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Kane County

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  • Batavia, Geneva residents demand action on energy contract

    Batavia, Geneva residents demand action on energy contract
    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...
  • Mundelein gears up for second round of ash tree removals

    Mundelein gears up for second round of ash tree removals
    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...
  • 2 veteran lawmen vie for GOP nod in Kane sheriff race

    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. Donald...
  • Truax tries to turn Oberweis' Florida trip into cash

    Truax tries to turn Oberweis' Florida trip into cash
    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...
  • Oberweis back in Illinois, addresses questions on wife's voting history

    Oberweis back in Illinois, addresses questions on wife's voting history
    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...
  • Tri-Cities watching conditions for flooding

    Tri-Cities watching conditions for flooding
    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...
  • Four candidates vie for GOP nominee in 50th House race

    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....
  • Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area

    Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area
    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. Powerful,...
  • Veteran judge named to lead west suburban circuit court

    Veteran judge named to lead west suburban circuit court
    A veteran Kane County jurist has been elected chief judge of the 16th judicial circuit. Judge Judith Brawka was unanimously elected last week to fill the unexpired term of Judge Robert Spence, who was named to an appellate court position, according to...
  • Cops: Batavia man fatally shot after pointing rifle at deputies

    Cops: Batavia man fatally shot after pointing rifle at deputies
    A Batavia man was fatally shot by Kane County Sheriff's Deputies after the man pointed a rifle at the officers this morning, officials said. Police were called to the man's home after the 52-year-old man from unincorporated Batavia Township was making...
  • Man fatally shot by Kane County police identified

    Man fatally shot by Kane County police identified
    The man fatally shot Monday morning by a Kane County sheriff's deputy after he allegedly pointed a rifle at the officers has been officially identified. According to a release from Kane County Coroner Rob Russell, the man is 52-year-old Luke Bulzak of...