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City Council Expands Park Ordinance

City officials say amendment is tied to homelessness issue A new amendment to Woodstock’s City Code could be used to regulate the activities of people who are homeless and others who use public amenities such as benches or picnic tables for extended periods of time....

Police: Man Stole Marshal’s Guns, Made Threats

A Wisconsin man was arrested Oct. 21 after allegedly stealing a pair of shotguns from a U.S. marshal’s car in Woodstock and threatening two police officers. Treyveon Q. Ashley, 21, of Hayward, Wis., faces multiple charges, including possession of a stolen firearm,...

Woodstock Man Faces Drug Charges After Raid

Police charged a man with possession and delivery of cannabis after raiding his Woodstock home Oct. 20. Douglas R. Glenn, 29, faces multiple charges after members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Police Narcotics Task Force searched his home in the 1900 block of Tappan...

Woodstock Man Charged With Arson in House Fire

Blaze damaged home on Raycraft Road A Woodstock man was arrested in connection with a house fire which took place in unincorporated Woodstock last month. Carl K. Rice, 28, faces an arson charge for allegedly starting a fire intentionally at a home in the 2900 block of...

City OKs Work at Homeless Assistance Center

The city of Woodstock will use grant money to pay for a new bathroom in the Old Firehouse Assistance Center despite worries from officials over bad behavior near the property. The center at 120 W. South St. provides services and assistance to people who are homeless....

Debs Historical Marker Unveiled on Square

A historical marker commemorating labor leader Eugene Debs’ imprisonment in Woodstock was unveiled to a crowd of about 50 during a presentation Oct. 21 at the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House, 101 N. Johnson St. “When I think of Debs, I think of forgiveness,” said...

WL Man, 2 Juveniles Charged With Burglary

A Wonder Lake man and two juveniles were arrested for allegedly burglarizing vehicles in unincorporated McHenry. Teghan Appleberg, 18, Wonder Lake, a 17-year-old juvenile and a 13-year-old juvenile each face burglary charges stemming from an early-morning incident...

Thousands Brave Wind and Rain for Breast Cancer 5K

Lousy weather couldn’t dampen spirits at the Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Oct. 15. More than a thousand runners and walkers were joined by hundreds of volunteers at the annual race, which started and finished at Woodstock North High School, winding its way through...

Man Charged over Firing Gun at Houses

Multiple homes on Barbary Lane were hit with bullets A Woodstock man was arrested and charged in connection with gunfire which struck several Woodstock houses last week. Maurice C. Timberlake, 18, was taken into custody by the Woodstock Police Department and the...

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