The Bianchi Show Trial

Six reporters were in the McHenry County Courtroom of Winnebago County Judge Joseph McGraw today for round two of “Those who don’t want Lou Bianchi to be State’s Attorney” v. Lou Bianchi. I’ll get to the guts of the testimony … Continue reading

Pipe-Weilding Crystal Lake Convenience Store Robber Convicted

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney: JURY FINDS MAN GUILTY OF ARMED ROBBERY AND AGGRAVATED BATTERY Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that twenty-four year old Daniel Charneski, of Freeport, Illinois, was found guilty yesterday … Continue reading

Mike McCleary Criminal Charges Dismissed

Charges against the second McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Investigator have been dismissed by Rockford Judge Joseph McGraw. His name is Mike McCleary. Arguments were made for dismissal by his Rockford attorney Christopher DeRango. You can read the judge’s questions on … Continue reading

Bianchi Continues Campaign Against Drunk Drivers

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi continues his campaign against drunk drivers, as is evidenced by the following press release: WOODSTOCK WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED DUI CAUSING DEATH Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Tania Cederholm, … Continue reading

Misdemeanor Battery Charges Filed Against Five Prairie Ridge Wrestlers

Five Prairie Ridge High School wrestlers were charged with misdemeanor battery for hazing other team members, an article in the Daily Herald by Chuck Keeshan reports. The arrests were made about a month after the issue surfaced on WMAQ-TV. In … Continue reading

Carlton Maynor Convicted of Drug Induced Homicide

The following press release was received from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis A. Bianchi announces that a jury returned a guilty verdict against Defendant Carlton Maynor for the offense of Drug Induced Homicide, after … Continue reading