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Judge sentences man to 7 years in prison for drug-induced homicide of Huntley man

A Carpentersville man was sentenced to seven years in prison for delivering drugs that killed a 26-year-old father from Huntley. Antwon D. Hawkins Jr., 27, of the 1700 block of Silverstone Drive in Carpentersville, was charged with three counts of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony. Hawkins accepted a negotiated plea deal from the McHenry […]

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Flames fully engulf, destroy Algonquin home during morning fire

A fire quickly spread through an Algonquin house Thursday morning and fully engulfed the structure as firefighters were hampered by water issues. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Algonquin Police Department responded around 6:12 a.m. Thursday to the 200 block of East Riverview Drive in Algonquin for a […]

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Gov. Pritzker tells McHenry County state’s attorney to ‘follow the law’ on enforcing indoor dining ban

Gov. J.B. Pritzker responded to the McHenry County state’s attorney’s announcement that he would not enforce an indoor dining ban by saying he hopes the state’s attorney would “follow the law and do the right thing.” Pritzker’s comments come after McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally slammed Pritzker on Wednesday and said he would not […]

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State’s attorney announces he will not enforce indoor dining ban in McHenry County

The McHenry County state’s attorney slammed Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday and said he would not enforce the governor’s indoor dining ban, calling his powers questionable. McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally said the decision took into account the nature of Pritzker’s executive orders. Kennealy said there is no provision in the executive orders or […]