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, according to...
Multiple Crashes at Same Intersection Send 5 to Hospital

Multiple Crashes at Same Intersection Send 5 to Hospital

Two traffic accidents in the same spot sent five people to the hospital over the course of several days. The intersection of Hartland Road and Highway 14 in rural Woodstock was the site of a rollover crash March 28 that injured three people, two of them critically....
WPD Seeks ID Help in Fatal Hit-and-Run

WPD Seeks ID Help in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Woodstock Police are trying to locate the driver of a red car who they believe fatally struck a pedestrian March 30. At 9:48 p.m., WPD and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District crews responded to the intersection of Highway 14 and Lake Shore drive for a report of a...
Fire Destroys Woodstock Apartment Building, 50 Displaced

Fire Destroys Woodstock Apartment Building, 50 Displaced

A huge fire destroyed an entire apartment building and displaced about 50 people March 25, causing an estimated $2.3 million in damage, according to the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District. No one was killed and there were no major injuries in the early-morning blaze at...
Police: No Danger to Public from Incident on Maple

Police: No Danger to Public from Incident on Maple

An 18-year-old man was airlifted the evening of March 6 after what police say was a self-inflicted knife wound. Personnel from Woodstock Police Department and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded to the 200 block of Maple Avenue around 8 p.m. Due to the severity...

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