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Multiple intersections in Crystal Lake, McHenry area to see new flashing yellow turn signals

County transportation officials announced they will soon be activating flashing yellow turn signals at multiple intersections in the Crystal Lake and McHenry area. The McHenry County Division of Transportation (MCDOT) said Friday they are activating flashing yellow arrow traffic signals at six intersections along both Walkup Road and Crystal Lake Road in Nunda Township. The […]

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Multiple arrested by SWAT team after ‘heavy police activity’ reported at residence in McHenry

Multiple people were taken into custody after a SWAT team converged on a residence in McHenry Wednesday morning which prompted police to tell people to avoid the area. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office sent an alert around 9:35 a.m. Wednesday about heavy police activity on Prairie Avenue in McHenry. The sheriff’s office asked people to […]

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‘Horrific incident’: Pre-trial release denied for man accused of trying to murder woman in unprovoked attack at McHenry park

A judge denied pre-trial release for a suspect accused of attempted murder in a brutal and unprovoked attack that critically injured a woman and also injured a good Samaritan at a McHenry park. The McHenry Police Department responded around 3:26 p.m. Sunday to Petersen Park, 4300 Petersen Park Road in McHenry, for a report of […]

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Body found inside pickup truck after firefighters extinguish fully involved fire near McHenry

The sheriff’s office is investigating after a body was found inside a pickup truck that became fully engulfed in flames near McHenry Saturday evening. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:23 p.m. Saturday to the area of West Ringwood Road and South Solon Road in unincorporated McHenry. McHenry […]