State’s Attorney Candidate Patrick Kenneally Refects on Impact of Crime

At the end of his speech to contributors at the Boulder Hill Country Club last Thursday night, Republican State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally spoke of the effects of crime on families of the law breaker. Reflecting on the Multi-Generational Effects … Continue reading

Hebron Mayor Arrested on Drug Charges

This week will be one residents of Hebron will remember. This morning the Northwest Herald in its new tabloid format highlighted the Alden-Hebron School Board’s agreeing to buy a new 80-acre school site from former School Board member Daniel Walters, … Continue reading

Big Drug Bust

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Two Brothers from Des Plaines Among 24 Defendants Charged with Trafficking Large Quantities of Cocaine and Heroin CHICAGO — Two dozen defendants are facing federal drug charges after a two-and-a-half-year investigation uncovered … Continue reading

Photos of the Huntley Drug Raid Folks

McHenry County Blog has received the photos of those arrested in the Huntley drug raid this week. You see them below: ARRESTED: Nicholas A. Domino (Male, 45) 3 counts- Unlawful Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Huntley, IL deliver >5,000 grams … Continue reading

Details on Huntley Drug Raid

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: One Million Dollar Bond Set for Significant Drug Dealer after Search Warrant in Huntley A Huntley man living a luxury lifestyle, along with his wife and three other persons, were charged Wednesday … Continue reading

Sheriff Reports on Holiday DUI Campaign Results

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Holiday Drunk Driving Traffic Safety Campaign Results During the holiday season, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office made it a top priority to reduce the deadly dangers from drunk drivers. Sheriff’s deputies … Continue reading

Red Ribbon Week Fights Drug Use

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney: McHenry County State’s Attorney Kicks Off Red Ribbon Week Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces the joint celebration of Red Ribbon Week with local schools. Red Ribbon Week commemorates … Continue reading

County Gets Federal $625,000 Teen Drug Education Grant

A press release from McHenry County: Office of National Drug Control Policy Awards $125,000 to McHenry County SAC The McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition (SAC), in collaboration with the McHenry County Regional Office of Education, has been awarded a 5 … Continue reading

The Advantage Group (TAG) Sunsets

“Am I going to have to leave?” the young man asked with uncertainty to TAG Pat Owens as my interview was winding down. He had been told that because of The Advantage Group’s closing there would be no group session … Continue reading

Feds Unleash RICO Against Gang Bangers Called “Hobos”

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: NINE ALLEGED MEMBERS OF HOBOS STREET GANG INDICTED IN RICO CONSPIRACY FOR MURDERS AND OTHER VIOLENT DRUG-RELATED CRIMES CHICAGO — Nine defendants who allegedly directed or participated in a violent, drug-trafficking street … Continue reading

County Supt. of Schools Urges Woodstock Police Monitoring to Protect Children

This comment from Regional Superintendent of Schools Leslie Schermerhorn appeared under the story about the stabbing in Woodstock: This incident occurred near three Woodstock schools. My guess is the stabbing was drug related. Children walk by this area every day, … Continue reading