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.
A Catholic Church in the northwestern suburbs tried something new on Wednesday to try to get occasional-Catholics to become more regular Mass-goers.
A northwest suburban man was arrested Saturday after wielding a gun and threatening family members, who barricaded themselves inside a room to escape him.
CBS 2 visited a gun show at the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn.
CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman spoke with Nancy’s former sister-in-law Saturday morning in Crystal Lake, and learned a lot more about the killer.
Investigators in Chicago are trying to determine what led to the death of a 21-year-old Crystal Lake man.
For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.
A teachers’ strike at Prairie Grove School District 46, in that suburb and part of Crystal Lake, has ended after just one missed day of school.
Federal charges have been leveled against five people, in alleged schemes to cheat veterans and the military.
Crystal Lake Police say they are stepping up patrols in one neighborhood hit by three car fires overnight.
Two friends, two vehicles, and alleged alcohol use became a regrettable combination this week in McHenry County.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (CBS) — An electronic billboard proposed to be built just outside Crystal Lake has city leaders so vexed, they’ve increased the size of the city. As WBBM Newsradio’s John Waelti reports, the […]
The body of Colorado movie massacre victim John Larimer was returned to his hometown Thursday with a procession and greeting not unlike those given local residents who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Some children in Crystal Lake learned a tough lesson this week that hard work and plans can sometimes go awry.
- Two Charged With River North BurglariesTwo people have been charged with burglary in connection with a spate of robberies this month in the River North neighborhood.98
- Portage Theater Closed For NowThe 93-year-old landmark theater at 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. was shut down on Friday after Ald. John Arena (45th) blocked Carranza’s application for a liquor license, according to Carranza.90
- Man Shot And Killed Inside Hyde Park HomeA murder in Hyde Park, just blocks away from President Barack Obama's home.213
- Noise From Music Fest At Chicagoland Speedway Has Neighbors Up In ArmsMost of the complaints seem to be coming from the east of the Chicagoland Speedway in new Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena as grandstands protect the other three sides.127
- Roseland Hospital Cuts Staff, Salaries To Keep Doors OpenAs it waits to hear if it’ll receive a $7 million bailout to stay open, Roseland Community Hospital laid off almost 70 employees, and other hospital employees will take a pay cut.89
- Rev. Jackson: School Closings UndemocraticOpponents of Chicago school closures are vowing to fight on, but they appear to have little chance of reversing the mayor's agenda... unless a federal judge steps in, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.90
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