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Daniel Happ (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney's office)

Man Pleads Guilty To Attacking Woman, Raping Child

A northwest suburban man pleaded guilty but mentally ill Friday to beating a woman with a hammer, raping a child and stabbing a dog during a 2012 crime spree at a friend’s home.

08/09/2013

Cremated Remains, Cremains

Dad Reunited With Baby’s Cremated Remains After 26 Years

Little Shawna Lea Wolf, his firstborn, was only 2 months old when she died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in 1987 in their Carpentersville home.

03/21/2013

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Cops: Carpentersville Mom Locked Daughter, 8, Out Of Home

A northwest suburban Carpentersville woman is facing criminal charges after she allegedly locked her 8-year-old daughter out of their home.

01/13/2013

District 300 teachers picket in Algonquin near Jacobs High School. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Newsradio)

Carpentersville Area Teachers’ Strike Over After Tentative Deal

A teachers’ strike in the state’s sixth largest school district has ended, after Community Unit School District 300 in the northwest suburbs reached a tentative contract agreement with its 1,300 union teachers.

12/04/2012

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Carpentersville Area Teachers Union Calls For Strike

Teachers in Community Unit School District 300 will strike Tuesday, according to the Local Education Association of District 300.

12/03/2012

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Carpentersville Teachers Vote To Authorize Strike

By a margin of 97 percent in favor, the Local Educators Association of District 300 — the teachers union in Carpentersville — ratified a resolution Sunday to authorize a strike.

10/15/2012

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4-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Sets Fire To Mattress, Burns Down House In Carpentersville

A 4-year-old boy playing with a lighter started a fire that destroyed a home in Carpentersville Thursday.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

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Carpentersville Woman Killed In Rollover Crash On I-90

A southwest suburban Carpentersville woman was killed Saturday morning when the SUV she was driving struck a wall on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, then rolled over and ejected her.

08/26/2012

Sukhdev Ghumen, president of Sikh Religious Society of Palatine, talks Sunday about the temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wisc. (CBS)

Deadly Shooting At Temple Near Milwaukee Hits Home For Chicago Sikhs

“Unreal” is how a Chicago area man describes the scene in Oak Creek, Wisc., after seven people were killed — including the alleged gunman — in a shooting at a Sikh temple on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2012

Storm Damage

Storms Rip Down Trees, Set House Ablaze, Cut Power To Thousands

Booming cracks of thunder awoke the Chicago area overnight, but many homeowners are finding more than just rain on the streets outside.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Common house mosquito (Credit: Illinois Department of Public Health)

Mosquito Batches With West Nile Found In Aurora, Montgomery

Three more batches of mosquitoes collected recently have tested positive for West Nile Virus, the Kane County health Department said Friday.

07/14/2012

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Man Kills Self After Fatally Shooting Girlfriend In Carpentersville

A 39-year-old man shot his 39-year-old girlfriend, then took his own life outside a friend’s home less than a half hour later Friday night, police said.

06/23/2012

Businessman Tom Roeser has been helping to revitalize Carpentersville's housing market. (CBS)

Carpentersville Businessman Helps Stabilize Local Housing Market

CBS 2’s Bill Kurtis reports how Tom Roeser, using good old capitalism, has been leading the charge to revitalize a struggling town.

06/11/2012

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Rosati’s Combines Hot Dogs, Pizza With New Menu Item

One local franchise chain is just about ready to release this summer a unique collaborative taste-treat.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

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Suspect Arrested After Gun Scare Near High School In Carpentersville

Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville was placed on lockdown Friday amid reports of a man with a gun.

WBBM Newsradio–03/16/2012

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Police: Man Beat Woman With Hammer, Raped Little Girl, Stabbed Dog

A Carpentersville man is being held on $3 million bond on multiple heinous crimes – including beating a woman with a hammer, raping an 8-year-old girl, and stabbing a dog.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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Second Child Abduction Attempt Reported In Algonquin School District

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.

01/21/2012

The rear windshield of a drug suspect's car was shot out during a police chase and shootout from Carpentersville to Itasca on Jan. 17, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Middle School Officials Not Pleased About Nearby Police Sting, Shootout

A police drug sting in the northwestern suburbs has riled up some parents of children who attend a school located near where the sting took place.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

The rear windshield of a drug suspect's car was shot out during a police chase and shootout from Carpentersville to Itasca on Jan. 17, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Drug Suspect Shot During Chase Through NW Burbs

A police chase that started in northwest suburban Carpentersville on Tuesday ended more than 20 miles away in Itasca when police shot the suspect.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Jonathan Miller, Myshawn Bonds

Victim Turns Tables On Craigslist Thieves

Two men are accused of robbing people of the items they are selling on Craigslist, then going back to the Web site to resell the items themselves. They were caught when one of their alleged victims turned the tables.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

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