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Sheriff’s deputies, animal rescue group help injured deer whose antlers got stuck on rope near Barrington

A wildlife rescue group helped free a deer after its antlers got stuck in a rope swing behind a residence in unincorporated Barrington on Sunday. Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Christopher Covelli said deputies were called around 9:45 a.m. Sunday to the 21200 block of North Taylor Lane in unincorporated Barrington. The resident called […]

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‘Seven years in the making’: Construction begins at site of new Barrington-Countryside fire station

Fire officials say construction has begun on a third fire station for the Barrington-Countryside Fire District, which will improve response times and lower insurance premiums for Barrington area residents. The Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District, which covers portions of Barrington Hills, South Barrington, Lake Barrington and Inverness, broke ceremonial ground in late May on the new […]

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Officials say more than half-dozen cars nearly struck fire trucks at scene of crash in Lake Barrington

Fire officials are urging the public to pay attention after drivers nearly struck fire apparatus six different times at the scene of a crash in Lake Barrington on Monday. The Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash with injuries at Route 22 and Kelsey Road in Lake Barrington […]

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Coroner identifies toddler who was killed after being run over by father’s vehicle near Barrington

The coroner’s office has identified the 18-month-old boy who was accidentally run over and killed by his father’s pickup truck at their Barrington home Tuesday evening. An autopsy showed Sebastian Kusnir, of Barrington, died as a result of multiple blunt force injuries, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded […]

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Father accidentally runs over 18-month-old toddler, killing him near Barrington

An 18-month-old boy was accidentally run over and killed by his father’s pickup truck in their Barrington home’s driveway, which was witnessed by the mother and siblings, the sheriff’s office said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:35 p.m. Tuesday to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 Route 22 in unincorporated Barrington. Deputies responded to […]

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Childcare worker charged with battering children multiple times at Barrington day school

Police say a childcare worker for a school church in Barrington was charged on Thursday with battering children on multiple occasions. Annmarie Dziedzic, 36, of Barrington, was charged with one count of aggravated battery of a child and five counts of aggravated battery in a church. The Barrington Police Department said that Dziedzic was employed […]

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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 […]