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Woman released on bail after being charged with killing motorcyclist during hit-and-run in Crystal Lake

The woman charged with hitting a motorcycle, killing an Algonquin man and seriously injuring his wife, and then leaving the scene Tuesday evening has been released on a $100,000 bond. Carolyn A. Tyrrell, 53, of Crystal Lake, was charged with failure to report an accident involving death, which is a Class 1 felony. She appeared […]

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Flight For Life called after 2 motorcycle riders ejected during hit-and-run crash in Crystal Lake

A man suffered life-threatening injuries and a woman suffered serious injuries after their motorcycle was struck by a sedan, which then fled the scene in Crystal Lake Tuesday evening. The Crystal Lake Police Department and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue responded around 7:37 p.m. Tuesday to Virginia Road and Berkshire Drive for a report of a […]

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‘Extensive damage’ reported after Marian Central Catholic High School struck by lightning

Classes were canceled Tuesday after Marian Central High School in Woodstock was struck by lightning on Monday, causing damage to the chimney and roof. The Woodstock Fire Rescue District responded around 4:30 p.m. Monday to Marian Central High School, 1001 McHenry Avenue. Woodstock Fire Rescue Lt. Zach Beatty said that the chimney was struck by […]

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Family organizes new public search party for missing 18-year-old Aidan Beckford

A search party has been scheduled for Saturday morning in Nunda Township for missing 18-year-old Aidan Beckford and the public is encouraged to attend, his family said. The family organized search party comes days after a large-scale search effort, consisting of search and rescue personnel, a dozen canines, firefighters, police officers and divers, which took […]