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McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim officially retires, Robb Tadelman sworn in as the new sheriff

McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim retired Wednesday after nearly 40 years in law enforcement and Undersheriff Robb Tadelman was sworn in as the new sheriff on Thursday. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said Prim led the office through “high highs” and “low lows,” including two line-of-duty deaths, during his eight years as sheriff. “He handled […]

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‘Will be missed greatly’: Pilot killed in plane crash near Wonder Lake identified as owner of Galt Airport

Authorities say that 75-year-old Claude Sonday, the owner of Galt Airport, has been identified as the pilot killed in a plane crash near Wonder Lake Friday. McHenry County Coroner Dr. Michael Rein said that an autopsy was performed Tuesday on Sonday, who was a Bull Valley resident. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Wonder Lake Fire […]

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3 men now charged in McHenry County cannabis trafficking organization that police have seized over $1 million in assets from

Three men are now charged in connection with a cannabis trafficking organization in McHenry County where authorities have seized “well over” $1 million in assets during their investigation. Matthew D. Lilla, 36, of the 4300 block of North Sawyer Avenue in Chicago, was charged with cannabis trafficking, unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, […]

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NTSB investigators leading investigation into plane crash that killed 1 near airport in Wonder Lake

The National Transportation Safety Board has taken over the investigation into a plane crash that left a pilot dead near Galt Airport in unincorporated Wonder Lake Friday. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Wonder Lake Fire Protection District and Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 5:15 p.m. Friday to Galt Airport, 5112 Greenwood Road in unincorporated […]

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McHenry man faces lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of sexually assaulting young child

A McHenry man faces a lengthy prison sentence after a judge found him guilty of numerous charges for sexually assaulting a child over the span of several years. Ramiro Gonsalez-Garcia, 43, of the 3100 block of Lake Street in McHenry, was charged in February 2020 with seven counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a […]