Hitzeman: Carpentersville SUV ramming case set for trial
A Chicago woman accused of running down two teens in Carpentersville with her sport utility vehicle last year because they were bullying her nephew is scheduled for trial Oct. 20. Angelique D. Branch, 35, of the 9400 block of South Champlain Avenue, faces felony charges of leaving the scene of a crash, two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
U-46 picks Kenneth Arndt as interim superintendent
On Monday, the Elgin Area School District U-46 board is expected to appoint Kenneth Arndt as interim superintendent, according to a news release from the district.
Kirk says Duckworth's 'deserter' comment overblown
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, a Highland Park Republican, Thursday criticized Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth for saying a company that leaves the country to lower its tax burden is a "deserter."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Wauconda may display World Trade Center beam at park
A beam from one of the fallen World Trade Center buildings could be put on display at a Wauconda park.
Carpentersville police investigating armed robbery at cellphone store
Police continue to investigate a Tuesday afternoon armed robbery at a Carpentersville Verizon Wireless Zone on Binnie Road, authorities said.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Fox Valley police reports
Michaelson called 911 with her cellphone to report that she saw someone running with a gun in the area of Prairie and Gifford streets, police said.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
District 300 opens Oak Ridge School with ribbon-cutting
Matthew Beyer , 12, of Algonquin and his father, Eric, talk with one of his teachers, Rachel Garrett, in the new Oak Ridge School in Carpentersville Monday, August 11, 2014.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Project Backpack helps families in need
Josefa Cruz of Elgin help her daughters Noemy and Sherlin, both 11, and family friend Heidi Alvarez, 9, of Elgin, select backpacks on Saturday during Project Backpack inside the Spartan Events Center at Elgin Community College in Elgin.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Fox Valley police reports
He is accused of delivering between one and 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine on March 20 and April 1 while within 1,000 feet of Heritage Health: Therapy and Senior Care, 355 Raymond Street, Elgin.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
South Elgin celebrates National Night Out
South Elgin was among several Fox Valley communities participating in the 31st annual National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday with block parties, games and other activities.
Carpentersville fire possibly result of lightning strike, firefighters say
CARPENTERSVILLE – A small structure fire Monday night broke out at a Carpentersville home, possibly as a result of lightning strike, according to the Carpentersville Fire Department.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Fox Valley towns, groups host National Night Out
Residents of several communities throughout the Fox Valley will be participating Tuesday in the 31st annual National Night Out Against Crime with block parties, games and other activities.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
District 300 inks new deal with educational support staff
CARPENTERSVILLE – A new District 300 labor contract nets hundreds of educational support staff wage increases and creates savings for the Carpentersville-based school district.
Carpentersville woman faces charges in sham marriage case Updated Aug ...
A Carpentersville woman who works as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer at O'Hare International Airport is accused of hindering investigation of a sham marriage.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
District 300 names two new principals
The Community Unit District 300 school board recently appointed two new principals for Lincoln Prairie Elementary School in Lake in the Hills and Parkview Elementary School in Carpentersville.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Added security coming to D-300 high schools
CARPENTERSVILLE – A new alert system that uses strobe lights and audio messages to alert students and staff of lockdown situations will soon be added to the hallways at District 300's three high schools.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
District 300 reveals 2015 budget with 'unpredictable' state revenue
ALGONQUIN – District 300 officials on Monday revealed a tentative 2015 budget that includes 20 new full-time teacher hires and a $1.22 million operating surplus.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Carpentersville man who threatened Kane County courts pleads guilty
Akiel W. Davis, 22, of the 100 block of Adobe Court, Carpentersville, agreed to an eight-year sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections in exchange for a guilty plea to unlawful possession of a stolen motor vehicle, a Class 2 felony; one count of burglary, a Class 2 felony; and two counts of disorderly conduct, one a Class 3 felony and one ... (more)
West Dundee preserve getting new trail, fishing access
Long-awaited improvements that will make Brunner Forest Preserve more accessible to the public are coming later this year, with the construction of the longest single trail ever built by the Kane County Forest Preserve District.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Illinois Disallows 'Retrograde Extrapolation' Testimony in DUI/ Drunk Driving Case
On June 16, 2011, the defendant was in the parking lot at the Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center in Carpentersville.