Woodstock High Schooler Arrested For Stabbing Another StudentOne student was arrested and charged with aggravated battery for stabbing another student at Woodstock High School Tuesday, police said.
Man Rents Out Entire Theater After Mom With Special Needs Son Asked To Leave MovieA northwest suburban boy with special needs and his family enjoyed a carefree afternoon at the movies thanks to the stranger, who rented out an entire theater for them.
A.J. Freund's Parents Accused Of Killing And Burying 5-Year-Old Three Days Before Reporting Him MissingA.J. Freund's parents forced the 5-year-old into a cold shower for an extended period of time, and the 5-year-old was repeatedly struck all over his body, leading to his death, McHenry County prosecutors alleged in court Thursday morning.
Hundreds Attend Vigil For 5-Year-Old A.J. Freund After 5-Year-Old's Body Found In Shallow GraveMissing for nearly a week, the search for A.J. ended in a rural field, with his parents in jail and accused of dumping the 5-year-old's body in a shallow grave about eight miles from the family's Crystal Lake home.
Who Failed A.J. Freund? The 5-Year-Old Is The Latest In A Long List Of Child Deaths In Cases Involving DCFSWho failed A.J. Freund? His parents are arrested and charged in his death and accused of hiding his body. But they weren't the only ones involved in his life.
A.J. Freund's Parents Charged With Murder, Both Have Prior Criminal RecordsThe parents of a 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy, who were charged with his murder, have prior criminal records, ranging from retail theft to battery.
A.J. Freund's Parents Charged With Murder; Missing Crystal Lake Boy's Body Found Buried In Shallow Grave Near WoodstockBoth of 5-year-old A.J. Freund's parents, Andrew Freund Sr. and JoAnn Cunningham, have been charged with murder, after a body believed to be the missing 5-year-old boy was found buried in a shallow grave near Woodstock, more than seven miles from his family's home in Crystal Lake.
Police To A.J.'s Family: 'His Killers Have Been Brought To Justice'"We know you are at peace playing in heaven's playground and are happy you no longer have to suffer."
Mumps Outbreak Reported In McHenry CountyA mumps outbreak has been reported in northwest suburban McHenry County, where eight people reportedly have the illness, according to the McHenry County Health Department.
3 Woodstock Men Killed When Jeep Slams Into TreeThe driver and two passengers, all in their 20s, were pronounced dead at the scene. Another 20-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries.
Arsenic In Water At Woodstock SchoolWater fountains are shut off at a Woodstock school after tests show elevated levels of arsenic.
Woodstock To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of 'Groundhog Day'The town of Woodstock -- the backdrop for the 1993 movie Groundhog Day -- is celebrating the film's 25th anniversary this weekend!
Small Passenger Bus Crash Reported In WoodstockA bus crash was reported Thursday morning outside of Woodstock in McHenry County.
Development In Woodstock Woman's Disappearance? Remains FoundHuman remains have been found near the Southern Illinois community where Beth Bentley, 41, disappeared in 2010. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Canadian Charged With 21 Counts of Abuse, Assault In NW SuburbsRobert J. Gould has been charged with four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and six counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under 13.