CRYSTAL LAKE – An underground fire Monday in Crystal Lake has caused power outages at one point affecting about 2,000 people, fire officials and ComEd representatives said.

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  • Breaking: Large overnight Crystal Lake apartment fire leaves residents without home
    An overnight fire off Devonshire Lane in Crystal Lake left residents of a two-story apartment complex without a residence. The American Red Cross and building management were at the scene helping residence find shelter. The call on a structure fire at 540 Devonshire Lane in Crystal Lake came at 3:02 a.m. When the Crystal Lake Fire Department arrived, flames could be seen through the roof. More
  • Construction begins on McHenry 'luxury' skilled nursing facility
    Ignite Medical Resorts and Leo Brown Group have broken ground on a planned skilled nursing facility for McHenry. Transformative Health of McHenry will be located on the corner of Bull Valley and Ridgeview roads, adjacent to the Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital campus. More
  • Todd Richardson named new police chief
    The village of Lakewood has a new police chief. The contract for Todd Richardson, 55, who has worked as a sergeant in Lakewood the past three years, was approved by the Village Board on July 9. He replaces Police Chief Mike Roth, whose resignation was effective July 8. More
  • VFW members anticipating Queen of Hearts extension from McHenry City Council
    Card 22 was selected during Tuesday’s McHenry Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4600’s Queen of Hearts raffle and revealed an ace of clubs. The ticket holder won $20,000. Under the current McHenry city ordinance, up to two more drawings will take place before a drawdown scenario is performed July 30. However, VFW Senior Vice Cmdr. More
  • Huntley teen accused of sending sexually explicit photo missed court date, denied lower bond
    Bond will remain at $30,000 for a Huntley teen accused of sending a sexually explicit photo to a minor who did not appear for a court appearance while out on pretrial bond. Joshua Rojas, 19, is charged with felony distributing harmful material to a minor, according to the McHenry County jail site. On Friday, he appeared before McHenry County Judge Robert Wilbrandt, after being arrested Tuesday on a warrant for not appearing in court. His defense attorney, assistant public defender Eri More
  • Underground fire source of Crystal Lake power outages, fire officials say
    CRYSTAL LAKE – An underground fire Monday in Crystal Lake caused power outages, which at one point affected about 2,000 people, fire officials and ComEd representatives said. The Crystal Lake Fire ...
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