| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Q: I read something a year ago about the possibility of paying off your mortgage with funds from a 401(k) plan without paying any penalty.
Is that something that could happen?
A: Doubtful, said Rick Meigs, president of 401khelpcenter.com....
| May 13, 2014
| 7:33 PM
An Army staff sergeant who had an address in Barrington, Ill., at the time that she enlisted 11 years ago was killed last week in a noncombat-related incident in Kosovo, military officials said Tuesday.
Staff Sgt. Heidi Lynn Ruh, 32, was assigned to...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card.
•A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....
| May 7, 2014
| 5:57 AM
A 19-year-old man died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed this afternoon in northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said.
Joseph Masino, of the 9200 block of Primrose Court, was pronounced dead at 3:39 p.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:19 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A 29-year-old Round Lake Beach man was arrested at a traffic stop on Feb. 10 at 5:27 p.m. on Route 12 at Route 22 and charged with using a cell phone while driving and driving on a...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:33 PM
As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon.
The verdant expanse of land that makes up...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:05 PM
A West Dundee woman driving down Interstate 90 near Barrington didn’t have much of a chance to avoid the deer that crashed into her family’s van over the Memorial Day weekend.
It came from above.
“We’re two exits from home, and...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Prospect boasted an individual state champion, discus thrower Erin Reese, and finished ninth as a team at the girls Class 3A state track meet in Charleston, Ill., last weekend.
The Fremd and Palatine boys teams hope do similar damage in Charleston...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 3:38 PM
With winter finally waning, Lake County residents soon will need to watch for detours and closures caused by new and uncompleted road projects.
The county will spend $170 million on roads this year, the largest annual expenditure for transportation in...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:15 AM
With the first 37 miles of the Interstate-90 rebuilding and widening project completed in the west, workers have moved on to the eastern stretch encompassing Des Plaines, Illinois Tollway representatives announced at a recent town hall meeting.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD--Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced his proposal to make people who make more than $1 million a year pay a higher income tax Thursday, but a separate measure calling for a broader graduated income tax in Illinois failed in the...