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Palatine Man Wanted For DUI Dies After Crash: Police

PALATINE, IL — A 41-year-old Palatine man wanted out of Cook County on a DUI warrant died Thursday, Feb. 7 after being critically injured two days earlier in a two-vehicle crash in Palatine, the Daily Herald said according to a release from Palatine police. According to the Daily Herald, the police


Aurora, Illinois, shooter was 15-year employee of company, police say - live updates

A gunman opened fire inside an Illinois manufacturing company Friday, killing at least five civilians and wounding five police officers in the rampage, authorities said. Local police identified the gunman as 45-year-old Gary Martin, who died in a shootout with officers.


5 Palatine Area Foreclosures Selling For Cheap

PALATINE, IL — Don't want to break the bank, but still hoping to buy a home nearby? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the most recently foreclosed properties in the Palatine area might be just the place to start!


Man Charged Following Reported Interaction With Minor

Mount Prospect police have charged a Matteson man, who allegedly previously had an inappropriate conversation with a minor. Police on Thursday, Feb. 7, charged Thomas E. Gould, 28 years old, of 5212 Southwick Dr., Matteson, with one count of disorderly conduct for his alleged involvement in a suspic


Michael Avenatti, at Cook County courthouse, says he believes R. Kelly will be indicted soon

High-profile attorney Michael Avenatti said Friday he believes charges are imminent against R. Kelly after giving Cook County prosecutors a tape purportedly depicting the R&B musician having sex with an underage girl.


Palatine Resident Inducted as a Future Hall of Famer

Palatine resident Dan Morrill has been recognized as a "Future Famer" by the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame (MAHF) for his contributions to the medical advertising community. The MAHF Awards event was held at The Pierre, a Taj Hotel in New York City.


Illinois man being fired from job fatally shoots 5 workers

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building and were fired on immediately; one was struck ou


Rolling Meadows' Kane on to finals again

Nicole Kane of Rolling Meadows chalked her way into the state finals for the second straight year. She hit her routine in on the parallel bars and scored a 9.475 in the preliminaries of the girls state gymnastics meet on Friday at Palatine High School.


Teens Charged With Murder In Palatine Township Shooting: Sheriff

COOK COUNTY, IL — Two teens have been charged with murder in the Feb. 1 shooting death of a young man in unincorporated Palatine, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Monday. Police detectives from the Cook County Sheriff's Office identified 16-year-old Andre Naydenov and a 15-year-old boy a


Palatine Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

PALATINE, IL — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.


High school gymnastics: Prairie Ridge co-op's Willis 5th in all-around at state meet

Prairie Ridge freshman Gracie Willis needed one more solid routine on uneven bars to cap a productive day at the IHSA Girls Gymanstics State Meet on Friday in Palatine. “I was really calm going into it,” Willis said. “I thought, ‘I’ve done this before.’ I didn’t have any negative thoughts. I was jus


Reports detail Illinois State Police sergeant's arrest in Crystal Lake

That's what a Crystal Lake police officer said on Feb. 1 as he pulled over a silver SUV that had been intermittently flashing police lights and blaring a siren. The driver turned out to be 49-year-old Matthew E. Konie, a master sergeant with the Illinois State Police.


Palatine Police: Loaded Gun Found Inside Vehicle

During a routine traffic stop Feb. 10, Palatine police discovered a loaded handgun inside the vehicle’s glove box, resulting in the passenger being charged with a felony. According to police, just after 10:45 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of N. Northwest Hwy. for a traffic violat


Spring Grove woman gets probation for misusing Crystal Lake employer's credit cards

A 57-year-old woman convicted of stealing thousands of dollars from her Crystal Lake employer says she was the victim of the situation that resulted in a two-year probation sentence Friday.


Five killed as gunman opens fire at Illinois warehouse

AURORA, Ill. (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire on Friday at an Illinois manufacturing warehouse, apparently as he was being terminated from his job there, killing five fellow workers and wounding five police officers before he was slain by police, authorities said.


Illinois Woman Drowned In Hot Tub After Husband Allegedly Closed Lid On Her

WHEELING, IL — An Illinois man has been charged with the involuntary manslaughter of his wife after they spent an afternoon drinking in their hot tub. Police say the husband closed the lid of the hot tub while his wife was still inside it, causing her to drown.


Arlington Heights names village's 6th fire chief

Andrew Larson, Arlington Heights' acting fire chief since November, was appointed to the permanent position Friday after 22 years of service to the department. He will be only the sixth fire chief the village has had since the fire department changed from volunteer to full-time in 1958.


Two from Illinois suffer minor injuries after accident Friday

Two were left with minor injuries after an accident on US 54 Friday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Michael Jackson, 53, of Lake Zurich, Illinois, and Daniel McCurley, 56, of Lake Zurich, Illinois, had minor injuries after an accident on US 54 in Miller County


Aurora shooting victims: What we know about those killed in Henry Pratt warehouse shooting

AURORA, Ill. -- Police haveidentified the five people killed when a lone gunman opened fire Friday inside a sprawling Henry Pratt Co. warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Clayton Parks of Elgin, Illinois: Human resources manager.


Illinois kennel fire sparks animal rescue standards debate

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) — A kennel in suburban Chicago that took in troublesome dogs is being criticized after a fire on the property killed 31 animals. The Chicago Tribune reports that rescue groups often took their most difficult animals to Bully Life Animal Services in West Chicago.