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24-year-old man killed after pickup truck rolls over, strikes pole near Harvard

A 24-year-old man was killed after his pickup truck went off the road, struck a utility pole and rolled over in unincorporated Harvard Sunday morning. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and Harvard Fire Protection District responded around 6:32 a.m. Sunday to the 19900 block of State Line Road in unincorporated Harvard […]

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Armed man taken into custody by SWAT team after breaking into Crystal Lake apartment, barricading himself

A man who was wanted on child sexual assault and child pornography charges barricaded himself inside a Crystal Lake apartment after threatening officers with a knife, leading to a several-hour long standoff. Matthew R. Reder, 24, of McHenry, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, criminal trespass to building, criminal damage to property, resisting […]

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Marlowe Middle School in Huntley grieving after 7th-grade student dies unexpectedly

A 13-year-old student of Marlowe Middle School in Huntley died unexpectedly Monday as the school continues to grieve with the loss, officials said. James “Jimmy” Kilanski, 13, was a student in Mrs. Stewart’s seventh grade class, according to Marlowe Middle School Principal Tony Venetico. “We are all grieving this tragic loss and offer our deepest […]