The body of a 14-year-old girl was found at 7:45 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 21.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, February 25
UPDATE: 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. ----------------------------------------------- A 14-year-old teenage girl was found dead Thursday morning at Veteran Acres Park, according to Crystal Lake Police and Park District officials. Park District Police and Crystal Lake Police officials were on the scene early Feb. 21, to investigate the death at the park, located at 431 Walkup Road on the north side of Crystal Lake. The teen's body was found at about 7:45 a.m. by a passerby near the pond. Police did not release the cause of death, but no foul play is suspected, said Crystal Lake Police Cmdr. Dan Dziewior. The girl's name was withheld because she is a juvenile. The teen was reported missing late Wednesday night. Friends and acquaintances of …
Annual event starts at 10 a.m. Sept. 9, 2012, at Veteran Acres Park in Crystal Lake.
Get your tail on the trail for the 13th Annual "Paws in the Park Dog Walk and Pet Fest." The event, a favorite of four-legged friends everywhere, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept.9, at Veteran Acres Park, 431 Walkup Rd., Crystal Lake. Cost of the walk is $25 for those who pre-register, and $30 on walk day. All proceeds benefit Helping Paws Animal Shelter's mission to rescue, care for and find loving homes for stray and homeless dogs and cats in McHenry County. The shelter is based in Woodstock. "Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to help the homeless animals in McHenry County and the surrounding area," the event website states. After the walk, you can party with your pooch by enjoying canine demonstrations and games…