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.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
What's Under Construction by Sonic in Algonquin?
A Patch reader recently asked, "What's being built by Sonic in Algonquin"? The answer: a new Kay Jewelers and a Sleepy's mattress store, according to Algonquin village officials.
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.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
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.
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.
Dickens in Dundee brings back decorating contest
Kylie Marbury-Savage, 7, of West Dundee works on a gingerbread house with her grandmother, Charisse Marbury of Carpentersville, at a previous Dickens in Dundee festival.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Roeser closes on Anvil Club deal
The historic Anvil Club in East Dundee officially belongs to Tom Roeser, president and CEO of Otto Engineering in Carpentersville.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Elgin's Thanksgiving dinner in need of donations
Turner owns In the Neighborhood delis in Elgin and East Dundee. His wife and their business partners, Candice Gillen and Toby Eshelman, are also involved in the initiative to serve the fifth annual dinner at First United Methodist Church in Elgin.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Kennedy death reminded Elgin, Dundee people of his visit 3 years before
When word reached the Fox Valley that President John F. Kennedy had been shot to death while riding in an open limousine, the scene was easy for Elgin and Dundee Township people to picture in their minds.
Verizon starts transforming suburban stores into lifestyle centers
Solution Specialist Raumon Tatum, left, talks with customers Peter Gubernat of Bartlett and Tim Winiecki of Schaumburg at the Home and On The Go smart station inside Verizon Wireless' new Smart Store in Woodfield Mall.
Fox Valley police reports
Sixto Jose Cortez, 19, of the 100 block of Oak Street, Elgin, was charged with felony trying to defraud a drug test, at 8:41 a.m. Nov. 12 at a drug testing facility at 333 N. Randall Road, according to a police report.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Elgin woman in court in morning, in handcuffs by evening
A 38-year-old Elgin woman went to Kane County court Friday morning to face felony charges that she illegally tried to obtain prescription drugs from an East Dundee Walmart on Nov. 9. About 12 hours after her court appearance, Colleen L. Bagley was in trouble again, charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according ... (more)
Lenore T. Adkins Season of giving living up to its name
It's been said this is the season of giving, and as such, I'm going to highlight several efforts going on in the community to support the ailing and the less fortunate.
Carpentersville resolving issues with fire union
Carpentersville and the union that represents its 32 full-time firefighters are in the midst of resolving issues that came up after both sides signed off on a three-year contract, officials confirmed Tuesday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Barrington fire district continues making deals with other departments
Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District trustees are expected to consider potential automatic-aid agreements tonight with several neighboring fire agencies, including the Barrington Fire Department, from which it is splitting Jan. 1. The deals would govern the circumstances and locations for one department to respond automatically to calls ... (more)
Sat Nov 16, 2013
W. Dundee using TV exposure to feed the hungry
That's exactly what West Dundee leaders are doing. The Food Network's "Food Court Wars" spent part of the week filming an upcoming episode of its second season at Spring Hill Mall and will shoot another segment from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Public Safety Center 2, 100 Carrington Drive.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Still going strong after 50 years
Immanuel Lutheran Church of East Dundee is holding a celebration this weekend to honor the Rev.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Police: Woman tried to illegally get prescription drugs in East Dundee
A 38-year-old Elgin woman was wrestled to the ground Saturday afternoon at an East Dundee Walmart and later charged with trying to illegally obtain prescription drugs, police said.