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Police K-9 unit, numerous officers called after suspect crashes stolen motorcycle in Antioch

A driver who fled after crashing a stolen motorcycle in Antioch prompted a large police response Sunday evening, officials said. The Antioch Police Department responded around 6 p.m. Sunday to the area of North Avenue and Drom Court. Village of Antioch Communication Specialist Jim Moran said officers received a call for a single-vehicle crash involving […]

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Motorcyclist in critical condition after crashing into deer near Richmond

A 66-year-old man was critically injured after he crashed his motorcycle into a deer, killing it near Richmond Friday evening. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, McHenry County Conservation District Police Department and Richmond Township Fire Protection District responded around 8:42 p.m. Friday to the 6900 block of Keystone Road in unincorporated Richmond. McHenry County Sheriff’s […]

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‘It’s a miracle I’m still alive’: Fundraiser started for woman who suffered severe injuries in Crystal Lake motorcycle crash

A fundraiser has been started for a McHenry mother of two who suffered numerous serious injuries in a motorcycle crash earlier this month near Crystal Lake. The three-vehicle crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on September 11 near Route 31 and Crystal Lake Avenue in unincorporated Crystal Lake. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said a 2011 […]

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Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after high-speed crash in Round Lake Beach

Police say a man suffered life-threatening injuries after being ejected from his motorcycle during a high-speed crash Wednesday morning in Round Lake Beach. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District and Round Lake Beach Police Department responded around 7:21 a.m. Wednesday to Hainesville Road and Clarendon Drive. Round Lake Beach Deputy Police Chief Wayne Wilde […]

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Motorcycle riders ejected, 1 seriously injured, during three-vehicle crash near Crystal Lake

Three people were hospitalized, including a woman with serious injuries, after two motorcycles and a car were involved in a serious crash Saturday evening near Crystal Lake, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Crystal Lake Fire-Rescue Department responded around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to the intersection of Route 31 and Crystal Lake Avenue in […]

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‘Our hearts will forever be torn’: $25,000 raised for family of 19-year-old man killed in Lake Villa crash

A fundraiser has collected almost $25,000 for the family of a 19-year-old Round Lake Beach man who was killed over the weekend in a motorcycle crash near Lake Villa. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:30 p.m. Sunday to Rollins Road west of Route 45 in unincorporated Lake Villa for a report of a […]

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19-year-old man killed after losing control of his motorcycle, crashing into ditch near Lake Villa

A 19-year-old man from Round Lake Beach was killed Sunday evening after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing into a ditch near Lake Villa, the sheriff’s office said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:30 p.m. Sunday to Rollins Road west of Route 45 in unincorporated Lake Villa for a report of a […]

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26-year-old man dies after fleeing police at over 100 mph, crashing motorcycle in Wauconda

A 26-year-old man who crashed his motorcycle while fleeing police at over 100 mph in a Wauconda neighborhood on Thursday has died. Wauconda Police Department Sgt. Heather Cognac said a Wauconda police officer observed a sport motorcycle with no registration around 4:40 p.m. Thursday. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the motorcycle […]