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Customs officers seize nearly $3 million of counterfeit goods shipped to Chicago area, some intended for McHenry County

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers last month seized nearly $3 million worth of counterfeit goods shipped to the Chicago area, some of which were headed to McHenry County. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at an Express Consignment Operations (ECO) hub near O’Hare seized a shipment on January 31 that was arriving from […]

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Authorities release identity of 31-year-old man killed in rollover crash in Lake in the Hills

Authorities have identified a 31-year-old man who was killed Wednesday in Lake in the Hills after he lost control of his vehicle and it rolled over. An autopsy showed Jordan Bergmann, 31, of Lake in the Hills, died from blunt force trauma, according to McHenry County Coroner Dr. Michael Rein. The Lake in the Hills […]

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Man killed after pickup truck rolls over during single-vehicle crash in Lake in the Hills

Authorities say a man was killed Wednesday evening in Lake in the Hills after he lost control of his vehicle and hit a guardrail, causing the vehicle to roll over. The Lake in the Hills Police Department and Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District responded around 9:20 p.m. to Algonquin Road and Pyott Road. […]

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Algonquin doctor dies of COVID-19 while awaiting trial in murder of his girlfriend

A doctor from Algonquin who was awaiting trial for the 2019 murder of his girlfriend has died from COVID-19 and pneumonia, the medical examiner’s office said. Anthony R. Prate, 57, of the 1400 block of Spring Hill Drive in Algonquin, was charged in November 2019 with first-degree murder. The Schaumburg Police Department said at the […]

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Child, adult both flown to the hospital after three-vehicle rollover crash in Lake in the Hills

Seven people were hospitalized, including a child and adult who were flown by helicopter, after a three-vehicle crash in Lake in the Hills Tuesday evening, police said. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District and Lake in the Hills Police Department responded around 6:47 p.m. Tuesday to Route 31 and Trinity Drive in Lake […]

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‘Wonder woman’: Algonquin-Lake in the Hills firefighter-paramedic dies after battle with disease

The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire District is mourning the loss of a firefighter-paramedic who died following a battle with a new illness, just years after successfully beating cancer. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District announced Wednesday evening the death of firefighter-paramedic Tammie Pullin. “It’s with heavy hearts that we announce the unexpected […]