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‘Pink slime’ lawsuit against ABC comes to St. CharlesThe $1.2 billion "Pink Slime" defamation lawsuit filed by a South Dakota meat company against Diane Sawyer and ABC News will come to St. Charles in mid-July for a deposition from a food safety executive who was subpoenaed to testify.Last Updated Jun 28, 2015 10:10 PM
Dogs ready to help scared victims in courtUpdated Jun 28, 2015 1:58 PM
Mitchell, a yellow Labrador retriever, is ready to help scared victims take the witness stand in Lake County. Mitchell and other dogs may steady kids or developmentally disabled adults who need help in cases of sexual abuse or exploitation.
'Cowardly acts' lead to 135-year sentence for Holiday Hills manUpdated Jun 26, 2015 5:09 AM
A 52-year-old Holiday Hills man who wounded two McHenry County sheriffs deputies and sparked a manhunt in October 2014 was sentenced to 135 years in prison Thursday. Scott B. Peters, an Army veteran who admitted he hates cops, was convicted after an April trial for wounding Deputies Dwight Maness and Khalia Satkiewicz.
Island Lake ponds searched for missing manUpdated Jun 25, 2015 5:32 PM
Firefighters and police searched two private ponds in Island lake, but failed to turn up signs of a missing McHenry-area man missing.
180 days jail, probation for repeat McHenry horse abuse, neglectUpdated Jun 24, 2015 4:27 PM
A 41-year-old Mount Prospect woman was sentenced to six months in jail and probation for starving four horses in 2013. Jamie Koy was on probation for the same offense in 2010 in which three horses died when she was charged again.
10 stories you may have missedUpdated Jun 29, 2015 8:37 AM
What you may have missed this weekend: Comfort dogs could come to courtrooms. How Arlington International Racecourse landed California Chrome. COD critics may find themselves defending school. What a state government shutdown would look like in suburbs. "Childhood innocence" doesn't register with author. 10-year-old boy is already a CEO. Watercraft collide on Petite Lake. Homeless man accused of sex assault in Batavia. Blackhawks pull off a trade.
Dawn Patrol: Pride Parade a ‘victory lap’; St. Charles cyclist dies during fundraiserUpdated Jun 29, 2015 6:01 AM
Pride Parade a 'victory lap' for gay couples. St. Charles cyclist dies during Bike MS event. Accreditation agency delays COD visit. Water fights the highlight of annual fest. BET Awards honor musical legends. Cubs swept in St. Louis.
Dawn Patrol: 135 years for shooting deputies; MJ drafts Lisle’s Frank KaminskyUpdated Jun 26, 2015 5:51 AM
Holiday Hills man gets 135 years for attempted murder in shooting of two deputies. COD studying tax, tuition cuts, chairwoman says. "Astonishing" sympathy for Schaumburg mom accused of killing disabled daughter. Lisle's Frank Kaminsky drafted to Michael Jordan's Charlotte Hornets. Mount Prospect man gets 5 years for 7th DUI.
Dawn Patrol: Ex gets 47 years in murder; new trial requested in day care killingUpdated Jun 24, 2015 6:09 AM
Ex-boyfriend gets 47 years for slaying of Woodridge woman. New trial request filed in Lincolnshire day care killing. Mental health advocates hope Wheeling apartments just the beginning. Constable: Time has run out for Confederate flag in suburbs. More angst coming for I-90 drivers. Chicago Cubs starting to get national attention.
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- Children make pine cone bird feeders at the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) class, hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. During the first part of the class, the children used binoculars to look for birds and count how many they saw. Their results were tallied and added to a global database as part of the international bird count. Tom Benjamin
- Forest preserve employees hauled used Christmas trees to the Baker's Lake heron rookery using all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. Volunteers from Citizens for Conservation and Friends of Deer Grove East were waiting on the island to trim the trees and stand them upright or lay them flat, providing nesting structures for herons, egrets and cormorants. Approximately 80 ? 100 Christmas trees are recycled in this way every year to freshen the rookery. Steve Halm
- The Smart Arts Class at St. Mark's Day School in Barrington Hills celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with a big celebration. The 4 and 5 year olds learned about the author, read and acted out scenes from an assortment of Seuss books, and dressed in the cat's red and white hat, red bow and whiskers. Dr. Seuss is just one of many well-known authors that the children are introduced to during the year. St. Mark's Day School
- Artist Kristin Plansky returned to the Fox River Grove Memorial Library to paint a winter-themed Fox River Grove scene to complement the existing summer-themed mural. Jamie Gehin
- Children look for birds as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The GBBC is an annual event at which bird watchers of all ages count birds to get a real-time snapshot of where birds are all over the world. The local event was hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. Tom Benjamin
- Ned Zerwic and Ya-Ju Wang are our new physical therapy students interning at Cary Physical Therapy. They are in their second year at the University of Illinois Chicago. Brenda Law, Marketing
- U9 Barrington Broncos Travel Team Spring Classic 2013 Champions: front row, James Ensign, TJ Swidorski, Ryan Anderson, Tommy Kondraros, Danny Sheedy; and back row, Justin Mirski, Logan Eisenbarth, Tristan Roney, Peter Maestranzi, and Brady Dern. Caroline Eisenbarth
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