OUR MISSION: To keep you informed about news and crime that happens in your community.

Lake and McHenry County Scanner is a local news website covering issues that matter such as crime, traffic, and local government around Lake County and McHenry County, Illinois.

Founded on January 18, 2012, Lake and McHenry County Scanner has over 250,000 social media followers and millions of website readers each month.

Our company was started by a group of volunteers to help fill a gap in crime, government and other local news that routinely went unreported. We now have three employees and four freelancers working for the publication.

We have multiple reporters, photographers and an editor on our team helping cover stories.

Lake & McHenry County Scanner is not affiliated with any government agency. Our website and social media pages are not always monitored or covered 24/7.

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General Email: Info@LakeMcHenryScanner.com