Eight Sell Alcohol to CL Minors – Over Half on Route 14

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Conduct Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement Checks at Local Retail Establishments The Crystal Lake Police Department has completed another round of Alcohol Compliance Checks. The operation commenced August 20th, and concluded August 22nd, … Continue reading

CL Country Club, Garfield’s Hit with Selling Alcohol to Minor

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Conduct Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement Checks at Local Retail Establishments The Crystal Lake Police Department has completed another round of Alcohol Compliance Checks. The operation commenced May 4th , and concluded … Continue reading

MCC Wants Beer & Wine to Train Students

To be considered at the Thursday night meeting of the McHenry County College Board is a proposal to apply for a beer and wine liquor license for culinary students. Here are the details: The Culinary Management department of the Education, … Continue reading

Smuggling Cook County Jail Guard Pleads Guilty

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Marijuana and Alcohol into Cook County Jail CHICAGO — A former Cook County Corrections Officer admitted in federal court today that he smuggled marijuana, tobacco … Continue reading

County Wins Appellate Court Case Overturning State Liquor Commission Decision

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE WINS APPEAL; DECISION TO REVOKE LOCAL LIQUOR LICENSE REINSTATED McHenry County State’s Attorney, Louis A. Bianchi and McHenry County Board Chairman and Liquor Control Commissioner Kenneth D. … Continue reading

Chili’s and Williams Street Tap Fail Alcohol Sales to Minors Test

On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Crystal Lake Police and Illinois State Police Zone 1 conducted Alcohol Compliance Enforcement (ACE) checks on establishments that are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages within the City limits. During these A.C.E. details, undercover officers and … Continue reading

Flex Fuel – Using Ethanol and Methanol in Cars

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Steve Huntley had a thought provoking piece a weed ago Tuesday. It’s called Fuel Choice and is promoted by a group called Set America Free. The pitch is that Congress should mandate that a significant portion of … Continue reading