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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 […]

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9 years in prison for Rockford man convicted of drug-induced homicide in death of man at Wonder Lake home

A judge sentenced a 42-year-old Rockford man to nine years in prison after he sold heroin and cocaine to a man who died when he ingested the drugs at a Wonder Lake home. Eric Williams, 42, of the 5900 block of Garrett Lane in Rockford, was indicted and charged with three counts of drug-induced homicide, […]