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  • Algonquin, Huntley, Crystal Lake police carry Narcan to help combat heroin overdose

    Twice in Algonquin Police Officer Rob Schuett's career, he's has had an instance where someone was unconscious from a possible drug overdose when he a ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • DeKalb County police start training to use heroin antidote

    SYCAMORE –Area police officers began training this week to administer Narcan, a heroin and opiate antidote that can save an overdosing patient.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • McHenry County residents help catch Holiday Hills shooting suspect; deputies recovering

    HOLIDAY HILLS – A near 16-hour manhunt Thursday for a Holiday Hills man who allegedly shot and wounded two sheriff deputies ended with the help of r ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Police: DeKalb man accused of attempted murder in stabbing

    DeKALB – A 19-year-old DeKalb man was charged with attempted murder after he broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and repeatedly stabbed her new b ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooting suspect 'safely in custody;' McHenry County deputies recovering

    BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: The McHenry County Sheriff's Office has tweeted that the suspect in the Holiday Hills shooting of two McHenry County Sheriff's ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Man gets 4 years' probation in Sandwich sex abuse case

    SYCAMORE — A Millbrook man who pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl in Sandwich has registered as a sexual predator, records s ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:01 am
  • Judge convicts Joliet man in double murder

    JOLIET – Joshua Miner was found guilty Wednesday of both murders in the Hickory Street street killings.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Plainfield police get 2.5 percent pay hikes

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield police will get 2.5 percent pay increases in each of the next four years, according to a contract approved this week.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Johnsburg police officer charged with lying about military record

    JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg police officer has been indicted on multiple felonies that he lied to several police departments about his military record.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Nine charged in fight at Northern Illinois University fraternity

    DeKALB — Video recorded with cell phones during a fight at a Northern Illinois University fraternity in September helped police identify who was invol ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Arlington Heights man accused of selling cocaine in McHenry

    McHENRY – An Arlington Heights man was arrested Monday in McHenry on multiple drug charges, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Delay in DNA processing pushes off start of Joliet murder trial

    JOLIET – A missing witness has been found, but further evidence testing will delay a murder trial again.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • McHenry County to recoup $700K for exonerated death row inmate's lawsuits

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County will recoup $700,000 in a settlement with insurers who have argued over who owes what for the county’s legal defense agains ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • No injuries, damages in Huntley after fire at Impact Plastics facility

    HUNTLEY – There were no injuries and no major damage Monday after a fire at the Impact Plastics facility in Huntley, fire officials said.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Police: Three suffer knife wounds during argument in Joliet

    JOLIET – A woman was arrested Sunday after allegedly cutting three people with a knife.Police were c ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:58 am
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