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Person seriously injured, flown to hospital after being found inside burning vehicle in Johnsburg

A person was seriously injured and flown to the hospital after being found inside a burning vehicle at the Walmart in Johnsburg early Sunday morning. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 4:37 a.m. Sunday to the Walmart, 3801 Running Brook Farm in Johnsburg, for a report of a car fire. Police arrived on […]

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No injuries reported after 2 snowmobiles fall through ice on Fox River near McHenry

The riders of two snowmobiles were able to escape after their snowmobiles went through the ice on the Fox River near McHenry Sunday afternoon. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 2:38 p.m. Sunday to the 4300 block of North Riverdale Drive in unincorporated McHenry for a medical emergency call. A bystander called 911 […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release for man who allegedly fired shots toward his wife before 9-hour police standoff in Johnsburg

A judge has denied pre-trial release for a 74-year-old man accused¬†of firing shots toward his wife, leading to a nine-hour standoff that ended with a SWAT team arresting him in Johnsburg. Timothy F. Mumford, 74, of Johnsburg, was initially charged last week with reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, and reckless conduct […]

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Charges upgraded against man who allegedly fired shots toward his wife before 9-hour police standoff in Johnsburg

Prosecutors have upgraded charges against a 74-year-old man accused of firing shots toward his wife, leading to a nine-hour standoff that ended with a SWAT team arresting him in Johnsburg. Timothy F. Mumford, 74, of Johnsburg, was initially charged on Tuesday with reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, and reckless conduct endangering […]

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Charges filed against man arrested by SWAT team after allegedly firing shots, leading to 9-hour standoff in Johnsburg

Charges have been filed against a 74-year-old man accused of firing shots inside his home, leading to a nine-hour standoff that ended with a SWAT team arresting him in Johnsburg. Timothy F. Mumford, 74, of Johnsburg, was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and reckless conduct endangering safety. The incident began late Tuesday evening […]

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SWAT team arrests man after report of shots fired leads to 9-hour standoff, closes schools in Johnsburg

A SWAT team arrested a man Wednesday morning after he reportedly fired shots which led to a nine-hour standoff overnight and closed schools in Johnsburg. The incident began late Tuesday evening around 11:08 p.m. in the 3600 block of Fillmore Road in Johnsburg. The Johnsburg Police Department and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a […]

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Johnsburg woman recognized at Chicago Bulls game after winning battle against breast cancer

A Johnsburg woman was given free tickets to the Chicago Bulls game and was recognized on the court Friday evening to celebrate her successful fight against breast cancer. Michele Vanderveer joined the Chicago Bulls at the United Center as they took on the Toronto Raptors. Vanderveer, who is a breast cancer survivor and Advocate Health […]

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Marengo football player flown to hospital after being injured during game at Johnsburg High School

A Marengo High School football player was flown to the hospital after he suffered an injury during a varsity game at Johnsburg High School Friday evening. The incident happened around 9:45 p.m. Friday at Johnsburg High School. The varsity game between Marengo and Johnsburg was nearing the end when a Marengo player suffered a traumatic […]