Volunteer Power Washes Northwest Suburban Playgrounds To Keep Kids Safe From COVID-19Joe Gerdes, of Nature's Elements, most recently power-washed a playground at a daycare center in Crystal Lake.
Relief After Crystal Lake 'House Of Horrors' Where AJ Freund Died Is Demolished"Rest in paradise, sweet little boy."
Crews Demolish AJ Freund's Infamous Crystal Lake HouseNeighbors have wanted the house removed since AJ's parents were accused of his murde 10 months ago.
A.J. Freund's Mother, JoAnn Cunningham, Faces April Sentencing For 5-Year-Old Boy's MurderMcHenry County Judge Robert Wilbrandt scheduled Cunningham’s sentencing hearing for April 30, during a brief hearing on Thursday.
Crystal Lake Teen, Meydi Guzman Rivas, Freed From ICE Detention A teenager who fled Honduras for a better life was out of the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thursday night, and was back with her friends and classmates.
Metra UP-NW Delays Expected After Derailment In Crystal Lake Rail YardMetra UP-NW riders can expect delays after a derailment in the Crystal lake rail yard.
Military Medals Bring A Silver Lining To Homeless Man's Story"Can we, me and you guys, try to help Kevin?"
Auction Of Grandfather's World War I Medals Aims To Provide A 'Better Life' For Homeless GrandsonThe value of a collection of World War 1 medals is mostly sentimental, but the effort to find the homeless man who sold them has real worth.
AJ Freund's Mother, JoAnn Cunningham, Pleads Guilty To 5-Year-Old Boy's MurderCunningham and AJ's father, Andrew Freund, were charged with a combined 61 counts in April, including murder, aggravated battery, and concealing a homicide.
Community Fights To Free Crystal Lake Teen, Meydi Guzman Rivas, Detained By ICEA Crystal Lake high school senior is in ICE custody--in a jail seven hours from home.
AJ Freund's Former Crystal Lake Home To Be Demolished, Judge Gives The OKA judge gave Crystal Lake permission to tear down a dark reminder of young AJ Freund's death.
David Lepey Charged In Crystal Lake StabbingDavid Lepey, 23, has been charged with one felony count of aggravated battery and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery.
Charles Hightower Charged In Crystal Lake StabbingThe Rockton man has been charged with the attempted murder of two men in Crystal Lake Thursday night.
2 Illinois Child Welfare Workers Are Sued Over AJ Freund's DeathA lawsuit contends that two state child welfare workers ignored clear signs that the boy was being abused months before his death.
Suburban Residents Fret About Possible Pace Route Eliminations, Say Public Meetings Are Convenient To FewPace on Wednesday will reveal the changes it plans to make next year to save money – which could include cutting several routes.