Prosecutor Robert Zalud Wins Murder Conviction

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: HOWARD DIBBERN FOUND GUILTY OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER, UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE, AND CONCEALMENT OF A HOMICIDAL DEATH Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Howard Dibbern, 52, … Continue reading

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

Carrie Gil Found Guilty of Attempted Murder & Arson

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: CARRIE GIL CONVICTED OF ATTEMPT FIRST DEGREE MURDER, AGGRAVATED ARSON AND RESIDENTIAL ARSON Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Carrie Gil, 46, formerly of Crystal Lake, was … Continue reading

Burrito Express Killed Sentenced for Third Time

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: KENNETH SMITH SENTENCED FOR THE THIRD TIME TO 67 YEARS IN PRISON FOR THE OFFENSE OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 35 year … Continue reading

Buritto Express Murderer Convicted

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 35-year old Kenneth Smith was found guilty of First Degree Murder and Attempt Armed Robbery. The evidence at trial proved beyond … Continue reading