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More than 90 animals were found inside this home in unincorporated Woodstock. (CBS)

Police: Woodstock Animal Hoarder Is A Repeat Offender

A woman being investigated for allegedly neglecting dozens of animals in a house in McHenry County was involved in a similar situation nearly two years ago.

10/31/2012

Shakira, a Siberian husky, was returned to her owners in McHenry County after being missing from its home in Georgia for five years. (Credit: McHenry County Animal Control)

Dog Missing For 5 Years To Be Reunited With Ga. Owner Here

A Siberian husky missing from its home in Georgia for almost five years will be reunited with her owner Saturday after being saved from euthanization by a northwest suburban animal rescue group.

10/05/2012

Pedestrian sign (Photo by Stand Honda/ Getty Images)

6-Year-Old Killed In McHenry County Hit-And-Run

Police in McHenry County are looking for a white passenger car or SUV with damage to one of the headlights, which fatally struck a 6-year-old boy Saturday night and left the scene without stopping.

09/09/2012

Patricia McNamara died in this McHenry County accident. (courtesy: Mark Dinos)

2 Investigators: Distracted Driver Gets Leniency After Fatal Wreck

The family of a woman killed in a 2011 traffic accident is angry that the driver who caused the wreck got off relatively easy, even though he allegedly was using his phone at the time. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.

08/27/2012

Gregory Pyle, a McHenry County Sheriff's sergeant, is charged with sexually assaulting a child in his family. (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Child Porn, Abuse

A McHenry County sheriff’s deputy who once investigated child pornography is now up on charges himself.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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2 Teens Charged In Series Of Barn Fires

The blazes caused a total of about $1 million in damage, McHenry County sheriff’s police said.

08/13/2012

Fire Graphic

Man Charged With Setting Wrong House On Fire After Quarrel

An Elmhurst man is in jail for allegedly setting a house on fire – and it wasn’t even the right house.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

Pile of cash (CBS)

McHenry County Man Close To Collecting $150K He Found In Garden

A McHenry County man who found more than $100,000 in his vegetable garden last year only has to wait another month and a half before he can claim it.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

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Allegedly Drunken Teens Both Crash Cars In McHenry County

Two friends, two vehicles, and alleged alcohol use became a regrettable combination this week in McHenry County.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi (Credit: www.co.mchenry.il.us)

Former Special Prosecutor, McHenry County State’s Attorney Settle Suits

A former special prosecutor is settling a lawsuit that accused him of trying the McHenry County state’s attorney on phony charges.

07/30/2012

Brian J. Uchwat, 29, is accused of trying to cheat on a drug-screening test. (McHenry County Sheriff's Dept.)

Parolee Accused Of Turning In Toilet Water For Drug-Test Sample

People have come up with some pretty clever ways to try to cheat on drug tests, but authorities say a northwest suburban parolee was not very original.

06/21/2012

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McHenry County Township Racking Up Legal Fees In Power Struggle

The Grafton Township Board of Trustees in McHenry County has voted to put its budget about a $250,000 in the red, by setting aside more money for lawyers in an ongoing power struggle with the township supervisor.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Jail/Prison

Man Brings Bottle Of Urine, Heater To Cheat Drug Test: Police

A northwest suburban man is facing a felony charge for trying to smuggle a bottle of urine into a testing facility to cheat on a drug screening, according to police.

05/24/2012

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Woodstock Man Faces Multiple Child Sex Assault Charges

Woodstock police say their investigation is still active, but it was a tip from the suspect’s wife that led them to open it.

05/08/2012

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at a horse barn at the Black Tie Stable in unincorporated McHenry County near Johnsburg on April 11, 2012. Officials said it appears seven horses died in the fire. (Photo courtesy: Emily Spooner)

No Cause Determined For Stable Fire That Killed 18 Horses

The fire in the Black Tie Stable in unincorporated McHenry County that left 18 show horses dead has been ruled an accident.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at a horse barn at the Black Tie Stable in unincorporated McHenry County near Johnsburg on April 11, 2012. Officials said it appears seven horses died in the fire. (Photo courtesy: Emily Spooner)

At Least 18 Horses Dead After McHenry County Stable Fire

McHenry County officials said at least 16 horses died in a fire at the Black Tie Stable near Johnsburg on Wednesday, and two horses were still missing as of Thursday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at a horse barn at the Black Tie Stable in unincorporated McHenry County near Johnsburg on April 11, 2012. Officials said it appears seven horses died in the fire. (Photo courtesy: Emily Spooner)

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Horse Stable, Kills 7 Horses

A large barn fire destroyed a horse barn Wednesday evening in McHenry County, killing several horses.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

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McHenry County Board To Decide Whether Vineyard Can Sell Product

A suburban vineyard’s request for a liquor license is more than ripe enough for a vote, according to one McHenry County board member.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

McHenry County Man May Get To Keep Money Found In Garden

A McHenry County man is growing closer to collecting more than $100,000 found in his garden.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Robert Signorile

Man Charged With Beating Girlfriend To Death In McHenry County

The police chief in Huntley says “it’s frustrating” that a woman ended up being murdered after allowing her boyfriend to return, even though he had beaten her in the past.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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