Woodstock Men Recount Child Rescue at Park

Woodstock Men Recount Child Rescue at Park

Woodstock’s Octavio Ramirez had taken Aug. 11 off work to help his wife with a garage sale. Just the day before, Ramirez and his family had seen a man at Olson Play Park,  near his home, who was acting strangely. When they saw him again Friday, they kept a careful eye...
Man Pistol-Whipped During Robbery in Woodstock

Man Pistol-Whipped During Robbery in Woodstock

A store employee was injured when a robbery suspect pistol-whipped him during a holdup at a Woodstock convenience store today, police said. Officers are looking for two male suspects who allegedly committed the armed robbery at Sunrise Food and Liquor, 715 McHenry...
Romero-Palos Was Jailed on Drug Charges

Romero-Palos Was Jailed on Drug Charges

The man who allegedly killed Cesar Rangel was already in jail on drug charges when he was charged with murder. Victor Romero-Palos, Woodstock, faces two counts of first-degree murder in the slaying of Rangel, 41, also of Woodstock. Romero-Palos, 36, was a person of...
Fight at Wedding Reception Leads to Slashing Arrest

Fight at Wedding Reception Leads to Slashing Arrest

A quarrel at a wedding reception in Harvard spilled over into a Woodstock hotel’s parking lot when a man allegedly slashed someone with a broken beer bottle, causing him serious injuries. Jeffrey D. Kerley, 31, Elgin, was arrested after Woodstock Police said he...
Woodstock man charged with murder

Woodstock man charged with murder

Police charged a Woodstock man with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting that took place in June.  Victor Romero-Palos, 36, of Woodstock, was charged with the murder of Cesar Rangel, 41, of Woodstock, according to a press release...
Armed Robbery in Woodstock Leads to High-Speed Pursuit

Armed Robbery in Woodstock Leads to High-Speed Pursuit

An armed robbery at a house on Throop Street early this morning led to a high-speed pursuit, according to the Woodstock Police Department. Police are still looking for the suspects. Officers were called to the 200 block of Throop Street at 2:52 a.m. June 28 for a...

Man Injured in Shooting on Mitchell Street

A man was injured in an early-morning shooting on Mitchell Street today, police said. Officers responded to reports of gunfire in the 1200 block of Mitchell Street at 2:18 a.m. June 24, according to a press release from the Woodstock Police Department. When they...

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