| May 30, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A west suburban eighth-grader finished in the top six of the Scripps National Spelling Bee championship finals this evening.
Alia Abiad of McClure Junior High School in Western Springs was one of 12 finalists at the prestigious competition in Washington,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Neighboring mayors and environmentalists expressed concerns but withheld judgment Wednesday about a proposed gas-fired power plant in far northwest suburban Oakwood Hills.
The main concern was that the generating plant might draw too much groundwater...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Highwood City Manager Scott Hartman is leaving Highwood next month to become the new deputy county administrator for McHenry County.
In a recent interview, Hartman said the county job was better for his family and closer to his Crystal Lake home. But...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:12 PM
For the second time in less than three years, a Crystal Lake woman has been arrested and charged with cruel treatment of horses in her care, officials said today.
Jamie Koy, 39, of the 6100 block of East Hillside Drive, already was on probation for a...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:28 AM
A crash in northwest suburban Crystal Lake left one person dead and another critically injured Monday, authorities said.
About 5:45 p.m., a southbound Toyota Camry 4-door crossed into a northbound lane on Pyott Road just south of Rakow Road, striking...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A McHenry County judge was not swayed today by a doctor’s claim that a former Crystal Lake youth baseball coach could be cured by "community-based" treatment.
Instead, the judge sentenced the 41-year-old man to two years in prison.
| 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...