| 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 5, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Fabien Lefevre of Bethesda and Ashley Nee of Darnestown made the U.S. team that will compete at the ICF Slalom World Championship on Sept. 16-21 in McHenry, the first time the event will be held on American soil in 25 years.
Lefevre, a two-time...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Declaring plans to move past an issue that has stoked anger among Woodstock residents, city officials have announced they will take no further action against a police sergeant who text messaged a 12-year-old girl and told her to send him “sexy...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Four men and four women have so far been seated on the jury for Charles Oliver, the Woodstock man accused of multiple sex crimes against eight women.
On the opening day of jury selection for his first trial in McHenry County, Oliver, 45, dressed in a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Jurors watched a 12-minute video Tuesday of a Woodstock man engaged in sex acts with a woman who prosecutors say was one of eight he sexually assaulted — but what happened off-camera may be central to whether the jury finds him guilty.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Suburban Woodstock’s head of street maintenance has been charged with felony theft after stealing a ton of road salt and two snowplow skids, authorities said.
Dale A. Behm, 57, was arrested Friday at 3 p.m., after an investigation by Woodstock...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:41 AM
A Woodstock police officer was released from the hospital Monday evening after the officer’s squad car was struck by a car driven by a 15-year-old, the McHenry County Sheriff’s office said.
Woodstock Police Chief Robert Lowen said Eric...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Seven calves are missing after a barn fire in McHenry County that is suspected to have been caused by a heat lamp.
Authorities said they arrived on the scene along Root Road near Harvard at just before 2 p.m. Tuesday and that the fire destroyed the barn...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum recently received a substantial donation of the works of Chester Gould, creator of "Dick Tracy." For many years, Gould was a cartoonist with the Chicago Tribune and drew "Dick Tracy" from 1931 until his...