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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.


An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Emerald Ash Borers Spotted In Barrington

Holiday lights aren’t the only thing inhabiting Barrington trees as December approaches. Emerald ash borer beetles were recently discovered in two ash trees in the village.


File photo of cars on a Chicago area highway (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Driver Killed In Suburban Head-On Crash

A driver was killed Friday morning when two vehicles collided head-on in the northwest suburbs.