Greenwood Baptist Minister Pleads Guilty to Child Porn

That’s what the Chicago Tribune is reporting. His name is Timothy Williams and he started Heritage Baptist Church in the old Greenwood Methodist Church in 2001 after the Northern Illinois Conference of the declining United Methodist Church sold it off … Continue reading

Motorcyclist Side Swipes Another, Neither with Helmets, One to Condell Hospital with “Life-Threatening Injuries”

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Serious Injury Motorcycle Crash September 12, 2016 A 45-year-old male was transported from the scene Sunday with life-threatening injuries following a two motorcycle side-swipe crash in unincorporated Nunda Township. Preliminary … Continue reading

Ron Salgado Retiring from State’s Attorney’s Office

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: RONALD J. SALGADO, CHIEF INVESTIGATOR, RETIRES FROM MCHENRY COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that, effective August 26, 2016, Ronald J. Salgado retired as Chief Investigator for the … Continue reading

LITH Man Killed in Route 23 Crash South of Harvard

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Traffic Crash A 22-year-old male was pronounced dead and a 23-year-old female was in critical condition following a traffic crash involving a pickup truck and passenger car in … Continue reading

County Fair Politics and Religion

Took a swing through the McHenry County Fair this afternoon. Figured it would be cooler than tomorrow. Coming in the back door in the best air conditioned building, I spotted the McHenry County Citizens for Choice first. Across the aisle, … Continue reading

Saturday Keystone Road Accident Sends 16-Year Old Girl to Advocate Condell Hospital

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Serious Injury Crash Involving a Juvenile A 16-year-old female juvenile was flown to Condell Hospital following a traffic crash involving a tractor-trailer and passenger car in unincorporated Richmond Township. Preliminary … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Sergeant Completes Northwestern University Course

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sergeant John Koziol graduates from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety Sergeant John Koziol graduates from Northwestern University’s Center for Sergeant John Koziol recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) … Continue reading

Opportunity for Seniors to Learn of Scams & Shred Documents Friday at 11:30

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Senior Scams Presentation and Shred Event The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with Senior Services to present information to the community on current scams happening here in McHenry County. The … Continue reading

RTA Sales Tax Could Displace Property Taxes Financing Sheriff’s Department

I’ve shared what the McHenry County Board could do to cut property taxes big time. They’ve already sliced $3 million of their $79 million real estate tax bill by zeroing out the levy for the Valley Hi Nursing Home. That’s … Continue reading

Prim Starting Police Explorers Post at Sheriff’s Department

A press release from McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim: Police Explorer Post applications available for new post youth 14-20 years of age, interested in career in law enforcement The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will be implementing a Police Explorer Post. … Continue reading