| Jun 4, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Batavia police are describing the death of a man whose body was found today along a bike trial as “suspicious.”
The body was discovered by a citizen around 11:23 a.m. along the west bank of the Fox River.
The man, 46, was not breathing when...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:14 AM
A former guard at the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles was sentenced to three years in prison in a 2008 head-on collission that killed a St. Charles man, according to court records.
Reginald Hearon, 51, of Plano, pleaded guilty last year to reckless...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Scientists said Wednesday that they had discovered a new particle whose characteristics match those of the Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in physics, which could help unlock some of the universe's deepest secrets.
"We have reached a...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Christopher Patterson loved all kinds of music.
So it was fitting that Saturday's farewell service for the 20-year-old Indiana National Guard specialist was infused with rich choral and solo voices raised in praise and remembrance.
An estimated 500...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:14 PM
Illinois Tollway officials want to double current toll rates to fund a $12 billion, 15-year capital plan that would see the region’s first new tollway since the opening of the Veterans Memorial Tollway, a new interchange in the south suburbs and the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Police arrested almost two dozen suspected drunken drivers during the most recent “no-refusal” DUI enforcement action in Kane County, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said today.
Eleven police agencies in the county, along with Illinois...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:00 AM
"The Woman in Black": Fox Valley Repertory marks the ghostly season with Stephen Mallatratt's sturdy chiller (which is being turned into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe). An actor is hired by attorney Arthur Kipps to help him exorcise the memory of an...
| May 27, 2011
| 3:21 PM
The Kane County Board chairman says she’s accepting applications from anyone interested in becoming the county’s next representative on the Metra board of directors.
Chairman Karen McConnaughay said Friday those seeking to serve on the...
| May 28, 2011
| 3:07 PM
WASHINGTON — Former Illinois congressman Bill Foster hopes to make a comeback by running in the proposed 11th Congressional District that would include Aurora.
Foster, 55, filed papers Saturday with the Federal Election Commission.
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...