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Driver charged in crash that left former McHenry County police officer, current Kane County deputy critically injured

A driver has been charged after crashing into the squad car of a Kane County sheriff’s deputy, who is a former McHenry County police officer, which left the deputy critically injured. Kane County Sheriff’s Detective Brian Anderson was involved in a severe crash on Route 47 just south of Plank Road in Hampshire Township around […]

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Crashes, some involving fire department vehicles, reported across Lake and McHenry counties amid slick conditions

Numerous vehicle crashes were reported, including some involving fire department vehicles, after snow caused slick roadways across Lake and McHenry counties Friday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook early Friday morning warning about a wintry mix of rain and snow. Forecasters said a strong cold front surged south across the […]

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Pre-trial release denied for man accused of carjacking victim at Lake Forest Oasis, leading to police pursuit

A judge denied pre-trial release to a man who authorities say carjacked and injured a victim in the parking lot of the Lake Forest Oasis before leading state police on a pursuit on Interstate 94. The Illinois State Police responded around 3:40 a.m. on February 15 to the Lake Forest Oasis, 13783 East Oasis Service […]

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13-year-old arrested, charged after bringing loaded gun to middle school in Gurnee

A 13-year-old was arrested and charged after bringing a loaded gun to a middle school in Gurnee, resulting in a lockdown and police response Friday morning. Gurnee Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Gaylor said the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Friday. Viking Middle School, located at 4460 Old Grand Avenue in Gurnee, was placed […]

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Police warn of suspects posing as fundraisers, stealing money from people in McHenry County

Police are warning about suspects posing as fundraisers for organizations who have been stealing large sums of money from people in McHenry and Crystal Lake. The McHenry Police Department said Thursday they have been made aware of subjects selling candy over the last few days. The subjects have been claiming they are fundraising for the […]