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  • Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers

    Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers
    There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.   A first violation...
  • Conservative Republican activist Jack Roeser dies

    Conservative Republican activist Jack Roeser dies
    Long time conservative Republican activist Jack Roeser, a Carpentersville businessman who helped develop the tea party movement in Illinois, has died, GOP leaders said today. Roeser, who used publishing, radio and the internet to spread his sharp-tongued...
  • Cards lift spirits of girl battling leukemia

     Cards lift spirits of girl battling leukemia
    Each morning when it's time for the mail, Weronika Zeliszczak, 7, who is battling leukemia, waits by the window at her home in Carpentersville. So far, she's received more than 500 cards and letters, thanks to a Facebook campaign launched by her...
  • I rented a damaged car; why should I have to pay?

    I rented a damaged car; why should I have to pay?
    William Hicks rents a car from Dollar with a ding in it. Now it wants to charge him for the damage. But it can't prove he did it. Should he pay, anyway? Q: I'm having a problem with Dollar Rent A Car. When I picked up my car at Southwest Florida...
  • 'Sovereign' citizen gets 180 days in jail for contempt of court

    'Sovereign' citizen gets 180 days in jail for contempt of court
    A Kane County man who authorities say tried to bog down the court system with a number of bogus motions and filings was ordered Tuesday to serve a 180-day sentence for contempt of court. Robert D. Sperlazzo, 63, told the judge who sentenced him that,...
  • Carpentersville man charged with bomb threat at Kane courthouse

    Carpentersville man charged with bomb threat at Kane courthouse
    A Carpentersville man has been charged with making bomb threats that emptied a Kane County court facility on Sept. 4, a day records show he was due to appear in court. Akiel W. Davis, 21, of the 100 block of Adobe Circle, has been charged with three...
  • District 112 hires new superintendent

    District 112 hires new superintendent
    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...
  • Guilty but mentally ill plea in attacks on woman, child, dog

    Guilty but mentally ill plea in attacks on woman, child, dog
    A Carpentersville man pleaded guilty but mentally ill Friday to charges stemming from an attack on a woman, a child and a dog, Kane County prosecutors said. Daniel J. Happ, 28, of the 1600 block of Seminole Drive, could face up to 93 years in prison...
  • Carpentersville man sentenced to eight years for ninth DUI

    Carpentersville man sentenced to eight years for ninth DUI
    A Carpentersville man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of his ninth DUI, Kane County officials said today. William M. Reece, 49, of the 400 block of Besinger Drive, Carpentersville, was sentenced Wednesday by Circuit...
  • 1 dead in Carpentersville fire

    1 dead in Carpentersville fire
    A man was pronounced dead after a fire broke out in a landscaping company in Carpentersville, officials said. The fire happened just before 5 p.m. Friday at 1050 Tamarac Drive, according to a press release issued by the Carpentersville Fire Department....
  • Carpentersville's Golfview meets Healthier School Challenge

    Carpentersville's Golfview meets Healthier School Challenge
    The students of Golfview Elementary Magnet School in Carpentersville earned a special celebration amid much fanfare last week — but there was nary a cake nor sugary snack in sight. In a gymnasium packed with gold balloons, mascots, local and...
  • Man pleads guilty to drunk driving in fatal 2011 crash

    Man pleads guilty to drunk driving in fatal 2011 crash
    A Carpentersville man pleaded guilty today to driving drunk during a 2011 single-car accident that killed one of his passengers. Ulises Beltran, 24, of the 1600 block of Sacramento Drive, agreed in Kane County court to plead guilty to two counts of...