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Highland Park native donates $1 million to help build permanent memorial for 7 victims killed in Highland Park shooting

A Highland Park native, along with his wife, have donated $1 million to help construct a permanent memorial for the seven victims killed in the Highland Park mass shooting. The City of Highland Park earlier this week announced the gift from Jon and Mindy Gray to support the construction of a permanent place of remembrance […]

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Judge releases alleged drug dealer charged with selling fentanyl-laced drugs that killed teenager in Antioch

A judge denied prosecutors’ request and released an alleged drug dealer accused of selling counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl that killed a 17-year-old boy in Antioch. The Antioch Police Department and Antioch Fire Department responded around 5 a.m. on February 11, 2023, to a home in the 400 block of Route 173 in Antioch for […]

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Charged McHenry County sheriff’s detective accused of arranging drug and prostitution deals

Court documents say a now-former McHenry County sheriff’s detective facing felony charges used his county-issued cellphone to arrange drug deals and prostitution deals. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office administration was notified on September 16 of an “off-duty incident” involving Detective Christopher Marvel, 39, of Poplar Grove. Marvel was immediately placed on administrative leave as a […]

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Deerfield man among 3 charged by feds for allegedly swindling children’s charity, others out of almost $4 million

A Deerfield man is among three suspects facing federal charges after prosecutors say they swindled investors, including a children’s charity, out of almost $4 million. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois said Lee S. Rose, 82, of Deerfield; Edward L. Wooten, 51, of Macon, Georgia; and John L. Krcil, 55, of […]

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Coroner unable yet to positively identify man killed after becoming trapped in fiery crash in Barrington Hills

The coroner’s office says they are still working to positively identify a man who was killed after he became trapped inside his truck that caught fire following a head-on crash in Barrington Hills. The Barrington Hills Police Department and Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 8:51 p.m. Wednesday to the area of County Line Road […]