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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 […]

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4 injured, including 3 seriously, after 2 motorcycles crash on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth

Four riders were injured, three of them seriously, after two motorcycles crashed on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth Friday morning, state police said. The Newport Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 10:21 a.m. Friday to Interstate 94 near Russell Road in Lake County for a vehicle crash with injuries. Illinois State Police Trooper […]

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Motorcyclist in critical condition after fleeing police at over 100 mph, crashing in Wauconda neighborhood

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after he crashed while fleeing police at over 100 mph in a Wauconda neighborhood Thursday, authorities said. 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 […]

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2 motorcycle riders in critical condition after motorcycle rollover near McHenry

A Wonder Lake woman and a McHenry man are both in critical condition after their motorcycle went off the roadway and rolled over in unincorporated McHenry, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Nunda Rural Fire Protection District responded around 6:06 p.m. Wednesday to the 2600 block of South Justen Road in unincorporated McHenry […]

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Charges upgraded against retired police officer who struck, killed motorcyclist in McHenry

An Island Lake man, who is a retired police officer, was arrested again after his charges were upgraded in connection with the drunk driving crash that killed a motorcyclist in McHenry last week. Steven W. Foulk, 67, of the 200 block of Southern Terrace in Island Lake, was initially charged with aggravated driving under the […]

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Motorcyclist from Antioch dies after being struck by drunk driver in McHenry

An Antioch man who suffered life-threatening injuries after a drunk driver slammed into his motorcycle in McHenry on Thursday has died. The McHenry Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 2:06 a.m. Thursday to Route 120 and Chapel Hill Road for a vehicle crash with injuries. McHenry Police Public Affairs Officer Michael […]

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Drunk driver arrested after crashing into motorcyclist, causing victim life-threatening injuries in McHenry

Police say that a drunk driver was arrested after he slammed into the back of a motorcycle, causing the rider to suffer life-threatening injuries Thursday morning. The McHenry Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 2:06 a.m. Thursday to Route 120 and Chapel Hill Road for a vehicle crash with injuries. McHenry […]