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.
A four-door Toyota was headed south on Pyott Road from Rakow Road about 5:45 p.m. when it crossed into the northbound lane and collided head-on with a four-door Honda.
A 15-year-old boy has died after he was pulled out of a pond in northwest suburban McHenry County late Thursday night.
Erasmo William Herrera, 20, was charged with two felony counts of criminal trespass to a residence, a felony and misdemeanor count each of criminal damage to property and one misdemeanor count of battery, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.
A teenage bicyclist had to be airlifted to a northwest suburban hospital after she was hit by a car in Crystal Lake Wednesday evening.
former northwest suburban police officer has been charged with fraud for exaggerating the severity of a wrist injury he suffered at work to obtain benefits, state authorities announced Tuesday.
On Tuesday, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov broke the story about a 14-year-old student who was charged with a hate crime against a fellow classmate.
An alleged hate crime, in a northwest suburban school results in felony charges against an eighth grader Tuesday.
even people, including a three-month-old child, were hurt in a crash in northwest suburban Crystal Lake Friday evening.
An Illinois man is being treated for hypothermia after his snowmobile fell through the ice on a lake in northern Wisconsin.
A northwest suburban man is in critical condition after he was hit by an ice cream truck while crossing a highway Monday night in Crystal Lake.
Jimmy Bell Jr., 30, of Elgin was arrested Monday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala. at the home of a relative after a warrant was issued for his arrest on two counts of attempted homicide.
A manhunt is underway by police in McHenry County for the ex-boyfriend of a woman left for dead this morning in her Crystal Lake home.
Federal prosecutors have alleged 46-year-old Michael McKay sent out fake money orders – ranging from $900 to $2,000 – to more than 600 homes across the U.S., asking people to be “secret shoppers.”
It’s become a crisis in the far northwest suburbs: teen after teen taking their own lives. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
A house in Crystal Lake was completely destroyed in a fire Wednesday afternoon, and two firefighters suffered heat-related injuries while fighting the blaze, which spread to four neighboring homes.
A man died Sunday after a dirt bike crash last week in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.
A suburban businessman thinks he’s found a new opening in the bar business: a bar that serves no alcohol, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Police are investigating the death of a northwest suburban Crystal Lake man who died after a fire in his home Sunday morning.
A Crystal Lake Central High School student was arrested Thursday after a hidden camera was discovered in the boy’s athletic locker room, police said.