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Woman charged with drug trafficking large amount of cannabis into McHenry County

A California woman wanted since 2017 on charges of drug trafficking over 10 pounds of marijuana to McHenry County has been arrested. Jennifer L. Wilkinson, 32, of the 1100 block of Greenfield Drive in El Cajon, California, has been charged with cannabis trafficking between 2000-5000 grams and manufacturing and delivering cannabis between 2000-5000 grams. Jennifer […]

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Members of non-profit bike across McHenry County in annual ride for fallen police officers

Members of the Illinois Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) biked 62 miles through McHenry County on Sunday in honor of police officers killed in the line-of-duty. Illinois C.O.P.S., which is a non-profit organization that provides resources to families of law enforcement officers killed in the line-of-duty, holds an annual Cycle Across Illinois event. […]

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Second coronavirus-related death reported in McHenry County

Health officials announced the death of a second McHenry County resident with coronavirus as the county’s first case in a long-term care facility has been confirmed. The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 13 new coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday, including a McHenry County man in his 50s. The McHenry County Coroner’s Office has not released […]

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State of emergency declared for McHenry County due to coronavirus

McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks has declared a state of emergency on Wednesday for McHenry County in response to the county’s first case of coronavirus. The declaration activates the emergency operations plans of the McHenry County Department of Health and the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency, and requests state and federal funding and resources […]

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McHenry County’s first coronavirus case is being treated at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington

A 19-year-old McHenry County man is being treated at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington after testing positive for COVID-19, sources said. The man arrived at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital on Thursday and tested positive for coronavirus, sources told Lake and McHenry County Scanner. The man is being kept in isolation in a negative pressure […]