Hebron Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Lamb Road

A 26-year-old Hebron man was killed July 2 when his motorcycle crashed in unincorporated Woodstock. Anthony R. Para was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:54 p.m., according to a press release from the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.  Crews from Woodstock...
Cops Examining Video Evidence Related to Fatal Shooting

Cops Examining Video Evidence Related to Fatal Shooting

Police are examining video footage as part of an investigation into a fatal shooting that took place near the Woodstock Square last week. Cesar Rangel, 41, of Woodstock, was found shot around 1:15 a.m. June 16 in a public parking lot at the corner of East Calhoun and...
Person Shot Dead in Woodstock Parking Lot

Person Shot Dead in Woodstock Parking Lot

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in Woodstock early this morning. A male was found shot in a public parking lot at the corner of East Calhoun and South Jefferson streets at around 1:15 a.m., Woodstock Police Chief John Lieb said. The victim...
Child Critically Injured in Bike Accident on 47

Child Critically Injured in Bike Accident on 47

A Marengo boy was critically injured when his bicycle collided with a pickup truck in Woodstock May 28. At 9:13 p.m., crews from the Woodstock Police Department and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded to the scene of a crash near the intersection of Irving Avenue...
Woodstock man killed in single-vehicle crash on Lamb Road

Woodstock man killed in single-vehicle crash on Lamb Road

A one-car crash in the early morning hours of May 7 claimed the life of a Woodstock man. Crews from McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded at approximately 3:42 a.m. to the scene of a single-vehicle crash that occurred in the 1500...
Crash at Lucas and 47 Sends 1 to Hospital

Crash at Lucas and 47 Sends 1 to Hospital

A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 47 and Lucas Road sent one person to the hospital April 26. Woodstock Police and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District crews were called to the scene at 7:57 p.m. The driver of a Chevy Malibu was westbound on Lucas and did not...
Woman Killed by Metra Train in Woodstock

Woman Killed by Metra Train in Woodstock

A Metra train struck and killed a 35-year-old woman in Woodstock April 27. Personnel from the Woodstock Police Department were dispatched at 2:05 a.m. According to WPD, the responding officers found the victim deceased on the tracks near 508 Lake Ave. Woodstock...
Emergency Dispatch Center to Close Soon

Emergency Dispatch Center to Close Soon

Ten emergency dispatchers with more than 125 years of combined experience were honored by the city of Woodstock April 18, several weeks before the Woodstock Police Department’s telecommunications division closes. The WPD’s emergency dispatch center will end operations...

Fuller Wins Dorr Highway Race, Murray Wins in Hartland

Challenger John Fuller will be Dorr Township’s new highway commissioner after winning one of only a handful of contested township races in the Woodstock area. Fuller just edged incumbent Tom Thurman by 1,142 votes to 1,100 votes in the April 4 election,...

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