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Drunk driving charges filed against man who caused crash that killed woman, dog near Woodstock

A Marengo man has been charged with driving under the influence after causing a crash that killed a woman and a dog and also left a 4-year-old child seriously injured near Woodstock. Sergio Esquivel, 44 of Marengo, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane usage. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, […]

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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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‘Could have been deadly’: Drunk driver slams head-on into Wauconda police car carrying police canine

A Wauconda police squad car carrying a police canine was struck head-on by a repeat drunk driving offender on Route 12 in Wauconda early Sunday morning, causing the officer to sustain injuries. Wauconda Police Department Sgt. Heather Cognac said Officer Jon Finze and his canine partner, Badger, were searching for a wrong-way driver on Route […]