| Nov 7, 2013
Batavia officials have deemed their "crime-free" rental housing program a success, and have decided to expand, rename and make it permanent.
Started as a pilot program in 2011, the program called for landlords of buildings with 10 or more units to be...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:05 AM
St. Charles East girls volleyball coach Jennie Kull won't complain that her 500th career victory at the school arrived sooner than she expected.
With four key players back from last season's Class 4A sectional semifinalist, the Saints finished 31-7...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:03 PM
A Sycamore man pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence during what prosecutors called a “gut-wrenching” chain-reaction crash that killed an 11-year-old boy.
Benjamin J. Black, 29, of the 500 block of Sparkhayes Drive, could...
| Sep 17, 2013
As the emerald ash borer decimates the city's ash tree population, Des Plaines aldermen have rejected an ordinance proposal that would have allowed city staff members to inspect -- and possibly remove at the owner's expense -- trees on private property...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:35 PM
A Batavia man was fatally shot by Kane County Sheriff's Deputies after the man pointed a rifle at the officers this morning, officials said.
Police were called to the man's home after the 52-year-old man from unincorporated Batavia Township was making...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:39 PM
The man fatally shot Monday morning by a Kane County sheriff's deputy after he allegedly pointed a rifle at the officers has been officially identified.
According to a release from Kane County Coroner Rob Russell, the man is 52-year-old Luke Bulzak of...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:51 AM
A Sycamore man had heroin in his system when he caused a chain-reaction automobile crash in February that killed an 11-year-old boy, Kane County authorities said Tuesday.
State's Attorney Joe McMahon said aggravated DUI charges have been filed against...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Property owners in the Chicago area who have suffered through flooding in the past face the possibility for more of the same Thursday and Friday, as hard rains continue to pound saturated ground.
Additional rounds of heavy thunderstorms could dump...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A hushed crowd of Larkin High School students listened as they heard about a student that sounded a lot like them. Caitlin Weese was getting …...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:35 PM
About 859 of the village’s parkway trees have been removed since 2008 because of the emerald ash borer “epidemic,” Village President Mark Pfefferman said. …...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:42 PM
A veteran Kane County jurist has been elected chief judge of the 16th judicial circuit.
Judge Judith Brawka was unanimously elected last week to fill the unexpired term of Judge Robert Spence, who was named to an appellate court position, according to...