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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.


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

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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

The headquarters of Sears Holding Corporation rises above the trees on the company's corporate campus in Hoffman Estates. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

School District 300 Head Offers Alternative To Keep Sears In Illinois

A northwest suburban school superintendent is trying to keep Sears headquarters in his district with a more evenhanded approach than hundreds of protestors who don’t care if Sears stays or goes.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

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Schools In Carpentersville Area Also Looking To Lengthen Day

The Chicago Public Schools are not the only school system looking at a longer school day.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

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Carpentersville Wonders How To Handle Drivers After Cutting Crossing Guards

The crossing guards are gone in Carpentersville, and village officials are trying to figure out how to get children safely to and from school.

WBBM Newsradio–07/25/2011

Mark Lingl of Carpentersville, Ill., is a tornado chaser. (CBS)

Carpentersville Man Becomes Tornado-Chaser When Weather Turns

Mark Lingl of Carpentersville has a dangerous hobby — chasing tornadoes. But he says he actually helps keep people safe. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.


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Suburban School District Votes To Cut Over 300 Teachers

A suburban school district is getting ready to lay off hundreds of teachers at the end of term.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

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4 Injured After Suburban Police Chase

A drunken-driving and car-theft suspect was to appear in bond court Tuesday after he started a police chase over the weekend that went through three suburbs.


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Carpentersville School District To Cut $8M

Transportation, maintenance and operations, secretarial jobs and more face cuts as suburban school District 300 looks to cut next year’s budget.



2 Charged With Selling Heroin Near Suburban School

Two northwest suburban man were arrested on drug charges after allegedly selling heroin to an undercover police early Wednesday near a Carpentersville elementary school.


Elgin State Sen. Michael Noland (Facebook)

State Senator Tells His Side Of Polling Place Run-In

State Sen. Michael Noland has given his side of a run-in between him and a Carpentersville police officer at a polling place on Election Day.


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$1M Bond For Man Charged With Sexual Abuse of Child

A man was ordered held on $1 million bond after being charged with allegedly sexually abusing a child multiple times over an eight-year span.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Carpentersville OK’s Firearms School

Training school would allow for weapons larger than handguns.


Anton Elem was convicted of selling heroin near an elementary school in Carpentersville, Ill. (credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Chicago Man Convicted Of Selling Heroin Near Suburban School

A Chicago man faces up to 30 yeras in prison after being convicted Wednesday of selling heroin near an elementary school in northwest suburban Carpentersville.


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‘MacGyver-Type’ Bombs Found In Suburban Roadway

One of the devices exploded before authorities arrived.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010