The Cary and Crystal Lake communities saw their share of riveting, exciting, controversial and heartbreaking stories in 2012.
The following articles made headlines here on Patch, statewide - and some- on a national level.
Top News Stories
2. Crystal Lake Man Found Dead in Lincoln Park Alley (Timothy Gallagher)
3. CL South Graduate Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Urbana (Anthony Pauls)
4. Crystal Lake Police Break Up Teen Party: Father Charged
5. Crystal Lake Officer Suspended after Incident Involving District 47 Superintendent
6. Algonquin Man Dead after Hit-and-Run in Cary (John D. Fennessey)
7. Former Cary Man Killed in Arizona (Adam Moring)
8. Crystal Lake Teen Dies After Pulled From Fox River on Monday
9. Randall Road CVS Robbed
10. CVS Robbery Suspect Arrested
11. Shooting Range Coming to Crystal Lake
12. Prairie Grove District 26 Teachers Strike