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  • Sixth man sought in drug conspiracy case in McHenry County

    Sixth man sought in drug conspiracy case in McHenry County
    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...
  • Las Vegas man charged with '06 slaying of parents near Cary

    Las Vegas man charged with '06 slaying of parents near Cary
    More than seven years after Michael Romano told investigators he found his parents’ bodies in their home near Crystal Lake, prosecutors said Thursday they have charged him with the couple’s murders. Nick Romano, 71, and Gloria Romano, 65,...
  • Slush causes 'hazardous' conditions in Lake County

    Slush causes 'hazardous' conditions in Lake County
    Kent McKenzie, emergency management coordinator for Lake County, said that slush and snow caused hazardous driving conditions early today. "We had many, many cars off the road and in ditches, especially in the northern half of the county," he said....
  • Patt leads Lake Co. sheriff primary; McHenry Co. contest close

    Patt leads Lake Co. sheriff primary; McHenry Co. contest close
    Suburban voters weighed in on a number of tax measures and other referendum questions Tuesday and cast ballots in the collar counties for nominees to replace two longtime sheriffs. North suburban In a Democratic race for the sheriff's nomination in...
  • Middle school student accused of hate crime

    Middle school student accused of hate crime
    A middle school student has been charged as a juvenile with aggravated battery and a hate crime following a fight at a northwest suburban school that left a student with broken collarbones, police said. The student at Hannah Beardsley Middle School in...
  • Judge rules Crystal Lake school violated law by building bleachers

    Judge rules Crystal Lake school violated law by building bleachers
    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...
  • Ex-youth baseball coach gets 2 years for child porn

    Ex-youth baseball coach gets 2 years for child porn
    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. "The court...
  • Marie Ann Vos, 1938-2014

     Marie Ann Vos, 1938-2014
    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...
  • Ex-Crystal Lake police officer charged with workers' comp fraud

    Ex-Crystal Lake police officer charged with workers' comp fraud
    A former Crystal Lake police officer has been indicted on charges of fraud for allegedly claiming workers’ compensation for a wrist injury while he was lifting weights at the police station.   Michael Avila, 33, of Crystal Lake, was arraigned...
  • Beecher's century-old mausoleum teetering on ruin

     Beecher's century-old mausoleum teetering on ruin
    Joseph Cloidt survived the Civil War battles of Bull Run and Gettysburg, serving at one point as bodyguard to President Abraham Lincoln. Arthur Hinze fought in Germany and France in World War I. And Raymond John Bielfeldt died of tuberculosis contracted...
  • Video visits at Illinois jails praised as efficient, criticized as impersonal

    Video visits at Illinois jails praised as efficient, criticized as impersonal
    Marilyn Murphy went to Lake County Jail to see her son. What she saw was an image of him on a television screen. She visited with her 22-year-old son while she sat in an empty room and he sat in a jail pod in another part of the building. Murphy and...