| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Property owners in the Chicago area who have suffered through flooding in the past face the possibility for more of the same Thursday and Friday, as hard rains continue to pound saturated ground.
Additional rounds of heavy thunderstorms could dump...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:51 AM
A Sycamore man had heroin in his system when he caused a chain-reaction automobile crash in February that killed an 11-year-old boy, Kane County authorities said Tuesday.
State's Attorney Joe McMahon said aggravated DUI charges have been filed against...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Kane County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay formally announced her plans today to run for the Illinois State Senate next year.
At a midday kickoff in West Dundee, McConnaughay said she will seek the Republican nomination for the 33rd District, a...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 9:01 AM
A traffic stop in North Aurora uncovered 60 pounds of high-grade marijuana on its way from the West Coast to the Chicago area, Kane County authorities said today.
The driver of the Chevrolet Impala had failed Friday morning to signal for a lane change...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 7:48 AM
The Chicago Fire Department used snowmobiles to reach people on side streets that were impassable for ambulances or fire trucks, according to Fire Cmsr. Robert Hoff.
People who needed to be taken to hospitals were put in baskets that the snowmobiles...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:28 PM
An Aurora man who stabbed an elderly female hospital patient with a butter knife after hearing that his son had died was found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity Friday in Kane County.
Darrell Franklin, 41, formerly of the 600 block of...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:08 AM
An Aurora woman who was reaching for her sunglasses when she set off a chain reaction accident that killed a St. Charles motorcycling couple pleaded guilty today to aggravated DUI.
Alia Bernard, 27, admitted to having marijuana in her system on May 29,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Kane County Coroner Charles West, whose trial on misconduct charges is pending, has undergone liver transplant surgery, his attorney said Wednesday in court.
West is awake, though not speaking, as he recovers at the University of Illinois Hospital in...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:24 PM
An Aurora man on parole was arrested Monday morning after he broke into a home in St. Charles, police said.
Aric A. Liberati, 35, of the 2300 block of Twilight Drive, was charged with felony residential burglary and misdemeanor criminal damage to...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Central Middle School in Burlington was on lockdown for three hours after a student discovered a bullet in a school hallway Wednesday morning, according to a release from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.
School and sheriff officials searched the...