NWH Endorses Jack Franks for State Rep., Name Not Mentioned in Johnsburg Bank Story

To no one’s surprise the Northwest Herald has endorsed incumbent Democrat Jack Franks for re-election to a ninth term as State Representative. No mention that he has long ago broken his three term limit pledge of 1998. However, Republican opponent … Continue reading

Lollipop Bank Robber Gets 18 Months

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: CRYSTAL LAKE WOMAN SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR THE ROBBERY OF CHASE BANK IN CARY, ILLINOIS ROCKFORD – PATRICK J. FITZGERALD, United States Attorney for the Northern District of … Continue reading

Cary Lollipop Bank Bandit Pleads Guilty

A year ago in June, Crystal Lake resident Silk Pauline Lumpkins was arrested in Fox River Grove.  On May 26, 2010, she had robbed the Chase Bank on Route 14 in Cary, Illinois. She plead guilty in Rockford Federal Court … Continue reading