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State’s attorney clears sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed gunman that shot at deputy in Port Barrington

The state’s attorney has cleared the sheriff’s deputy that shot and killed a man, who was wearing body armor and shot his wife in Port Barrington in January. The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office released its final report on the case Wednesday. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office was called around 1:22 a.m. on January 11 […]

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Coroner IDs armed man killed by sheriff’s deputies in Port Barrington, says he died of multiple gunshot wounds

The coroner’s office has released the identity of a 43-year-old man who opened fire on sheriff’s deputies in Port Barrington before being shot and killed earlier this week. An autopsy showed Nicholas D. Sebastian, 43, of Port Barrington, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to McHenry County Coroner Dr. Michael Rein. (The […]

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Officials say 2 deputies involved in Port Barrington fatal shooting placed on administrative leave

Two sheriff’s deputies who fatally shot a man after he opened fire on them Tuesday morning in Port Barrington have been placed on paid leave, in accordance with department policy. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call around 1:22 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Manchester Lane in Port Barrington, which […]

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13-year-old boy arrested after starting fire at Port Barrington Village Hall

The sheriff’s office said a 13-year-old boy was arrested and is facing felony charges after he allegedly started a fire at the Port Barrington Village Hall on Tuesday. The Wauconda Fire District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3 p.m. Tuesday to the Village of Port Barrington Village Hall, 69 South Circle Avenue in […]