LAKE ZURICH — Hundreds of athletes of all ages, from across the region, competed in several races, throws and jumping events on Sunday when the Special Olympics visited Lake Zurich.
A Chicago man denied human trafficking charges at his arraignment Wednesday, May 15.
BARRINGTON — Selling for $150, the winning cake in Saturday’s Relay for Life cake decorating contest and auction was an assembly of homemade cake balls individually decorated in different colors.
BARRINGTON — A group of young Barrington mothers formed “Nail Night Wednesdays” 17 years for late-night manicures, wine and friendship.
Over the course of nearly 900 Wednesdays, however, the group has become more than once-a-week friends. They have helped each other each other through bad …
BARRINGTON — Don’t be alarmed kids, even if Barrington District 220 moves the start of the school year up two weeks, the number of days in class will not be increased.
At a public forum Tuesday, May 14, Barrington parents weighed in on the possible …
The College of Lake County has put a hold on a paving contract after the Lake County News-Sun learned that the top bidder for the project is under indictment in Cook County. Alann Harris of Park Ridge-based North Suburban Asphalt Maintenance, which on April 29 was awarded a contract to sealcoat parking lots at the college’s Vernon Hills campus, was indicted in September on charges brought by Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
A crowd of Hough Street Elementary students cheered wildly as 11-year-old Dominic Szymanski made his return to school on Tuesday, two months after a March 15 train accident in downtown Barrington.
SOUTH BARRINGTON — A 19-year-old Hoffman Estates man who volunteered for a program assisting children with special needs at the Willow Creek megachurch in South Barrington has been charged with sexually abusing one of those children. Robert Sobczak was a volunteer in the church’s Special …
Cassandra Ellwing arrived home earlier this spring to a welcome that was unexpected but not surprising. “I came in from work one night to hear a five-part a capella version of ‘Rolling in the Deep’ by Adele,” Ellwing said.
BARRINGTON — When Barrington resident John Dawson established his business, Dawson Builders, six years ago, he also continued a long-standing commitment to volunteer his time and his work for those in need.
Six members of the Lake County State’s Attorney’s independent Case Review Panel have their work cut out for them. The panel (CRP) is in the process of reviewing its first three cases — a murder, a sex assault and a battery/resisting arrest case.
Mundelein police arrested a Lake County deputy sheriff in connection with a human trafficking group from Chicago. Deputy Sheriff Eric Francke, 33, was arrested and later charged on May 10 with solicitation of sexual acts and obstruction of justice after a month-long investigation.
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Barrington area police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
James A. Stark, 23, of 1224 …
BARRINGTON — With summer vacation tantalizingly close, many area teens are faced with decisions about how to spend the extra free time.
While some take trips, attend summer school or participate in camps, others may be looking to use that time earning money at a …
BARRINGTON — Several students and staff at Barrington’s elementary schools are walking the halls with shaved heads in a unique effort to bring attention to pediatric cancer.
Mark Domanico, a music teacher at Roslyn Road and Countryside elementary schools, got his head shaved with about …
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver launched his Food Revolution foundation to fight obesity in the United States by promoting healthier foods at home, school and in the community. For Lindsey Shifley of Mundelein, however, the foundation helped her manage her daughter Abbie’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.