abused a boy multiple times, including at a public swimming pool, authorities said.
Taylor L. Blaul, 29, is accused of having...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Quad/Graphics, the nation’s largest printer of magazines and catalogs, is closing a recently-acquired plant in Woodstock and laying off nearly 540 employees, executives confirmed Tuesday.
The commercial printing plant was part of the company&...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:50 AM
The Des Plaines City Council debated recently whether residents and small-business owners would be interested in allowing city officials to negotiate a potentially lower monthly electric bill on their behalf.
Illinois law allows municipalities and...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets.
8 a.m.-1 p.m., now through Oct. 28, at Town Square, 101 N. Johnson St.
9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 1-Sept. 28, at Metra commuter lot,...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
A Woodstock High School student pleaded not guilty this morning to charges that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl at a house party over Christmas break.
As his parents looked on, James Cornelius, 18, dressed in orange jail garb, entered his not...
| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:56 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...