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2018 home sales: Cary price history

Historical home sales data show whether price appreciation has outpaced inflation and tax rates. BlockShopper.com has calculated cities' median sales prices for the past 10 years, adjusting for inflation.


Two Chicago men sentenced to prison for armed robberies of Hampshire, East Dundee gas stations

Two Chicago men were sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to a pair of armed robberies at gas stations in East Dundee and Hampshire. Kane County Circuit Judge Donald M. Tegeler Jr. approved a 21-year term for Damarcus D. Gilmore, 20, in a Feb. 15 plea deal in which he was convicted of two count


Travel Advisory from the Illinois State Police

Due to a crash at Route 1 and Ernst Road, traffic is shut down in both directions. Please choose an alternate route for the time being.


R. Kelly due in court after turning himself in to police

Chicago — R. Kelly turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday, hours after Illinois prosecutors announced he had been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Kelly is accused of abusing four victims, at least three of whom were allegedly underage, in incidents that date back


Car Hit By Metra Train at Seven Angels Crossing

FOX RIVER GROVE, IL — No one was injured or killed when a car was hit my a Metra train Wednesday night at Route 14 and Algonquin Road near Fox River Grove, the Northwest Herald reports. The Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line train 653 hit the vehicle at about 8 p.m. The railroad crossing, also known


Elgin police: No criminal charges by Cook County in fatal police shooting

The Cook County state's attorney's office will not file criminal charges against an Elgin police lieutenant who fatally shot a resident nearly a year ago, officials said Friday afternoon.


Crystal Lake couple pleads guilty to bank robberies

A husband and wife from Crystal Lake have pleaded guilty in federal court to a series of bank robberies in northern Illinois. On Friday, Daniel R. Plushkis, 27, pleaded guilty to three counts of bank robbery and, as part of a plea agreement, admitted to two other bank robberies. His wife, Jessica E.


Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce hosts dinner, silent auction

The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual dinner and silent auction Jan. 25 at Avanté Banquets and Conference Center in Fox River Grove. The theme was “The Great Gatsby” and more than 150 members came out in their best roaring 1920s attire to celebrate a successful year for the chamb


New Principal For Wehde Early Childhood Center Approved

CRYSTAL LAKE-CARY, IL - From Crysyal Lake Elementary School District 47: At the District 47 board meeting on February 19, 2019, the board of education approved the appointment of Monica Furlong as principal of the Wehde Early Childhood Center effective July 1, 2019. Furlong will replace current dire


Man cited after Fox River Grove train crash

A 21-year-old man was cited after a Wednesday crash involving his car and a Metra train in Fox River Grove, a Metra official said. Keith Allen was cited for improper turning and driving off the road, Metra spokesperson Meg Reile said.


True-crime TV show recalls Lake Barrington body-swap murder

A new episode of the true-crime TV series “CopyCat Killers” recalls how a disgraced Lake Barrington businessman faked his own death in 2008 so his wife could collect on a multi-million-dollar life-insurance policy.


Johnsburg man receives prison sentence in connection with fatal DUI crash

Two years after a drunken driving crash claimed the life of a 26-year-old motorcyclist, a collection of ashes inside a cremation necklace is one of the few things that the victim's mother has left of her son, she said.


Henry Paulus, long time Lake Zurich mayor, dead at 89

Henry Paulus, who helped shape Lake Zurich during its transition from small town to suburban community during his 20 years as mayor, died Thursday night at the JourneyCare hospice center in Barrington.


Illinois Hepatitis A Outbreak: 44 Cases Reported

ILLINOIS — The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting a hepatitis Aoutbreak with 44 confirmed cases across the state. The majority of cases are among individuals at high risk for infection–including men who have sex with men, homeless individuals and/or those who use drugs.


Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants a 5-cent bag tax across Illinois. Shoppers aren't buying it.

For more than two years, Chicagoans have struggled with a nagging decision at grocery stores and other retailers – pay 7 cents for a disposable bag, or somehow do without. Now, if Gov. J.B. Pritzker has his way, shoppers across the state will face a similar choice.


Top 10 Most Expensive Streets in Cary

The following are the Top 10 most expensive streets in Cary. The average price for homes on these streets range from $475,000 to $729,125. Harvest Glen Circle is the 1st most expensive street in Cary, with single family homes built from 2002 to 2008, and ranging in price from $457,250 to $1,001,000.


LITH Man Told Police 'I'll Shoot You' During Standoff

LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL — A 27-year-old Lake in the Hills man threatened to shoot local officers during a standoff earlier this month. Court documents filed Wednesday show Garrett C. Kowalczyk told Lake in the Police Department officers "I have a gun" and "I will shoot you" shortly after they responde


Free Fishing Days For Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois For 2019

While it may still be February and chilly outside, it's never too early to think about fishing. There are many areas around the Tri-State to put your fishing skills to the test, but if you are 17 and older, you must purchase your fishing license first. However, there are a few days this year when a


McHenry County court security officers found pills, ecstasy in 18-year-old's sock, police say

An Algonquin man was freed on bond Thursday after police said he tucked a bag of drugs into his sock while going through court security. McHenry County sheriff's deputies arrested 18-year-old James T. Conti Wednesday afternoon at the McHenry County Courthouse after he allegedly tried to get through


The Polish Diner In Illinois Where You’ll Find All Sorts Of Authentic Eats

Many Illinoisans are familiar with the rich Polish heritage that is embedded in the Land of Lincoln. Whether you already love European food or just want a hearty meal, there’s a Polish diner in Schaumburg, Illinois that you need to visit.