Pete Gonigam’s Article on Zinke Report Decision

The reporting on Thursday’s court hearing before Judge Thomas Meyer by The First Electric Newspaper Editor and Publisher Pete Gonigam is worth reading. You can find his comments on the Freedom of Information Act case about the former Sheriff Keith … Continue reading

Gonigam Gets Permission to See Summary of Zinke Exoneration Report

Because the sound system is so bad, I can’t be sure what was said in the courtroom of Thomas Meyer Thursday morning. But I think he ruled that the Sheriff’s Office had waived its right to use an excuse in … Continue reading

Second 4th Amendment Suit Against Nygren, et al

A suit filed today by by Crystal Lake’s Pete Sonneville echoes one the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department lost to Jerome and Carla Pavlin. Sheriff’s deputies entered the Pavlin home north of Crystal Lake seeking their son without a search warrant. … Continue reading

Nygren Puts Pressure on Employees to Attend $45 Retirement Dinner

McHenry County Sheriff’s Department employees got an email yesterday urging them to attend Sheriff Keith Nygren’s retirement party Thursday night. And, what a deal! Instead of the $60 a person price, Sheriff’s Department employees who buy tickets will only be … Continue reading