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  • Car gawk: Cruising nights lure collectors and their classic rides

    Car gawk: Cruising nights lure collectors and their classic rides
    Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
  • Catholics Returning Home

    October 18-Non-practicing Catholics are invited to a healing sessions to help bridge the gap between them and the Church at Catholics Returning Home. This six-week series begins on Monday, October 18 at 7:30 PM at Saint Margaret Mary Parish, Algonquin,...
  • The Interview: Graham Dodge, founder of Sickweather.com

    The Interview: Graham Dodge, founder of Sickweather.com
    If you ever complain about a cough, cold or the flu on Twitter or Facebook, a Baltimore startup called Sickweather.com wants your tweets and status updates. The website, which launched in November, mines social networking sites using a computer...
  • High Wheeler Train Show

    High Wheeler Train Show
    The High Wheeler Train Show, or "Harper's Train show" as it is known by locals of the Palatine area, is pulling into Harper College Saturday & Sunday, March 3 & 4, 2012. All model scales will be running - from the tiniest "Z-scale" up to the popular...
  • Man dead after Fox River boating accident

    A man died early this morning after the boat he apparently was piloting on the Fox River near Barrington Hills overturned, authorities said. The man, 45, was believed to be from Algonquin, but his identity was not being released, pending family...
  • Motorist dies after striking construction vehicle on I-90

    An Algonquin man died this afternoon after the car he was driving struck a parked construction vehicle on Interstate 90 near Schaumburg, officials said.   About 11:35 a.m., a black Honda was eastbound on Interstate 90 near mile marker 64 when it veered...
  • John Williams' Peanut Butter and Jolly Drive!

    John Williams' Peanut Butter and Jolly Drive!
    After hearing food banks were experiencing a shortage on one of their most important staples, peanut butter, we got a nutty idea. So, we spread the word and started a one day peanut butter drive. In a Jif, we had 18 listeners offer their businesses as...
  • Big Buck Hunter: Behind the scenes at Glen Ellyn's Play Mechanix

    Big Buck Hunter: Behind the scenes at Glen Ellyn's Play Mechanix
    You've probably seen it sitting in one of your favorite bar/restaurants over the years, but did you know the popular arcade video game Big Buck Hunter is made in Chicagoland? We stopped by Play Mechanix in Glen Ellyn today to get the grand tour....
  • Body of Crystal Lake sailor killed in Colorado movie shooting spree returns home

    Body of Crystal Lake sailor killed in Colorado movie shooting spree returns home
    Dozens of mourners gathered outside a Crystal Lake funeral home today as the remains of John Larimer were returned home after the Navy intelligence officer was killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting last week. Some mourners stood with their...
  • David M. Stone dies at 57; former head of Transportation Security Administration

    David M. Stone dies at 57; former head of Transportation Security Administration
    Retired Rear Adm. David M. Stone, who once headed the Transportation Security Administration and was the first federal security director at Los Angeles International Airport in the critical months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has died. He was 57....
  • Skaters Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker, once the future, are now history

     
    Barely two years after being hailed as the next great U.S. pairs skating team, Keauna McLaughlin of Tarzana and Rockne Brubaker of Algonquin, Ill., are done skating together. McLaughlin, 17, has decided to leave the sport for at least a......