| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:19 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, back in Illinois after a controversial trip to Florida just days before the primary, said Friday that the visit was intended to support his marriage by keeping a commitment to celebrate his wife's...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
WASHINGTON — Doug Truax, trailing in the Republican race for U.S. Senate, has spent his campaign into debt, his newest report showed, as he appealed today for contributions by citing front-runner Jim Oberweis’ decision to spend time in Florida...
| Mar 13, 2014
The Tribune offers endorsements in contested races for the circuit court in districts that include Will, Kane and DuPage counties.
12th Circuit (Will County)
1st subcircuit (Livas vacancy): Attorney Daniel Rippy is a former felony prosecutor who...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:01 PM
A former Aurora detective was ordered to perform community service after pleading guilty Monday to taking money from a police union fund.
As part of his negotiated plea on charges of misdemeanor theft, Joseph Accardi, 36, of Naperville, repaid more than...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Marriage licenses for same-sex couples will not be issued in Kane County before June 1, despite urging by the state's attorney general on Tuesday for clerks statewide to issue licenses earlier, the county clerk said today.
Attorney General Lisa...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:32 PM
With a half-century of experience between them, the two candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Kane County sheriff should have no problems getting oriented should either eventually be elected to the county's top law enforcement post.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:48 AM
The four Republicans vying for the party nomination in the race to replace retiring state Rep. Kay Hatcher share similar positions on almost every issue, including their stated focus – improving Illinois' business climate and economic health....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Officials in the Tri-Cities are warning residents of possible flooding this week with rising temperatures melting massive amounts of snow combined with rainfall in the forecast.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a flood watch in...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:11 PM
When Garang Deng pleaded guilty to murder more than four years ago, it seemed like the final act of a tale that stretched from war-torn Sudan to a peaceful Kane County bike path.
After breaking into the home of Marilyn Bethell of Aurora in October 2005,...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:53 PM
A dangerous cold front was expected to bring the Chicago area to a crawl Monday, with a flurry of school closings, flight and train cancellations and calls for the public to avoid temperatures expected to drop to at least 10 below zero.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Decisions about all-day kindergarten in Geneva, a countywide disabilities services tax and a new St. Charles police chief are expected in the new year, as the Tri-Cities continue to work on current development projects and plan for future ones.