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  • New Illinois law limits probation in fatal crashes

    New Illinois law limits probation in fatal crashes
    Drivers in fatal crashes will be less likely to get a special kind of probation under a new law that went into effect this year. The law is the latest to limit when judges can use the probation, called court supervision, which is widely popular...
  • New Trier officials not giving up on plans for netted baseball field backstop

    New Trier officials not giving up on plans for netted baseball field backstop
    Expressing frustration over being thwarted again by the Winnetka Village Council in their efforts to install a netted safety backstop at New Trier High School's baseball field, school district officials said Monday they plan to investigate whether they...
  • Judge rules Crystal Lake school violated law by building bleachers

    Judge rules Crystal Lake school violated law by building bleachers
    A McHenry County judge ruled Wednesday that school officials violated the law by building 51-foot-tall bleachers on the Crystal Lake South High School football field last fall without going through the city's zoning process. But he stopped short of...
  • Woodstock cop's punishment angers parents

    Woodstock cop's punishment angers parents
    A 12-year-old girl got a series of text messages this summer from her mother's boyfriend, Woodstock police Sgt. Charles "Chip" Amati, according to copies of the messages obtained by the Tribune. One message, punctuated with a text emoticon shaped like a...
  • Wonder Lake man accused of sexual abuse of relative

    Wonder Lake man accused of sexual abuse of relative
    A 32-year-old man has been charged with sexual assault after someone reported on an abuse hotline that he was having a sexual relationship with a young relative. Michael E. Allen of Wonder Lake, was charged with three counts of criminal sexual assault...
  • Early-season cold grips Chicago; snow possible Sunday

    Early-season cold grips Chicago; snow possible Sunday
    Winter has come early to the Chicago area this weekend, with the coldest daytime temperatures since February and a chance of snow showers or snow through Sunday evening, according to forecasts. High temperatures across the area were only in the high...
  • Slick commute could be start to dangerous travel weekend

    Slick commute could be start to dangerous travel weekend
    Motorists and pedestrians in the north and northwest suburbs should expect a slick afternoon commute, the National Weather Service warns, as the area gears up for a busy — and potentially dangerous — holiday travel weekend. Today is...
  • Two McHenry Co. men charged with child porn possession

    Two McHenry Co. men charged with child porn possession
    State prosecutors have filed charges against a McHenry County man that they describe as the most prolific trader of child pornography they have come across in Illinois during a three-year investigation. Robert A. Huggins, 63, of Algonquin, was charged...
  • Skeletal remains found in McHenry Co. identified

    Skeletal remains found in McHenry Co. identified
    Skeletal remains found in a vacant house near northwest suburban McHenry last month have been identified as Jacqueline R. Schaefer, 49, who lived at the home, authorities announced today. McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies found Schaefer’s...
  • Lake Zurich, Wauconda police blotter: Dec. 30

    Lake Zurich, Wauconda police blotter: Dec. 30
    The following items were taken from police reports. Lake Zurich A 46-year-old Wood Dale man was arrested on Dec. 20 at 9:28 p.m. at a traffic stop in the 100 block of North Rand Road. Officers reported his vehicle smelled like burnt cannabis. He was...
  • Deerfield police say homes under construction burglarized

    Deerfield police say homes under construction burglarized
    Deerfield police are asking for help from residents after recent burglaries of homes under construction. Two unfinished homes – one on the 1500 block of Oakwood Place and the other on the 1100 block of Warrington Road – were burglarized...
  • Fire chief credited with saving wounded cop: 'It was an act of God'

    Fire chief credited with saving wounded cop: 'It was an act of God'
    After allegedly harassing his ex-girlfriend for weeks, a man threatened the woman and her mother with a gun in a Northwest suburban home, shot a police officer who tried to intervene and was then fatally shot by police, authorities said. A firefighter...