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Woman Found Dead In Algonquin Home, Coroner Investigating

ALGONQUIN, IL - The McHenry County Coroner is investigating the death of a 72-year-old Algonquin woman who was found dead in her home Friday afternoon. Rosemary Schwieger was found by a family member in an Algonquin home. The family member called 911 at 1:38 p.m. when "extensive soot and smoke damag

PATCH - 2017-12-16 01:04:35

Algonquin Road Tree Removal Delayed For Weather Conditions

From Village of Lake in the Hills: Due to weather conditions the Village of Lake in the Hills along with McHenry County Division of Transportation has re-scheduled removing dead trees along the south side of Algonquin Road between South Annandale Drive and South Lakewood Road to the week of December


Woman Found Dead After House Fire in Northwest Suburbs

A woman was found dead and two others were injured Friday afternoon after a fire broke out in a home in northwest suburban Algonquin. Firefighters responded shortly after 1:30 p.m. to a report of a possible explosion and fire at the home in the 1000 block of Grayhawk Drive in Algonquin, according to

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-12-16 21:43:00

When the Snow Falls, Where Can You Park?

Winter is here and the first snowfall of the season has already hit. 'Tis the season for Woodstock residents to review the city's snow removal guidelines to avoid getting caught off-guard. Parking restrictions have been established to facilitate effective snow removal on downtown streets. These down


Council Talks Tax Reimbursement for Local Biz

A lumber supplier could receive a tax reimbursement from the city of Woodstock once a sales tax hike goes into effect. At a City Council meeting Dec. 5, officials discussed providing an incentive to Woodstock Lumber which would offset the upcoming 1-point increase to the city's sales tax rate. The t


Students Learn Coding at Schoolwide Event

Woodstock District 200 students observed Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 4 to 10, along with millions of students throughout the world. At Prairiewood Elementary School, they commemorated the week with the entire student body participating in the international Hour of Code event Dec. 6. Techno


Local Biz's Calendar Tradition Continues

For 36 years, Copy Express has offered free calendars with a local flair to the Woodstock community. Owners Jim and Vicki O'Leary recently announced the publication of the company's 2018 wall calendar featuring local scenes by photo-hobbyist Gay Belcher. "It's a signature thing for us," said O'Leary


'Stuff the Stocking' Promotes Bird-Watching to Kids

Woodstock resident Diane Brokaw is spending this Christmas season as she has the previous two: raising funds to "Stuff the Stocking for Zach." Her only child, 20-year-old Zach Brokaw, was killed in a car accident in June 2015. Zach, then nature director for Camp Lowden in Oregon, IL, had left camp a


Troopers: Wasilla man with history of drunken driving ends up in ditch, arrested again

A Wasilla man with three recent drunken driving convictions was arrested overnight Friday after a trooper encountered him with a vehicle in a ditch on McMillan Drive in Wasilla. At 10:15 p.m. Friday, Alaska State Troopers found Michael Lanz, 28, next to a white 1998 Ford Mustang. Troopers said he

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-16 20:13:49

Investigation continues into head-on DUI crash that killed Wasilla woman

WASILLA, Alaska (KTUU) - A woman in Wasilla was killed in a car crash after an SUV entered oncoming traffic, hitting her vehicle head-on. According to a report with the Alaska State Troopers, Brandy Reed, 42, of Wasilla, was a riding as a passenger in a Chevrolet Suburban at the time of the crash.


Underclassmen help Warriors put together winning streak

Slayte Wohlers is among a group of sophomore forwards who have emerged to help the Wasilla Warriors extend their winning streak to seven games. Slayte Wohlers is among a group of sophomore forwards who have emerged to help the Wasilla Warriors extend their winning streak to seven games.Courtesy of B

FRONTIERSMAN - 2017-12-15 09:51:00

5 things to do in the Mat-Su: Weekend of Dec. 15

WASILLA - This Saturday, Santa Claus will be flying to town in a helicopter. The Biker Elves are at it again for their third annual "Santa Fly In" event at Denali Harley Davidson from 12 to 4 p.m. After Santa sticks the landing, kids can fly up with him in the helicopter for free. Note that parents


Fairbanks pilot charged with obstructing agency investigating fatal plane crash

A former Fairbanks pilot was charged Thursday with misleading a federal agency investigating a crash that killed one his passengers. Forest M. Kirst, 60, was charged with two counts of obstruction of the National Transportation Safety Board and piloting an aircraft without a valid certificate, the


UAF reports possible mumps case

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Fairbanks reported a suspected mumps case on campus Friday. Mumps is an uncommon virus associated with flulike symptoms followed by swollen salivary glands on the lower jaw. In recent years, Alaska has averaged fewer than one case per year across the entire stat

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2017-12-16 09:43:00

3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape

In 1995, Drew Dixon was working her dream job as an executive at Def Jam Recordings, helping to oversee a chart-topping album and a ubiquitous single by Method Man and Mary J. Blige. But as her star rose, Dixon, then 24, was spiraling into depression, she said, because of prolonged and aggressive s


Alaska man arrested for attempted murder after trying to run over, shoot victim

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTUU) - Imagine pulling over to give a pedestrian a ride, only to see a large truck barreling down directly at you. Then, after a crash and the opening of a door, the driver of that truck pulls out a handgun and starts shooting. That's the call that came in to Alaska State Troope


Plaza in Evans to bring more traffic, raising concern for parking

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 (News First at Five) COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. WRDW/WAGT) -- It only took eight months for the plaza to grow from an empty field to a four-story building. "I'm looking forward to seeing what's gonna happen and you know how the area is growing I think it's going to be great once i


Man wanted in Burke County for drugs

Burke County Sheriff's Office wants public to use caution if they see this man. WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WJBF) - The Burke County Sheriff's Office issued arrest warrants for 32-year-old Thomas Craig Williams. Investigators said Williams has arrest warrants for the following: Possession of Oxycodone with i

WJBF.COM - 2017-12-16 23:05:29

Augusta Fire Department responding to structure fire on Jenkins Street

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Augusta Fire Department is responding to a fire on the 1700 Block of Jenkins Street. Dispatch tells us a passerby saw the flames and called first responders at 4:54 Saturday afternoon. Our reporter on scene says two homes were involved and no o

WRDW-TV - 2017-12-17 01:15:00

Mother receives diploma on behalf of late son

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 (News 12 at 6 O'Clock / NBC 26 News at 7) AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Today was a bittersweet day for one Augusta mother as she walked on behalf of her son. Rowan Feldhaus was supposed to walk across the stage today at the James Brown Arena, but instead, his mom walked across t

WRDW-TV - 2017-12-16 02:53:00