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5 Texas Longhorn bulls escape from owner, roam around Johnsburg and Spring Grove

Five Texas Longhorn bulls, including one calf, escaped from their owner Thursday and were loose in the Spring Grove and Johnsburg area, authorities said. The Johnsburg Junior High School posted a photo just before 9 a.m. Thursday of a loose calf that had been roaming on the school grounds. “Exciting morning at JJHS today,” the […]

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Coroner releases identity of 2 missing Naperville men found dead in Pistakee Lake near Johnsburg

The coroner’s office has released the identities of a 31-year-old man and 82-year-old man who were both found dead in Pistakee Lake near Johnsburg after going missing Sunday. McHenry Township Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Kevin Sears said the fire district received a call from the Will County Sheriff’s Office around 6 a.m. Sunday. The […]

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Deaths of 2 men found in Pistakee Lake near Johnsburg not considered suspicious, sheriff’s office says

The deaths of two men who were found in Pistakee Lake near Johnsburg after going missing Sunday are not considered suspicious, the sheriff’s office said. McHenry Township Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Kevin Sears said the fire district received a call from the Will County Sheriff’s Office around 6 a.m. Sunday. The Will County Sheriff’s […]

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1 suspect in custody, others still wanted for stealing trailers and equipment in Lake, McHenry counties

An Antioch man was arrested and police are searching for additional suspects wanted in connection with a theft ring involving stolen trailers and equipment in Lake and McHenry counties. William W. Shingleton, 37, of the 41600 block of North Dot Place in Antioch, was arrested on November 22 and charged with possession of a stolen […]

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‘Hometown heroes’: 4 high school students on the way to homecoming help after witnessing crash in Fox Lake

Police say four high school students on their way to homecoming sprang into action after witnessing a vehicle crash with injuries in Fox Lake over the weekend. The Johnsburg Police Department said they would like to recognize Piper Damien, Dominik Drwila, Savannah Lorenz, and Damin Green, who are all Johnsburg High School students. The four […]

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YouTube removes Johnsburg school board meeting due to COVID-19 misinformation, then restores it

YouTube removed a video of a Johnsburg School District 12 Board of Education meeting due to COVID-19 misinformation but then restored the video after an appeal. The Northwest Herald reported that YouTube removed the July 13 board meeting from its site last week. The board meeting was tense at times as parents voiced their opinions […]