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Attempted murder charges filed against man accused of beating two women during hammer attack in Crystal Lake

Police have arrested and charged a Woodstock man with attempted murder after he allegedly beat two women with a hammer during an attack on a Crystal Lake trail. Angel Reinaldo-Cardoza, 48, of Woodstock, was taken into custody around 5:30 p.m. Friday by the McHenry County Sheriff’s SWAT Team during a warrant execution at his residence. […]

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Family organizes new public search party for missing 18-year-old Aidan Beckford

A search party has been scheduled for Saturday morning in Nunda Township for missing 18-year-old Aidan Beckford and the public is encouraged to attend, his family said. The family organized search party comes days after a large-scale search effort, consisting of search and rescue personnel, a dozen canines, firefighters, police officers and divers, which took […]

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Numerous police and fire agencies searching Fox River, nearby land for missing man in unincorporated Crystal Lake

A large-scale search effort, consisting of search and rescue personnel, a dozen canines, firefighters, police officers and divers, took place Wednesday morning for missing 18-year-old Aidan Beckford in Nunda Township. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said that Aidan Beckford, 18, of Huntley, was last seen around 11:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Nish Road […]

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1 dead, 1 seriously injured after Mercedes SUV hits 2 trees, rolls over near Harvard

A 29-year-old man died and a 32-year-old man was seriously injured after a Mercedes Benz SUV went off the road, struck two trees and rolled over near Harvard Sunday evening. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, McHenry County Conservation Police Department and Harvard Fire Protection District responded around 7:25 p.m. Sunday to the 21000 block of […]

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Convicted sex offender gets 9 years for strangling underage girlfriend, possessing meth in Harvard

A 24-year-old Harvard man, who is a convicted sex offender, was sentenced to nine years in prison for strangling his underage girlfriend and possessing a large amount of meth, prosecutors said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force arrested 24-year-old Noe Olivares-Castaneda on November 21, 2018 at his home in the 400 block of […]