A Crystal Laker’s Story of the Delta Company "Welcome Home" Celebration in Woodstock Friday

Crystal Lake resident Janness Abraham sent me this email. It was so good, I asked if I could share it more broadly on McHenry County Blog. She agreed and here it is: Friday, I humbly attended the homecoming of the … Continue reading

Illinois National Guard Delta Company Comes Home

Algonquin’s Gary Jenson sent me some more photos of the National Guard “Welcome Home!” ceremony in Woodstock on Friday. The gazebo on the Square was bedecked in ribbons for the four men who were killed in Afghanistan. The roar of … Continue reading

FBI Traps Crooked Cops

This isn’t local but since the extent of the corruption among Cook County Sheriff’s deputies and South Suburban policemen might interest you, I’d thought I’d post the U.S. Attorney’s press release, which follows. If you would like to read FBI … Continue reading

FBI Traps Crooked Cops

This isn’t local but since the extent of the corruption among Cook County Sheriff’s deputies and South Suburban policemen might interest you, I’d thought I’d post the U.S. Attorney’s press release, which follows. If you would like to read FBI … Continue reading

Afghanistan Deployed Illinois National Guard Major Arrested for Bribery and Conspiracy

Chicago crooks have apparently gone international by way of the Illinois National Guard. A Major Christopher P. West with hometown listed as Chicago has been arrested Monday in Chicago for bribery and conspiracy. He and co-defendant Air Force Tech. Sgt. … Continue reading

Afghanistan Deployed Illinois National Guard Major Arrested for Bribery and Conspiracy

Chicago crooks have apparently gone international by way of the Illinois National Guard. A Major Christopher P. West with hometown listed as Chicago has been arrested Monday in Chicago for bribery and conspiracy. He and co-defendant Air Force Tech. Sgt. … Continue reading