McHenry County honors heroes of Holiday Hills shootout
Nov 18, 2014 6:57 PM - It was a day of firsts for the McHenry County sheriff's office. The department awarded two purple hearts, an award of valor, and unit citations for the entire detective and patrol divisions. The awards honored the first responders and supporting officers who saved the day on Oct. 16 when a domestic dispute call in Holiday Hills turned into a shootout. "We have so much to be thankful for this season," Sheriff Keith Nygren said.