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SWAT team arrests man who allegedly pointed gun at police officer, leading to hours-long standoff in Marengo

A SWAT team arrested an armed suspect who allegedly pointed a gun at a police officer and threatened to stab officers, leading to a standoff in Marengo early Wednesday morning. The Marengo Police Department responded around 12:05 a.m. Wednesday to the 1000 block of Briden Drive in Marengo for a disorderly person call. Marengo Police […]

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Former Richmond High School teacher found not guilty in both cases for alleged inappropriate touching of students

A former Richmond-Burton High School teacher accused of inappropriately touching two female students on separate occasions has been found not guilty in both incidents. Ryan C. Carlson, 47, of Hebron, was charged in October 2022 with battery, a Class A misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor. A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County […]

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Man charged with trying to attract children to his car near apartment building in Woodstock

A 74-year-old man was charged after he allegedly tried attracting children to his vehicle outside an apartment building in Woodstock, court records show. Thomas R. Donnelly, 74, of Woodstock, was charged with one count of disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor. A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court alleges Donnelly committed disorderly conduct […]

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Former Richmond High School teacher found not guilty in 1 of 2 cases for alleged inappropriate touching of students

A former Richmond-Burton High School teacher accused of inappropriately touching two female students on separate occasions has been found not guilty in one of the two incidents. Ryan C. Carlson, 47, of Hebron, was charged in October with battery, a Class A misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor. A criminal complaint filed in […]

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Driver charged with confronting, threatening pedestrian while armed with pistol in parking lot in Vernon Hills

Authorities say a Wauconda man armed himself with a loaded gun and threatened a pedestrian during a confrontation in the parking lot of a strip mall in Vernon Hills. Zlatko Hromic, 58, of Wauconda, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct. The Vernon Hills […]