2 hrs ago
150 strangers join sole relative at funeral for baby girl starved...
Ebola victims heading to Atlanta: Infected pair controversially airlifted back to U.S. for treatment as hero doctor gives up the only dose of experimental serum for his American colleague Pregnant mother-of-four and her unborn child killed by freak reaction to wasp stings after she accidentally disrupted a nest in her yard Pregnant teen charged ... (more)
7 hrs ago
Bicyclist hit by Metra train in Des Plaines dies
Train No. 639 on the Union Pacific Northwest Line struck the bicyclist about 6 p.m. near the Cumberland station, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.
12 hrs ago
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Police: Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago
Police: Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago Victim hospitalized and a man described as the offender was pronounced dead at the scene.
21 hrs ago
TIF districts faring poorly, towns use other means to make up revenue
Market values for properties are rising again, but - shocking spoiler alert to follow - the state assessments lag woefully behind, and could soon cost taxpayers extra money.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
National Night Out in the Northwest suburbs
Arlington Heights: Home security tips, business expo, fire truck and police vehicle displays, demonstrations from the police K-9 unit and the Cook County bomb squad, food vendors, inflatable bounce houses, balloons, free Popsicles and popcorn for kids and live music at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at North School Park, 410 N. Arlington Heights Road.
River Road to close for four months:
River Road will be closed in Lake Barrington for four months beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11. The closure is needed to install the ground improvement columns that will stabilize the soils underneath the proposed roadway.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
U Pick: 2014 Mid Suburban
I know that Fremd has a ton back and that Barrington looked good this summer. What about the East? Is Rolling Meadows Mom now a Grandma? Yikes! Post your thoughts and pick here.
Motorycyle Ride supports Friends of Nathan Foundation
Benefiting : The Hoffman Estates-based Foundation's support for respite care, specialized therapies, financial aid for uncovered medical expenses and other necessary services to area families with special needs children The 3rd annual Friends of Nathan Foundation Motorcycle Ride took place July 20, starting at Penny Road Pub in Barrington.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Funeral planned for Barrington infant who starved to death
The 7-month-old Barrington girl who authorities say starved to death in January as a result of mistreatment by her parents will be laid to rest Thursday at a service organized by a nonprofit group.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Chris Walk sheds light on substance abuse
Participants begin the Chris Walk 5K run Saturday at Gunnar Anderson Forest Preserve in Geneva.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Fred Fest concert in Port Barrington Aug. 17
Fred Fest, an annual reunion concert of well-known, Barrington-trained musicians, will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Fox River Forest Preserve on Roberts Road in Port Barrington.
a Q&a with Gene Wolfe
Gene Wolfe was born in New York City in 1931 and spent his early childhood in Peoria, Illinois, where he lived near his future wife, Rosemary.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Early detection saves mother of triplets
While vacationing in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, then 40-year-old Aimee Suyko felt a lump in her breast.
Filmmaker to document Barrington White House renovation
Hundreds of people in the Barrington area have come together to support renovating the White House, the 116-year-old building that represents the earliest days of Barrington.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Northwest suburban police blotter
Charged with consumption of alcohol by a minor were Scott D. Forster, 19, of Elm Street, Barrington; Matthew T. Sheehy, 19, of Schooner Lane, Barrington; Pravin M. Vence, 19, of Braymore Drive, Inverness; Remy T. Crabtree, 19, of Exmore Avenue, Barrington; Martha E. Simonds, 19, of South Grove Avenue, Barrington; and Lucy M. Steven, 19, of South ... (more)
Barrington White House renovation project approved
The Barrington village board approved the final fiscal plan for the Barrington White House renovation Monday night, less than 24 hours before organizers will break ground on the $6.1 million project.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Golf: Michael Davan delivers 66 to jump to first-round lead of Illinois Open
Hoopeston pro Michael Davan fired a 6-under par 66 in Monday's opening round of the 65th Illinois Open to take a one-shot lead at The Glen Club.
Girl Scouts awarded Gold Award
The following Girl Scouts were honored at Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois' annual Young Women of Distinction event for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn: Sarah created and implemented an entertainment program for the residents of Alden Estates, a transitional care facility.
Home-rule push in Barrington raises questions
Crafting village specific ordinances to address freight rail safety is among the possible benefits of Barrington becoming a home-rule community, according to one state expert.
Style consultant helps people 'look their best'
Web address: http://www.theperspektive.com A: The Perspektive is a personalized style, reinvention & fashion consultancy service.