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Coroner releases identity of elderly woman fatally struck by truck while in crosswalk in McHenry

The coroner has released the identity of a 73-year-old woman after she was killed when a pickup truck struck her as she walked in a crosswalk in McHenry Wednesday morning. An autopsy performed Wednesday showed Patricia Barnes, 73, of McHenry, died as a result of blunt force injuries, according to McHenry County Coroner Dr. Michael […]

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Driver charged after pickup truck fails to yield, fatally striking elderly woman in crosswalk in McHenry

A pickup truck driver has been charged after police say he failed to yield and fatally struck a 73-year-old woman in a crosswalk along Route 120 in McHenry Wednesday morning. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District and McHenry Police Department responded around 6:38 a.m. Wednesday to the area of Route 120 and Oak Drive for […]

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Police seek public’s help in locating owners of injured ducks found along Route 120 in Lakemoor

Police say they are seeking the public’s help in locating the owners of two ducks, who are possibly injured, found along Route 120 in Lakemoor Friday morning. The Lakemoor Police Department said they received a call about an injured duck on Route 120. Officers responded and located two ducks near Sweet Melissa’s Pizza and Pub, […]

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Driver transported to hospital, cited after slamming into police squad on traffic stop in Lakemoor

A driver was transported to the hospital and cited after he slammed into the rear of a police squad car that was on a traffic stop in Lakemoor Thursday afternoon. Lakemoor Deputy Police Chief George Manis said the incident happened around 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Route 120 and Kreuger Road. A Lakemoor police officer conducted […]