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Seriously injured driver flown to hospital after being trapped in crash with semi-truck near Hebron

A seriously injured driver had to be extricated and flown to the hospital after a car and a semi-truck crashed on Route 47 near Hebron Monday evening. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 9:55 p.m. Monday to the intersection of Route 47 and O’Brien Road in unincorporated Hebron for a vehicle crash with injuries. […]

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New details released after McHenry County judge ejected in motorcycle crash while being stopped by police

A police report says that a McHenry County judge allegedly caught driving his motorcycle at 93 mph was ejected and injured after crashing the vehicle as a sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop him. The incident happened around 10:10 a.m. on June 9 near Route 47 and Vanderkarr Road in unincorporated Hebron. A McHenry County sheriff’s […]

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McHenry County judge charged after allegedly speeding 93 mph, being injured in motorcycle crash

A McHenry County judge was charged after he allegedly drove his motorcycle at 93 mph and then crashed, leaving himself injured, as a sheriff’s deputy was conducting a traffic stop on him. The incident happened around 10:10 a.m. on June 9 near Route 47 and Vanderkarr Road in unincorporated Hebron. A McHenry County sheriff’s deputy […]

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Man seriously injured after being struck by tractor at tree nursery near Wonder Lake

A man was hospitalized after being seriously injured in a farm tractor accident at a tree nursery near Wonder Lake Thursday morning, fire officials said. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:48 a.m. Thursday to the 6500 block of Miller Road in unincorporated Wonder Lake for a call of […]

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Hebron firefighters and paramedics kept busy after responding to 3 fires, delivering baby boy

Hebron firefighters and paramedics were kept busy last week after they responded to three fires and helped deliver a baby boy in the span of three days. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded to a total of 14 calls last week between Sunday, March 17, and Saturday, March 23. At around 4:30 p.m. last Tuesday, […]

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$450K in damage caused to large barn engulfed in flames during 3-alarm fire near Hebron

A large barn, which was directly next to a large propane tank, sustained approximately $450,000 in damage during a three-alarm fire near Hebron Friday morning. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 4:46 a.m. Friday to Geils Farms, 14101 Durkee Road in unincorporated Harvard for a report of a structure fire. Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District […]

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Judge releases man from jail after being charged in U.S. Army veteran’s drug-induced homicide in Woodstock

A judge has released a man from custody under the SAFE-T Act after he was charged with drug-induced homicide for allegedly selling heroin that caused the death of a U.S. Army veteran in Woodstock. Michael F. Walach, 62, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, was charged in July with drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, and manufacture or […]

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Man charged with drug-induced homicide for allegedly selling drugs that caused U.S. Army veteran’s death in Woodstock

A Wisconsin man has been charged with drug-induced homicide for allegedly selling heroin that caused the overdose death of a U.S. Army veteran in Woodstock. Michael F. Walach, 62, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, was charged with drug-induced homicide and manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance. McHenry County Assistant State’s Attorney Matthew Brodersen said that Stefan […]