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NTSB investigators leading investigation into plane crash that killed 1 near airport in Wonder Lake

The National Transportation Safety Board has taken over the investigation into a plane crash that left a pilot dead near Galt Airport in unincorporated Wonder Lake Friday. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Wonder Lake Fire Protection District and Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 5:15 p.m. Friday to Galt Airport, 5112 Greenwood Road in unincorporated […]

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Police task force arrests man after witnessing him breaking into multiple cars in Lake County

A law enforcement task force arrested a Cook County man after witnessing him commit multiple car burglaries in Lake County, prosecutors said. Daniel O’Shea, 53, of Bellwood, was charged with burglary, possessing burglary tools, theft, identity theft and unlawful possession of a credit or debit card. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Tyler Dyson said O’Shea […]

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Officers arrest man after he allegedly tried to break into occupied home in Waukegan

Police officers arrested a man after a resident called 911 to report that he had tried to pry open the rear door to their residence in Waukegan, prosecutors said. Robert A. Bolden, 26, of Waukegan, was charged with attempted residential burglary and criminal damage to property. Waukegan police officers responded Tuesday to a 911 call […]

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Over dozen fire departments work for hours to extinguish 80-acre wildfire in Johnsburg

Wind and dry conditions led to a wildfire spreading to approximately 80 acres of field in Johnsburg, prompting over a dozen fire departments to respond Saturday morning. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District (MTFPD) responded around 11:33 a.m. Saturday to the 3800 block of Buchanan Road in Johnsburg for a brush fire. Firefighters arrived within […]

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McHenry man faces lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of sexually assaulting young child

A McHenry man faces a lengthy prison sentence after a judge found him guilty of numerous charges for sexually assaulting a child over the span of several years. Ramiro Gonsalez-Garcia, 43, of the 3100 block of Lake Street in McHenry, was charged in February 2020 with seven counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a […]