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McHenry County Department of Health launches COVID-19 call center, vaccine locator website

The McHenry County Department of Health has launched a call center and vaccine locator website to help residents enroll in the COVID-19 vaccine. “In an effort to remove enrollment barriers and to streamline residents’ access to accurate information about COVID-19 vaccine, the McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) has launched a COVID-19 Call Center,” the […]

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Police believe there are additional victims who were sexually assaulted by Woodstock man

Police are asking victims to come forward after a 29-year-old man was arrested for sexually assaulting two women in Woodstock. Detectives believe he has sexually assaulted additional women. Antione D. Truesdell, 29, of the 500 block of Central Parkway in Woodstock, was charged with criminal sexual assault by force, criminal sexual abuse by force, and […]

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Passengers evacuated after small fire in engine of Metra train in Woodstock

Firefighters were called Thursday morning after a Metra train suffered a mechanical failure that caused a small fire in Woodstock, officials said. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded around 9:55 a.m. Thursday to the intersection of Short Street and Railroad Street for a report of a passenger train locomotive on fire. Fire officials said that crews […]

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Lake and McHenry counties on track to move to Phase 4 mitigations Wednesday, state says

Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry counties, is on track to move to Phase 4 mitigation, allowing for bars to reopen and a loosening of other restrictions starting Wednesday, state health officials announced. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) made the announcement Tuesday morning and said that Region 8, which includes Kane and […]