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.
Crowd Celebrates What Would Have Been AJ Freund's Birthday, Marches For JusticeDozens of people in Crystal Lake came together Sunday to celebrate the life of AJ Freund.
Crystal Lake Man Accused Of Stealing $25,000 From Youth Baseball LeagueA 44-year-old northern Illinois man has been arrested on charges that he stole thousands of dollars from a youth baseball team in a league he once ran.
Former Crystal Lake Baseball President Joey Maurer Arrested For Stealing Funds From Youth LeagueThe former president of a Crystal Lake youth baseball league is accused of stealing $25,000 from the league's funds over the course of two years.
Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Hammer Attacks On Crystal Lake Bike PathA man has been charged in connection with a hammer attack on northwest suburban bike path.
Women Attacked With Hammer On Crystal Lake Bike Path"You could see she was all in red. As I got closer and closer I saw it was blood it was just all over her."
Man Killed, Woman Seriously Injured In Crystal Lake Hit-And-Run CrashA man was killed and a woman was seriously injured when they were struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding a motorcycle Tuesday night in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.
Crystal Lake Drumline Overjoyed To Join Kanye West For 'Sunday Service'Some people had the experience of a lifetime at Kanye West’s “Sunday Service” on Sunday, including a northwest suburban drumline that was called up to perform right alongside him.
Crystal Lake Officials Seeking To Demolish Former Home Of Slain 5-Year-Old A.J. FreundThe city of Crystal Lake wants to tear down the house where 5-year-old A.J. Freund allegedly was beaten to death in April.
Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Crystal Lake Apartment BuildingFast-moving flames sent tenants running from their homes, after a fire broke out in a Crystal Lake apartment building.
Demonstrators Gather At Hearing In Murder Case Against A.J. Freund's ParentsA group of activists in McHenry County is seeking changes at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, as the parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund face murder charges in his grisly death.
A.J. Freund's Parents Plead Not Guilty To Murder; Attorney Seeks Psychological Evaluation For DadThe parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund pleaded not guilty Friday, after they were formally indicted on a combined 61 charges of murder, aggravated battery, and concealing a homicide.
Mourners Gather At Crystal Lake Funeral Home To Honor 5-Year-Old A.J. Freund, 'Everybody's Little Boy'Hundreds of mourners have gathered at a Crystal Lake funeral home to pay their final respects to 5-year-old A.J. Freund, whose brutal murder has brought the community together in mourning.
Crystal Lake Police Prepare For Crowds Expected At A.J. Freund's Visitation FridayPolice in northwest suburban Crystal Lake are preparing for large crowds expected at a public visitation for AJ Freund on Friday.