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Jason Is Slashing His Way Into Primetime

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.25.2014 | TV

This is the biggest thing to happen to Friday since Rebecca Black sang about her cereal. Deadline reports that "Friday the 13th" will be adapted in...

Waitress Claims She Was Fired For Wearing Tea Party Bracelet

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

Tea Party members gathered outside a suburban Chicago Outback Steakhouse over the weekend after a waitress at the restaurant claimed she was fired for...

VIDEO: Dog, Puppies Stolen From Grieving Family While At Crystal Lake Kennel

Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago

A Crystal Lake family whose dog was stolen last week along with her seven young puppies are begging anyone with information to come forward. They say ...

Surfing On Car Rooftop Lands Crystal Lake Man In Hospital

Crystal Lake, IL Patch | Crystal Lake, IL Patch | Posted 08.31.2011 | Chicago

A 20-year-old Hoffman Estates man is in critical condition after falling from a moving car. Police responded to the Wal-Mart parking lot at approxi...

Homeless Veterans Getting Fresh Start

Crystal Lake, IL Patch | C. M. Schmidlkofer | Email the Author | 6:00am | Posted 06.29.2011 | Chicago

Don Andrews was a man with a plan. He joined the U. S. Marine Corps as soon as he turned 18 in 1987, planning to take advantage of the G.I. Bill to at...

Chico The Chihuahua Survives Owl Attack In Chicago Suburb

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — An owl attack has left a 4-pound Chihuahua with a healthy fear of the dark. The attack happened when Chico the Chihuahua w...

When The Who Came to Town

Robert Loerzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Loerzel

Once upon a time, a brash young rock band from England descended on Chicago's northwest suburbs, smashing guitars and making a loud and rebellious racket. Forty years later, fans vividly remember when the Who came to town.

James Stumpner, IDOT Superviser, Suspended After Peeping Tom Charge

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Illinois Department of Transportation civil engineer has been suspended from his job heading road maintenance for the department in Chicago's colla...

Starbucks Coffee Thrower Jonathan A. Pease Sentenced: Man Gets Two Years In Prison For Throwing Coffee In Barista's Face

Daily Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A homeless McHenry County man was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for throwing hot coffee into the face of a Starbucks barista who was trying ...

Illinois EPA Wrestling With Landfill Gas Leak

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency said today it will install a system to contain underground methane at a former landfill in Crystal Lake. ...