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Man arrested for allegedly firing gun during altercation in parking lot of McHenry apartment complex

A man was charged after he allegedly fired a gun during an altercation with another man outside of an apartment complex in McHenry last month. Duran Davis, 36, of the 700 block of North Mill Street in McHenry, was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated assault with […]

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‘Unexpected tragedy’: Fundraiser started to take care of Johnsburg woman’s dogs after she was killed in vehicle crash

Friends of a Johnsburg woman have created a fundraiser to pay for her funeral and take care of her dogs after the woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash near McHenry. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Spring Grove Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:19 a.m. Monday to the 5700 […]

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Coroner identifies Johnsburg woman killed after crashing car into mailbox, tree near McHenry

The coroner’s office has identified a 40-year-old woman from Johnsburg who died after she crashed her car into a tree near McHenry early Monday morning. An autopsy was performed Tuesday on Roberta Wisch, 40, of Johnsburg, according to the McHenry County Coroner’s Office. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Spring Grove Fire Protection District and […]

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McHenry man charged with sexually assaulting, abusing 2 children multiple times in Barrington

A McHenry man is being held on a $1 million bond for sexually assaulting and abusing two children in Barrington on multiple occasions, according to prosecutors. Cameron A. Dabney, 21, of McHenry, was charged with six counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and two counts of criminal sexual abuse. Lake County […]

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McHenry County health officials warn of ‘unusual increase’ in two different respiratory illnesses

Health officials say they are seeing an unusual increase in seasonal influenza and respiratory syncytial virus cases in McHenry County and urge residents to take steps to prevent the viruses. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) said in a statement Thursday morning they have seen a “dramatic increase” in positive cases of influenza in McHenry […]