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‘You will be missed so much’: Coroner identifies McHenry County employee killed in motorcycle crash near Marengo

The coroner has identified a 60-year-old man, who was a McHenry County Division of Transportation worker, that died in a motorcycle crash involving an SUV near Marengo Saturday. An autopsy performed Monday on Kevin Winter, 60, of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, showed he died from blunt force trauma to the head and chest, according to McHenry […]

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Sheriff says motorcyclist was at fault in crash with SUV near Marengo that left rider dead, passenger critically injured

Sheriff’s officials say a 60-year-old man driving a motorcycle died after he turned in front of an SUV, causing a crash that left a female passenger on the motorcycle in critical condition near Marengo. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts responded around 4:22 p.m. Saturday to Kishwaukee Valley Road and […]

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Man charged with driving under influence with unrestrained toddler in front passenger seat in Spring Grove

A Wisconsin man arrested for driving under the influence for the fourth time was found with an unrestrained toddler in his front passenger seat in Spring Grove. Michael L. Francesconi, 28, of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence, driving on a revoked or suspended license, obstructing justice, […]

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Charges upgraded against man who caused drunk driving crash that left child passenger injured near Richmond

A grand jury has upgraded charges against a man who police say drove drunk and crashed his car near Richmond, leaving an unrestrained disabled child passenger injured. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Richmond Fire Protection District responded around 10:24 p.m. on February 12 to the 7800 block of Tryon Grove Road in unincorporated Richmond. […]

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Man allegedly drove drunk, caused crash that left unrestrained child injured near Richmond

Police say a man drove drunk and crashed his car near Richmond, causing an unrestrained child passenger to be transported to a children’s hospital for their injuries. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Richmond Fire Protection District responded around 10:24 p.m. Sunday to the 7800 block of Tryon Grove Road in unincorporated Richmond. Deputies were […]

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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 […]