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Inmate found dead in booking cell at McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility
MCHENRY COUNTY, Ill. - An inmate was found dead in his booking cell at the McHenry County jail on Tuesday. Around 4 p.m., corrections officers found the 74-year-old man unresponsive in a single-occupied booking cell at the McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility. First responders attempted life-saving measures, but the inmate...
Algonquin Aiming for Federal to Help Upgrade North Main Street
The McHenry County Council of Managers and Mayors has a pot of Federal money to be distributed for local transportation projects. Local taxpayers will pay for $2,553,500 of the project.
Chase ends in rollover crash in St. Charles
KANE COUNTY, Ill. — Deputies say a chase ended in a rollover crash in St. Charles on Tuesday afternoon. According to Kane County deputies, the chase started at South Randall Road and Gyorr Avenue, over two miles away from where it ended near Crane Road and Twin Silos Drive.
See Inside a Wild $1.5 Million Abandoned Illinois Toy Mansion
You'll almost certainly never see a place like this again. Explorers found a wild $1.5 million dollar toy mansion in Illinois and took cameras inside to reveal what's been left behind. Midwest urbex explorers Decaying Midwest shared these details about this new exploration in Illinois:. In Barrington Hills, Illinois sits...
Discover Algonquin: The Top 3 Fast Food Spots You Must Try!
This article explores three fast food establishments in Algonquin. Have you sampled their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Downtown Barrington's McGonigal's Pub closing after more than a decade
A northwest suburban bar will close its doors at the end of the month.
McHenry County Inmate Passes Away in Hospice Care
Randy Little, a 59-year-old inmate at McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility, passed away on December 3, 2023, in a hospice. He was moved to the hospice from a hospital on November 13 due to health issues.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in south elgin, IL
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to south elgin..
Barrington Home Engulfed in Flames, Family Escapes Unharmed
Witness the heroic efforts of firefighters as they battle an intense house fire in Barrington. The blaze, which started in the garage and began spreading to the kitchen, resulted in thick black smoke and charred remains. Thankfully, the residing family escaped unharmed.
Illinois Barber Saving Relationships One Haircut At A Time
This Illinois barber knows how to bless his clients with the hottest cuts on the planet. Haircuts are important to people, especially when you're in a relationship and you've kinda "let yourself go" in the grooming department. That's where this barber from Elgin is here to save the day. On...
Jurin: More Than Just a Restaurant, It's an Experience
Hey foodies, I recently visited Jurin, a regular hibachi spot that's more than just a restaurant. It's an experience! I was blown away by their Indonesian spicy crab, French-style beef cubes, oysters, clams, and large coconuts. The flavors were just out of this world.
Authorities identify man killed in Fox Lake crash
FOX LAKE, Ill. — Authorities have identified a man killed after he was hit by a truck in Fox Lake on Sunday morning. According to the Lake County Coroner’s Office 28-year-old Troy Dowsett, from Portsmouth, Virginia, died in the early morning hours after he was hit near Route 59 and Grand Avenue. The coroner’s office […]
Illinois Vs Wisconsin DUIs Which Driver Is The Bigger Idiot?
In this day and age, it's really stupid to get arrested for driving under the influence because there are so many alternative ways to get home safely but this pair of dummies (one from Illinois and one from Wisconsin) still managed to get arrested but my question is which one is the bigger idiot?
Former dental office employee gets probation after pleading guilty to stealing $35K
A former employee of Frey Orthodontics in Algonquin, Ill., recently received probation after pleading guilty to stealing $35,000 from the practice, the Lake & McHenry County Scanner reported Dec. 2. Linda Miller, 61, was responsible for managing employee payroll at the practice. According to a complaint filed in McHenry County...
GOP Primary Rematch for County Board District 3
In McHenry County Board District 3, which is comprised of Lakewwood, Crystal Lake, Algonquin and Lake in the Hills, there were three candidates on the ballot last year for two seats. Two were Republicans:. incumbent Bob Nowak. challenger Eric Hendricks. The Democrats fielded appointed Carolyn Campbell. Campbell received the most...
Pothole flattens up to a dozen drivers' tires in Rolling Meadows
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (CBS) -- Road crews from the Illinois Department of Transportation made emergency repairs Monday to potholes along Route 53 in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows.But this did not happen before a giant pothole flattened the tires of as many as a dozen drivers.It all happened Monday afternoon in the southbound lanes of Route 53 just north of Algonquin Road.IDOT said it was notified Monday afternoon of the potholes, and an IDOT crew fixed them with a temporary cold patch. Some lanes were closed during the repairs, but all lanes were back open by 2:30 p.m.Drivers can file claims with IDOT to repair any damage. The procedure for doing so is at this website.Drivers may also call (847) 705-4048, or contact the IDOT Central Bureau of Claims at (217) 782.6263.
Lake in the Hills Police Accompany DCFS on Visit
LOFL. Found in NWH LTE. Do you think Bonnie has a clue about electronic voting integrity? We already know Tirio and his wife don’t. A question for McHenry County voters: Does it seem like a conflict of interest for Joe Tirio, our McHenry County Clerk, to be appearing at a fundraiser for Donald Trump?
Temporary Closure of Downtown 1st Street Garage Entrance Begins Today
The 1st Street entrance to the five-story parking garage downtown will close Wednesday morning to accommodate work on the new plaza spaces, and will reopen Monday morning. The west entrance to the parking garage from Walnut Street will remain open. Access to the two-story parking structure on 1st Street will remain open as well. We apologize for the inconvenience. For updates on the project, visit the 1st Street Plaza project page.Visit here for more details.
McHenry County Board Approves $372 Million Transportation Program for 2024-2028
The McHenry County Board has approved the 2024-2028 Transportation Program for the McHenry County Division of Transportation. This five-year plan aims to meet the goals of the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan, which include reducing traffic, improving safety, promoting mobility, diversifying transportation options, preserving the environment, and integrating transportation and land use.
Candlelight ceremony remembers Schaumburg crash victims
OAK PARK, Ill. (WIFR) - Impaired driving crashes have a lasting impact on both communities and families of the people involved. That’s why the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) hold a ceremony every year to remember the victims of impaired and reckless driving.