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Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting sentenced to one year in prison

WOODSTOCK – A Fox Lake woman was sentenced to one year in prison for her involvement in a 2014 police shooting.McHenry County Judge Michael ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Plans for Woodman's grocery store in Lakemoor move forward

LAKEMOOR – Plans for a Woodman’s Food Market at the intersection of Routes 120 and 12 are moving forward, Lakemoor Mayor Todd Weihofen said.
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:09 am

Fox Lake police ID woman whose body was found in Nippersink Lake

FOX LAKE – Police said they do not suspect foul play in the death of a 57-year-old woman whose body they recovered Saturday afternoon from N ...
Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:32 am

Age

Under 5 Years 725
5 to 9 Years 532
10 to 14 Years 604
15 to 19 Years 670
20 to 24 Years 586
25 to 34 Years 1468
35 to 44 Years 1654
45 to 54 Years 1675
55 to 59 Years 739
60 to 64 Years 598
65 to 74 Years 839
75 to 84 Years 477
85 Years and Over 201
Median Age (in years) 39.7

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Ancestry

American 209 1.7%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 134 1.1%
Danish 119 1.0%
Dutch 132 1.1%
English 475 3.9%
French (except Basque) 223 1.8%
French Canadian 109 0.9%
German 3,295 27.2%
Greek 118 1.0%
Hungarian 111 0.9%
Irish 2,080 17.2%
Italian 1,251 10.3%
Lithuanian 70 0.6%
Norwegian 238 2.0%
Polish 2,412 19.9%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 94 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 168 1.4%
Scottish 232 1.9%
Slovak 12 0.1%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 444 3.7%
Swiss 35 0.3%
Ukrainian 91 0.8%
Welsh 41 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Pistakee Highlands-area crash sends 2 men to hospital, officials say

PISTAKEE HIGHLANDS – Two men were sent to the hospital Tuesday after a crash just north of Pistakee Highlands, officials said.Fox Lake Fire ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:46 am

Judge delays trial for Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow

WAUKEGAN – A judge has delayed a felony trial for the widow of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, who killed himself and made it look li ...
Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:17 am

Gliniewicz case to be featured on Investigation Discovery TV show

FOX LAKE – A national TV network will revisit the case of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz next week.Gliniewicz will be featu ...
Nov. 12, 2016 - 10:01 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 250 3.3%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 462 6.0%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 2,581 33.7%
Some College, No Degree 2,502 32.7%
Associates Degree 556 7.3%
Bachelor's Degree 985 12.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 315 4.1%
Population 25 years and Over 7,651
High School Graduate or Higher 90.69%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 16.99%

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Gender

Male 5,207 48.36%
Female 5,561 51.64%
Total Population 10,768

 

Fox Lake woman shot by deputies guilty of aggravated assault, gun charges, judge rules

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found a Fox Lake woman who authorities say advanced toward and pointed an assault rifle at police officer ...
Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:28 am

4 newcomers running for 2 open seats in McHenry County Board District 4

Voters in McHenry County Board District 4 will be choosing new faces Nov. 8 to represent them.All four candidates for the two open seats – R ...
Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am

McHenry County judge to determine fate of Fox Lake woman shot by deputies

WOODSTOCK – The bench trial for a case prosecutors said was an attempted “suicide by cop” concluded after its second day, but a McHenry Coun ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:53 pm

Household Type

Total Households 4,464
Family Households 2,712 60.75%
with own children under 18 years 1,245 27.88&

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 4,464
Owner-Occupied 3,183 71.30%
Renter Occupied 1,281 28.69&

 

Prosecutor: Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting had ‘personal problems'

WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said Elizabeth Kloss was dealing with “personal problems” when she advanced toward McHenry County sheriff’s deputies ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:02 am

Trial set to begin for Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting

WOODSTOCK – A bench trial is set to begin Monday for a Fox Lake woman who was shot in the neck by deputies in 2014 after making suicidal sta ...
Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:03 am

New judge will hear Melodie Gliniewicz's motion to dismiss Fox Lake misuse of charitable funds charges

A new judge will hear a motion to dismiss misuse of charitable funds charges against Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of disgraced Fox Lake Pol ...
Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:59 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $868

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 2,496
Median (dollars) $1697
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 687
Median (dollars) $647

 

Car bought to benefit Gliniewicz family to be auctioned off for new purpose

VOLO – About a year ago, Tim Potoczny bought a 2002 California Highway Patrol Camaro to benefit the family of Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Glinie ...
Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:35 am

Judge OKs testimony on events before 2014 police shooting for Fox Lake woman's assault trial

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will allow a Fox Lake woman’s actions the day before she was shot in the neck by deputies after making su ...
Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:35 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $181,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $54,920

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 16 0.10%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 495 3.19%
Construction 432 2.79%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 906 5.84%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 366 2.36%
Information 146 0.94%
Manufacturing 837 5.40%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 123 0.79%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 569 3.67%
Public Administration 158 1.02%
Retail Trade 717 4.63%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 199 1.28%
Wholesale Trade 327 2.11%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 5,291

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Land

Area (in square miles) 8.12
Density (in square feet) 1,326.11

 

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Brad Schneider
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,120
Cuban 0
Mexican 688
Other Hispanic or Latino 155
Puerto Rican 277
Total Population 1,120
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,648
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 35
Asian Alone 364
Black or African American Alone 150
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 73
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 73
White Alone 9,026
Total Population 10,768

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Schools

Elementary Schools Fox Lake Grade School Dist. 114
Secondary Schools Grant Community High School Dist. 124
Secondary Schools Richmond-Burton Community High School Dist. 157

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