Suit: Suburban School Violated Student's Free SpeechA student's suit against the school board claims he was ordered to be quiet when the village mayor appeared at his school last fall. WBBM Newsradio's Steve Miller reports.
Fight Turns Into Nail Gun Attack: PoliceEdward J. Zegers, a 52-year-old Cary resident, was charged with one count each of attempted murder, home invasion and residential burglary, according to the McHenry County sheriff’s office.
Man Suspected In Three Bank Robberies Strikes AgainThe most recent robbery happened Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bank branch at 10705 Broadway in Crown Point, according to the FBI.
Metra Train Strikes, Kills Person In Northwest SuburbThe person was struck by UP-Northwest Line Train 608 about 5:40 a.m. Friday near 3 Oaks Road and the Cary Depot, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.
Suburban Father Describes Freak Accident On Camping Trip That Killed Daughter10-year-old girl Allison Spahr died after a tree fell on her family's tent during a storm in Devil's Lake State Park.
Cook County Officer Held On Sex ChargeA Cook County corrections officer is being held on $50,000 bail this morning.
Explosions, Fire At Cary Paint Plant Firefighters were on the scene of an explosion and fire at a paint manufacturing plant that injured three people in the northwest suburbs.
Computer Pranksters Draw Swarms Of Cops To Cary HomeLate Wednesday afternoon, Cary police say they received a computer message from a 16-year-old boy who claimed there had been a shooting in a home on Adare Drive. The teen said he was hiding in an upstairs room.
McHenry County Woman Gets 4 Years For Stealing $185,000 From EmployerA woman is going to spend four years in prison for embezzling her employer in Algonquin.
Stargazers Spot Meteor Streaking Across Chicago Area SkiesSeveral people in the Chicago area spotted a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday night.
Driver In Fatal NW Suburban Crash Charged With DUIThe 19-year-old driver of a car that crashed into a tree in northwest suburban Cary early Saturday has been charged with driving under of the influence of alcohol.
Alligator Found During Drug Bust In CaryPolice got a bit of a surprise during a drug bust earlier this week.