Barrington

Dominic Szymanski (District 220)

Barrington 5th-Grader Hit By Train Goes Home

Dominic Szymanski, the fifth-grade boy who was hit by a train in downtown northwest suburban Barrington on March 15, was able to return home from the hospital earlier this week.

04/06/2013

Lindy and Riley Thomas, rushed to save boy from Metra train. (CBS)

Father, Son Tell How They Rushed To Save Child Hit By Train

Last week, a father and son jumped into action to save a child struck by a Metra train. On Wednesday, they sat down to talk with Chris Martinez about their heroism.

03/20/2013

An 11-year-old was struck by a Metra train Friday evening in Barrington. (CBS)

Boy, 11, Hit By Commuter Train In Barrington

A Metra train struck an 11-year-old boy Friday evening in northwest suburban Barrington.

03/15/2013

Catlow Theater (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM Newsradio)

Historic Barrington Theater Gets New Digital Projector

Last Friday, the theater debuted it’s new digital equipment and new sound system.

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2012

(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Barrington Middle School Students Suspended Over Sex Abuse On Bus

Two students at a northwest suburban middle school have been suspended after the district investigated a series of alleged sexual abuse incidents that took place earlier this month on a school bus, Pioneer Press is reporting.

10/30/2012

Jason Werner and Jacquelyn Buchholz (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cops: Pair Burglarized Homes While Residents Attended Wakes

A northwest suburban couple would scour the obituaries in local newspapers, then burglarize the homes of people who were attending funeral services for deceased family members, according to police.

10/03/2012

Catlow Theater

Community Rallies To Save Historic Barrington Movie Theater

A Barrington landmark has been rescued from digital extinction.

WBBM Newsradio–08/13/2012

Tivoli Garden Antiques

Barrington Antique Shop Taking Heat Over Lawn Jockey

The owners of a Barrington antique shop are offending some people with what’s outside their store.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Jack Pickup

Former Teacher Charged With Sexting With Middle School Student

A 34-year-old teacher has been charged with sexting with one of the students at the Des Plaines middle school where he taught.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Barrington Murder Suspects

4 Charged In 2011 Murder Of Man Found In Barrington Pond

Authorities have charged three men and a woman with the murder of a man whose body was found in a pond in Barrington nearly a year ago.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

School Bus

Barrington School Bus Driver Investigated For Conduct With Student

Authorities in northwest suburban Barrington are investigating an allegation of inappropriate conduct by a school bus driver towards at least one student.

04/18/2012

(Credit: CBS)

Police Impersonator On The Loose In Barrington

Police in the northwest suburbs are warning people about someone who has been trying to impersonate them.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Rodney Peterson says he shouldn't have been charged for offering a ride to two teen girls during a snowstorm. (CBS)

Motorist Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct After Offering Lift To Teen Girls

Rodney T. Peterson of Arlington Heights was sentenced to two years’ supervision, ordered to pay a $400 fine and prohibited from contacting the two girls or their families, Barrington police said in a news release.

03/19/2012

Handcuffs

Teens’ Info Leads To Arrest Of Man Who Followed Them

Quick thinking by two northwest suburban students who were approached and spoken to by a stranger last week led to the man’s arrest days later.

03/07/2012

Hundreds of people took part in the "Honor Ride and Run" in Barrington, Ill., on Oct. 23, 2011, to support military veterans. (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Ride To Honor Vets In Barrington

Hundreds of people turned out Sunday for an Honor Ride and Run in Barrington to support military veterans.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Man Dies After Being Found In Barrington Fire

A 52-year-old man has died after being found unconscious in his burning home in Barrington.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

English Channel map (Credit: AP)

Local Banker To Swim English Channel For ALS Research

BARRINGTON, Ill. (WBBM) – A 53-year-old investment banker has been packing in the ice cream to keep up his weight for an English Channel swim later this month in honor of his late father. Doug […]

WBBM Newsradio–08/04/2011

Kitfox Model 2 Airplane (File Photo Credit: kitfoxaircraft.com)

Plane Forced To Land For Airspace Violation During Obama Visit

A small airplane was forced to land at an airport in Barrington after violating airspace restrictions that were put in place for President Barack Obama’s visit to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

Chinese Text

Barrington Schools To Offer Chinese

Elementary school pupils in Barrington will have the opportunity to learn Chinese.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010

Adam Michael Bopp, 22, of Barrington (Barrington Police Booking Photo)

Man Charged With Sex Abuse Of Teen He Met On Myspace

A northwest suburban man has been charged with repeatedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl in his home last summer.

12/07/2010

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