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Kane County

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  • Traffic stop nets 60 pounds of marijuana

    Traffic stop nets 60 pounds of marijuana
    A traffic stop in North Aurora uncovered 60 pounds of high-grade marijuana on its way from the West Coast to the Chicago area, Kane County authorities said today. The driver of the Chevrolet Impala had failed Friday morning to signal for a lane change...
  • Snowmobiles to the rescue

    Snowmobiles to the rescue
    The Chicago Fire Department used snowmobiles to reach people on side streets that were impassable for ambulances or fire trucks, according to Fire Cmsr. Robert Hoff. People who needed to be taken to hospitals were put in baskets that the snowmobiles...
  • Death of man found near bike path in Batavia considered 'suspicious'

    Death of man found near bike path in Batavia considered 'suspicious'
    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...
  • Man who stabbed hospital patient not guilty by reason of insanity

    Man who stabbed hospital patient not guilty by reason of insanity
    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...
  • Woman pleads guilty to DUI in fatal Kane County accident

    Woman pleads guilty to DUI in fatal Kane County accident
    An Aurora woman who was reaching for her sunglasses when she set off a chain reaction accident that killed a St. Charles motorcycling couple pleaded guilty today to aggravated DUI. Alia Bernard, 27, admitted to having marijuana in her system on May 29,...
  • Kane County coroner receives liver transplant as misconduct trial looms

    Kane County coroner receives liver transplant as misconduct trial looms
    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...
  • Parolee arrested after St. Charles break-in

    Parolee arrested after St. Charles break-in
    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...
  • Bullet discovered in Burlington middle school hallway

    Bullet discovered in Burlington middle school hallway
    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...
  • Man already serving 65 years gets life in prison in '07 Aurora slaying

    Man already serving 65 years gets life in prison in '07 Aurora slaying
    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...
  • Biggert foe remains off Tuesday's primary ballot

    Biggert foe remains off Tuesday's primary ballot
    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...
  • 22 arrested during DUI crackdown over St. Pat's weekend in Kane County

    22 arrested during DUI crackdown over St. Pat's weekend in Kane County
    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...
  • St. Peter Barn Sale Fundraiser

    St. Peter Barn Sale Fundraiser
    The St. Peter Barn Sale is one giant sale weekend that will take place on Saturday, September 17th. and Sunday, September 18th. This fundraiser is for the church of St. Peter and also a great help to the surrounding community. St. Peter church works all...