Cyclist Killed in Crash at 14 and 47

Cyclist Killed in Crash at 14 and 47

Woodstock man may have been wearing earbuds when he was hit, police say A 25-year-old Woodstock man was killed when he was hit by an SUV while riding a bicycle on Route 47 Aug. 15. Robert Amos James was riding north on Route 47 when he crossed into an intersection and...
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 left a...
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...

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