| Sep 30, 2013
The after items were taken from police reports:
•A 25-year-old local man was charged with theft after police said he stole $714.30 in Rogaine and razor blades from a business in the 3100 block of South Illinois Route 59 on Sept. 20....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Michael Yanatov of Batavia considers himself the "eyes and ears" for children who have no voice and little say in their futures.
The retired 68-year-old never had children of his own, but for nine years he has found a place to share his love and concern...
| Sep 17, 2013
Lazarus House, an emergency shelter in St. Charles, welcomed visitors with an open house recently in celebration of the 10th anniversary of its Center for Transitional Living program.
The program, which is a stepping stone between emergency shelter...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Sep 11, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•After a Sept. 1 altercation at East Benton Avenue and North Washington Street in which he allegedly struck a female, a 22-year-old local man was charged with fighting.
| May 24, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Brian Ewing Beckley, age 83, died on April 26, 2013, at MidMichigan Medical Center Gratiot in Alma, Mich.
Brian was born on April 2, 1930, in Amble, Montcalm County, Mich., to Clifford and Marguerite Northon Beckley. He spent his early years on the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:03 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Kyle Zimmer, president and chief executive officer of First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in need, will be the speaker at the Saint Mary's College commencement May 18.
A total of 385 students will...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The basketball season that carried so much promise and hope came to an end Wednesday night, when the Mooseheart Red Ramblers lost 70-67 to Chicagoland Jewish in a Class A sectional semifinal
The Red Ramblers, led by three towering Sudanese boys, fell...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Although the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease – an illness blamed for the deaths of three Loop hotel guests this summer – was found Thursday in three far west suburban Batavia schools, district officials assured levels were low...
| Aug 29, 2012
Owners of backyard chickens are quick to rattle off the pros of keeping live poultry at home: a regular supply of tastier, healthier eggs, hours of entertainment watching the antics of friendly hens and a chance to experience a seemingly lost way of life....
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:04 PM
A woman who sparked a chain-reaction crash that killed a St. Charles couple and injured a dozen motorcyclists had her prison sentence reduced by a year today.
But the judge who trimmed Alia Bernard’s prison sentence from 7 years to 6 rejected her...