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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 […]

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Drunk driver arrested after crashing into motorcyclist, causing victim life-threatening injuries in McHenry

Police say that a drunk driver was arrested after he slammed into the back of a motorcycle, causing the rider to suffer life-threatening injuries Thursday morning. 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 […]

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Appellate court says confession not sufficient for conviction, overturns Round Lake woman’s DUI case

An Illinois appeals court overturned the DUI conviction of a Round Lake woman, ruling that the woman’s confession alone cannot lead to her conviction. Belinda Delatorre, 29, of Round Lake, was found guilty on January 18, 2019, of driving under the influence of alcohol following a bench trial. Round Lake Police Officer Robert Robinson testified […]

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Charges pending after drunk driver struck, killed 5-year-old girl with truck near Long Grove

Police say that a suspected drunk driver struck and killed a 5-year-old girl with his truck in an unincorporated area between Long Grove and Arlington Heights. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11 p.m. Saturday to the 4000 block of Jennifer Lane in unincorporated Arlington Heights. The Long Grove Fire Protection District also responded to […]

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Woman charged with DUI in rollover crash that left her seriously injured near Richmond

Police say a woman has been charged with drunk driving after she rolled her truck over and was left seriously injured Friday evening near Richmond. The Richmond Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:18 p.m. Friday to the 7800 block of East Tryon Grove Road in unincorporated Richmond. McHenry County Sheriff’s […]

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Woman told police “shoot me” after hitting, dragging girlfriend with car, seriously injuring her near Grayslake

Sheriff’s deputies de-escalated a standoff with a woman who told deputies to “shoot me” after she hit and dragged her girlfriend with a car, causing serious injuries to the victim near Grayslake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:40 p.m. Thursday to Route 45 and Gages Lake Road in Gages Lake for multiple 911 […]