Crystal Lake

Kalyani Sudhir | Crystal Lake police

16-Year-Old Girl Missing From Crystal Lake

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 16-year-old girl missing from northwest suburban Crystal Lake since Tuesday.


Joseph Laudicina (Credit: Crystal Lake Police)

Man Shot By Crystal Lake Police Released From Hospital Into Custody

Joseph Laudicina, 29, whose last known address was in the 1100 block of North Fischer Drive in Addison, was arrested at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday after being released from Centegra Hospital in Woodstock, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.


Joseph Laudicina | Crystal Lake police

Man Charged After Crystal Lake Police-Involved Shooting

A man who was shot by Crystal Lake police after charging at an officer with a knife early Monday was ordered held on a $300,000 bond Wednesday.


Crystal Lake Police and Illinois State Police investigate after a Crystal Lake officer shot a man early Monday morning. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Police: Crystal Lake Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Suspect

A man was in critical condition Monday morning, after a Crystal Lake police officer shot him, when the man allegedly lunged at the officer with a knife.


Crystal Lake South High School Bleachers

Crystal Lake Again Turns Down High School Bleacher Permit Request

It could be back to square one for a high school district in Crystal Lake, after the city council again refused to issue a permit for their two-year-old stadium bleachers.


Andres Gamez (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff)

Woodstock Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Young Relative

Andres Gamez, 33, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault of a family member under 18 and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under 5 years old, according to the McHenry County sheriff’s office.


A controlled burn got too close to some homes in Crystal Lake on Tuesday.  Minor damage reported. (CBS)

Controlled Burn Gets Too Close To Homes In Crystal Lake

Kenneth Caudle knows a thing or two about fire.


Trent James Keegan (Credit: Crystal Lake Police)

Man Charged With Robbing Crystal Lake Motel At Knifepoint

About 4:45 p.m., Trent James Keegan walked into the Super 8 at 577 Crystal Point Drive, jumped over the front counter and brandished a knife while demanding the cash from the motel clerk, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.


Surveillance image of a bank robbery suspect. (Crystal Lake Police)

Man Robs Crystal Lake Bank, Surveillance Images Released

The robbery happened about 4:15 p.m. Monday at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 265 West Virginia Street, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.


A woman suspect robs a bank in Crystal Lake. (surveillance image provided by Crystal Lake Police)

Woman Robs Northwest Suburban Bank

The woman went into the bank at 1185 S. Route 31 in Crystal Lake about 11 a.m. and handed the teller a note demanding cash, police said.


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Missing Teen Found Dead At Park In Crystal Lake

Police were called to Canterbury Park in Crystal Lake around 4:15 p.m. Monday, after a body was discovered with a handgun nearby. Tuesday morning, it was confirmed the victim was that of an 18-year-old student at Crystal Lake Central High School, who had been reported missing 10 days ago.


Adrian Salazar. (Photo provided by Crystal Lake Police)

Crystal Lake Schools Go On ‘Soft Lockdown’ As Police Search For Missing Teen

Soft lockdowns at schools in three districts in the northwest suburbs have been lifted. The schools went on lockdown amid concerns over a possible armed student in the area.


Gerard Xavier Golston. (McHenry County Jail)

Police Claim Man Threatened To Shoot Cop In Facebook Rap Video

A northwest suburban man is charged with a felony after saying in a rap video posted on Facebook that he would shoot a police officer, authorities said Tuesday.


Some of the 75 quarter horses staying on a farm in Hampshire, Ill., after they were abandoned. An animal rescue group is searching for homes for the horses before they are sent off to slaughter. (Credit: Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society)

Donors Give Money, Horses To Crystal Lake Family Losing 32 Horses After Barn Fire

The Crystal Lake family that lost 32 horses in a stable fire last week is awash in generosity as they try to move on, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.



Male Dies In Crystal Lake Fire

Authorities responded to the 1100 block of North Shore Drive at 2:41 p.m. for reports of a structure fire, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police. Arriving crews found a male outside showing “no signs of life.”


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Man Found Dead After Crystal Lake House Fire

A man in north suburban Crystal Lake was found dead after a house fire Tuesday afternoon.


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Community Honors Mom’s Fight Against Breast Cancer

What started as a cause with modest goals on Monday became an explosion of pink under Friday night lights for a high school mom in Crystal Lake. CBS 2’s Brad Edward reports.


Zachary Armijo (left) and Briana Villalobos (right) are accused of breaking into a Crystal Lake church, causing thousands of dollars in damage, and stealing a “considerable sum”  of property. (Credit: Crystal Lake Police)

Pair Breaks Into Crystal Lake Church, Causes Extensive Damage

A man and woman were charged with breaking into a northwest suburban church and causing several thousand dollars’ of damage in Crystal Lake early Thursday.


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Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle, Seriously Injured In Crystal Lake Crash

A bicyclist sustained serious injuries Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.


Meghana Kamineni of Lockport, participates during round two of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition May 28, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

5 Illinois Students Reach National Spelling Bee Semifinals

The competition began Wednesday with more than 280 students from around the country, but only 46 spellers advanced to the semifinals using scores from onstage words and a computerized spelling-vocabulary test.