| May 22, 2014
| 6:01 PM
About 60 Batavia and Geneva residents concerned about their cities' investment in a Southern Illinois coal mine gathered Tuesday night in a church basement to brainstorm ideas on how to call attention to what they consider is a rotten deal for their...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Two of three staff recommendations proposed to meet goals laid out in a court-ordered school improvement plan for Richmond and Davis schools in St. Charles focus on improving academic achievement and options for families at all elementary schools,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Mundelein officials are gearing up to cut down the town's second round of trees infested with the invasive emerald ash borer insect.
Adam Boeche, director of public works and engineering, said the village is preparing to cut down another 154 trees...
| 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 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....
| 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.
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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.