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Semi-truck load shifts, results in hazardous materials incident with leaking acid on Interstate 90 near Marengo

A semi-truck hauling pallets of vehicle batteries had its load shift, causing the batteries to become damaged and leak acid onto Interstate 90 near Marengo Monday afternoon. The Hampshire Fire Protection District and Pingree Grove Fire Protection District responded around 2:35 p.m. Monday to the area of Interstate 90 east of Route 23 near Marengo […]

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9 transported to hospital after 6-vehicle crash leaves car engulfed in flames on I-90 in McHenry County

Nine people were transported to the hospital, some with serious injuries, after a six-vehicle crash left one car rolled over and engulfed in flames on Interstate 90 in McHenry County. The Hampshire Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 6:43 p.m. Saturday to Interstate 90 at the 35.5 mile marker near Marengo for […]

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Probation for former employee who pleaded guilty to stealing $35,000 from dental office in Algonquin

A former employee has been sentenced to probation after she pleaded guilty to stealing $35,000 from a dental office in Algonquin by paying herself extra wages and bonuses. Linda L. Miller, 61, of Hampshire, was charged in April 2021 with financial institution fraud and theft over $10,000, both Class 2 felonies. A criminal complaint filed […]

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16-year-old girl charged with DUI, causing high-speed crash that left 4 other teens critically injured near Huntley

A 16-year-old girl has been charged with DUI and causing a high-speed crash that left her and four other teenagers, two of whom are Huntley residents, critically injured in February. The Huntley Fire Protection District and Kane County Sheriff’s Office responded around 2:50 a.m. on February 11 to 44W911 Dietrich Road in Hampshire Township, an […]

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Huntley man dies after pickup truck drives into oncoming traffic, hits his car in Kane County

An 80-year-old Huntley man is dead after a pickup truck went into oncoming traffic and hit the man’s car in Kane County Sunday morning, sheriff’s officials said. The Hampshire Fire Protection District and Kane County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:06 a.m. Sunday to the 45W100 block of Allen Road in Hampshire Township. The Hampshire Fire […]

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Driver seriously injured, flown to hospital after crashing into pole on Interstate 90 near Huntley

Firefighters extricated a seriously injured driver from their vehicle and a medical helicopter flew them to the hospital following a crash on Interstate 90 near Huntley. The Huntley Fire Protection District, Hampshire Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 12:40 p.m. Thursday to Interstate 90 near milepost 42 in Hampshire Township. Illinois State […]