| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Two aides at a St. Charles nursing home have been charged for allegedly taking video of themselves striking one of the residents, an elderly woman with dementia, Kane County officials said.
Chemyra Barnett, 18, and Jacqueline Santos, 18, both of South...
| May 1, 2014
The following items were taken from Glenview police reports:
•A suspicious man was crouched near the front door of a home on the 1000 block of Queens Lane on April 16.
•A passenger's hair was pulled and cheek was scratched during a ride home...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The following items were gathered from reports released by the Batavia and St. Charles police departments.
A 45-year-old South Elgin woman was arrested for felony retail theft on Feb. 23 after stealing merchandise from Kohl's, 251 N. Randall...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:59 PM
An elderly man died today in a South Elgin house fire that may have been caused by careless smoking, authorities said.
The victim has been identified as Thomas Hasier, 72. Coroner Rob Russell said an autopsy had been completed, but final cause would not...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:01 PM
A female inmate was found hanged Friday while in custody at the Kane County Adult Justice Center, officials said.
An officer found the woman unresponsive in her cell around 1:45 p.m while making a routine check, the Kane County Sheriff's Office said...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:25 PM
A 17-year-old boy from Elgin died in a one-vehicle accident early this morning near Burlington in Kane County.
According to a press release from the Kane County Sheriff's Office, Lawrence Echols, one of four people in the 2007 Lincoln MKZ that was...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:16 PM
A former South Elgin man serving a prison term for child pornography possession was sentenced today to an additional 40 years for sexually assaulting a young girl.
William S. Muth, 46, was found guilty in June of six counts of predatory criminal sexual...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Freezing rain caused multiple spinouts and accidents on area roadways this morning, but the situation got better as the morning rush hour wore on, officials said.
"It looks like we're getting it under control," a dispatcher for the Illinois Department of...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Police arrested almost two dozen suspected drunken drivers during the most recent “no-refusal” DUI enforcement action in Kane County, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said today.
Eleven police agencies in the county, along with Illinois...