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Kayaker’s body found floating on Crystal Lake

A 35-year-old kayaker was found dead floating face down in Crystal Lake near Lakewood Thursday afternoon, police and the coroner’s office said. The Lakewood Police Department and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded around 12:31 p.m. Thursday to a report of a possible drowning victim in the lake near the 1300 block of South Shore […]

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4 arrested after running from police when stolen vehicle crashes in Crystal Lake

Four 19-year-old men were taken into custody after the stolen car they were in crashed in Crystal Lake, and all four ran from police Monday afternoon. Zishon D. Hunt, 19, of Zion, was charged with unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, aggravated fleeing/damage of property, reckless driving, obstructing identification, resisting a peace officer, driving without […]

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Woman critically injured after crash involving garbage truck near Marengo

A 76-year-old woman is in critical condition after a crash involving a midsize SUV and a garbage truck in unincorporated Marengo Wednesday afternoon, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Union Fire and Rescue, McHenry County Conservation Police Department and Marengo Fire and Rescue responded to Route 176 and Dunham Road in unincorporated Seneca Township […]

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17-year-old boy dies following rollover crash at Glacial Park Conservation Area in Ringwood

A 17-year-old McHenry High School West student died on Saturday following a rollover crash inside the Glacial Park Conservation Area in Ringwood last month. Alexander R. Powell, 17, of McHenry, was removed from life support on Saturday. The boy was seriously injured after a single-vehicle crash on June 23. The McHenry County Conservation District Police […]