Judge Michael Feetterer Has Successful Fundraiser

Circuit Court Judge Michael Feetterer filled the room at Marzano’s Italian Restaurant in McHenry. Standing room only. Candidates for other officers attended. People were passing petitions. Two of three McHenry County Clerk candidates, Nick Provenzano and Mary McClellan, were in … Continue reading

Bianchi Lawyer Says Charges “Chickens**t”

Judge Sharon Prather’s courtroom Friday was more packed than I have seen it since the 22nd Judicial Circuit was inaugurated. People were crammed in chock-o-block, many wearing carnations in support of McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi. The hearing was … Continue reading

Bianchi Continues Crusade Against Drunk Drivers

Still another press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney telling of his office’s getting significant sentences for those driving while intoxicated: SHANNON SCHROEDER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR AGGRAVATED DUI CAUSING GREAT BODILY HARM Louis A. Bianchi, … Continue reading

Island Lake Man Gets Ten Years for Aggravated Criminal Sex Abuse, Witness Harrassment

The following press release has been received from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: MARC CARDER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE AND WITNESS HARASSMENT Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Marc … Continue reading

Ten Years for Leaving Friend to Die after Providing Heroin

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: AMANDA COOTS SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG INDUCED HOMICIDE Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Amanda Coots of Wauconda was sentenced today to 10 … Continue reading

Man Who Threatened to Rape & Kill 17-Year Old Special Needs Woodstock Girl Back on the Street

September 25, 2009, McHenry County Blog ran the press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney about Marcus Sessom. Although the sentence could have been from 2-10 years, according to the release, Sessom is already back on the street. Thanks to … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Bar Brawl Results in Armed Violence, Aggravated Battery and Mob Action Convictions

The following press release has arrived from the State’s Attorney’s Office: WOODSTOCK MAN FOUND GUILTY OF ARMED VIOLENCE FOR DOUBLE STABBING IN UNINCORPORATED CRYSTAL LAKE Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, reports that on March 4, 2010, Defendant Keith … Continue reading

Sex Abuser Convicted after Plea for Forgiveness Prompts Charges

The following press release was received from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. There’s an interesting twist to this case. The man was in prison for bank robbery and went to his niece, now in her 20’s, after getting out … Continue reading