Rescue crews had to help a man and woman in a pontoon boat from going over the Algonquin Dam on the Fox River on Thursday afternoon, because a cable normally blocking boats from passing under the Route 62 bridge has not been in place for months.
School officials said the students dumped several gallons of water, baby oil, dish soap, and laundry soap throughout an upstairs hallway at Harry Jacobs High School on Thursday.
Six elementary students were taken to hospitals as a precautionary measure after the inflatable playground equipment they were enjoying at a northwest suburban school tipped over Thursday afternoon.
No Limit Arcade is making some changes as a result of the Newtown shootings.
An Algonquin woman thought she had the perfect name for her business. But then along came a certain coffee giant from Seattle.
A home in Algonquin was badly damaged in a fire Saturday evening that brought fire personnel from six northwest suburban departments to the scene.
Want to play Pac Man, Asteroids or Donkey Kong? If you said yes, you might have been a gamer back in the 1980s.
A northwest suburban Algonquin man is one of two men indicted Wednesday on charges of transporting child pornography.
Runner Evan Jager finished sixth in the final of the Men’s Steeplechase on Sunday, but that hardly fazed the nearly 200 or more supporters who gathered at a local restaurant to watch the Algonquin-native compete for his first Olympic medal.
Christina Loukas knows she has work to do Sunday in the finals of the Women’s 3-meter springboard competition in London.
Evan Jager earned a spot in the Men’s Steeplechase Finals after finishing second in the Track & Field qualifying heat on Friday.
The race will benefit the Salvation Army PROMISE (Anne’s House), a local residential program that provides aftercare for victims, and Love146, an organization that provides prevention and aftercare solutions internationally.
A developmentally disabled Algonquin woman abandoned by her mother in a bar in Tennessee has been made a ward of that state, after prosecutors determined her mother didn’t break any laws when she left her there.
A woman is going to spend four years in prison for embezzling her employer in Algonquin.
A firefighter suffered an injury while battling a blaze at an unoccupied home in northwest suburban Algonquin Saturday morning.
An outbreak of norovirus, which raced through a suburban school last week, appears to be subsiding.
For the third time in a month, police in the northwest suburbs are seeking someone who may have tried to abduct a child.
Community Unit School District 300 in northwest suburban Algonquin is reminding parents to talk to their children about “the dangers of stranger interaction” after the second reported attempted child abduction within the district in the last two weeks.
A protest rally in northwest suburban Algonquin drew some 3,000 people, who said continued tax breaks for Sears would be lost revenue for schools in the area.
An eyewitness in an Algonquin grocery store tells Newsradio it looked like a Molotov cocktail that was thrown into the deli section Sunday afternoon.