Posted inState News

Advocate Aurora Health reports data breach that may have exposed personal data of 3 million patients

Advocate Aurora Health, which operates hospitals in Libertyville, Barrington and throughout the Chicago area, reported a data breach that may have affected three million patients. The health system released a statement and said that pieces of code called pixels, which gather user information on some of the health system’s websites or applications, shared certain patient […]

Posted inLocal News

Periodic imprisonment sentence for former employee who stole nearly $300K from her employer near Barrington

A woman has been sentenced to 18 months of periodic imprisonment after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $300,000 from a company she worked for near Barrington. Bette A. Nicotra-Lemke, 58, of Carol Stream, was charged in August 2020 with two counts of theft between $100,000 and $500,000 and one count of money laundering between $100,000 […]

Posted inLocal News

Student petitioned to juvenile court on charges after bringing pellet gun to Barrington High School

A student who was found with a pellet gun at Barrington High School earlier this month, prompting a hard lockdown, was petitioned on charges to juvenile court, authorities said. The school went into a “full building lockdown” on September 16, according to a message sent to parents from Barrington 220 administration. The lockdown occurred just […]

Posted inLocal News

Police arrest student who was found with replica gun at Barrington High School

Officers arrested a student who was found with a pellet gun at Barrington High School, prompting the school to go on hard lockdown Friday morning. The school went into a “full building lockdown,” according to a message sent to parents from Barrington 220 administration. The lockdown occurred just before school started around 8:30 a.m. Friday. […]

Posted inLocal News

Deputies arrest armed man after witnessing him punch another driver during road rage incident near Barrington

A sheriff’s officer arrested a man, who had a gun and knives, after witnessing him punch a motorcyclist during a road rage incident near Barrington, officials said. The incident happened around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of South Northwest Highway in Barrington Township. A Cook County Sheriff’s Police officer on patrol saw a […]

Posted inLocal News

Officials mark 20-year anniversary of Barrington police officer who died after struggle with suspect

Officials are remembering a Barrington police officer who died 20 years ago yesterday after he suffered a medical emergency during a struggle with a suspect. Barrington-Inverness Police Officer Steven E. Graham responded to an incident on August 25, 2002, on Bradwell Road in Inverness. Graham had responded to William Bily’s home after the man allegedly […]