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Driver gets prison time for dragging Streamwood man after failed drug deal

A Rockford man who authorities say drove the car that dragged a Streamwood man after a failed drug deal on Aug. 4 was sentenced to 2½ years in prison Wednesday. Terievis Norman, 23, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery causing great bodily harm in exchange for the sentence, prosecutors said.


Illinois Woman Saved Moments Before Her Car Is Struck By Train

Talk about terrifying! According to WGN TV, a 96-year-old woman in Lombard, IL got her car stuck...on the tracks...at a railroad crossing with a speeding Metra train coming right at her.


Side Street Studio Arts to kick off 2019 with 'What Remains' exhibit

Side Street Studio Arts, at 15 Ziegler Court in the heart of downtown Elgin, kicks off its 2019 visual art exhibition schedule Friday, Jan. 18, with What Remains: a joint exhibition by Tanner Melvin and Erin Rehberg.


Service Set For Trooper Killed During Snowstorm

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Funeral services are set for an Illinois State Police trooper killed when he was struck and killed by a vehicle along Interstate 294 in suburban Chicago during a snowstorm.


Elgin man charged with robbing victim he met on dating app

SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE - A 19-year-old Elgin man was charged with robbing someone after using a dating app to arrange a fake get-together last week in the northwest suburb. Steven L. Ward, Jr., faces one felony charge of robbery for allegedly stealing a male’s iPhone during a Jan. 9 meet-up in Elgin,


Cook County Health Opens New Health Center in Arlington Heights

Cook County Health is committed to providing quality, compassionate care that is tailored to each patient's needs with community-based health centers that offer primary care medical homes for families throughout Cook County. The new Arlington Heights Health Center opened January 14th in a 25,000 sq.


Woman found dead in basement of suburban apartment complex

AURORA, Ill. – Police in Aurora are conducting a death investigation after a woman was found dead in the basement of an apartment building Tuesday. Police said Kristina Davies, 30, of Yorkville was found around 10:30 a.m. in the building located in the 1300 block of Monomoy Street in Aurora.


Extra-alarm fire causes $200K in damage to Elgin house

A two-alarm fire caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to a home Wednesday morning in northwest suburban Elgin. Authorities were called about 6:30 a.m. with reports of the house fire in the 300 block of Park Street, according to a statement from the Elgin Fire Department. Crews arrived to find smok


Fire destroys home in Elgin

No one was injured in a fire this morning that destroyed a home in Elgin, fire officials said. A call came in at about 6:35 a.m. about a fire in a single-family home on the 300 block of Park Street, Battalion Chief Rich Carter said.


Code Red: Wintry mix coming to Central Illinois

ILLINOIS (WICS/WRSP) — A CODE RED WEATHER ALERT is in effect for overnight tonight as well as for Saturday as central Illinois remains under a very active and unsettled weather pattern.


Illinois Lottery Ticket Mess-Up on Tuesday

Lottery officials admitted that there was a major was a goof up today for some people who tried to purchase lottery tickets on Tuesday. If you play the Illinois Lottery Pick 3 or Pick 4 games, you may have missed out on your chance to win, if you tried to purchase tickets for Tuesday's midday drawin


Elgin office building sells for $1 million

Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of a 9,562-square-foot, two-tenant office building located at 452 N. McLean Boulevard in Elgin, Illinois, according to Steven D. Weinstock, regional manager of the firm’s Chicago Oak Brook office. The 100-percent leased property sold for $1,000,000.


Barrington police release 'Lip Sync Challenge' video

BARRINGTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Barrington police officers are showing off their sense of humor. Just check out what they created for the Police Lip Sync Challenge. The department posted on Facebook, "We know we're late to the party, but better late than never!"


Man charged in Carpentersville gas station holdup in which clerk was injured, police say

A Chicago man was arrested on charges he injured a 66-year-old clerk Monday during an armed robbery of a Carpentersville gas station, police said. Antonio D. Young, 25, of the 5000 block of Ohio Street, was charged with armed violence, aggravated robbery and aggravated battery of someone over the ag


Northbrook home destroyed by fire, which spread to 2 other homes

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (WLS) -- A fire spread from one home to two neighboring houses in the north suburbs Wednesday morning. An off-duty firefighter was on his way to work when he spotted a home in the 2500-block of Melanie Lane fully engulfed by flames. The Northbrook Fire Department was on the scene ab


Illinois: Food Stamp Benefits Early, Not Extra

The people who manage food stamps in Illinois are warning folks across the state not to spend too much this weekend. The Illinois Department of Human Services says the nearly two-million people who are on food stamps in the state should get their benefits for February by Sunday. But, DHS says that’s


West Dundee church hosts Super Bowl hoagie fundraiser

The Music Ministry and Chancel Choir, adult vocal choir, of First Congregational Church of Dundee are offering Super Bowl Sunday hoagie sandwiches for sale as a fundraiser. The cost of each hoagie is $8.


Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman He Met On Dating App

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Northbrook man has been charged with sexual assault, after he allegedly attacked a woman he met on a dating app. Buffalo Grove police said 40-year-old Anthony Lamonica turned himself in on Friday, after Lake County prosecutors approved two felony charges of aggravated criminal sexu


Attendant Beat Up During Robbery At Shell In Carpentersville

CARPENTERSVILLE, IL - A man accused of beating up a 66-year-old gas station employee during a robbery Monday night in Carpentersville left with less than $200. Antonio D. Young, 25, of Chicago is currently held on a $100,000 bond for charges of armed violence, aggravated robbery/indicate firearm and


Statewide test results: 89 percent of Ronald D. O. Neal failed English language arts

About 11 percent of Ronald D. O. Neal students passed annual English language arts assessments in 2018 and 89 percent of students failed, according to a Kane County Reporter analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.