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Holiday Hills shooter's wife says McHenry County jail violated contact order

WOODSTOCK – A day after sentencing Scott B. Peters to what amounts to life in prison, a McHenry County judge apologized to Peters' wife beca ...
June 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm

Holiday Hills shooter gets 135 years for shooting McHenry County deputies

WOODSTOCK – The Holiday Hills shooter convicted of ambushing sheriff’s deputies who responded to his home in the middle of the night will sp ...
June 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Judge: Holiday Hills shooter Scott Peters' motion for new trial is without merit

WOODSTOCK – Line by line, a McHenry County judge went over Scott Peters' motion for a new trial, but eventually determined that none of the ...
June 12, 2015 - 11:49 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 19
5 to 9 Years 31
10 to 14 Years 44
15 to 19 Years 54
20 to 24 Years 37
25 to 34 Years 64
35 to 44 Years 77
45 to 54 Years 180
55 to 59 Years 60
60 to 64 Years 54
65 to 74 Years 60
75 to 84 Years 4
85 Years and Over 2
Median Age (in years) 45.7

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Ancestry

American 56 6.0%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 20 2.1%
Danish 0 0.0%
Dutch 35 3.7%
English 82 8.7%
French (except Basque) 28 3.0%
French Canadian 0 0.0%
German 258 27.5%
Greek 2 0.2%
Hungarian 4 0.4%
Irish 123 13.1%
Italian 39 4.2%
Lithuanian 23 2.5%
Norwegian 40 4.3%
Polish 112 11.9%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 21 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 14 1.5%
Scottish 23 2.5%
Slovak 2 0.2%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 46 4.9%
Swiss 4 0.4%
Ukrainian 4 0.4%
Welsh 2 0.2%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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McHenry County's Lemonade Brigade promotes movement worldwide

McHENRY – Aubrey Hennig will sell lemonade with a dash of hope this weekend.Hennig, 12, of McHenry, is one of the core members of the Lemona ...
June 5, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Holiday Hills shooter claims abuse, unfair trial, ineffective counsel

WOODSTOCK – In court documents filed without the assistance of his attorneys, Scott Peters alleges he was abused in jail, his attorneys "bot ...
June 5, 2015 - 11:25 pm

McHenry County, military surplus and police militarization: A tale of two MRAPs

McHenry County Sheriff’s Sgt. Eric Ellis and the rest of his SWAT team were on edge as they surrounded the Holiday Hills home of Scott Peter ...
May 26, 2015 - 12:53 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 7 1.4%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 36 7.2%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 238 47.5%
Some College, No Degree 121 24.2%
Associates Degree 26 5.2%
Bachelor's Degree 57 11.4%
Graduate or Professional Degree 16 3.2%
Population 25 years and Over 501
High School Graduate or Higher 91.41&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 14.57%

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Gender

Male 346 50.44%
Female 340 49.56%
Total Population 686

McHenry County military surplus, general equipment acquired through 1033 Program

The Defense Logistics Agency tracks military surplus, both weapons and general issue, that it gives to local law enforcement agencies under ...
May 23, 2015 - 11:00 pm

McHenry County military surplus, tactical equipment acquired through 1033 Program

The Defense Logistics Agency tracks military surplus, both weapons and general issue, that it gives to local law enforcement agencies under ...
May 23, 2015 - 11:00 pm

Judge rejects new trial request for Holiday Hills shooter

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County judge who presided over the criminal proceedings for Scott B. Peters rejected Peters’ request for a new trial ...
May 14, 2015 - 12:55 am

Household Type

Total Households 276
Family Households 193 69.92&
with own children under 18 years 62 22.46%

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 276
Owner-Occupied 256 92.75%
Renter Occupied 20 7.24&

Holiday Hills shooting: Scott Peters found guilty of attempted murder

WOODSTOCK – Scott Peters sat motionless looking forward as a judge read his verdict in front of a packed courtroom. "We the jury, find Scott ...
April 30, 2015 - 11:58 pm

McHenry County sheriff's statement on Holiday Hills shooting conviction

McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim's statement on the Holiday Hills shooting after Scott Peters' conviction:If ever someone can truly state th ...
April 30, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Holiday Hills shooting trial: Scott Peters' police interrogation played in court

WOODSTOCK – The sound of gunfire rang out in the courtroom Wednesday afternoon as prosecutors played scanner traffic in the trial for a man ...
April 30, 2015 - 1:16 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1333

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 204
Median (dollars) $1588
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 52
Median (dollars) $611

Holiday Hills shooting trial: McHenry County Sheriff's deputies testify about 'ambush'

WOODSTOCK – It started as a routine call for police service.It's about 1:16 a.m. Well-being check. Third party caller from Michigan. Woman b ...
April 29, 2015 - 1:23 pm

Holiday Hills shooting trial for Scott Peters will begin Tuesday

WOODSTOCK – Opening arguments are planned for Tuesday in the trial of Scott B. Peters, the Holiday Hills man accused of shooting and injurin ...
April 28, 2015 - 10:42 am

McCaleb: McHenry County court must join 21st century, allow cameras

A little more than six months ago, McHenry County sheriff deputies responding to a domestic dispute call in Holiday Hills found themselves o ...
April 26, 2015 - 8:31 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $166,700

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $55,000

No uniformed officers, wheelchair for accused Holiday Hills shooter at trial, judge rules

WOODSTOCK – Off-duty officers cannot be in uniform to observe the trial for Scott B. Peters because their presence in the courtroom could sw ...
April 23, 2015 - 2:38 pm

Scott Peters attorney: Potential witness conflict in Holiday Hills shooting case

WOODSTOCK – A potential witness disclosed by prosecutors presents a conflict for attorneys representing Scott Peters, his public defenders t ...
April 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm

McHenry County deputies sue Scott Peters, aunt over shooting injuries

WOODSTOCK – Two McHenry County sheriff’s deputies injured in the line of duty are suing the man accused of shooting them and the woman who a ...
April 11, 2015 - 11:28 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 3 0.02%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 16 0.10%
Construction 41 0.26%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 59 0.38%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 41 0.26%
Information 6 0.04%
Manufacturing 56 0.36%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 19 0.12%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 32 0.21%
Public Administration 25 0.16%
Retail Trade 12 0.08%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 35 0.23%
Wholesale Trade 19 0.12%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 364

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Land

Area (in square miles) 0.95
Density (in square feet) 722.11

Scott Peters defense: No uniformed cops at trial for allegedly shooting deputies

WOODSTOCK – Defense attorneys for the man accused of firing at and injuring McHenry County sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday the presence of ...
April 9, 2015 - 12:33 am

Election 2015: Contested McHenry County races abound on Tuesday ballot

OK, voters, it’s up to you this Tuesday.More than 40 races to determine who represents you – or who doesn’t – on city councils, school board ...
April 4, 2015 - 10:41 pm

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
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) 25
Cuban 0
Mexican 25
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 0
Total Population 25
Not Hispanic or Latino 661
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 1
Asian Alone 0
Black or African American Alone 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 3
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 3
White Alone 657
Total Population 686

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Schools

Elementary Schools McHenry Community Consolidated School Dist. 15
Secondary Schools McHenry Community High School Dist. 156

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