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Reckless, intoxicated driver arrested after fleeing crash that resulted in truck colliding into building in Barrington

A reckless and intoxicated driver was arrested after he caused a crash that resulted in his truck colliding into a building before he fled the scene in Barrington. The Barrington Police Department and Barrington Fire Department responded around 9:10 p.m. Saturday to Ela Road and Northwest Highway for a report of a vehicle crash with […]

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Final dog captured after being on the loose following series of dog attacks in McHenry neighborhood

Animal control said Wednesday that the final dog who was on the loose following a series of attacks by aggressive dogs in a neighborhood near McHenry has been captured. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:50 p.m. Thursday to the area of West Heumann Drive and Stilling Boulevard in unincorporated McHenry. The sheriff’s office […]

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Former nurse sentenced to probation for neglecting nursing home residents in Crystal Lake by working while intoxicated

A former nurse who pleaded guilty to neglecting residents of a nursing home in Crystal Lake for working while intoxicated has been sentenced to probation. Angela S. Hutchison, 48, of McHenry, was charged in July with one count of criminal neglect of a facility resident, a Class 4 felony. She was later indicted on a […]

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2 men hospitalized after being injured in separate motorcycle crashes hours apart in Lake County

Two men were hospitalized for injuries suffered in separate motorcycle crashes that occurred in Wadsworth and Long Grove just hours apart, sheriff’s officials said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Long Grove Fire Protection District responded just before 3 p.m. Saturday to the area of Lake Cook Road and Route 53 in Long Grove for […]

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Deputies recover replica gun, arrest man accused of burglarizing vehicles and trailers near Libertyville

Deputies found a replica gun and arrested a man who was caught burglarizing vehicles and trailers at a business near Libertyville early Monday morning. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 2:05 a.m. Monday from a property owner in the 19100 block of Route 137 in unincorporated Libertyville. The caller said he was […]

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‘Above and beyond’: Lake County sheriff’s dispatcher helps save life of man threatening suicide by train

Officials are crediting a Lake County sheriff’s 911 dispatcher with playing a significant role in saving the life of a man who was threatening suicide by train in Greek Oaks over the weekend. Lake County Sheriff’s 911 Telecommunicator Christy O’Dette received a 911 call around 11:25 a.m. Sunday from a man who was attempting suicide […]