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Driver escapes without injury after motorhome becomes fully engulfed in flames near Marengo

No injuries were reported after an RV caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames Thursday afternoon near Marengo. The Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts responded around 4:15 p.m. Thursday to the 19900 block of Kishwaukee Valley Road in unincorporated Marengo. Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts Communication Specialist Alex Vucha said authorities received a 911 […]

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Man arrested after allegedly shooting BB gun at McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s Woodstock home, patrol car

A South Carolina man was arrested after allegedly shooting a BB gun at a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s home and patrol car in Woodstock, officials said. Maurice Q. Gill-McNeil, 19, of the 400 block of Center Street in West Columbia, South Carolina, was charged with three counts of threatening a public official, two counts of […]

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New COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to decline in Lake and McHenry counties

State data shows that new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to decline in Lake and McHenry counties to the lowest levels since July. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports Illinois’ statewide seven-day average case positivity rate is 2%. The current COVID-19 wave peaked in early September and cases, hospitalizations and deaths have all […]