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Cary Police Officers on the roof of Dunkin Donuts last year
From the community

Cary Police on Roof of Dunkin Donuts This Friday

Officers from the Cary Police Department will be on the roof, and the ground, of the Dunkin Donuts at 630 Northwest Highway this Friday, June … Read more ›

Kenneth Smith, 35, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder for the third time in the March 6, 2001 death of Raul Briseno, 34, seen here the summer before he was murdered on a family vacation in Acapulco. (Photo provided by the Briseno family)

67-year sentence — again — for 2001 Burrito Express slaying

For the third time since the 2001 slaying of a McHenry restaurant owner, a former Park City man has been sentenced to 67 years in … Read more ›

Judge rules against appointing special prosecutor to investigate McHenry County sheriff

A judge ruled Wednesday that he will not appoint a special prosecutor to investigate McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren. McHenry County Associate Judge Thomas Meyer … Read more ›

Dale Hojnacki

Police officer accused of stealing from department

A longtime far northwest suburban police officer stands accused of stealing money from the department he worked for. Dale Hojnacki, 35, has been charged with … Read more ›

Huntley Trustee Nick Hanson has been charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and harassment through electronic communication. (Lawerence Synett/Tribune)

Huntley trustee faces misdemeanor charges

Ongoing personal issues between two former friends have led to misdemeanor charges against a far northwest suburban trustee serving his first term in office. Huntley … Read more ›

Car thieves lead police on two separate chases

Two McHenry County residents remain incarcerated after allegedly stealing a vehicle and taking it on a joyride across portions of the Midwest, authorities said Wednesday. … Read more ›

Warrant roundup nets 24 arrests

A total of 24 residents were arrested during a recent warrant roundup led by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Apprehension Unit. Members of the U.S. … Read more ›

ST Pats
From the community

Cary Police Remind You – Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over this St. Pat's Day

Cary Police today announced they will take part in the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown during this St. Patrick’s … Read more ›

Kevin S. Lockwood

Police: Man forcibly removed woman from apartment

A Crystal Lake man stands accused of forcing his ex-girlfriend out of her Woodstock apartment and taking her to a motel after battering her, authorities … Read more ›

Cops: Taxi driver planned to meet prostitutes, attacked, robbed instead

A taxicab driver was reportedly attacked and robbed at a Crystal Lake motel where he went to meet with two prostitutes, according to police. Seven … Read more ›