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Culver's Franchisee Eyes Mr. Beefy's, Villa Bleu
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL – The family that runs Culver's restaurants in Woodstock, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg is now looking to buy two Fox River Grove restaurants. Dan Skoubis, the owner of both Mr. Beefy's, 512 Route 14, and Villa Bleu, 516 Route 14, is in negotiations with Barry Himmelfarb, a local C
Woman found dead in son's Palatine home after he was killed when trying to run over police
PALATINE, Ill. (WLS) -- The 74-year-old mother of a man killed by Palatine police this weekend was found fatally stabbed inside his apartment. Leslie Vaughn, 51, was shot by police at about 2 a.m. Sunday after he had tried to run over two police officers and another individual with his vehicle.
Rice steps up in Cary-Grove's win at Crystal Lake South
Senior forward Ryan Rice and the Cary-Grove boys basketball team did not falter after big man Frank Jakubicek picked up two early fouls in a 58-47 win at Crystal Lake South on Saturday.
Elgin man guilty of abusing infant, faces up to 30 years in prison
A 24-year-old Elgin man faces prison after he admitted to abusing and permanently injuring an infant boy in March 2016. Anthony B. Briden, of the 400 block of South Belmont Avenue, pleaded guilty late last week to one count of aggravated battery of a child under 13 and aggravated domestic battery, b
What's Happening This Week in Crystal Lake?
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL – The holidays are in full swing, which means there will be plenty of fun events happening in the area in the coming weeks. With the weekend almost here, we've included a roundup of events happening in the coming days below that have been posted by community members on the Crystal L
Police responding to car crash find man with gunshot wound to head
Pleasant Prairie Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in a vehicle on Highway 50 Sunday afternoon. According to a statement from the police department, officers were called to a multi-vehicle crash on the 8800 block of Highway 50 at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived, they found that a
At speech in Crystal Lake, kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart advises not to let negative experiences define who you are
Elizabeth Smart spoke Friday with eloquence and sometimes a dash of humor of being a painfully shy 14-year-old girl in 2002, about to graduate middle school, tucked into bed in her Utah home, when she was kidnapped at knife-point by a dark menacing stranger with “the most-evil smile.”
Palatine Cop Fatally Shoots Man About To Run Him Over: Reports
PALATINE, IL — A Palatine police officer responding to a reported murder shot and killed a man who was about to run him over in a car early Sunday, according to reports. It was around 2 a.m. when police got to the 300 block of North Brockway Street responding to a report of a homicide at an apartmen
Illinois county gains $10M detaining undocumented immigrants
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — A northwest Illinois county's decades-old deal with the federal government to detain immigrants living in the country illegally will bring in $10 million this year, according to records.
Drugs seized in Port Elgin
A Kitchener man faces drug trafficking charges after police investigating an unrelated incident came into contact with him in a Port Elgin convenience store. At approximately 3:50 a.m. on Sunday, Saugeen Shores police came into contact with the man, who fled on foot from officers during an investiga
Police: Body found after officer fatally shoots driver attempting to run him over
PALATINE, Ill. -— (WGN) -- A Palatine officer responding to reports of a murder shot and killed a driver after he attempted to run him over early Sunday, officials say; police later discovered a woman's body in a nearby apartment.
County Lines: A brief look at news and events in western Kenosha County
More than 1,500 pairs of socks were collected by the student leadership group at Wheatland Center School and were donated to the Sharing Center in Trevor Wednesday. Third-grade students won a schoolwide competition held to encourage participation by collecting 329 pairs of socks. They earned a pizza
Carpentersville woman was selfless -- in life, and in death
The kindness, selflessness and unshakable faith that loved ones say Melissa Thielen embodied throughout her life are perhaps most exemplified in her death. The 37-year-old wife and mother from Carpentersville died Nov. 26 after an undetected brain aneurysm ruptured. Per Thielen's wishes, seven of he
Naperville Central powers to Marchese crown
Ben Cianchetti and six other Naperville Central wrestlers led a power-packed Redhawks lineup to an overwhelming victory Saturday afternoon at the 41st Mickey Marchese Memorial Tournament in Hoffman Estates.
BREAKING: Officer-Involved Shooting, Body Found in Palatine
CHICAGO (CBS)– The Palatine Police Department responded to a call stating a “murder” had occurred just before 2 a.m. Sunday. When police arrived on the scene in the 300 block of N. Brockway St., a vehicle in a parking lot started to drive at a high speed and appeared to be intentionally targeting th
Man shot dead by Palatine police investigating reported murder
A Palatine police officer responding to a reported murder shot and killed a man who intentionally ran him and civilian over with a vehicle early Sunday near the village's downtown, authorities said.
Police officer fatally shoots driver allegedly trying to run him over during death investigation, police say
PALATINE, Ill. (WLS) -- A Palatine police officer and a resident were injured Sunday morning when someone drove a car into them as police investigated a murder. Palatine police were called to the 300 block of North Brockway Street just before 2 a.m. by someone stating a "murder" had occurred, police
Elgin: Check Out 5 Local Homes For Sale
ELGIN, IL — When you're in the market for a new place, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be a laborious job. That's why we've gone ahead and done the initial work for you.
Palatine police officer fatally shoots suspect who tried to run him over: police
PALATINE, Ill. (Sun Times Media Wire) -- A person died in a police shooting Sunday morning in northwest suburban Palatine after he allegedly drove his vehicle into an officer and a local resident.
Win a Funlock b44 Overlocker for Christmas!
Most readers would be aware that we just concluded the giveaway of a wonderful Bernina Bernette B38 sewing machine. Patti Z. from Crystal Lake, Illinois was the lucky winner and her new machine was just delivered to her house on Wednesday last week.