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Police release surveillance photos of ruse burglary crew wanted for multiple burglaries in Cary, Algonquin

Police released surveillance photos of the vehicle used by two suspects who have committed numerous ruse burglaries in Cary, Algonquin and Barrington Hills. The Cary Police Department responded around 4:50 p.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of Bayberry Drive in the Fox Trails subdivision for a call of a residential burglary. Cary Deputy Police Chief […]

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Barrington man shot and killed woman in Barrington Hills, then called 911 and confessed, police say

A Barrington man has been charged with murder after he allegedly shot and killed a female passenger in his vehicle near Barrington Hills and then called 911 and confessed. John H. Breseman, 50, of Barrington, was charged with one count of first-degree murder. The Illinois State Police District 15 responded around 1:34 a.m. Friday to […]

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Fire destroys large house in Barrington Hills

Dozens of fire departments responded after a large home in Barrington Hills was heavily damaged during an extra-alarm fire early Sunday morning. The Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 4 a.m. Sunday to the 1-100 block of Steeplechase Road in Barrington Hills for a report of a structure fire. Firefighters arrived to find a one-story […]

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Armed standoff ends following carjacking of elderly woman, police pursuit in Algonquin

What started as a hit-and-run ended with the suspect carjacking an 83-year-old woman at knifepoint and crashing near Barrington Hills, resulting in a police standoff. The Algonquin Police Department said that police tried to stop a man on Sunrise Lane in Algonquin while they were investigating a hit-and-run crash at 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday. The […]