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Wonder Lake hunter and repeat offender hit with charges, $10K fine after illegally killing deer

Conservation police charged a Wonder Lake hunter, who is a repeat offender, after he broke numerous laws while killing a deer in McHenry County. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police said that CPO Todd Semenik concluded an investigation into the Wonder Lake hunter on January 12. The man illegally harvested a 12-point buck […]

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Marengo Community High School student arrested following threat against school, police say

A 17-year-old student was arrested and charged following a social media post that made a threat towards the Marengo Community High School, police said. The Marengo Police Department received multiple calls Monday reporting the post on a social media platform. The post contained a “possible threat directed towards” the Marengo Community High School, located at […]

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Lake and McHenry counties moved to Tier 2 mitigations after state officials bolster hospital capacity

Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry counties, have been moved to less restrictive Tier 2 mitigation after state health officials bolstered capacity at hospitals in the two counties. “With the state of Illinois launching multiple health care staffing contracts to increase hospital staffing, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is adjusting its mitigation […]