16-Year Faith Kies Killed in Phoenix

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Missing Woodstock Teen Victim of Homicide in Phoenix, Arizona On Thursday, January 14, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office took a missing juvenile report from a residence in unincorporated Woodstock. The parents of … Continue reading

Former Chicago Policeman Gets Life for Plan to Kidnap, Torture, Extort and Murder

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: STEVEN MANDELL SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR BARBARIC 2012 PLOT TO KIDNAP, EXTORT AND KILL VICTIM IN NORTH SIDE TORTURE CHAMBER CHICAGO — A northwest suburban man was sentenced today to … Continue reading

Parole Board Chairman Seeks Comments on Mark Smith’s Application

Adam Monreal, Chairman of the Illinois Parole Board posted the following request under the article entitled, Nichole Owens’ Opposition to McHenry County Serial Killer Mark Smith’s Parole Please send any and all information to the email address. I am the … Continue reading

Murder in Wonder Lake Results in 32 Years in Pen

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: RICHARD NIELSEN SENTENCED TO 32 YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Richard G. Nielsen,  53, formerly of Wonder Lake, was sentenced … 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