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Sedan turned in front of motorcycle, causing crash that killed 56-year-old man near Marengo, police say

The sheriff’s office says that a sedan turned in front of a motorcycle, killing the 56-year-old motorcyclist and leaving two others injured, near Marengo Saturday evening. The Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts, Woodstock Fire Rescue District, Union Fire Protection District, McHenry County Conservation Police Department and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:10 p.m. Saturday […]

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Lake in the Hills officials dispute UpRising owner’s claim of discrimination, say business was “never permitted” to hold events

After the owner of UpRising Bakery in Lake in the Hills claimed discrimination, the village says they ordered the business, which was recently targeted in a hate crime, to stop holding events because they were “never permitted” to hold them. Corinna Sac said she received a letter on Friday following a meeting with the Village […]

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1 killed, 2 others injured after crash involving motorcycle and car near Marengo

A motorcyclist was killed and two others were injured after a crash involving a motorcycle and a car near Marengo Saturday evening, officials said. The Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:15 p.m. Saturday to Route 176 and Franklinville Road in unincorporated Marengo. Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts Communications […]

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Police identify 3 of 8 people involved in head-on crash that killed 7 on Interstate 90 near Marengo

State police have identified three adults involved in a fiery wrong-way driving crash that left seven dead, including five children, on Interstate 90 near Marengo Sunday. Illinois State Police District 15 troopers responded around 2:11 a.m. Sunday to Interstate 90 near mile marker 33.5, which is west of Route 23 between Marengo and Hampshire. The […]

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All lanes of I-90 in McHenry County reopen after 7 killed in head-on wrong-way driving crash

State police have reopened all lanes on Interstate 90 in McHenry County following an investigation into a head-on crash that left seven dead, including five children, Sunday morning. Illinois State Police District 15 troopers responded around 2:11 a.m. Sunday to Interstate 90 near mile marker 33.5, which is west of Route 23 between Marengo and […]

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5 children, 2 adults killed in fiery wrong-way crash on Interstate 90 in McHenry County

Five children and two adults died after a van traveling the wrong way struck another vehicle head-on and burst into flames on Interstate 90 in McHenry County. Illinois State Police District 15 troopers responded around 2:11 a.m. Sunday to Interstate 90 near mile marker 33.5, which is west of Route 23 between Marengo and Hampshire. […]