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Officials investigating after fuel leaks into pond next to manufacturing plant in Buffalo Grove

Officials say the Environmental Protection Agency is investigating after diesel fuel from an unknown source leaked into a pond next to a manufacturing plant in Buffalo Grove. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department responded around 6:45 p.m. Thursday to Vapor Bus International, 1010 Johnson Drive in Buffalo Grove, for a report of a hazardous material incident. […]

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Coroner identifies man who died after crashing into ditch, being found unresponsive near Harvard

The coroner’s office has identified a 58-year-old man who died after he was believed to have suffered a medical emergency and crashed his pickup truck near Harvard Wednesday. The Harvard Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:50 a.m. Wednesday to the area of Route 173 and Reese Road in unincorporated Harvard […]

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28-year-old man in critical condition after pickup truck slams into tree near Wauconda

Sheriff’s officials say a 28-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after he crashed his pickup truck into a tree, leaving him heavily entrapped in the vehicle near Wauconda. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Wauconda Fire District and Grayslake Fire Department responded around 4:40 a.m. Saturday to the area of Fairfield Road and Chardon Road in unincorporated […]

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Woman charged in Lake County with stealing nearly $250K in unclaimed property from 4 victims

The Illinois Attorney General says a woman has been charged in Lake County with stealing nearly $250,000 in unclaimed property from four victims by filing fraudulent claims with the state treasurer. Maria Michaud, 37, of Berwyn, was arraigned on the felony charges in Lake County Circuit Court on Thursday. She was charged with two counts […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax dies just two days after retirement ceremony

Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax has died just two days after a retirement ceremony was held following his career-ending injury, officials announced. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced Dax’s death, which occurred Friday morning. “While K9 Dax’s legacy will forever live on, this morning K9 Dax passed away,” Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher […]

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Sheriff still searching for escaped dog after series of dog attacks that led to 1 dog being fatally shot near McHenry

Authorities said Friday they are still searching for one dog after aggressive loose dogs attacked people, leading to one of the dogs being fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy near McHenry. 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 […]