| Jun 19, 2011
| 1:43 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:48 PM
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...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:11 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2012
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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:40 PM
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....
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:04 PM
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...
| May 19, 2009
(WGN-AM) - A Kane County jury found a 24-year-old nun not guilty of running a red light moments before a fatal crash at an Elgin intersection in 2007.
The jury acquitted Sister Marie Marot, a member of the Fraternite Notre Dame order, after a two-day...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 4:36 PM
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......
| Oct 2, 2009
| 12:04 PM
Great American Cooking Expo
Sunday, October 25th
1200 W. Algonquin Rd.