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Family files lawsuit after 87-year-old fatally struck by garbage truck while on walk in Spring Grove neighborhood

The family of an 87-year-old man who was struck and killed by a garbage truck while walking in a Spring Grove neighborhood has filed a lawsuit against the garbage service company. The lawsuit was filed in McHenry County Circuit Court last Wednesday against Flood Brothers Disposal Company. Glenn R. Reed, 87, of Spring Grove, was […]

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Spring Grove man charged with possessing large amount of drugs following traffic stop near Antioch

Sheriff’s deputies recovered a large amount of methamphetamine and arrested a Spring Grove man during a traffic stop near Antioch early Saturday morning, authorities said. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy was on patrol around 12:25 a.m. Saturday in the area of Grass Lake Road and Ackermann Road in unincorporated Antioch. The deputy observed a vehicle on […]

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Kidnapping suspect in custody after leading U.S. Marshals on high-speed pursuit in Lake, McHenry counties

A kidnapping suspect was arrested after he allegedly led U.S. Marshals on a high-speed pursuit from Lake County into McHenry County Thursday morning, authorities said. The Kenosha County, Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office was dispatched on December 22 to the 38300 block of 87th Street near Powers Lake for a call of an unknown problem. Kenosha County […]

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Driver escapes on foot from Spring Grove police after leading them on pursuit that ended in Waukegan

Officials say a suspect in a stolen vehicle escaped from officers on foot after leading police on a pursuit that began in Spring Grove and ended in Waukegan Saturday morning. A Spring Grove police officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in Spring Grove, according to Spring Grove Police Department Detective […]

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‘Unexpected tragedy’: Fundraiser started to take care of Johnsburg woman’s dogs after she was killed in vehicle crash

Friends of a Johnsburg woman have created a fundraiser to pay for her funeral and take care of her dogs after the woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash near McHenry. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Spring Grove Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:19 a.m. Monday to the 5700 […]

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Coroner identifies Johnsburg woman killed after crashing car into mailbox, tree near McHenry

The coroner’s office has identified a 40-year-old woman from Johnsburg who died after she crashed her car into a tree near McHenry early Monday morning. An autopsy was performed Tuesday on Roberta Wisch, 40, of Johnsburg, according to the McHenry County Coroner’s Office. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Spring Grove Fire Protection District and […]