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Lake Barrington man gets 6 years in prison for possessing tabs of acid in Crystal Lake

A Lake Barrington man was sentenced to six years in prison for possessing nearly 70 tabs of LSD in Crystal Lake in 2019, prosecutors said. Griffin C. Newcomb, 22, of the 100 block of Buoy Court in Lake Barrington, was charged with unlawful possession with intent to deliver LSD, unlawful possession of LSD, unlawful possession […]

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Additional charges filed against man charged in kidnapping, rape of woman in Lake Barrington

Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details. Reader discretion is advised. Prosecutors filed additional charges against a Palatine man accused of kidnapping a woman, tying her up and repeatedly sexually assaulting her inside a Lake Barrington warehouse last month. Ryan Storm, 20, of the 500 block of West Gilbert Road in Palatine, was initially charged […]

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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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Prosecutors release graphic details in kidnapping, rape of woman in Lake Barrington

Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details. Reader discretion is advised. Prosecutors said that a Palatine man dragged, strangled and beat a woman as he kidnapped and took her to a Lake Barrington warehouse where he tied her up and sexually assaulted her repeatedly. Ryan Storm, 20, of the 500 block of West Gilbert Road […]