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Man suffers serious injuries after being involved in motorcycle crash near Cary

A man was flown to the hospital after he suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash near Cary Saturday evening, fire officials said. The Cary Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:25 p.m. Saturday to the area of Three Oaks Road and Newbold Road in unincorporated Cary. Cary Fire Protection District […]

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Johnsburg High School community in mourning after sudden deaths of 2 staff members days apart

The Johnsburg High School community is in mourning after the deaths of two staff members, one of whom had recently left the district, were announced just days apart. Johnsburg School District 12 Superintendent Dan Johnson and Principal Kevin Shelton sent a letter to parents on Wednesday announcing the death of former staff member, Tom Weaver. […]

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Coroner identifies 25-year-old man killed in high-speed crash that left pickup rolled over near Antioch

The coroner has released the identity of a 25-year-old man who was killed in a high-speed rollover crash that left a second man critically injured near Antioch Sunday evening. An autopsy performed Monday showed Guy Seelye, 25, of Antioch, died as a result of blunt force injuries from a vehicle crash, according to Lake County […]

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Firefighters assist resident in evacuating after fire breaks out in 24-unit condo building in Crystal Lake

Firefighters assisted a resident in evacuating after a fire broke out in a 24-unit condominium building in Crystal Lake, leaving residents of one unit displaced Monday morning. The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded around 10:14 a.m. Monday to the Virginia Road Condominiums, 651 South Virginia Road in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department […]

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Lake Villa man accused of strangling security guard, slashing him with knife at Chick-fil-A restaurant in Chicago

A Lake Villa man was charged after prosecutors say he strangled a security guard and slashed the victim in the face with a box cutter at a Chick-fil-A in Chicago. Peyton L. Caruth, 19, of Lake Villa, was charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm to a security officer, aggravated battery causing great bodily […]

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Grayslake man accused of producing sexual videos of former girlfriend without consent, threatening to publish them

A Grayslake man is accused of filming him and his girlfriend engaged in sexual relations without consent and then threatening to publish the videos after they broke up. Fredrick G. Warren, 37, of Grayslake, was charged with dissemination of unlawful video, a Class 3 felony, and unlawful video recording at a residence, a Class 4 […]

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Police chief says motorcycle rider found dead in ditch in Antioch possibly died from some type of medical crisis

The police chief has released new information after a 46-year-old man, who was working on repairing his broken-down motorcycle, was found dead in a ditch the following day in Antioch. Antioch Police Chief Geoffrey Guttschow said his department received calls to their non-emergency dispatch line around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday for a person in the roadway […]