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Thanksgiving Weekend 2017: Local Crystal Lake Events

CRYSTAL LAKE-CARY, IL - If the turkey doesn't quite put you to sleep this Thanksgiving, you may be inclined to get out of the house and do some good charity work or check out a fun event. Here are some local events happening over Thanksgiving weekend. Did we miss something? Or do you have an event y

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Cary Man Committed Suicide In McHenry Jail Cell: Source

(Editor's note: a family member has disputed the source's account, but has not agreed to an interview with Patch. We will update this article as more information becomes available.) WOODSTOCK, IL - The Cary man who was found unresponsive in his McHenry County Jail cell Friday, Nov. 17, committed sui

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Tune Into a Holiday Classic With Live Radio Play

Audiences looking to enjoy one of the most iconic holiday stories of all time can experience it in a whole new way when Woodstock Musical Theatre Company presents "It's a Wonderful Life" as a live radio play. "I think it's a great Christmas classic," said artistic director Regina Belt-Daniels. "Peop

THE WOODSTOCK INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER - 2017-11-24 18:09:46

Here's what's happening around the Rock River Valley

Take a look at some of the bigger events happening in the Rockford area. Rebecca Rose Staff writer @beckyjoyrose Visit rrstar.eviesays.com/events for more events around the Rock River Valley. Musical celebration The Oak Ridge Boys will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the Coronado Performing Arts Center

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Woman Torches SUV With Flamethrower, Reports It Stolen

CHICAGO (CBS) - A Barrington woman set her SUV on fire using a flamethrower, then reported it stolen, according to police. Julie Gagne, 47, faces one felony count of arson and one count of filing a false police report, according to Barrington police. At 10:28 p.m. on Nov. 10, Gagne used an X15 Flame

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:06:59

UPS Worker Claims Noose Was Hanging Outside Shipping Facility

PALATINE, IL - A man claimed to have found nooses hanging outside a Palatine shipping facility. WGN News reported that Rashaun Granberry, a seasonal UPS employee, had a "sick feeling in his stomach when he saw them," and that he thinks it was done on purpose. WGN News reported that a spokesperson fo

PATCH - 2017-11-25 01:34:21

UPS employee says he found nooses hanging at suburban facility

PALATINE, Ill. -- A UPS employee says he found nooses hanging at a shipping facility in suburban Palatine. Rashaun Granberry said he had a sick feeling in his stomach when he saw them. "It's an intimidating symbol," he said. "They did that on purpose. I know for sure." But a spokesperson for UPS say

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-25 00:49:49

Palatine plans property tax hike as officials ponder other taxes, service cuts

Homeowners in Palatine, Illinois, should get ready to see their property taxes go up. The proposed 2018 budget for the Cook County village contains a recommendation to raise the property tax levy by 4.26 percent, or $925,000. The village blames the state. "If not for the inability of our state legis

ILLINOISPOLICY.ORG - 2017-11-24 08:29:33

Maywood Teens, Juvenile Charged In Murder Of Lyft Driver: Cops

OAK PARK, IL - Two Maywood teens and a juvenile have been charged with fatally shooting a Lyft driver in April. Maywood police arrested Trevon Thomas and Denaris Mendenhall, both 19, along with a 16-year-old boy, in connection with the death of Adekunte M. Adaranijo, of Des Plaines. Police started

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Man shot, critically wounded in East Side

A person was critically wounded in a shooting Friday morning in the East Side neighborhood on the Far South Side. The male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot at 10:18 a.m. in the 9500 block of South Ewing, according to Chicago Police. He was being treated at the scene in critical conditi

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-24 15:47:00

3 teens charged in murder of Lyft driver in April

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Three teenagers from Maywood have been charged with murdering a Lyft driver. Police say Trevon Thomas, 19, Denarvis Mendenhall, 19, and a 16-year-old male took part in the shooting death of 53-year-old Lyft driver Adaranijo Adekunte on April 26 in Des Plaines. Adekunte was found in h

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:09:46

3 Charged With Fatal Shooting Of Lyft Driver

CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people have been charged with the fatal shooting of a 53-year-old Lyft driver in April in west suburban Maywood. Denarvis Mendenhall and Trevon Thomas, both 19, and a 16-year-old are charged with a count of first degree murder, according to Maywood police. All three live in May

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:35:11

Highlights and photos from 2017 McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade

WGN's Dan Ponce and Lauren Jiggetts hosted the annual "McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade" Thursday, November 23 live on Chicago's Very Own WGN-TV. Miss the parade? You can watch the whole thing on demand WGN's Dan Ponce and Lauren Jiggetts hosted the annual "McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade" Thursday, No

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 17:17:03

Prosecutors Pursue Life Sentence For Man Charged In Teen's Murder

GLEN ELLYN, IL - Prosecutors are pushing to get a life sentence for Michael R. Jones, who is charged in the 1985 rape and murder of 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman. Wesselman's body was was found near a path in Glen Ellyn after she went missing on the way home from her high school. The trial for her mu

PATCH - 2017-11-25 02:21:17

Man charged after shooting at cemetery service for homicide victim

A man was charged in a shooting Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen Park gravesite of a man who was gunned down days earlier in Palos Heights. Officers were called about 2:50 p.m. to a report of shots fired at Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 W. 87th St., Evergreen Park police said. Two male suspects were

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-24 22:51:00

'You Deserve It,' Alleged Shooter Yells At Murder Victim's Burial

Man fires single gunshot into Palos Height's murder victim's grave during burial service yelling, 'you deserved it,' prosecutors said. EVERGREEN PARK, IL -- As friends and family gathered Wednesday around the gravesite of a man gunned down in his Palos Heights home last week, a man came up and fired

PATCH - 2017-11-24 08:06:38

Police: 2 suffer smoke inhalation in Selden house fire

Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at a home in Selden, police said. Photo Credit: Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at a home in Selden, police said. Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thanksg

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 11:33:43

JeJoJo Bagels in Centereach is one of my favorite spots

Are you looking for a delicious bagel? I recommend JeJoJo Bagels in Centereach. It specializes in bagels, but it sells other foods, such as eggs and pancakes. It also sells heroes and other kinds of sandwiches. It makes everything very fresh. The store is very popular and there are a lot of seats f

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 23:15:41

Carvel manager fights would-be robber in failed attempt, cops say

The Ronkonkoma Carvel store manager was still working hours after the robbery attempt. After the police came, "I felt OK," she said. An employee at a Ronkonkoma Carvel store refused to cooperate with a gunman who ordered her to hand over money Friday, Suffolk police said. The robber showed a black h

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-25 01:39:54

Man Caught Trespassing At Lake Grove JCPenney: Police

LAKE GROVE, NY - Police are seeking a man who trespassed at a store in Lake Grove earlier this month. The man (pictured above) entered the employee entrance of JCPenney on 9 Smith Haven Mall and walked around the receiving department after business hours on November 10. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:00:26