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Agent testifies that man searched for police ambush videos before shooting, killing McHenry County sheriff’s deputy

An FBI agent testified at the trial of Floyd Brown and said the defendant watched police ambush videos before he allegedly shot and killed McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner. A federal trial began on March 28 for Floyd E. Brown, 42, of Springfield, who is facing a slew of charges for shooting Keltner, 35. […]

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Federal trial begins for man charged with shooting and killing McHenry County sheriff’s deputy

A federal trial began Monday for a man charged with shooting and killing McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner during a warrant execution in 2019. Keltner, 35, was working as a Special Deputy for the U.S. Marshal Service Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force on March 7, 2019. The task force was attempting to serve […]

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Judge sentences 2 Jehovah’s Witnesses elders to court supervision, community service for failing to report sexual assault

Two Jehovah’s Witnesses elders in Crystal Lake convicted of failing to report a child who was being sexually assaulted have been sentenced to court supervision and community service. Michael Penkava, 72, of the 0-100 block of Franklin Avenue in Crystal Lake, and Colin Scott, 88, of the 300 block of Krenz Avenue in Cary, were […]