Operation Click Gives Away Three Cars

Started in 1998 with the three high schools in Crystal Lake cooperating with the CL Police Department and the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce, Operation Click is now a robust two-state enterprise dedicated to keeping teens safe while driving their … Continue reading

Advocates for Abused & Neglected Children Hold Fundraiser – Part 1

Maybe you have seen the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie. The McHenry County version of that movie for abused and neglected children gathered at d’Andrea’s Tuesday morning. They are called CASA’s–Court Appointed Child Advocates. Several spoke, plus there was a … Continue reading

Sheriff Hiring Corrections Officers

From the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Corrections Officer Applications Now Available: Testing is May 27th. Check out our website for more information The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for the position of Correctional Officer. Physical fitness tests … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Continued CALEA Accreditation

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: MCHENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE APPLIES FOR REACCREDITATION FROM NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive Monday, March 20, … Continue reading

Oakwood Hills Residents Seek to Trade Protection by Police Department for Sheriff’s Office

A petition is circulating in Oakwood Hills to encourage the village board to eliminate its police department and contract with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department for protection. It says, We, the citizens of Oakwood Hills Illinois, demand that the Oakwood … Continue reading

McHenry County Community Foundation Donates Money to Buy Automatic External Defibrillators

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff’s Department Receives Grant The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced that it has been awarded a $17,500 grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation to purchase Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) and train deputies … Continue reading

McHenry County Sheriff Hiring Deputies

From the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Taking Applications for Sheriff’s Deputies The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for Sheriff’s deputies. Individuals interested in a professional, rewarding career in law enforcement are encouraged to apply. Testing will take … Continue reading

Another Drug-Induced Homicide Arrest

A press from the McHenry  County Sheriff’s Department: McHenry Man Arrested for Drug-Induced Homicide Glen L. Miculinic, 65, of McHenry, was arrested today on Drug-Induced Homicide charges. On January 11, 2017, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Shell gas … Continue reading

Huntley Man Dies in Vehicle Accident Northwest of Wonder Lake

Dr. Anne Majewski, McHenry County Coroner reveals that the Huntley man killed northwest of Wonder Lake is Frank Gianfortune. A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Single Vehicle Crash A 65-year-old Huntley man was … Continue reading

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