| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A McHenry County judge on Tuesday dropped a hate crime charge against a middle school boy who attacked a fellow student in February.
As part of a plea deal, the boy admitted guilt to the remaining charge, aggravated battery, and apologized to the victim...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A 15-year-old boy who was pulled from a pond in Woodstock on Thursday night after spending at least 90 minutes underwater has died, officials said today.
According to the McHenry County Coroner's office, the Crystal Lake boy died at Centegra Woodstock...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:44 PM
After allegedly harassing his ex-girlfriend for weeks, a man threatened the woman and her mother with a gun in a Northwest suburban home, shot a police officer who tried to intervene and was then fatally shot by police, authorities said.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Authorities said today they are looking for a Crystal Lake man in connection with a drug conspiracy case that already has resulted in the arrest of five people.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Terry R. Pugh, 24, whose last known address...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:37 PM
A McHenry County judge ruled Wednesday that school officials violated the law by building 51-foot-tall bleachers on the Crystal Lake South High School football field last fall without going through the city's zoning process.
But he stopped short of...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Marie Ann Vos believed every child should have the opportunity to feel the joy of performing music, a passion she developed as a youngster and later while playing with her high school band in Minnesota.
A longtime resident of Crystal Lake, Mrs. Vos...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 19-year-old Wilmette man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on Jan. 21 and charged with criminal damage to property after an investigation into a Dec. 29 incident on the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Two men charged in connection with unrelated homicides and arrested in Las Vegas appeared in McHenry County Circuit Court today, and one indicated he will post bond to get out of jail, authorities said.
Michael Romano was charged last month with first-...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:08 PM
NORMAL, Ill — After falling behind by six points late in the first game Friday, Benet reversed course to pull out a 25-22, 25-18 victory against Crystal Lake South in a Class 4A state semifinal at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
An Elmwood Park woman who claimed federal courts had no jurisdiction over her has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for filing 13 fraudulent tax returns claiming refunds of more than $8 million, prosecutors said today.
Sharon Alicia Anzaldi, 67, was...