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3rd Lake County man sentenced to 10 years in prison in daytime shootout in McHenry where over 50 shots were fired

The last of three Lake County men convicted in a shootout in broad daylight in McHenry where over 50 shots were fired has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Deontae Wade, 28, of Zion, was charged in August 2021 with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon by […]

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Woman trapped, seriously injured after t-bone crash impacts traffic on Route 31 near Algonquin

A woman had to be extricated from her car after she was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on Route 31 in Algonquin that also left a second person injured. The Cary Fire Protection District and Algonquin Police Department responded around 11:10 a.m. Saturday to the intersection of Route 31 and Klasen Road in Algonquin. Firefighters […]

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Firefighters rescue seriously injured driver trapped in semi-truck that rolled over on Route 31 in Algonquin

Authorities say a driver was seriously injured and trapped after he lost control of his semi-truck tractor-trailer and rolled it over at a high speed on Route 31 in Algonquin. The Algonquin Police Department and Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District responded around 10:12 p.m. Friday to Route 31 south of Algonquin Road for […]

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Specialized rescue workers called after car drives off steep ledge into trees in Algonquin

Over a dozen specialized rescue workers were called to help rescue an injured driver trapped in their vehicle after it drove off a steep ledge in Algonquin Saturday morning. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District responded around 6:55 a.m. to South Route 31 and Oakwood Court in Algonquin for a vehicle crash. Algonquin-Lake […]

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McHenry man dies in hospital after crash involving motorized, non-motorized bicycles in McHenry

A 57-year-old man has died in the hospital after he suffered critical injuries when a motorized bicycle struck his non-motorized bicycle on Route 31 in McHenry on Thursday. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District and McHenry Police Department responded around 11:45 p.m. Thursday to the area of Route 31 and Medical Center Drive in McHenry. […]