| Mar 23, 2011
| 1:53 PM
By day, Chicagoan Ted Wolff is a landscape architect. Off duty, he is a member of what he calls an invisible subculture. Known as "rail fans," "trainwatchers" or the self-deprecating term "foamers" (because they foam at the mouth when they see favorite...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 2:38 PM
A Geneva man led police on a weekend chase through portions of western Kane County before he apparently crashed his SUV on a hillside at a gravel pit, according to police.
Bryan J. Banbury, 30, was charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding, reckless...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 8:19 AM
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| May 30, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Kane County authorities said today they are investigating the death of a Minneapolis-area man who was found unresponsive in his county jail cell on May 18 and died last week at a hospital after being removed from life support.
The dead man was identified...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 8:38 AM
A person was hit by a freight train and killed early this morning in west suburban Geneva, police said.
The male victim’s identity was not available immediately, but the Kane County Coroner’s office was sent to the scene, according to police....
| Dec 12, 2011
For years Pete Schaefer was an executive at McDonald's Corp., jetting back and forth to booming markets in Asia. Today, he runs the Northern Illinois Food Bank, and a road trip to Rockford counts as a notable departure.
Going from a multibillion-dollar...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:38 AM
The former head of the streets department for Geneva pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he used a city credit card to buy himself clothes and camping gear, Kane County prosecutors said.
Steven Lemaire, 55, of Elburn, was placed on probation and...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Scientists said Wednesday that they had discovered a new particle whose characteristics match those of the Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in physics, which could help unlock some of the universe's deepest secrets.
"We have reached a...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Meijer has again donated two tractors to Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank.
Meijer says among maintaining it's super-center chain, it's also committed to helping fight hunger.
This is the second year the retailer has donated reconditioned tractors...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Gear up for the American Lung Association's Fight for Air Ride, June 8-10, 2012. Join cyclists of all levels for your choice of a 2 or 3 day ride from Crystal Lake, IL to Lake Geneva, WI. Cycle approximately 50 miles per day on a fully supported route....