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82-year-old man hospitalized after car rolls down driveway, pinning him under the vehicle in McHenry

An elderly man was hospitalized after he became pinned underneath his own vehicle in McHenry after police say he forgot to put the vehicle in “park.” The McHenry Township Fire Protection District and McHenry Police Department responded around 8:40 a.m. Friday to the 5100 block of Greenbrier Drive in McHenry. McHenry Deputy Police Chief Thomas […]

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Fundraiser collects $21,000 for Lake Villa man who broke his neck in ATV accident

A fundraiser has collected more than $21,000 for a Lake Villa family after a father broke his neck in an ATV accident during a family gathering last weekend. Lake Villa resident Rick Leukhardt was involved in a “terrible” crash on September 5, according to family friend Jamie Deehr. Leukhardt was driving an ATV while with […]

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Video captures Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire truck sideswiping, damaging parked car in Algonquin

Surveillance video captured a fire truck sideswiping a parked car while responding to an emergency call last week in an Algonquin neighborhood. The incident happened around 11:50 a.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Grandview Court in Algonquin, according to Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District Deputy Chief John Knebl. Knebl said the accident […]

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Father accidentally runs over 18-month-old toddler, killing him near Barrington

An 18-month-old boy was accidentally run over and killed by his father’s pickup truck in their Barrington home’s driveway, which was witnessed by the mother and siblings, the sheriff’s office said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:35 p.m. Tuesday to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 Route 22 in unincorporated Barrington. Deputies responded to […]