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Police: Patient, 20, tried to kill Elgin psychiatrist with steak knife

Elliot C. Lockwood, 20, of the 0-99 block of South Oak Street, faces charges of attempted murder, armed violence, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery to a victim 60 or older and aggravated battery in a public place stemming from the Aug. 8 attack, court records show.

DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Body found burning in West Chicago

When the body was found and details, including the gender and age of the person, have not been released. A spokesman for West Chicago police was not available Wednesday to answer questions.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-15 22:14:00

High Hill Farms, Algonquin, Illinois - August 2018

High Hill Farms is a single family home neighborhood built starting in the mid-to-late 1970's. High Hill Farms is located in Algonquin, Illinois on Route 62 east of Randall. There are currently 12 homes for sale ranging from $199,900 to $379,900.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 19:32:20

Algonquin-Lake In The Hills School Calendar 2018-19: Start Date

ALGONQUIN-LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL — The first day of school in District 300 is August 14 and Huntley Community School District starts August 15 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASA

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:23:05

Police release composite photos of suspect wanted for 2016 double murder

SYCAMORE, Ill. - The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identify a potential suspect in a 2016 double murder via newly released composite photos, which were generated from DNA found at the crime scene.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-08-15 15:15:38

Grab an Umbrella, Algonquin, LITH: Weather Forecast

Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening. High 82, low 68.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 21:55:11

Des Plaines Blotter: Man Denied Cigars Tips Over Bread Rack | Journal & Topics Media Group

A woman told police she received a telephone call at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 from a man claiming to be with the Social Security Administration. He told her that her Social Security number had been used in money laundering, drug distribution and trafficking in Texas. He emailed the woman an arre

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-15 17:38:16

Crystal Lake man gets prison after pleading guilty to domestic battery

Tristan L. Taggart, 32, of the 800 block of Boxwood Drive,Crystal Lake, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a felony charge of domestic battery, according to a news release from the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office sent Wednesday.

NORTHWEST HERALD - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Driver Charged With 4th DUI In Fatal Crash

KANE COUNTY, IL -- A 34-year-old Huntley man accused of driving under the influence of methadone and THC from cannabis in a crash that killed 24-year-old Amanda Matthiessen of Bartlett now faces charges, prosecutors told the Elgin Courier-News. Evan Smorovsky has been charged with reckless homicide


Chicago-area manufacturer to lay off 150 people as it moves operations to Mexico, in part to avoid tariffs on Chinese metal

Stack-On Products plans to lay off 128 people at its facility in Wauconda, Ill., and 25 people at its McHenry, Ill., plant when it closes both facilities Oct. 12, said Al Fletcher, human resources director for Alpha Guardian, the Las Vegas-based parent company.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-14 22:11:00

Autopsy to be performed on burned body found in West Chicago

When they arrived, they found an empty field with some camping equipment, a blue tent, a picnic table and the burning body.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-15 11:30:57

Boy Scout camp staffer, 19, charged with sexual assault of underage boys

Coleman R. Leonard, 19, of Cary, Illinois, faces six charges: repeated sexual assault of a child, two counts of child enticement, fourth degree sexual assault, sexual assault of a child under 16 and exposing a child to harmful material.


Illinois megachurch paid $3.25M to settle lawsuits over child sex abuse by church volunteer

A man is escorted out of Willow Creek Community Church, during a family service, at 67 Algonquin Road, in South Barrington, Ill., on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018.


$1.5 million bail ordered for man charged in Hoffman Estates double-fatal DUI

Police say Mary Kendzior was driving when the crash occurred about 9:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Route 72 and Beverly Road in Hoffman Estates. The women died as a result of multiple injuries suffered in the collision, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.


BAC Nearly 4 Times Legal Limit In Double-Fatal: Prosecutors

A West Dundee man with three prior DUI convictions had a blood alcohol level nearly four times over the legal limit when he drove head on to an oncoming vehicle in Hoffman Estates earlier this month, prosecutors said. He was traveling nearlt 30 mph over the posted speed limit in the collision that k

PATCH - 2018-08-15 01:54:39

Burning body found in West Chicago under investigation

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) --West Chicago police said a death investigation is under way after a body was found burning near a road.Police said the body was found in the 1300-block of Joliet Street Tuesday afternoon.The West Chicago Police Department are being aided by members of the DuPage County Maj

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 22:51:01

Budweiser Horses Coming To Gas Station Grand Opening

LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL --The legendary Budweiser Clydesdale horses will be coming to Lake in the Hills at the end of this month. The horses will be on hand at a grand opening event from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Lake in the Hills Speedway, 2700 W. Algonquin Road, on Aug. 30, according to the village of Lake


Blowing Man May Have Been Trying To Drug Woman At Mall: Cops

SCHAUMBURG, IL — A woman shopping at Woodfield Mall told Schaumburg police Monday that a man might have tried drugging after blowing in her direction, according to the Daily Herald. The woman was not hurt in the incident, and investigators don't believe there's a threat to the public, the report add

PATCH - 2018-08-14 18:05:48

Rockford Man Killed in Fiery DeKalb Co. Crash; 2nd Fatal Accident Reported in County on Monday

Our sister station WLBK reports that a Rockford man is dead following two accidents involving five vehicles, two that caught on fire, north of Malta.DeKalb County Sheriff’s officials say 53-year-old Roger Cavins of Rockford died after his car caught fire in the first of two crashes on Route 64 at ab

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 12:48:00

4 taken to hospital after Route 47 crash in Woodstock

Alex Vucha – Woodstock Fire/Rescue DistrictCaptionFour people were taken to the hospital Monday evening after a rollover crash in Woodstock.The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded about 5 p.m. Monday to the scene of a crash at South Eastwood Drive-Route 47 and Southview Drive.Two vehicles were