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Divorce Lawyer Believes Office Fire Was Intimidation

A Marengo divorce lawyer says she’s living in fear a week after a Christmas night fire destroyed her law office.


A group of veterans stands as they are being honored at Marengo High School (Credit: CBS)

Schools In Marengo Stay Open To Honor Veterans

Most students have today off , but not at one suburban high school. In fact, in Marengo hundreds of veterans are going to class along with the kids today.


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Motorist Killed In Head-On Crash In NW Suburbs

A 63-year-old man was killed Friday morning when the car he was driving was struck head-on in the northwest suburbs by a larger car being driven by an 86-year-old man.


That's Baby Jesus in the middle and Rocco Gailloreto says that's Mary on the right and Joseph on the left. The whole nativity scene is at Flatlander Market, 125 S. State St., Marengo. (Credit: Rocco Gailloreto)

Nativity Scene Made From Potato Chips

The owner of a McHenry County market says there’s nothing divine about what he saw in one of his homemade potato chips – just abstract art.


Veramae Phillip of Woodstock, 83, is charged in connection with a boy's hit-and-run death. (McHenry County Sheriff's Department)

83-Year-Old Driver Charged In Boy’s Hit-And-Run Death

Police say Veramae Phillip of Woodstock told officers she thought she’d hit a tree branch.

WBBM Newsradio–09/13/2012

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


Man Dies In One-Vehicle Crash On Route 20

Authorities were investigating a crash late Thursday that killed an Elgin man when an air conditioning firm’s work van he was driving went off the road along Route 20 near Marengo, police said.


Expressway Traffic

Crash Shuts Down Jane Addams Tollway In McHenry County

The Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) was shut down in both directions in McHenry County Friday morning, following a serious crash.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to the City Club of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

New Legislation Puts Spotlight On Corporate Tax Breaks

Governor Pat Quinn put his signature on a bill that requires the public spotlight on the details of corporate tax breaks as soon as they are completed.


(Credit: CBS)

Teen Busted Going Nearly 100 MPH In Marengo

A teenager’s life in the fast lane didn’t last long in far northwest suburban Marengo.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

The 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Marengo Couple’s Horse Is A Top Contender In Kentucky Derby

A far northwest suburban couple are the proud owners of one of the top horses set to race in the Kentucky Derby Saturday.

WBBM Newsradio–05/04/2012

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Man, Woman Found Dead At Marengo Home

A man and woman were found dead Saturday morning at a home near northwest suburban Marengo.


Doran Bloom

Three Dead In Marengo Home Invasion

Three people were killed in a deadly northwest suburban home invasion on Tuesday when a man broke into a home and stabbed three family members, one of whom then fatally shot him.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

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Suburban Man Sentenced For Third Child Porn Conviction

WOODSTOCK, Ill. (STMW) – A northwest suburban man was sentenced to five years in prison Friday after his third conviction for possessing child pornography.