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 …
Area children and adults took advantage of freshly fallen snow Saturday, Feb. 2, and visited area sledding hills including Veteran Acres Park in Crystal Lake.
The Friday evening snowfall wasn't too impressive - only somewhere between 2 to 3 inches - but it was enough to send area children, teens and adults flocking to area sledding hills on Saturday. Veteran Acres Park, 431 Walkup Rd., Crystal Lake, was packed with sledders and snowboarders. By Saturday afternoon, much of the snow had been worn away and the grass could easily be seen. But the hillside was slick and icy, and sledders had no problem gaining speed on their way down the slope. The National Weather Service snowfall totals for Northern Illinois reported 3.2 inches of snow recorded in Woodstock, about 2.4 inches in Bull Valley and 2.6 inches measured in Algonquin. No recordings were available for Crystal Lake and Cary.