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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

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

Jimmy Bell Jr. (Credit Woodstock Police)

Elgin Man Wanted For Attempted Murder In Crystal Lake Double-Stabbing

A manhunt is underway by police in McHenry County for the ex-boyfriend of a woman left for dead this morning in her Crystal Lake home.

07/02/2013

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Man Gets 50 Years In Prison For Killing Man He Pimped To His Pregnant Wife

Timothy Smith tearfully apologized Thursday for pimping his pregnant wife and for gunning down an unarmed man who came to their McHenry County home seeking sex.

05/22/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Good Samaritan, Off-Duty Officer Save Woman From Burning Car

It was just before 7 in the morning and the rain was pouring down, when 39-year-old Randy Ho heard the car crash outside his home in Woodstock, and saw that a woman was hurt.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2013

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

$3M Bond For Man Accused Of Raping Women He Met On Craigslist

A McHenry County judge set bail at $3 million Tuesday for a man accused of raping at least five women he met online, after prosecutors revealed evidence of possibly 20 more victims.

03/26/2013

Paul J. Csech  (Woodstock Police)

Man Fires Rifle At TV, Bullet Lands In Neighbor’s Dining Room

A bullet from a rifle fired by a man in his northwest suburban apartment early Friday went through his TV and the walls of his apartment before breaking a window and lodging in the baseboard of a neighbor’s dining room.

03/15/2013

Snow plow (CBS)

Chicago Area Residents Prepare For First Snowstorm Of The Season

The far northwest suburbs will be the first to get the blast of winter weather headed for the Chicago area on Thursday, and they could get the worst of the storm in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2012

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

In 2010, this 14-month-old girl was left with a black eye and a swollen head, after she was taken to the hospital due to injuries from child abuse. Two years later, no charges had been filed, despite evidence of previous abuse. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: No Charges Filed In Abuse That Left Baby With Head Injury

A young child was abused, suffered a head injury, and spent nearly a week in the hospital; two adults were home with the girl at the time, yet no one has been criminally charged.

CBS 2–10/17/2012

(Credit: Hyacynth Worth)

How To Preserve Your Garden Harvest

Whether your garden is exploding with the ripe fruits of your labor or you couldn’t resist saving quite a bit of cash at the local farmer’s market by buying a bushel of apples instead of a peck, it’s time to preserve the harvest so it can be enjoyed all winter long. Because, honestly, you know you cannot possibly eat all of those apples during the next few weeks; plus you’re going to want some for that Thanksgiving Day pie.

09/19/2012

Veramae Phillip of Woodstock, 83, is charged in connection with a boy's hit-and-run death. (McHenry County Sheriff's Department)

83-Year-Old Driver Charged In Boy’s Hit-And-Run Death

Police say Veramae Phillip of Woodstock told officers she thought she’d hit a tree branch.

WBBM Newsradio–09/13/2012

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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

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Two Teenage Boys Dead After Woodstock Crash

Two 16-year-old boys are dead after an car crash early Sunday in unincorporated McHenry County in Woodstock.

07/01/2012

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