Fox River drowning victim identified
A 27-year-old Mount Prospect man was identified Monday as the swimmer who drowned the day before in the Fox River near Carpentersville.
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Body of Missing Swimmer Located in Fox River
The body of a swimmer who was reported missing Sunday in the Fox River in Carpentersville has been located, police said.
Public Kick-Off Meeting For Fox River Corridor
The Village of Algonquin and the Village of Carpentersville are working together to create a plan for the Fox River corridor.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Authorities conducting Fox River rescue near Carpentersville
Carpentersville firefighters, dive teams and rescue personnel from several surrounding departments were on the Fox River this morning conducting a search-and-rescue operation staged out of the Fox River Shores Forest Preserve, according to multiple reports.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Pingree Grove residents want light at Route 72
Residents of Pingree Grove are frustrated with lengthy traffic backups along Route 72 at Big Timber Road outside the village limits, and have mounted an email campaign to push for a traffic light.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Court overturns Carpentersville woman's 4th DUI
An appellate court has overturned a Carpentersville woman's fourth DUI conviction, ruling a prosecution witness's estimation of the woman's blood alcohol concentration was "inherently unreliable."
District 300 names new principals
CARPENTERSVILLE – Two in-house candidates at District 300 were recently named the new principals at elementary schools in Lake in the Hills and Carpentersville.
Manhunt on for escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center
Elgin police announced Wednesday morning on its Facebook page that officers are searching for an Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who escaped from EMHC custody today in the area of Seneca and Dundee Avenues.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Two accused of beating at Carpentersville party
Two Carpentersville men are accused of jumping another man outside a party early Sunday morning, kicking him while he was on the ground and breaking his nose, according to police and Kane County court records.
Wal-Mart still bad idea for C'ville
His letter lacks any true knowledge of Wal-Mart's history. Wal-Mart Super Centers, as purposed for Carpentersville, do sell most everything, including specialty items like ethnic foods and drugs, automotive supplies and alcohol.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Gray skies ignored by true blue Civil War re-enactors
So the battle between the North and South went off as scheduled Saturday at the 23rd annual Civil War Days at the Lake County Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
New general manager named at Cinema 12 Theatre
Classic Cinemas has named Gopal Krishna as the new general manager at the Cinema 12 Theatre, 100 Besinger Drive, in Carpentersville.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Singer Pat Boone backs Illinois Republican Larry Kaifesh over Dem Tammy Duckworth
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Our view: Full-day kindergarten a good idea, but state can't afford it
The new chief executive officer of Carpentersville-based District 300 schools, Heid told the Northwest Herald recently that he'd like to see state lawmakers pass a law that would require day-long kindergarten at school districts across Illinois.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Investigation exonerates Carpentersville village manager of allegations
An independent investigator looking into allegations of gender discrimination, retaliation and harassment made by a former Carpentersville village employee against Village Manager J. Mark Rooney determined there was no validity to the claims.
How should police handle people with autism?
Allison Kramer readily admits she had "a meltdown" when she threw a framed photo at a police officer and kneed him in the groin.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Fox Valley police reports
Gonzalez was five or more years older than the victim. The offenses occurred between May 1, 2013, and July 3, 2014.
Singer Pat Boone Tuesday praised Republican candidate for Congress Larry Kaifesh of Carpentersville.
Legendary singer Pat Boone, famous for hit songs in the 1950s and 1960s, praised Republican Larry Kaifesh of Carpentersville for Congress Tuesday on behalf of a national organization for seniors.
Two injured Monday in Kane County crash
Two people were transported to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin after a box truck rolled over in unincorporated Kane County around 2:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Carpentersville Fire Department and the Kane County Sheriff's Office.