| 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 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...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:26 PM
U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert will remain unopposed in the Republican primary in the 11th Congressional District.
An Illinois appellate court ruled late Wednesday to uphold the Illinois State Board of Elections decision earlier this week to knock Kane County...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:16 AM
The St. Peter Barn Sale is one giant sale weekend that will take place on Saturday, September 17th. and Sunday, September 18th. This fundraiser is for the church of St. Peter and also a great help to the surrounding community. St. Peter church works all...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Pumpkins For A Cure (PFAC), a non-profit organization, will host their seventh annual pumpkin drive to benefit The Zellmer Childhood Disease Foundation (ZCDF). Now in its seventh year, this public event will take place Saturday & Saturday, October 1st and...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...