| 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 …...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:26 PM
U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert will remain unopposed in the Republican primary in the 11th Congressional District.
An Illinois appellate court ruled late Wednesday to uphold the Illinois State Board of Elections decision earlier this week to knock Kane County...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 10:30 AM
An Aurora man was sentenced Wednesday to natural life in prison for the 2007 slaying of a Chicago man in a gang-related shooting.
Lorenzo I. Alvarez, 24, who was already serving a 65-year prison term for another gang murder, was sentenced for the March...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:26 PM
A 20-year-old woman supposedly headed to Illinois State University from her Kane County home was last seen at Millennium Park in Chicago but now is reported missing.
Tanner Conroyd left her house on Route 31 in unincorporated Kane County near St. Charles...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The 20-year-old St. Charles-area woman reported missing Sunday was found safe late this morning at a Chicago-area hospital, according to Kane County Sheriff’s police.
Tanner Conroyd left around noon Sunday from her father’s home on Route 31...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Batavia police are describing the death of a man whose body was found today along a bike trial as “suspicious.”
The body was discovered by a citizen around 11:23 a.m. along the west bank of the Fox River.
The man, 46, was not breathing when...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:28 PM
An Aurora man who stabbed an elderly female hospital patient with a butter knife after hearing that his son had died was found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity Friday in Kane County.
Darrell Franklin, 41, formerly of the 600 block of...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Kane County Coroner Charles West, whose trial on misconduct charges is pending, has undergone liver transplant surgery, his attorney said Wednesday in court.
West is awake, though not speaking, as he recovers at the University of Illinois Hospital in...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:24 PM
An Aurora man on parole was arrested Monday morning after he broke into a home in St. Charles, police said.
Aric A. Liberati, 35, of the 2300 block of Twilight Drive, was charged with felony residential burglary and misdemeanor criminal damage to...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Central Middle School in Burlington was on lockdown for three hours after a student discovered a bullet in a school hallway Wednesday morning, according to a release from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.
School and sheriff officials searched the...