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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Men Arrested for Trespassing, Vehicle Burglaries in Crystal Lake

Men Arrested for Trespassing, Vehicle Burglaries in Crystal Lake

The men were arrested early Friday.
Recent College Grad from Crystal Lake Struck by Car While on Run

Recent College Grad from Crystal Lake Struck by Car While on Run

Kelsey Johnson, a Prairie Ridge High School graduate, was struck by a car while out on a routine morning run in Des Moines. She is recovering from serious injuries sustained during the crash
Cop Honored After Saving Man From Burning SUV

Cop Honored After Saving Man From Burning SUV

The man who was saved was hit by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 55, who was identified as 28-year-old Erick Raul Mota-Benitez of Crystal Lake.

Crystal Lake Blotter: Woman Charged With Endangering Life/Health of Child; Battery Charges

Crystal Lake Police Department reports for June 27 through July 5.

Crystal Lake Blotter: Leaving Scene of Accident, DUI; Criminal Trespassing

Crystal Lake Police Department reports for June 8 through June 28.
Elgin Boy Recovering After Car Plunges Into Kane Co. Sinkhole

Elgin Boy Recovering After Car Plunges Into Kane Co. Sinkhole

Storms washed out a portion of roadway on Thomas Road near McDonald Road in Burlington leaving behind a 10-foot wide sinkhole, according to media reports.
Police: Teen Suffers Gunshot Wound After Brother Accidentally Shoots Him

Police: Teen Suffers Gunshot Wound After Brother Accidentally Shoots Him

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is investigating accidental shooting that occurred Tuesday in the 9700 block of Wright Road in unincorporated Harvard.
Police Seize 120 Grams of Marijuana, Arrest Algonquin Men

Police Seize 120 Grams of Marijuana, Arrest Algonquin Men

Police conducted a search of an Algonquin home last week where they said they turned up 120 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and packaging materials.