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Man arrested after trying to flee police at Algonquin Dollar Tree

A 45-year-old Carpentersville man tried to hide over 100 grams of cocaine while fleeing police at a Dollar Tree in Algonquin Thursday afternoon, authorities say. Carlo V. Yescas-Noriega, 45, of Carpentersville, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance and resisting or obstructing a peace officer. […]

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Algonquin doctor dies of COVID-19 while awaiting trial in murder of his girlfriend

A doctor from Algonquin who was awaiting trial for the 2019 murder of his girlfriend has died from COVID-19 and pneumonia, the medical examiner’s office said. Anthony R. Prate, 57, of the 1400 block of Spring Hill Drive in Algonquin, was charged in November 2019 with first-degree murder. The Schaumburg Police Department said at the […]

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Algonquin-based School District 300 cancels class for Monday due to staff shortage caused by COVID-19 infections

Algonquin-based School District 300, which has over 30 schools, canceled classes for today due to a staff shortage driven by a large number of COVID-19 cases. District 300 Superintendent Susan Harkin said in a message to parents on Thursday that the district was facing a staffing shortage as it prepared to return from winter break […]

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New Chick-fil-A opening in Algonquin will surprise 100 ‘local heroes’ with a year of free Chick-fil-A

The new Chick-fil-A opening in Algonquin Thursday will be donating $25,000 to Feeding America and will also surprise 100 “local heroes” with free Chick-fil-A for a year, the company announced. The new restaurant is located at 425 South Randall Road in Algonquin and will be operated by J.D. Willis, who is a McHenry County resident. […]

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Man charged with murdering Algonquin couple, concealing their bodies in U-Haul truck extradited back to McHenry County

A man who was charged with murdering an Algonquin couple, concealing their bodies and then transporting them in a U-Haul truck has been extradited from Wisconsin back to McHenry County. Maxim Parnov, 36, of the 400 block of La Fox River Drive in Algonquin, was charged on December 3 with four counts of first-degree murder. […]

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$5 million bond for man charged with first-degree murder of married Algonquin couple

Murder charges have been filed against a man accused of killing an Algonquin couple, concealing their bodies and then transporting them in a U-Haul truck. Maxim Parnov, 36, of the 400 block of La Fox River Drive in Algonquin, was charged Friday with four counts of first-degree murder. On Wednesday, Parnov was charged with two […]