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Two McHenry County men arrested after guns, cocaine and marijuana seized

A Harvard man and Johnsburg man are facing felony charges after police recovered drugs and guns during separate drug investigations in McHenry County. Alexander F. Henson, 33, of Johnsburg, and Richard J. Crabtree, 41, of Harvard, were both arrested on Friday at separate locations following the investigations, sheriff’s officials said. In March, the McHenry County […]

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911 audio released in Harvard garage explosion: “He asked me to get the torch”

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer due to its audio. Viewer discretion is advised. Audio from six 911 calls of the Harvard garage explosion in August has been released after two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests were filed by Lake & McHenry County Scanner, after the […]

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Wauconda man who was killed when car went airborne, rolled over in Harvard identified

The Wauconda man who was pronounced dead following a single-vehicle crash in unincorporated Harvard on Saturday evening has been identified by the coroner. At approximately 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, the Harvard Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of a single-vehicle traffic accident in the 6500 block of White Oak […]

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Adult and child ejected from car following crash near Harvard; 5 injured

5 people were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Harvard on Thursday, including an adult and a child who were ejected from the vehicle following the crash, officials said. On Thursday at around 2:30 p.m., the Walworth, Wisconsin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a traffic crash involving 2 cars with multiple injuries at […]

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2 injured, including man with 3rd-degree burns after Harvard garage fire; investigation underway

Two people, including a man that had second and third-degree burns, were injured after an “explosive” garage fire in Harvard that caused $250,000 in damage. On Sunday, at around 7:30 p.m., sheriff’s deputies and firefighters were called to 20205 State Line Road in Harvard near Route 14 for a report of a structure fire with […]