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Georgia woman pleads not guilty to driving 100+ mph, being under influence in crash that killed 2 near Marengo

A Georgia woman has pleaded not guilty to charges for allegedly driving over 100 mph while under the influence of multiple drugs and causing a crash that left two dead near Marengo. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts responded around 4:54 p.m. on September 29, 2021, to Route 23 and […]

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Man accused of battering and injuring security guards, nurses at Condell Hospital in Libertyville

A Rockford man has been arrested for allegedly attacking several hospital employees, leaving two injured, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, police said. Jordan V. Nelson, 21, of Rockford, was charged with three counts of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and three counts of aggravated battery. Court records show the incident occurred on […]

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Woman extradited on warrant for driving 100+ mph, being under influence in crash that killed 2 near Marengo

A woman has been extradited from Georgia to face charges for allegedly driving over 100 mph while under the influence of multiple drugs and causing a crash that left two dead near Marengo. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts responded around 4:54 p.m. on September 29, 2021, to Route 23 […]

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Father of slain McHenry County sheriff’s deputy says son’s killer’s 55-year sentence is not enough

The father of McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner, who was shot and killed in 2019, said that his son’s killer should have been sentenced to life, not 55 years. A federal trial took place in late March for Floyd E. Brown, 43, of Springfield, who was charged with multiple felonies for shooting Keltner, 35. […]

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Woman arrested after warrant issued for driving 104 mph, being under influence in crash that killed 2 near Marengo

Authorities in Georgia have arrested a woman who was wanted for allegedly driving 104 mph while under the influence of cocaine, causing a crash last year that left a man and a woman dead near Marengo. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts responded around 4:54 p.m. on September 29 to […]

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Judge sentences man to 55 years in prison for shooting, killing McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner

A federal judge sentenced a man to 55 years in prison for shooting and killing McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner in 2019 during an arrest warrant execution. A federal trial began in late March for Floyd E. Brown, 43, of Springfield, who was charged with multiple felonies for shooting Keltner, 35. Brown was indicted […]