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2 dogs die after being rescued from fire that damaged 2 townhomes in Algonquin on Thanksgiving Day

Firefighters rescued two dogs that died despite lifesaving measures after a fire left two townhomes uninhabitable on Thanksgiving Day in Algonquin. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District responded around 11:57 a.m. Thursday to the 0-100 block of Cedar Grove Court in Algonquin for a report of a structure fire. Algonquin-Lake in the Hills […]

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Police seek public’s help in locating owners of injured ducks found along Route 120 in Lakemoor

Police say they are seeking the public’s help in locating the owners of two ducks, who are possibly injured, found along Route 120 in Lakemoor Friday morning. The Lakemoor Police Department said they received a call about an injured duck on Route 120. Officers responded and located two ducks near Sweet Melissa’s Pizza and Pub, […]

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Coroner identifies McHenry man who died after being found unresponsive in cell at McHenry County Jail

The coroner has released the identity of a McHenry man who died after he was found unresponsive in his cell Tuesday while being held in the McHenry County Jail. A corrections officer was conducting routine cell checks around 6:50 a.m. Tuesday at the McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility, 2200 North Seminary Avenue in Woodstock. The […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release for man who allegedly fired shots toward his wife before 9-hour police standoff in Johnsburg

A judge has denied pre-trial release for a 74-year-old man accused of firing shots toward his wife, leading to a nine-hour standoff that ended with a SWAT team arresting him in Johnsburg. Timothy F. Mumford, 74, of Johnsburg, was initially charged last week with reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, and reckless conduct […]

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State police issue alert for elderly man considered endangered who went missing in Harvard

UPDATE: Police say the man has been returned home safely. The state police have issued an alert seeking the public’s help in locating an elderly man who went missing from his residence in Harvard Tuesday morning. The Illinois State Police issued an endangered missing person advisory for 83-year-old James C. Reeves early Wednesday. The Harvard […]