| Feb 5, 2014
If Kane County voters approve a tax proposal to fund developmental disabilities services next month, county officials, providers and the general public will have to work through a system that exists nowhere else in Illinois.
The county, according to...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Exploring employer-assisted housing options in St. Charles and expanding Batavia's crime-free rental housing program to include single-family residences are just two of several recommendations to come out of a months-long project aimed at considering...
| Mar 13, 2014
Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Elmhurst and Geneva.
I am voting yes on March 18 for the referendum that would allow District 87 to make vital repairs and facility improvements at all four of our high schools.
I view this as a...
| Sep 29, 2013
When Tony Pacini saw 27-year-old law student Andrea Alvarez across the dodgeball court in early February 2011, she definitely made an impression.
"She was hit with a ball and got out right away," remembers Tony, who was 29 and working in sales for AT&...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 1:14 AM
The use of a stolen credit card in Milwaukee helped U.S. marshals nab a north suburban man who police say went on a weekend carjacking spree in Chicago and caused a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy.
Rockie Douglas, 34, was waiting for food at a...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:44 PM
There are many organizations assisting victims of the tornadoes in central Illinois. Here are a few of the many ways to help:
The American Red Cross has opened shelters in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Red Cross vehicles are also...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:49 AM
A 23-year-old Hinckley woman died in a two-vehicle crash Sunday in Kane County.
According to a press release from the Kane County Sheriff's Office, Kelly Morsch was driving a 2012 Ford Focus eastbound on Route 38 west of Meredith Road between Elburn and...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:17 PM
A man died this morning after being hit by a freight train in Geneva, police said.
At 8:45 a.m., Geneva police responded to the area near Randall and Keslinger roads to reports of a pedestrian struck by a train. The victim was found on the tracks in the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:34 AM
Geneva Chamber of Commerce celebrates the season with the hosting of the annual Christmas House Tour sponsored by Kane County Chronicle and KCT Credit Union. The tour features five Geneva homes festively decorated for the holidays by local florists,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Almost as if it is cursed, Cook County Jail is perennially either grossly overcrowded or unable to hang on to all its prisoners. Crafty ones devise ingenious escapes, others benefit from bureaucratic blunders. Last week, a convicted murderer enjoyed a few...