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23-year-old man flown to the hospital after being extricated from rollover crash in Ringwood

A 23-year-old man had to be extricated from his vehicle and flown to the hospital after a rollover crash in Ringwood Saturday evening, sheriff’s officials said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 8:30 p.m. Saturday to Ringwood Road east of Route 31 in Ringwood. McHenry County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Over dozen fire departments work for hours to extinguish 80-acre wildfire in Johnsburg

Wind and dry conditions led to a wildfire spreading to approximately 80 acres of field in Johnsburg, prompting over a dozen fire departments to respond Saturday morning. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District (MTFPD) responded around 11:33 a.m. Saturday to the 3800 block of Buchanan Road in Johnsburg for a brush fire. Firefighters arrived within […]

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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 […]

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Judge denies request to increase bond for McHenry man accused of shaking and bouncing child, causing serious injuries

A judge denied prosecutors’ request to increase bond for a McHenry man charged with shaking a young child, causing the child to suffer serious injuries. Deshawn M. Wilson, 25, of the 4500 block of Parkway Avenue in McHenry, was charged in July with one count of aggravated battery to a child causing great bodily harm, […]