| Oct 31, 2011
| 1:19 PM
Metra customers will be able to voice their comments about the commuter rail agency's proposed 25 percent fare increases during eight public hearings Wednesday and Thursday.
The fare hikes are included in Metra’s preliminary 2012 budget. After...
| May 27, 2011
| 3:21 PM
The Kane County Board chairman says she’s accepting applications from anyone interested in becoming the county’s next representative on the Metra board of directors.
Chairman Karen McConnaughay said Friday those seeking to serve on the...
| May 27, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Memorial Day weekend is here and millions of Americans making their first getaway of the summer. It's going to cost you a pretty penny to hit the road.
The average price of gas according to IndyGasPrices.com is about $3.92 a gallon in Indianapolis. While...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Ana visits the All Chocolate Kitchen in Geneva, IL. Statues made out of chocolate included.
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:11 AM
An Elgin man was killed this morning after his speeding motorcycle collided with a semitrailer-tractor truck near the Kane County Cougars stadium entrance, according to Kane County Sheriff’s police.
About 7 a.m., a motorcycle driven by Eric...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2008
| 10:28 PM
The agony was written all over the face of Naperville North's Kyle Gibson.
Gibson and his Huskies teammates had just gone toe-to-toe with 26-time state champion York Saturday afternoon in the 3A state cross-country meet at a chilly and windy Detweiller...
| Jul 22, 2009
The cans are lined up at grocery and convenience stores, with names such as Monster, Jolt and Amp screaming from the packaging.
Energy drinks are an exploding multibillion-dollar industry, and young people are the demographic most likely to lap them up....
| Apr 5, 2010
Whitney Munro did not think that as a fitness specialist and mother she had to take a class just to learn how to laugh. But she signed up for laughter yoga class and second-guessed herself all the way to the American School of Laughter Yoga in Chicago....
| 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...