Federal Suit Against Woodstock Police Officers & City Government

Two Woodstock Police officers, plus the City of Woodstock, have been sued in Federal Court by Phillip Williams of Woodstock. The are Eric Schmidtke and Sharon Freund. The law firm is Meyer & Kiss. LLC. The suit stems from an … Continue reading

Jack Jumps Out of the Box, “Vote Yes” on His County Executive Literature Same as “Republican” Group’s Yard Signs

I go to parades to see what candidates show up.  And which ones don’t. Last year, for instance, before Congressman Joe Walsh decided not to run where he lived, but, instead, run in a newly-gerrymandered 8th District which contains none … Continue reading

Frangible Ammo Manufacturer Replies to McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Eric Woods’ Suit

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog reported on the complaint filed by McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Eric Woods concerning his shooting range injury. In the suit against the frangible ammunition’s manufacturer, Pennsylvania’s International Cartridge Corporation, Woods blamed defects in the bullets for … Continue reading

McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Makes Chicago Tribune Story on Drug Sniffing Dogs

The story was a front page one Thursday. The part it played in the article follows: “The McHenry County’s sheriff’s department had the most dog alerts, finding drugs or paraphernalia in 32 percent of 103 searches. In the eight searches … Continue reading

Message of the Day – An Electronic Sign

What you see above is the series of messages on the electronic sign on Route 47 in front of the McHenry County Treasurer’s Office. They promote the Crystal Lake Animal Control facility, which, apparently, can provide not only pets, but … Continue reading

Woodstock Dog Killer Found Guilty of Aggravated Cruelty in Shooting Family Labrador

Here’s the press release from the State’s Attorney’s Office: KIRK LOCHER FOUND GUILTY FOR SHOOTING FAMILY DOG Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Kirk Locher was found guilty yesterday by a jury for the offenses of Aggravated … Continue reading