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BMO Harris Bank branch robbed in South Barrington

A BMO Harris Bank branch was reported robbed Friday in northwest suburban South Barrington. About 3 p.m., a man in his 30s entered the branch at 40 S. Barrington Road and committed a non-takeover bank robbery, according to the FBI. The robber was described as white, about 5-foot-10 and of thin build

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 02:48:00

Barrington police: Teens face underage drinking, tobacco and marijuana possession charges

The following items were taken from Barrington, South Barrington and Barrington Hills police reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Drugs A 17-year-old Carpentersville girl was charged Sept. 8 with unlawful possession of marijuana at Barrington High School, 616

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:46:13

Shout Out: Bob Agra, a Barrington resident who captains cruises in Chicago

Barrington residents Bob and Holly Agra own and operate a family-run boat business that has supplied visitors with unique views of the Chicago skyline for decades. The Mercury Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline provides sightseeing opportunities during the day and night along the Chicago River and Lake Mi

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 20:29:42

Elgin Man Swerved in Lanes 3 Times Before Striking Semi and Coming to Stop in Cortland Crash

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office says an Elgin man was hospitalized as a precaution after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash where he allegedly crossed over the center line three times in Cortland on Thursday. The sheriff's office says deputies were called to the intersection of Il. Route 38 a

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:04:00

Signal Hill, NSDAR, Begins New Chapter Year With A History Lesson

The Barrington area Signal Hill Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, recently held the first meeting of the chapter year. Items reviewed during the business meeting included recognition of Constitution Week, with various readings, quotations, and a trivia contest

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 18:04:03

CLC student literary magazine wins first place award; five contributors win individual awards

The 2017 edition of Prairie Voices, the College of Lake County's literary arts magazine, has won first place (central division) in the Community College Humanities Association Annual Literary Magazine Contest. CLC's magazine also won first place in 2016 and 2014. In addition, five CLC students' work

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:20:12

Lake Zurich police: Two face charges after stealing merchandise from Goodwill store

The following items were taken from Lake Zurich Police Department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Identity theft A man who resides in the 200 block of Alpine Drive reported Sept. 15 that a credit card account was opened in his name without his permission

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 20:30:00

'What Every Parent Needs to Know' Lecture Prepares Parents of Teenagers

Over the past 30 years, Bob Leece, the current student assistance coordinator at Buffalo Grove High School, has trained thousands of parents through his lecture series, titled, 'What Every Parent Needs to Know'. Leece's sessions assist parents in navigating and appropriately responding to the growth

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:23:43

Pet Show Organizer Speaks Out After Canceling Event

The organizer of a canceled pet expo that left animal rescue groups and small businesses concerned about refunds said it has been put in a "financially devastating" position, but it remains devoted to its exhibitors. St. Louis-based Amazing Pet Expos was scheduled to hold the Windy City Pet Expo in

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-22 22:07:35

West Works With CMAP - Journal and Topics Online: Home

Enrique Castillo answers students' questions during the CMAP Comprehensive Plan discussion. Purchase photo reprints and more! Pick a paper Send your stuff to the Journal! Go to form Enrique Castillo answers students' questions during the CMAP Comprehensive Plan discussion. Purchase photo reprints an

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-22 18:58:00

Off The Record: Dreams For Corner Inch Closer To Reality

Trees and bushes that had covered the vacant property north of the McDonald's restaurant were removed within the last week and actual grading of the acreage has begun. Des Plaines City Manager Mike Bartholomew said yesterday (Thursday) that the city recently issued two permits to the developers of t

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-22 18:52:00

ECC Foundation welcomes Robin Seigle as its newest board director

Robin Seigle said being a member of the Elgin Community College Foundation Board of Directors is another way to serve her community. The West Dundee resident and ECC alumna looks forward to providing more opportunities to help students succeed. "Since attending ECC, I have watched the school grow to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:47:26

Shout Out: Shawn Killackey, local author panelist

Mundelein resident Shawn Killackey is scheduled to talk about his book "Mundelein: Images of America" by Arcadia Publishing during a 7 p.m., Sept. 29 local author panel at the Barnes & Noble in Vernon Hills. Q: What's this book about and why did you write it? A: It's a book about the history of Mund

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Sabbe to resign as Carpentersville trustee

With a little less than two years remaining on his term, Carpentersville Trustee Jeff Sabbe has announced his plans to resign from the post in November. "My family and I are moving to another state so I'm unfortunately going to have to step down from the board," he said at Tuesday's board meeting. "

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 00:42:28

Police: Buffalo Grove man charged with violating sex offender registration

A Buffalo Grove man, who pleaded guilty to a sex offender charge nearly four years ago, recently was charged with violating his sex offender registration, police said. Buffalo Grove police said Jason Mark, 42, of the 200 block of Taylor Court in Buffalo Grove, was charged with violating his sex offe

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 16:21:55

Arlington Heights School District 25 sees decline in PARCC scores but remains above state average

Despite a decline in scores from last year, the majority of students in Arlington Heights School District 25 either met or exceeded expectations on the state PARCC exams in 2017, officials recently said. While the district's scores are considered preliminary until the state releases its official Sc

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 20:49:11

Mexican music ensemble Villalobos Brothers performs at the ECC Arts Center Oct. 7

Leading contemporary Mexican music ensemble Villalobos Brothers will perform at the ECC Arts Center on Saturday, Oct. 7. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the ECC Arts Center's Blizzard Theatre located in Building H on ECC's campus at 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Villalobos Bro

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:49:28

ECC's Emergency Services and STEM students to receive scholarships through $15,000 Motorola Foundation grant

A $15,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation will allow Elgin Community College to award new scholarships to students who enroll in the college's technology, pre-engineering or emergency services programs. Students served by the grant will come from underrepresented populations, including

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:43:59

Lane closures planned for traffic signal improvement in north suburbs

Lane closures are planned to start next week in north suburban Grayslake, Hainesville and Libertyville for traffic signal improvements. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the daytime lane closures will take place on Route 120 between Route 134 and U.S. 45 and on U.S. 45 between Rout

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-22 21:50:00

Defense attorneys claim McHenry Co. still not following new immigration law

Lawsuits and protests from families and attorneys have so far failed to settle whether McHenry County authorities are following a new state immigration law - or to stop undocumented defendants from ending up in the custody of ICE authorities. On Friday, lawyers for some of the inmates who lack legal

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 23:51:25