Maxwell Sherman (Nassau County Sheriff)

Barrington Grad Talks On-Camera Before He’s Charged With NY Murder

Eighteen-year-old Maxwell Sherman actually smoked a cigarette, and talked on camera about the murder –- one day before he was arrested. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


A number of roads in North Barrington were washed out by flooding, following continuous heavy rainfall for several hours early Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)

Man, Dog Still Missing After Search Amid Barrington-Area Flooding

Rescue teams moved from the Flint Creek in Lake Barrington to the Fox River on Wednesday in search for a man and his dog, who were seen earlier in the day caught in the water floating downstream.


Dominic Szymanski (District 220)

11-Year-Old Struck By Train Returns To School

Dominic Syzmanski amazingly lost only a foot and a few toes on the other foot when he was hit by a train two months ago. Tuesday, he surprised his entire school during an afternoon assembly.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


(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.



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.


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