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4 years in prison for man convicted in high-speed drunk driving crash that killed 5-month-old baby in Barrington Hills

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison after pleading guilty in a high-speed drunk driving crash that killed a 5-month-old baby and left other children injured in Barrington Hills. Brayer Arias-Colazo, 30, of Carpentersville, was charged with eight counts of aggravated driving under the influence, reckless homicide and speeding […]

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Lawsuit alleges driver ran red light, caused ‘horrifying’ crash that killed man and was witnessed by his wife in Barrington Hills

A woman has filed a lawsuit against a driver who allegedly ran a red light and crashed into her and her husband’s car in Barrington Hills, leaving her husband dead. Chicago-based law firm Cavanagh Law Group filed a three-count negligence lawsuit earlier this week in Cook County Circuit Court. The suit was filed on behalf […]

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Bunny believed to be dead, other animals unharmed after fully engulfed barn fire in Barrington Hills

A bunny is believed to be dead but other animals were uninjured after a barn became engulfed in flames and burned to the ground in Barrington Hills Saturday afternoon. The Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 2:05 p.m. Saturday to the 0-100 block of Spring Lane in Barrington Hills. Fire officials said crews received a […]

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Police warn residents about high number of recent mail theft incidents in Chicago suburbs

Police are warning residents and offering safety tips after a high number of recent mail theft incidents occurring throughout the Chicago suburbs. The Barrington Hills Police Department issued the warning and said the thefts had occurred in neighboring communities as well as other Chicago suburbs. The police department said residents should take steps to protect […]

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Woman bit her daughter’s finger off during altercation in Barrington Hills, prosecutors say

Prosecutors said that a 62-year-old woman bit her adult daughter’s finger off during an altercation and also bit a man who tried to stop the attack in Barrington Hills. Tierni Micek, 62, of Barrington Hills, was charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, aggravated domestic battery, domestic battery causing bodily harm and domestic battery […]

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73-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries after Tesla, SUV collide in Barrington Hills

A 73-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after his Tesla and an SUV crashed in an intersection in Barrington Hills Friday afternoon, authorities said. The Barrington Hills Police Department and Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 2:13 p.m. Friday to Route 68 and Route 59 for a report of a vehicle crash with injuries. Barrington Hills […]

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Algonquin teen charged with driving under influence, causing crash that killed man in Barrington Hills

Police say a 17-year-old Algonquin boy was driving under the influence and using an electronic device during a crash that killed a 26-year-old man in Barrington Hills. The 17-year-old, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was charged in a juvenile petition with aggravated driving under the influence, reckless homicide and aggravated […]