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Crystal Lake police release father’s 911 call reporting 5-year-old son missing

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — Police have released a recording of the 911 call a suburban Chicago man made when he discovered his 5-year-old son was missing. In the call made last Thursday, Andrew Freund Sr. tells a dispatcher that he arrived home from a doctor’s appointment to discover his son, Andrew “AJ”


Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Search Expands to Park, Ponds

Police and first responders descended on wooded areas and ponds in a northwest Chicago suburb Tuesday as they continued their search for a 5-year-old boy who disappeared last week.


Gaslight West, Algonquin, Illinois - April 2019

Gaslight West is a subdivision of single family homes built in the mid to late 1980's. Gaslight West is located in Algonquin, Illinois west of Main Street (Route 31)south of Edgewood Road. There are currently 3 homes for sale ranging from $329,900 to $399,900.


Missing Crystal Lake boy Andrew 'AJ' Freund: Mother in court Tuesday for hearing on custody of other son

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (WLS) -- The mother of a missing Crystal Lake boy heads to court in McHenry County Tuesday, as the search her 5-year-old son continues. Joann Cunningham is expected to be in court for a custody hearing, as another day passes without her as another day passes without her son, Andre


2 dead, at least 14 hospitalized in series of drug overdoses in Chicago

CHICAGO -- Two people have died and at least 14 others have been hospitalized in a series of drug overdoses Tuesday on the West and Northwest sides, according to Chicago police.


Brothers file federal lawsuit against Smollett's lawyers for defamation

CHICAGO (AP) - Two brothers who said they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself are suing the "Empire" actor's attorneys for defamation. A lawyer for Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo filed the federal lawsuit Tuesday in Chicago on behalf of the brothers


The Latest: Police Sent to Home of Missing Boy Several Times

CHICAGO — The Latest on the missing suburban Chicago 5-year-old boy (all times local):. Police reports indicate the 5-year-old boy who went missing from a suburban Chicago home had been living in squalor as recently as December when an officer dispatched to the scene said the "smell of feces" in a b


Missing Crystal Lake boy's father had law license suspended

The father of a missing Crystal Lake boy is an attorney with a disciplinary record. As of Monday, Andrew Freund, a Riverside attorney and father to missing 5-year-old Andrew "A.J." Freund, was authorized to practice law under special conditions, according to the Attorney Registration and Disciplinar


Timeline of the AJ Freund Case

Andrew "A.J." Freund has been reported missing from northwest suburban Crystal Lake. (Credit: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children)


Coroner releases cause of death for Wauconda boy found in Bangs Lake

The Lake County Coroner has released the cause of death for a Wauconda boy whose body was recovered in Bangs Lake. Geraldo Rodriguez, 9, died of drowning, Coroner Howard Cooper said in a news release Tuesday. His autopsy was performed on Monday. The coroner's office and Wauconda police continue to i


Crash closes Wilmot, Ringwood roads, McHenry police say

Wilmot and Ringwood roads are closed following a Tuesday afternoon crash, according to an alert from McHenry police. The alert was sent about 1 p.m.Motorists are advised to avoid the area for the next few hours, according to the alert.


Bartlett Man Pleads Guilty To Second Degree Murder Of Wife

DUPAGE COUNTY, IL — DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced Monday that 60-year-old Carlo Madonia, of Bartlett, who is accused of strangling his wife, Nancy, to death, has entered a blind plea of guilty to one count of second degree murder, according to a release from DuPage County


High school softball: Crystal Lake South routs Crystal Lake Central for 18th win

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake South's Alyssa Niketopoulos allowed a first-inning run Monday against crosstown rival Crystal Lake Central, but the senior pitcher wasn't all that worried.


Illinois may have a legal weed bill by late April 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois- A bill to legalize marijuana in Illinois could be filed as soon as April 29. Key supporters of the weed bill says this could be one of the first issues discussed by state lawmakers when they return from spring break.


Sandalwood Estates, Frankfort, Illinois - April 2019

Sandalwood Estates, Frankfort, Illinois - April 2019. Sandalwood Estates is a single family home subdivision built from the late 1990's to mid 2010's. Sandalwood Estates is located in Frankfort, Illinois north of Laraway Road and west of Wolf Road. There are currently 5 homes for sale ranging from $


Arlington Heights Woman Charged After Car Stolen From Gym: Police

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL — An Arlington Heights woman is back in custody nearly in DuPage County two weeks since being released from prison April 5 after serving five years for several unrelated charges. According to The Daily Herald, 31-year-old Nicole Crook, of the 1600 block of East Central Road, is


Cider Grove, Huntley, Illinois - April 2019

Cider Grove is a subdivision of 290 single family homes built in the late 2010's by Town and Country Homes. Cider Grove features homes with floor plans ranging from 2,406 to 3,962 square feet of living space. Cider Grove is located in Huntley, Illinois north of Dundee Road and east of Route 47. Ther


1 Taken to Hospital in Elgin Shooting

ELGIN, IL — Authorities in Elgin are investigating a Monday shooting. Police were called to the 200 block of Villa St. Monday night. One person was shot and taken to an area hospital, according to a post on the Elgin Police Department Facebook page.


Husband of woman found on fire in O'Fallon, Illinois taken into custody in Tennessee

O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- The husband of a woman who was found set on fire in O'Fallon, Illinois has been taken into custody in Tennessee. Monday afternoon, police said they were looking for Andrew Montez McKissick, who was wanted regarding the death of 35-year-old Sherry J. Billups. McKissick is


Wow! House: Cary A-Frame Selling for $699,000

CARY, IL – A spacious house in Cary is selling for $699,000. The home has six bedrooms, four bathrooms and has a great room with a stone fireplace and large updated kitchen and eating area. The home has an upstairs master suite with loft and sitting room. Other highlights include a walkout basement