| Jan 11, 2012
| 10:30 AM
An Aurora man was sentenced Wednesday to natural life in prison for the 2007 slaying of a Chicago man in a gang-related shooting.
Lorenzo I. Alvarez, 24, who was already serving a 65-year prison term for another gang murder, was sentenced for the March...
| 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...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:29 PM
A 32-year-old man who allegedly robbed a bank in unincorporated LaPorte County, Ind., led police on a pursuet that involved several police agencies from Indiana and Illinois and ended with the man being arrested in the garage of his Elburn home, according...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 5:24 AM
If you find money along I-94 in LaPorte County, don’t count it as your lucky day.
Friday’s afternoon armed robbery of LaPorte Savings Bank evolved into a two-state chase with the suspect, 32-year-old David Ziesel, being arrested in Illinois...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:20 PM
MICHIGAN CITY – Over the weekend, people hit the road. Their stop: Interstate 94, mile marker 19. LaPorte County Police said people were on a hot pursuit for cash, and lots of it.
“It was like something out of a movie scene,” said Chief...
| Oct 1, 2009
When Christopher Shelton moved into Maplewood Care nursing home in Elgin, he was just 21 years old and a violent rap sheet testified to his explosive temper.
Though in the prime of life, he had a disability that qualified him for nursing home care:...
| May 18, 2009
(WGN-AM)- Sister Marie Marot appeared in full habit Monday morning for the beginning of her trial on a traffic violation charge stemming from a fatal accident.
Over the objection of prosecutors, a Kane County Judge Ronald Matekaitis ruled Friday that she...
| May 19, 2009
(WGN-AM) - A Kane County jury found a 24-year-old nun not guilty of running a red light moments before a fatal crash at an Elgin intersection in 2007.
The jury acquitted Sister Marie Marot, a member of the Fraternite Notre Dame order, after a two-day...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 10:02 AM
May 16--The Feets of Strength 5K Run/Walk for Child Abuse Awareness will be held at the Kane County Government Center in Geneva, IL. It is a family event that will include a 5K Run/Walk, a Youth Mile Run, and a Kids Fun Run. There will be live music, free...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 11:30 AM
Howard and the White Boys
2009 Kane County Oktoberfest
Kane County Fairgrounds
525 South Randall Road
Appearing Friday at 8:30 p.m.
It's been six years since Chicago blues veterans Howard & the...
| Dec 4, 2009
Geneva is the kind of place that teenagers long to leave when they are grown. Sooo boring, they whine, that the sidewalks roll up at 9 p.m. So, they go away to college, then maybe get an apartment in Chicago.
Then they come back.
The same cocoon that...