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Man who was shot after allegedly firing rifle at McHenry County sheriff’s deputies dies in custody while awaiting trial

An inmate being held for attempted murder after allegedly shooting a rifle at sheriff’s deputies near Harvard last year has died in custody while awaiting trial. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said Randall B. Little, 59, of Harvard, died on Sunday. Little, an inmate at the McHenry County Jail, was transported to a hospital concerning […]

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Getaway driver sentenced to 13 years in prison for gas station robbery, shooting that left clerk injured in Marengo

A getaway driver charged in connection with the shooting, beating and robbery of a gas station clerk in Marengo has been sentenced by a judge to 13 years in prison. Gregory Garner Jr., 29, of Chicago, was charged in September 2021 with armed robbery, armed violence, aggravated battery by discharge of a firearm, burglary and […]

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Coroner identifies suspect fatally shot by police after attacking family members with sledgehammer in Round Lake Beach

The coroner has identified a 22-year-old man who was fatally shot by police after he attacked and injured two female family members with a sledgehammer in Round Lake Beach. An autopsy performed Thursday showed Brandon Berry, 22, of Round Lake Beach, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer […]

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Officers fatally shoot man who attacked, injured family members with sledgehammer in Round Lake Beach

Officers fatally shot a man after he attacked and injured two women with a sledgehammer and then advanced at a responding officer in Round Lake Beach. The Round Lake Beach Police Department and Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District responded around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday to the 2000 block of Redwood Drive in Round Lake Beach […]

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Authorities release identity of man fatally shot after lunging at sheriff’s deputy with meat cleaver near Round Lake

Authorities have released the identity of a man who was shot multiple times and died after he reportedly lunged at a sheriff’s deputy while armed with a meat cleaver in Round Lake. An autopsy performed Thursday showed Yong Lin, 46, of Round Lake, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County […]

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Man armed with meat cleaver fatally shot after lunging at sheriff’s deputy near Round Lake

An injured man armed with a meat cleaver died after he allegedly lunged at a sheriff’s deputy who was trying to provide medical aid to him near Round Lake Wednesday. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:05 p.m. Wednesday to the 34200 block of North Barberry Court in unincorporated Round Lake. Lake County Sheriff’s […]