| 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...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 2:18 PM
Sold on a promise of cheap, clean electricity, dozens of communities in Illinois and eight other Midwest states instead are facing more expensive utility bills after bankrolling a new coal-fired power plant that will be one of the nation's largest sources...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 1:17 PM
February 21--Garfield Farm Museum is having Maureen Little of Pigeon Hollow Farm speak on commercial signs that are now valuable relics of cultural history. The lecture titled, "Collecting Folk-Art; The Trade Sign" will explore the history and different...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 1:29 PM
February 28--Garfield Farm Museum is having Virginia and John Larsen of Sign of the Whale Antiques talk about the 19th century spongeware. The 2pm lecture is titled, "Homespun Ceramics: Stick Spatter." Although originally intended for household use,...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 12:34 PM
This Letters column first appeared when something was needed to fill a last-minute hole on the auto page (succeeded by Transportation and, now, Rides). Meant as a one-time filler, readers saw it as an invitation to write more, and that they did, including...
| May 12, 2010
Once again area residents can find the fruits of the Midwest in farmers markets throughout the city and suburbs. Most are opening this month.
Farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan will bring produce, baked goods, cheese,...
| Dec 7, 2008
There is something about winning a championship that bestows a sense of majesty upon those who reach such a pinnacle of success.
No matter what happens in life, nothing can take away that moment when you were the absolute best.Such a regal thread...
| Jun 12, 2004
| 5:49 PM
At EastSide Centre, East Peoria
Fri., June 11
Oak Park 6, Rockton Hononegah 0
Belleville East 1, Normal 0
Barrington 2, Sandburg 1
Lockport 6, Lake Park 0
Sat., June 12
Oak Park 1, Belleville East 0, 8 innings
Lockport 9, Barrington 0
| Jun 10, 2000
The state finals
At Elfstrom Stadium, Geneva
Fri., June 9
New Trier 4, Edwardsville 3
Fremd 12, De La Salle 4
Joliet Catholic 11, Mahomet-Seymour 6
Moline 9, Lane Tech 0
Sat., June 10
New Trier 12, Fremd 2 (5 innings)
Joliet Catholic 4, Moline 3 (9...
| Nov 15, 2003
| 7:16 PM
Seedings in parentheses
At Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal
Fri., Nov. 14 quarterfinals
Maine South (35-3) d. New Trier 25-23, 25-21
Joliet Catholic d. Mother McAuley 25-19, 25-23
Belleville Althoff d. Normal 25-22, 25-19...