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‘It’s a miracle I’m still alive’: Fundraiser started for woman who suffered severe injuries in Crystal Lake motorcycle crash

A fundraiser has been started for a McHenry mother of two who suffered numerous serious injuries in a motorcycle crash earlier this month near Crystal Lake. The three-vehicle crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on September 11 near Route 31 and Crystal Lake Avenue in unincorporated Crystal Lake. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said a 2011 […]

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Police arrest juvenile who brought BB gun to Crystal Lake elementary school, shot other kids

Police arrested a juvenile who brought a BB gun to Canterbury Elementary School in Crystal Lake and shot other children with it, officials said. The Crystal Lake Police Department responded Tuesday afternoon to Canterbury Elementary School, 875 Canterbury Drive in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief Derek Hyrkas said officers received a call of […]

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Fundraiser started to support Crystal Lake family after mother gives birth, gets put into coma with COVID-19

A fundraiser was started to support a Crystal Lake family after a mother gave birth and had to be put into a coma while battling COVID-19. The GoFundMe was started by Kathryn Dominick Vitkus to help the Kelly family. Vitkus said that Samantha, the mother, was hospitalized with COVID-19. She went into labor and gave […]

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Adult seriously injured, child also injured after head-on crash involving school bus near Crystal Lake

An alleged drugged driver using his cell phone was seriously injured after he crashed head-on into a school bus near Crystal Lake Wednesday morning, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Cary Fire Protection District responded around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday to Crystal Lake Avenue and Hamilton Drive in unincorporated Crystal Lake for a two-vehicle […]