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Resident injured in extra-alarm fire that heavily damaged garage of home in Ringwood

One person was injured during an extra-alarm fire fueled by winds and a lack of fire hydrants in Ringwood Monday afternoon, McHenry fire officials said. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District was dispatched around 3:56 p.m. Monday to the 4800 block of Inmans Way in Ringwood for a report of a structure fire. McHenry Township […]

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Former Crystal Lake police officer pleads guilty to fraudulently receiving almost $100K in line-of-duty injury scheme

A former Crystal Lake police officer avoided prison after pleading guilty to fraudulently obtaining almost $100,000 in benefits after falsely claiming he was injured from an on-duty crash. Victor Robelet, 45, of the 12400 block of Lasalle Lane in Huntley, was charged with 11 counts of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act Fraud, two counts of theft […]