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Video appears to show McHenry County sheriff’s deputy put woman in chokehold during arrest in Woodstock

Newly obtained bodycam footage appears to show a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy, who is now under criminal investigation, put a woman into a chokehold during an arrest. The video, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA) by Lake and McHenry County Scanner, is from a June 17 arrest of four suspects in Woodstock. […]

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Criminal investigation launched into threats that cancelled Lake County Civil War Days

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has launched a criminal investigation into the threats made that cancelled the annual Lake County Civil War Days event. The Lake County Forest Preserve District announced Monday that the event scheduled for July 13 and 14 at Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda was cancelled due to safety concerns. “After consulting […]