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$1 million lotto ticket sold at Huntley gas station as Mega Millions jackpot reaches over $1 billion

State officials say a $1 million winning lottery ticket was sold at a Huntley gas station as the Mega Millions jackpot has reached over $1 billion. While the jackpot rolled in Tuesday evening’s Mega Millions drawing, an Illinois Lottery player woke up Wednesday morning as a millionaire after matching all five numbers. The $1 million […]

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Young child flown to hospital after being run over, severely injured by golf cart near Marengo

A young boy remains in critical condition after he suffered severe injuries when a juvenile driving a golf cart ran him over near Marengo, the sheriff’s office said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts were called around 9:55 a.m. Saturday to Lehman’s Lakeside RV Resort, 19608 Harmony Road in unincorporated […]

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Suspect wanted for attempted murder of 2 men wounded in Huntley shooting has possibly fled to California

A man wanted for attempted murder after allegedly shooting two people in Huntley and also allegedly carjacking a vehicle has possibly fled to California, authorities said. Lewis C. McCracken, 27, of the 200 block of Villa Street in Elgin, was charged with four counts of attempted murder, aggravated battery and unlawful possession of a weapon […]

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Huntley, Lake in the Hills men allegedly stabbed raccoon with sword and rake, struck it in head with hammer

Two 18-year-old men are facing felony charges after they allegedly used a sword and rake to stab a raccoon and then hit it with a hammer in Huntley, court documents show. Daniel A. Carey, 18, of the 11100 block of Grove Street in Huntley, was charged with animal torture, a Class 3 felony, and disorderly […]