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Chicago man found guilty of murder but mentally ill for intentionally crashing into car, killing McHenry man

A judge on Monday found a Chicago man “guilty but mentally ill” on murder and other charges for intentionally driving into oncoming traffic, hitting a van head-on and killing its driver near Hebron. William P. Bishop, 44, of Chicago, was charged in June 2020 with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, three counts of aggravated battery, […]

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Route 47 near Hebron shut down for hours after utility poles and power lines fall, sparking brush fire

A section of Route 47 near Hebron was shut down for hours Thursday evening into this morning after utility poles and live wires fell, sparking a brush fire. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 4:35 p.m. Thursday to the 11000 block of Route 47 for a report of wires down. Firefighters arrived within a […]

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Gas equipment damaged after car rolls over into cornfield near Hebron

The driver of a vehicle escaped without serious injuries after a rollover crash into a cornfield near Hebron Sunday evening, fire officials said. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:28 p.m. Sunday to the 11300 block of Route 173 in unincorporated Hebron. Alex Vucha, a spokesperson for the Hebron-Alden-Greenwood […]

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49-year-old man seriously injured, flown to the hospital after rollover crash near Hebron

A 49-year-old man was charged after he rolled his car over near Hebron and had to be flown by medical helicopter to the hospital Thursday evening. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 8 p.m. Thursday to the 14100 block of Nichols Road in unincorporated Hebron. McHenry County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Firefighters battle hours-long fire in extreme heat at mulch supplier near Hebron

Over a dozen fire departments battled an hours-long fire involving a vehicle, machinery and mulch at a mulch supplier near Hebron Wednesday. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded at 10:34 a.m. Wednesday to Northwest Wood Products, 16306 Hebron Road in Harvard, for a report of a vehicle fire. While firefighters were responding, the call was […]