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Woman charged with spending thousands using elderly victim’s stolen credit card in Lake, McHenry counties

A Chicago woman has been charged with using an elderly victim’s debit card to make thousands of dollars in purchases at stores in Lake and McHenry counties. Gina A. Ortiz-Mogollon, 29, of Chicago, was charged with three counts of aggravated identity theft of an elderly victim, a Class 2 felony, and unlawful possession of a […]

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66-year-old remains in critical condition after motorcycle crash near Richmond; alcohol believed to be factor

A 66-year-old man remains hospitalized in critical condition after he was ejected during a motorcycle crash near Richmond and authorities say alcohol was possibly a factor. The Richmond Township Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:57 p.m. Friday to the 7900 block of Tryon Grove Road in unincorporated Richmond. The sheriff’s […]

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10-year-old boy is ‘making progress every day’ after being struck by car in Johnsburg, flown to hospital

A 10-year-old boy is “making progress every day” after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle in Johnsburg and had to be flown to the hospital. The Johnsburg Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 3:38 p.m. Tuesday to the intersection of Ringwood Road and Skyhawk Lane in Johnsburg […]

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Child flown to the hospital after being struck by vehicle while riding bicycle in Johnsburg

A 10-year-old boy was injured and flown to the hospital after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the roadway near Johnsburg High School Tuesday afternoon, police said. The Johnsburg Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 3:38 p.m. Tuesday to the intersection of Ringwood Road and Skyhawk Lane in Johnsburg […]

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Over dozen fire departments work for hours to extinguish 80-acre wildfire in Johnsburg

Wind and dry conditions led to a wildfire spreading to approximately 80 acres of field in Johnsburg, prompting over a dozen fire departments to respond Saturday morning. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District (MTFPD) responded around 11:33 a.m. Saturday to the 3800 block of Buchanan Road in Johnsburg for a brush fire. Firefighters arrived within […]