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Cody A. Pennington | Woodstock police

Father Charged After Doctors Determine Infant’s Injuries Caused By ‘Shaking’

A northwest suburban man who called 911 to report his 4-month-son was in distress ended up behind bars after doctors determined the infant’s injuries were caused by being violently shaken, leading to a fractured skull.

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Surveillance photo of a man suspected of robbing two northwest suburban banks in the last month. | FBI

Suspected Bank Robber In Federal Custody

Michael Feterick, also known as “Michael Retterly,” was charged Wednesday with robbing the Fifth Third branch at 1745 S. Eastwood Dr. in Woodstock.

04/16/2015

Surveillance photo of a man suspected of robbing two northwest suburban banks in the last month. | FBI

Man Robs Second Bank In NW Suburbs In Two Weeks

A man suspected of robbing a northwest suburban Fifth Third Bank branch last month struck again Wednesday morning, this time in Woodstock.

04/15/2015

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Person Fatally Struck By Metra Train In Northwest Suburbs

Outbound train No. 615, which left Chicago at 11:30 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Harvard at 1:20 p.m., struck the pedestrian a few minutes before 1 p.m. in Woodstock.

03/12/2015

Sheila E. Johnston (Woodstock Police Dept.)

Woodstock Mother Charged With Prostitution

(CBS) – A 29-year-old Woodstock mother has been charged with prostitution following a sting by local police. Woodstock police say they opened an investigation in October 2014 after receiving several anonymous complaints of “suspicious activity” […]

03/06/2015

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Woman, 19, Killed After Crashing Into Metra Train

Police are blaming the road conditions for an accident Wednesday evening that killed a 19-year-old Woodstock woman who drove into a Metra train.

02/27/2015

Woodstock Willie saw his shadow on Monday, predicting six more weeks of winter. (Credit: Rick Bellairs)

Groundhogs Predict Six More Weeks Of Winter

If you put any stock into the predictions of the groundhog, we’re in for plenty more snow and cold. Despite the snow, a couple hundred people showed up in the town square in far north suburban Woodstock find out what Woodstock Willie had in store for them, and it wasn’t what they wanted to hear: six more weeks of winter.

02/02/2015

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Woodstock Ready To Celebrate Groundhog Day

The Village of Woodstock is gearing up for its biggest day of the year: Groundhog Day.

02/01/2015

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Investigation Continues Into Stable Fire That Killed 32 Horses

Investigators have not yet determined what caused a stable fire that killed 32 horses near north suburban Woodstock, but they said they know where it started.

11/24/2014

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Up To 32 Horses Die In Woodstock Stable Fire

As many as thirty-two horses died Saturday night in a stable fire in northwest suburban Woodstock.

11/23/2014

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Teen Charged In String Of Vehicle Burglaries In Woodstock

The boy–whose name was withheld by police due to his age–faces seven felony counts of burglary and one felony count of possession of a stolen vehicle, in addition to 12 misdemeanors including DUI, reckless driving and theft.

10/04/2014

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13-Year-Old Alleged Woodstock Burglars Caught On Camera

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports by the time the two teen vandals saw the surveillance camera, it was too late as the evidence that would lead to their arrest had been recorded.

09/23/2014

Anthony D. Cohn (Woodstock Police Dept.)

Woodstock Man Charged With Lighting Woman On Fire

Anthony D. Cohn, 32, of Woodstock is charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a flammable substance causing great bodily harm.

05/30/2014

Milland P. Ray (Woodstock Police Dept.)

Man Charged With threatening To Shoot Middle School Student

Police learned that the father of a student “made a verbal threat of violence against a minor child” who attends the school after the boy was involved in an argument with his son. Police do not know what the argument was about, but said both boys are middle-school students.

05/29/2014

A railroad viaduct along Skokie Highway was flooded by heavy rains on Monday, leaving a long line of trucks stranded for several hours as they waited for the water to drain enough to pass. (Credit: CBS)

Monday’s Storms Leave Homes And Roads Flooded

Heavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on Monday and early Tuesday left several roads impassable, and many basements flooded, especially in the northern suburbs, where the rain was heaviest.

05/13/2014

A woman reportedly died after a fatal fire Thursday night in Woodstock. (CBS)

Woman Dead Following Woodstock Fire

Fire officials tell CBS 2 their efforts to fight the fire may have been hampered by snow that covered hydrants.

03/06/2014

Dale Behm (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff)

Woodstock Street Supervisor Arrested For Stealing Road Salt

Woodstock police said 57-year-old Dale Behm, the city’s head of street maintenance, has been charged with felony theft after stealing one ton of road salt and two snowplow blades.

03/04/2014

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

Two More Victims Accuse Woodstock Man Of Sexual Assault

A northwest suburban man already charged with sex-related crimes against several women he met on Craigslist was charged Monday with attacking two more victims.

02/11/2014

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Gas Sells For One Penny Per Gallon At Woodstock Shell Station After Glitch

If you were looking for cheap gas, a Shell station on Madison Street in Woodstock was the place to be last night.

02/10/2014

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

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