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Family displaced after apartment fire in Algonquin

A family was displaced from their residence after a fire broke out Wednesday evening at an Algonquin apartment building, fire officials said. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District responded around 5 p.m. Wednesday to 200 East Algonquin Road in Algonquin for an apartment fire. Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Captain Bill Hough told […]

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AJ Freund’s DCFS investigator and his supervisor placed on leave, official says

Department of Children and Family Services caseworker Carlos Acosta and his supervisor, who were accused of conducting ‘sham investigations’ into AJ Freund’s abuse before his death, have been put on leave, a government official said. State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) said Wednesday that a source at DCFS confirmed that caseworker Carlos Acosta and his […]

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72-year-old man in critical condition following Harvard crash, police say

A 72-year-old man is in critical condition after he possibly suffered a medical emergency which caused him to crash into another car in downtown Harvard Wednesday morning, police said. The Harvard Fire Protection District and Harvard Police Department responded around 10:52 a.m. Wednesday to North Ayer Street and Sumner Street for a report of a […]