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Sheriff’s deputy injured during arrest with armed man who made homicidal statements, crashed car near Woodstock

A man, who allegedly made statements about killing himself and others while armed with a gun, was taken into custody Monday following a series of events that left a sheriff’s deputy injured near Woodstock. Thomas J. Smith, 57, of the 7100 block of Huntley Road in Crystal Lake, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of […]

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Man charged with DUI after suffering ‘severe injuries’ in motorcycle crash near Woodstock

A driver was charged with driving under the influence after he crashed his motorcycle in Woodstock Monday evening and suffered severe injuries that required him to be transported to the hospital by helicopter, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Fire Rescue District responded around 8:25 p.m. Monday to the 10300 block of […]

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Motorcyclist from Antioch dies after being struck by drunk driver in McHenry

An Antioch man who suffered life-threatening injuries after a drunk driver slammed into his motorcycle in McHenry on Thursday has died. The McHenry Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 2:06 a.m. Thursday to Route 120 and Chapel Hill Road for a vehicle crash with injuries. McHenry Police Public Affairs Officer Michael […]