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Cats Die in Algonquin House Fire; Firefighter Injured

Cats Die in Algonquin House Fire; Firefighter Injured

A fire broke out early Sunday at a home on Merrill Avenue in Algonquin.

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Cats Die in Algonquin House Fire; Firefighter Injured

Cats Die in Algonquin House Fire; Firefighter Injured

A fire broke out early Sunday at a home on Merrill Avenue in Algonquin.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Cats Die in Algonquin House Fire; Firefighter Injured

Cats Die in Algonquin House Fire; Firefighter Injured

A fire broke out early Sunday at a home on Merrill Avenue in Algonquin.
Crystal Lake Centennial Paddles Auctioned Off at Lakeside Legacy Art Show

Crystal Lake Centennial Paddles Auctioned Off at Lakeside Legacy Art Show

On Friday, September 5th more than 400 guests attended the First Friday Art Show at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park.

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Two Men Injured in Fox River Boating Accident

Two Men Injured in Fox River Boating Accident

One of the men was critically injured in the accident Saturday.
Cats Die in Algonquin House Fire; Firefighter Injured

Cats Die in Algonquin House Fire; Firefighter Injured

A fire broke out early Sunday at a home on Merrill Avenue in Algonquin.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple picking season is here! And we've compiled a list of some of the best orchards for pick-your-own apples and plenty of fall fun.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Second Bird Tests Positive This Year for West Nile Virus in Kane Co.

Second Bird Tests Positive This Year for West Nile Virus in Kane Co.

The first bird to test positive for West Nile Virus was found in June in Campton Township.
McHenry Teen Killed in Crash; Wonder Lake Man Charged With DUI

McHenry Teen Killed in Crash; Wonder Lake Man Charged With DUI

Nicholas S. Kilpatrick was killed Tuesday in an accident in McHenry.
McHenry County Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus

McHenry County Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus

A person in their late 70s from Woodstock has contracted the virus.
Local Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Local Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.
Flash Flood Watch Issued for Chicago Suburbs

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Chicago Suburbs

The flash flood watch will take effect on Sept. 10 from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.

Kmart Plans to Close Crystal Lake Store

The Kmart has 77 employees and has plans to close in November, according to the Northwest Herald.
Police Blotter: Palatine Man Arrested for DUI, Speeding; Warrants Served

Police Blotter: Palatine Man Arrested for DUI, Speeding; Warrants Served

Algonquin Police Department reports for Aug. 30 through Sept. 4.