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A Toast to Crystal Lake: Discover the 3 Pubs That Make It Special
In this article, we're exploring three enticing pubs located in Crystal Lake. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these establishments yet? If yes, we would love to hear your feedback. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Machete-wielding man in Crystal Lake charged after being apprehended by police
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — Crystal Lake police have charged a machete-wielding man who was apprehended Monday after allegedly battering two people. Police say they responded to the 500 block of Crystal Point Drive just before noon Monday in response to several people arguing and one person swinging a machete. Officers located all people involved in […]
McHenry's Pizza Paradise: 5 Pizzas You Can't Miss
In this article, we will be exploring five exceptional pizza places in McHenry. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Experience Huntley's Nightlife: 4 Pubs That Will Leave You Spellbound
In this article, we are going to explore four unique pubs located in Huntley. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
End of an Era – Illinois Mall Closing in March After 43 Years
Malls used to be the go-to locations for not just shopping, but hanging out with friends. Those days are long gone as another mall in Illinois has announced a permanent closing date in March after 43 years in business. As a child of the 70's and 80's, I vividly remember...
Mchenry County Feb 26 Weekly Crime Report: 43 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories
Mchenry County Feb 26 Weekly Crime Report: 43 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories. During the last week, Mchenry County reported a total of 43 crime cases, with varying degrees of severity. The data shows that Assault was the most prevalent crime, accounting for 15 cases. Other crimes were also notable, with 10 cases reported. Arrests followed closely with 8 cases, while Theft was reported 5 times. Disturbance was responsible for 3 cases, and Vandalism and Trespass were the least reported crimes, each with one case. The data shows a concerning trend of violent crimes, with Assault leading the count. The number of arrests also indicates proactive law enforcement in the place. However, the presence of other crimes, including Theft, Disturbance, Vandalism, and Trespass, underscores the need for continuous vigilance and crime prevention efforts.
Parts of northern Illinois are now under a 3/5 for severe potential
Northern Illinois braces for severe weather with record-breaking warmth, potential hail storms, and a dramatic temperature drop. A 3/5 severe threat looms over DeKalb, Lee, Ogle, Winnebago, Boone, and McHenry counties, with snow showers and gusty winds to follow. Stay alert for late afternoon and evening developments.
1 dead after FedEx truck strikes guard rail, catches fire on I-294 in suburbs
Emergency crews were on the scene early Tuesday after a truck struck a guardrail on I-294 and caught fire. Around 2:30 a.m., a FedEx truck traveling on I-294 struck a guardrail at Lake Cook Road near Deerfield and Northbrook, the Illinois Police said. The truck caught fire and the driver was ejected from the vehicle, police added.
Strong to severe storms likely ahead of powerful cold front
The Storm Prediction Center placed part of the viewing area under an enhanced risk of severe storms later today. The level 3 of 5 risk includes a portion of Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, and DeKalb Counties across northern Illinois. It also includes most of Walworth County in southern Wisconsin. The majority of the remainder of the Stateline is under a slight risk (2 of 5). As the graphic above shows, there is a sharp cut off for those that will likely see severe storms to those that don’t at all. This has to do with the placement of the cold front.
Pub-Hopping in Wauconda: Your Guide to the Top 4 Local Watering Holes
This article presents an introduction to four unique pubs located in Wauconda. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Feel free to share your comments below!
2 people stabbed, 1 fatally, during altercation at north suburban apartment complex
One person died and a second individual was injured in a stabbing early Monday morning in north suburban Mundelein, according to law enforcement. Officers with the Mundelein Police Department were called to the 1400 block of Downing Place, at the Park Butterfield apartment complex, for a 911 call requesting police assistance, authorities said in a news release. Officers located an unconscious man inside the apartment, who was bleeding from the upper torso.
Car crashes into Woodstock Jimmy John's store, no injuries reported according to fire officials
A car crashed into a Jimmy John's store in north suburban Woodstock Monday afternoon. No one was injured.
Serious Route 47/Lucas Road Accident
On Sunday, March 25, at 8:01PM, the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded to the area of Route 47 and Lucas Road for the reported rollover crash with entrapment. Firefighters arrived on scene within 6 minutes and observed a heavily damaged overturned vehicle off the roadway. Crews quickly stabilized the vehicle and...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Crystal Lake, IL
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to crystal lake..
Wonder Lake Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Wonder Lake reported a total of 5 crime cases, with the majority being of a violent nature. The data reveals that 4 out of the 5 reported cases were assaults, representing 80% of the total crime cases. The remaining case was an arrest, making up 20% of the total crime cases in the place. The first assault case was reported on February 21 at 3:12 PM, followed by another one on the same day at 7:39 PM. The subsequent assaults took place on February 22 and 25 at 7:12 PM and 12:11 AM respectively. The only arrest during the week was made on February 23 at 7:49 PM. This pattern of violent crimes suggests a concerning trend of safety in the place, necessitating immediate attention from the local law enforcement agencies.
Greenridge Farm overtime $3M class action settlement
The Illinois attorney general reached a $3 million settlement with Greenridge Farm to resolve claims that it failed to pay its workers overtime wages. The settlement benefits individuals who worked for Greenridge Farm at its facility at 2355 Greenleaf Ave. in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, between May 24, 2019, and May 24, 2022.
Charges filed in Family Dollar fatal shooting, suburban police shootout
CHICAGO - A man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed security guard at a Family Dollar store Friday in the Austin neighborhood. Rodgerick Oneal, 36, allegedly shot and killed 43-year-old Loyce Wright around 1:38 p.m. at the store located at 5410 W. Chicago Avenue, according to police.
Illinois is Home to the #1 Restaurant in the US for Nigerian Food
A list of the best places for Nigerian Food has been released by Yelp, and the number one spot on the list belongs to a restaurant in Illinois that is NOT in Chicago, here are the details... According to the experts at Yelp, the best restaurant for Nigerian Food in...
Local Churchill School Opens Registration for Trimester 3 Clubs
Churchill School has opened registration for Trimester 3 clubs. Parents must complete a separate form for each child who wants to join. The registration will close on Wednesday, February 28 at 3p.
Illinois man crashed into Kane County sheriff's officer, prosecutors say
KANE COUNTY - An Illinois man has been hit with multiple charges after allegedly crossing into oncoming traffic and striking a Kane County Sheriff's police officer who was also behind the wheel. The incident occurred on October 23, 2023. According to prosecutors, 53-year-old Indalecio Munoz of Marseilles was driving in...