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Man charged with murdering Algonquin couple, concealing their bodies in U-Haul truck extradited back to McHenry County

A man who was charged with murdering an Algonquin couple, concealing their bodies and then transporting them in a U-Haul truck has been extradited from Wisconsin back to McHenry County. Maxim Parnov, 36, of the 400 block of La Fox River Drive in Algonquin, was charged on December 3 with four counts of first-degree murder. […]

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Coroner releases cause of death, IDs sex offender who died after being found unresponsive at Lake County Jail

A Mundelein man, who is a convicted sex offender, has been identified as the inmate who died after being found unresponsive in his cell at the Lake County Jail Monday evening. An autopsy showed that Bruce L. Chamberlin, 61, of the 20600 block of West Park Avenue in unincorporated Mundelein, died from natural causes, according […]

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Sex offender being held in Lake County Jail dies after being found unresponsive in his cell

An investigation is underway after a sex offender being held in the Lake County Jail died after he was found unresponsive in his cell Monday evening. Lake County Jail corrections officers were conducting rounds in their pod at 8:15 p.m. Monday, according to Lake County Major Crime Task Force Spokesperson Heather Cognac. The officers located […]

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$5 million bond for man charged with first-degree murder of married Algonquin couple

Murder charges have been filed against a man accused of killing an Algonquin couple, concealing their bodies and then transporting them in a U-Haul truck. Maxim Parnov, 36, of the 400 block of La Fox River Drive in Algonquin, was charged Friday with four counts of first-degree murder. On Wednesday, Parnov was charged with two […]

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Detectives searching for person of interest in double homicide in Algonquin

Detectives are attempting to locate a person of interest after a man and woman were found dead Wednesday in Algonquin, law enforcement said. The Algonquin Police Department responded Tuesday afternoon to the 400 block of La Fox River Drive in Algonquin for a wellbeing check call. Algonquin Deputy Police Chief Ryan Markham said someone called […]

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Pedestrian dies after being struck by train in Woodstock

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train Saturday evening in Woodstock, officials said. The Woodstock Police Department and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded around 5:57 p.m. Saturday to Railroad Street and Short Street. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District Spokesman Alex Vucha said authorities received a call for a pedestrian struck by […]