| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:42 PM
The Festival of Children Foundation will be heading to the Chicago area this weekend for an unsual fundraising event.
While on the Eden Palais, a European salon carousel built in 1890, participants in Saturday's third annual Carousel of Possible...
| Aug 8, 2014
A judge sentenced a Barrington Hills teen on Thursday to 90 days in jail and three years of probation following his guilty plea for a car crash that killed an Elgin man.
The sentence, which also includes 300 hours of community service, came nearly a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:59 PM
A 19-year-old Barrington Hills man pleads guilty in Cook County Circuit Court on Wednesday to charges that he was under the influence of drugs when he caused a crash that killed an Elgin man and seriously injured his fiancÚ last year.
| May 6, 2014
| 6:33 PM
As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon.
The verdant expanse of land that makes up...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD--Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced his proposal to make people who make more than $1 million a year pay a higher income tax Thursday, but a separate measure calling for a broader graduated income tax in Illinois failed in the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:14 PM
In the hiring of Michael Bregy as North Shore District 112's next superintendent, the district has found an engaged educator willing to make difficult decisions, according to parents, school officials and Bregy himself.
Last week, District 112...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:36 PM
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House today approved a measure that would ask voters whether to eliminate the job of lieutenant governor, but the proposal has a long way to go before the much-maligned office would disappear.
The measure must pass the...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 10:36 PM
A 61-year-old man was killed and four people were injured in a four-vehicle crash in northwest suburban Barrington Hills, authorities said.
The man was driving southbound in a Dodge Intrepid on Route 59, south of Route 68, when an SUV traveling...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:44 AM
The Festival of Children Foundation is taking its carousel-driven fundraising techniques to the Chicago area this weekend.
The Costa Mesa-based nonprofit is calling the event "The Carousel of Possible Dreams." Participants will ride a European salon...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A recent fundraising event in Illinois organized by the Festival of Children Foundation raised a little more than $150,000 for two charitable groups, according to a news release.
The effort by the Costa Mesa-based nonprofit benefited Ronald McDonald...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:25 PM
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Rep. Mark Beaubien Jr., a Republican lawmaker since 1996 and the former head of a family banking business, died suddenly this afternoon.
Beaubien, 68, of Barrington Hills was at a GOP event in Arlington Heights with family friends...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 1:43 PM
A man died early this morning after the boat he apparently was piloting on the Fox River near Barrington Hills overturned, authorities said.
The man, 45, was believed to be from Algonquin, but his identity was not being released, pending family...