Posted inLocal News

Investigators arrest woman accused of committing multiple residential burglaries in Crystal Lake

Investigators conducting surveillance arrested a woman in connection with several residential burglaries, including one where a victim came face-to-face with the suspect, in Crystal Lake. The Crystal Lake Police Department responded on February 13 and February 16 to the 800 block of Chasefield Lane and 900 block of Golf Course Road. Crystal Lake Deputy Police […]

Posted inLocal News

Woman sentenced to 14 years in prison for driving 100+ mph while intoxicated, causing crash that killed 2 near Marengo

A woman has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for driving over 100 mph while under the influence of drugs and causing a crash that killed two people near Marengo. Miranda A. Johnson, 28, of Poplar Grove, was charged in August 2022 with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence causing a fatal […]

Posted inLocal News

Algonquin man charged with fatally shooting victim during argument on Metra tracks in Kane County

An Algonquin man has been charged with murder after prosecutors say he shot another man multiple times, killing him, during an argument along Metra tracks in Kane County. Brian Hurtado, 20, of Algonquin, was charged with four counts of first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm by a street […]

Posted inLocal News

Motorcyclist seriously injured after crash involving pickup truck driver who fled scene in Island Lake

An off-duty police officer tracked down a pickup truck driver who fled the scene after being involved in a crash that left a motorcyclist severely injured in Island Lake Wednesday, police said. The Wauconda Fire District and Island Lake Police Department responded around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday to Route 176 and Lakeview Drive in Island Lake […]

Posted inLocal News

Coroner identifies 41-year-old father who died after being ejected from motorcycle struck by vehicle near Huntley

The coroner has identified a 41-year-old father of three who died after he was ejected from his motorcycle when another vehicle struck it on Route 47 near Huntley Saturday morning. An autopsy performed on Daniel Ordoqui, 41, of Elgin, showed he died as a result of blunt force injuries, according to McHenry County Coroner Dr. […]

Posted inLocal News

Metra station to be built in Huntley as governor announces passenger train service from Rockford to Chicago

The governor announced Thursday that new funding will allow Metra to restore train service from Rockford to Chicago, resulting in a train station being built in Huntley. Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said a partnership between the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Metra to provide passenger rail between Chicago and Rockford will restore service that […]

Posted inLocal News

Convicted murderer in custody after police say he confronted estranged wife, fired shots at restaurant in Marengo

Police say a convicted murderer has been arrested after he confronted his estranged wife, who has an order of protection against him, and fired shots at a restaurant in Marengo. The Marengo Police Department responded around 11:07 p.m. Friday to Casa Botanera, 228 South State Street, for a report of a man firing shots into […]