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Suit: Carpentersville cop's laptop to blame for crash that injured sisters
Two sisters from Gilberts have sued a Carpentersville police officer, the police department and village, seeking damages from a May crash in which the officer claimed his front-seat laptop computer screen partially blocked his view.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Dickens in Dundee doesn't disappoint
All bundled up and ready for the cold weather, Ryndall Rhoades, 8, checks out a few of the animals during Dickens in Dundee at Grafelman Park Saturday in West Dundee.
Nonsmokers with lung cancer have to battle stigma, too
Meghan O'Brien, 31, of Huntley, Ill., left, takes a walk in the woods with her dad, Ken O'Brien, and their dog Max at Raceway Woods Forest Preserve in Carpentersville, Ill.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
How was texting story news?
OMG! I know absolutely nothing about Carpentersville civic issues but I couldn't believe what I read as a "news" article in Nov. 22's Daily Herald.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
A good fit: New shoes for 250 local kids, thanks to AT&T workers
If students' basic needs aren't met - a good breakfast and lunch, warm coat and pair of shoes - it is harder for them to be good students, said Kelly O'Brien, principal at Elgin's Lowrie Elementary School.
Man charged with stealing from Salvation Army bucket in Naperville
A kettle on display as Salvation Army Elgin Corps celebrate the start of the holiday season at their Red Kettle Campaign Kick-Off Ceremony at Otto Engineering in Carpentersville.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Carpentersville replaces vehicle stickers with sales tax hike
Carpentersville leaders eliminated the village's vehicle sticker program Tuesday and replaced it with a one-half percent hike in the sales tax, an increase that retires in three years.
E. Dundee, cop part; he gets disability pension
The East Dundee Police Department and troubled Sgt. Michael Seyller, a veteran police officer with a host of health and legal problems, have officially parted ways.
Carpentersville, firefighters working on differences
Tuesday night, in closed session, the board discussed some of the staffing issues the union has raised that are tied to its recent contract, but came to no resolution on how to handle them, Village President Ed Ritter said.
Career drug dealer from West Dundee found guilty
A West Dundee man with a long history of convictions for selling narcotics has been convicted for selling drugs to an undercover police officer this year, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Alleged serial robber faces more charges
An Elgin man who was charged recently with robbing businesses in South Elgin, St. Charles and Carpentersville has now been connected to the robbery of a North Aurora gas station, police said.
School administrator salaries below average
Oswego School District Board members learned Monday night that salaries for the district's administrators are below average for comparably-sized school districts.
Culver's will host tornado relief fundraisers
On Dec. 11, Culver's restaurants in Huntley, South Elgin, Carpentersville and St. Charles will be among 74 Culver's in Illinois and Indiana to donate 10 percent of sales to the American Red Cross to help communities devastated last month by tornados and severe storms.
Goel supporter files defamation lawsuit against 8th CD Gop candidate Kaifesh
The competitive 8th CD GOP primary between Aurora resident Manju Goel and Carpentersville's Larry Kaifesh has erupted into a defamation lawsuit.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Rematches shaping up in Kane County Board races
Fall rematches are on tap for seats on Kane County Board Districts 19 and 23, the result of the same candidates filing for office as the process came to a close Monday.
Marklund expansion aimed at helping more kids with autism
But by the time Jordan Janus was a third-grader, it became clear to his mother that a traditional classroom wasn't appropriate for him.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Lake County News-Sun
Five students arrested at Barrington High during two-week span
Police arrested five Barrington High School students at the school during a two-week span in mid-November, but District 220 officials say the incidents were unrelated and not evidence of a larger trend.
Tough choice. Endorse them all?
Picking a candidate for governor could be a tough choice for Republican primary voters.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Thanksgiving deliveries also a chance to talk, visit with area elderly
Mary Pyra needed her rechargeable flashlight checked. When the power goes out in her far north side senior community, the 86-year-old said, she likes to have a good working flashlight.