| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:46 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:33 PM
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,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:34 AM
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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:16 PM
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...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:47 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:07 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:16 PM
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....
| Feb 9, 2011
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...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:43 PM
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...