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Breaking: Jury finds man guilty of 2017 unincorporated McHenry murder, burglary
A jury on Thursday found a 46-year-old man guilty of murder in connection with the death of Donald Jouravleff, who was shot during a May 27, 2017 burglary at his unincorporated McHenry home, prosecutors say.
Northbound Lanes of I-55 Closed Near Route 30: Cops
All northbound lanes of I-55 were closed Thursday due to a rollover crash near Route 30, state police said. State police said someone was ejected from a car involved in a crash about one mile south of Route 30 sometime after 5 p.m.
Route 47 funding at crossroads
Woodstock officials figure the city’s Route 47 project will probably win the state support it needs when the Illinois Legislature passes a bill to fund capital projects throughout Illinois.
'I hope you recover and I hope you live,' victim's mother tells Cary man sentenced to prison for drug delivery
A Cary man was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to delivering the Xanax that police say later killed his 19-year-old girlfriend at the time, Rachel Ramirez.
Illinois Judge says he's never seen a criminal as old this 82-year-old man
BENTON, Ill. (AP) - An 82-year-old man who says he was desperate when he robbed an Illinois bank has been sentenced to 10 weekends in jail. Federal Judge Phil Gilbert told Arthur Bays that he's never seen a criminal as old as him. He says he struggled with a sentence Thursday.
The Woodstock Independent’s Pet of the Week, “Coral”
2-month-old Coral is a scruffy, little, golden girl from a litter of eight gems, born to mother Jewel. Coral and her terrier-mix siblings represent all possible sizes, textures, and colors; including some with blue eyes! These puppies are about as delightful as puppies can be; come and choose your f
CVS to start selling cannabis-based products in eight states, Illinois included
(NBC) — CVS has started selling cannabis-based products in eight states. The drugstore chain has partnered with cannabis manufacturers to carry a line of topical products infused with CBD.
Bill and Wendy Bonus Hour 3.20.19: We want Woodstock!
We apologize for the inconvenience as we were experiencing technical difficulties today with our live stream. Bill and Wendy continue naming some of the greatest inventions that revolutionized history. Then, Haider Istanbouli, President of Online Training Academy, makes his way into the studio to te
Slain Deputy Jacob Keltner honored by McHenry County Board
MCHENRY COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) - Slain Deputy Jacob Keltner was honored by the McHenry County Board Tuesday night, as the deputy and his family were honored with a formal proclamation.
South Side Ald. Willie Cochran Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud Charge
CHICAGO (CBS)— South Side Ald. Willie Cochran pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of wire fraud for misusing his campaign funds for gambling and other personal expenses, including tuition for his daughter.
2 charged in child abuse death of 2-year-old Illinois boy
CHICAGO (AP) -- A woman and a young man from Chicago have been charged in the child abuse death of the woman's 2-year-old son, who had sores and bruises on his body. Police responded Monday to an EMS call at a South Side home and Ja'hir Gibbons was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Chance the Rapper, Jay-Z, Santana among lineup for Woodstock 50th anniversary
The 50th anniversary of Woodstock will be celebrated this year with a three-day music festival and arts fair featuring headliners Chance the Rapper, Jay-Z, Santana, Miley Cyrus and Imagine Dragons, among others, it was officially announced Tuesday night.
Illinois trooper seriously hurt after being struck by vehicle
COLLINSVILLE – An Illinois State Police trooper is in stable condition after he was seriously hurt Wednesday night in what was the 14th trooper vehicle to be struck statewide in 2019.
Lake In The Hills Cops Cite 16 For Speeding Over Holiday Weekend
LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL —The Lake in the Hills Police Department announced Thursday the results of the March 14 through 18 St. Patrick's Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement campaign, during which the department conducted extra patrols in an effort to keep alcohol and drug impaired drivers
Illinois Gun Owners owes $225 in fines
The campaign committee Illinois Gun Owners owes a $50 fine imposed on Nov. 14, 2014, according to Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE). A detailed look reveals the committee owes additional outstanding fines totaling $175 with Nick Provenzano listed as the responsible officer.
Illinois Supreme Court rules residents can carry Tasers and stun guns
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — The Illinois Supreme Court said the arrests of two residents carrying stun guns or Tasers in a vehicle or in public were unconstitutional. In a unanimous decision filed Thursday, the court upheld a decision from DuPage County Circuit Court finding such a ban of the weapons
Brown Indicted On Murder Charges In McHenry County Deputy's Death
ROCKFORD, IL — The accused gunman man charged with first-degree murder for the March 7 shooting death of McHenry County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jacob Keltner will be arraigned in federal court Wednesday in Rockford, according to a release from U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinoi
Vigil Held After 2 Killed in Elgin Crash
Two people are dead after a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning in Elgin, police said. A 2018 Nissan Altima was waiting to leave a business about 1:40 a.m. near Summit Street and Dundee Avenue. Police said a 2012 Honda sedan, traveling west on Summit Street, “left the roadway and forcefully truck
Donations set up for family of fallen McHenry County deputy
MCHENRY COUNTY (WREX) — The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announces a donation fund for the family of the deputy killed in the line of duty March 7 in Rockford. Donations for the family of Deputy Jake Keltner can be made to the Crystal Lake Bank & Trust. Donation should be made payable to Rebecca
Police seize 10 dogs, charge brothers after narcotics investigation leads to raid in Vernon Hills
A Vernon Hills man faces charges related to distributing marijuana while his brother has been charged with neglecting dogs following a recent home raid, police said. Prompted by an ongoing narcotics investigation by Mundelein police, a task force also involving Vernon Hills police and the Northern I