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Crystal Lake nurse indicted by federal grand jury on charges she tampered with medication prescribed to patients

A Woodstock woman, who worked as the assistant nursing director at a Crystal Lake rehab center, is facing federal charges for allegedly tampering with medication that was prescribed to patients. A federal indictment was returned in U.S. District Court in Chicago charging Sarah Diamond, 29, of the 2000 block of Olmstead Drive in Woodstock. Prosecutors […]

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YMCA centers in Lake, McHenry counties will now require members to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Starting next month, all of the YMCA’s suburban locations, which includes ones in Crystal Lake, Lake Zurich and Lindenhurst, will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from everyone age 5 and older. YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Director of Communications Man-Yee Lee said the association’s 14 Y centers will begin enforcing the requirement using a two-phased approach. […]

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1 person transported to hospital, 14 occupants displaced following apartment building fire in Crystal Lake

Fire officials say one person was transported to the hospital and 14 residents were displaced following an apartment building fire Sunday evening in Crystal Lake. The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department and Crystal Lake Police Department responded around 6:13 p.m. to the 500 block of Darlington Lane for a report of an activated fire alarm. […]

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‘The invisible killer’: Fire officials remind residents to make sure carbon monoxide alarms are installed and working

Fire officials are reminding residents to make sure their carbon monoxide alarms are working, especially during winter, to protect against CO poisoning, which is known as the “invisible killer.” “The winter months are here. As the mercury begins to dip, damaged or poorly maintained heating equipment may be used, cars may be warming up in […]