Tue Aug 26, 2014
Illinois high schools reworking exam schedules
High schools in the Chicago suburbs are moving up final exams to before winter break to increase efficiency for teachers and students.
Suburban schools moving finals to before holiday break
Instead of making study guides and cramming for finals, Lily Moradi will spend winter break this year relaxing and enjoying time with her friends and family.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
State police investigate Carpentersville man's death
CARPENTERSVILLE – State police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Carpentersville man who died after he was transported to a hospital following a traffic stop.
10 stories you may have missed this weekend
3. Columnist Burt Constable tells how 8-year-old Lisa Mongillo of Arlington Heights survived countless medical treatments for leukemia and grew up to be a 25-year-old comedy writer and performer in Chicago.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
On The Record With ... Fred Heid
District 300 Superintendent Fred Heid poses for a portrait Friday on Meadowdale Elementary in Carpentersville.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Carpentersville man dead following traffic stop by police
A 31-year-old Carpentersville man is dead following a traffic stop by police there and the Illinois State Police Public Integrity Unit has been asked to investigate at the behest of local authorities.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
East Dundee, Carpentersville continue Wal-Mart feud
The feud over a new Wal-Mart Supercenter proposed for Carpentersville continued this week as East Dundee filed a lawsuit arguing Carpentersville had withheld information in a recent Freedom of Information Act request.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.