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Judge sets bond at $1 million for man charged with stabbing girlfriend before house fire near McHenry

A judge has set bond at $1 million for a man charged with the attempted murder of his girlfriend, who was stabbed inside a home near McHenry. The house caught fire a short time later. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:40 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block […]

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Man charged with attempted murder after woman stabbed, home becomes engulfed in flames near McHenry

A 25-year-old man was charged with the attempted murder of a woman who was stabbed inside a home near McHenry. The house caught fire a short time later as police arrested the man. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:40 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block of Sunrise […]

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25 years in prison for man convicted of attempted murder in Crystal Lake home invasion, stabbing

A man convicted of attempted murder was sentenced on Friday to 25 years in prison for breaking into a Crystal Lake home, sexually assaulting a woman and repeatedly stabbing a man. Michael A. Vrba, 37, of the 300 block of Millard Avenue in Crystal Lake, was indicted on charges of attempted first-degree murder, three counts […]

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Video shows attempted murder suspect escaping from Lake County corrections officers

An attempted murder suspect remains on the run after surveillance footage captured him running out of a Lake County correctional center in Waukegan Wednesday morning. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Deontae Wade, 26, of the 2600 block of Horeb Avenue in Zion, was on electronic monitoring for a domestic battery case and was due […]