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Search for missing boy continues north of Route 176; police to update situation at noon
Crystal Lake Police have scheduled a news conference for noon to update the media regarding a missing 5-year-old child. Officials have not said what they expect to announce in the news conference, but the mother of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund was spotted inside the police station, the media has re
Body of missing 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy found: sources
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — Sources tell WGN the body of Andrew "AJ" Freund, a 5-year-old boy missing from Crystal Lake, has been found. Earlier Wednesday, investigators returned to the family home and removed several items, including a shovel, a mattress, two lawn bags and a large bin. The family dog was
Carpentersville man charged in several cocaine deals
A Carpentersville man who was free on bond after a March arrest on cocaine charges has been arrested and charged with selling cocaine to Elgin police in late 2017 and in early 2018, according to police and court records.
Report: Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker subject of federal criminal investigation
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) - Democratic Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, along with his wife and brother-in-law, are the subject of a federal criminal investigation as part of a property tax probe, according to WBEZ.
What we know about Crystal Lake boy's disappearance
Amid media reports that authorities have found the body of Crystal Lake 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund, who has been missing for seven days, officials are getting ready to reveal some developments in the case.
Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Wednesday Marks 1 Week Since AJ Freund's Disappearance
NOTE: NBC 5 will offer a live stream of a press conference from police and the FBI beginning at 1 p.m. CT. Watch live in the player above. Wednesday marked one full week since Andrew "AJ" Freund was last seen.
E. coli outbreak from tainted ground beef expands to 10 states, including Illinois
(CNN) - Federal officials say more than 150 people have been sickened due to an E. coli outbreak in 10 states including Illinois. The illness is linked to tainted ground beef eaten at home as well as restaurants.
Bill to legalize weed in Illinois could be filed by April 29
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (WQAD) - A bill to legalize marijuana in Illinois could be filed as early as April 29, according to ABC affiliate WQAD in the Quad Cities. Supporters said the bill could be one of the first issues lawmakers talk about when they come back from spring break.
Press conference scheduled at Crystal Lake police station over missing child
A press conference regarding the disappearance of Andrew "A.J." Freund, a 5-year-old Crystal Lake child who was reported missing Thursday morning, is scheduled for noon at the Crystal Lake City Hall, 100 W. Woodstock St.
Gov. Pritzker under federal investigation for property tax appeals
CHICAGO (WREX) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is under federal criminal investigation for a property tax appeal that was controversial during the gubernatorial race, according to Chicago radio station WBEZ.
Police release father’s 911 call reporting son missing
CRYSTAL LAKE — A father frantically hunted in his house, garage and the surrounding neighborhood in Crystal Lake, looking for his 5-year-old son, who was not home when he returned after a doctor’s appointment, according to a recording of a 911 call released Tuesday.
LIVE: Update Expected in Case of Missing Crystal Lake Boy
NOTE: NBC 5 will offer a live stream of a press conference from police and the FBI beginning at 1 p.m. CT. Watch live in the player above. New information is expected to be released Wednesday as the investigation into the disappearance of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund reaches one week.
Police Take Shovel, Items From Missing Crystal Lake Boy's Home
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL — The Crystal Lake Police Department announced Wednesday morning they'll hold a press conference regarding the case of missing 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund at 12 p.m. Wednesday, inside City Hall, 100 W. Woodstock Street. Crystal Lake Police Chief James Black and FBI Special Agent C
Officers noted urine, feces, disrepair in prior visits to missing Illinois boy's home
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (WGN) -- The mother of a missing Crystal Lake boy appeared in court Tuesday for a hearing regarding custody of her other son. JoAnn Cunningham, 36, is the mother of Andrew “AJ” Freund who was reported missing last week. At that time, Cunningham’s other son was placed in protective
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City of Elgin Emergency Telephone System Board met April 18
City of Elgin Emergency Telephone System Board met April 18. Review minutes of the March 21, 2019 meeting, submit for approval. • State of IL, Central Management Services, Invoice #T1924632, Account #T8880539, ICN/IP Network, Hardware, T1; 02/28/19 $956.15.
State police report: Elgin officer said he 'could not wait' for Taser, had to shoot Decynthia Clements
Elgin police Lt. Chris Jensen told investigators deadly force was the only option when he fatally shot a woman armed with two knives because he and other officers were so close "he could not wait to determine if the Taser would be effective."
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)
WGN Radio News Anchor Ryan Burrow: What we know about the search for Andrew “AJ” Freund
The search continues for Andrew “AJ” Freund, a five-year-old boy who went missing last week in northwest suburban Crystal Lake. The parents of Freund told police they last saw their son Wednesday night when he went to bed. WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow gives Bill and Wendy an update on the investigation.
Crash closes Northwest Highway in Barrington
A rollover crash has closed eastbound Northwest Highway in Barrington, WBBM radio is reporting. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our t