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Police: Crystal Lake Man Dead After House Fire

Police are investigating the death of a northwest suburban Crystal Lake man who died after a fire in his home Sunday morning.

04/14/2013

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Hidden Camera Found In High School Locker Room, Student Charged

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.

03/07/2013

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Church Uses Texting To Engage Members During Lent

A Catholic Church in the northwestern suburbs tried something new on Wednesday to try to get occasional-Catholics to become more regular Mass-goers.

02/14/2013

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Man Threatened Family Members Inside Crystal Lake Home

A northwest suburban man was arrested Saturday after wielding a gun and threatening family members, who barricaded themselves inside a room to escape him.

12/30/2012

Derrick Blakely visits a gun show in Crystal Lake. (Credit: CBS)

Local Gun Show Camera Shy

CBS 2 visited a gun show at the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn.

12/23/2012

Marsha Lanza talks about the family life of the shooter in Newtown Conn. (Credit: CBS)

Crystal Lake Aunt Gives Insight On Newtown Shooter’s Family Life

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.

12/15/2012

Crystal Lake Man Found Dead In Chicago Alley

Investigators in Chicago are trying to determine what led to the death of a 21-year-old Crystal Lake man.

11/19/2012

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Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In Chicago

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.

11/06/2012

Teachers at Prairie Grove School District 46 celebrate after reaching a tentative contract agreement with the district on Oct. 12, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

North Suburban Teachers’ Strike Ends After One Day

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.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2012

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Crystal Lake Man, 4 Others Charged With Scamming Veterans, Military

Federal charges have been leveled against five people, in alleged schemes to cheat veterans and the military.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

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Crystal Lake Police Probe Trio Of Car Fires Overnight

Crystal Lake Police say they are stepping up patrols in one neighborhood hit by three car fires overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

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Allegedly Drunken Teens Both Crash Cars In McHenry County

Two friends, two vehicles, and alleged alcohol use became a regrettable combination this week in McHenry County.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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Crystal Lake Annexes Land To Keep Electronic Billboard From Being Built

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 […]

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

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Colorado Movie Massacre Victim’s Body Returns Home To Crystal Lake

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.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

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Crystal Lake Rejects Middle School’s Plan For Electronic Sign

Some children in Crystal Lake learned a tough lesson this week that hard work and plans can sometimes go awry.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

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Teens Charged With Photocopying $20 Bill Over 35 Times, Buying Pot

Two teenage boys from Crystal Lake are in big trouble, after allegedly making $700 worth of photocopies of a single $20 bill and using them to buy pot.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

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Huntley Fire Captain Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A 54-year-old fire captain from far northwest suburban Huntley was killed Thursday, when a car pulled in front of him at an intersection that’s seen its share of crashes.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

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Boys Knock Over 17 Headstones At Crystal Lake Cemetery

Two suburban teenagers are in hot water with the law, after police say boredom led them to ransack a Crystal Lake cemetery.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

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After Seeing Tweet, Ex-Bear Chris Harris Steps In To Help Family With 4 Disabled Teens

Former Chicago Bear Chris Harris is issuing a big donation, after seeing a tweet about a family in need of an elevator lift for their quadruplets who all suffer from cerebral palsy.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

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Family Needs $10,000 To Accommodate Disabled Teens

A fundraiser will be held this coming Tuesday night for a Crystal Lake couple whose four children suffer from cerebral palsy.

WBBM Newsradio–03/12/2012

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