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  • 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...
  • Nursing homes a risky business

    Nursing homes a risky business
    When Christopher Shelton moved into Maplewood Care nursing home in Elgin, he was just 21 years old and a violent rap sheet testified to his explosive temper. Though in the prime of life, he had a disability that qualified him for nursing home care:...
  • Move back to Geneva and you've joined the club

    Move back to Geneva and you've joined the club
    Geneva is the kind of place that teenagers long to leave when they are grown. Sooo boring, they whine, that the sidewalks roll up at 9 p.m. So, they go away to college, then maybe get an apartment in Chicago. Then they come back. The same cocoon that...
  • Fourth Illinoisan Dies From Swine Flu

    (WGN-AM)- A Chicago woman became the fourth person in the state to die of the H1N1 swine flu a day after she gave birth, officials said Wednesday. The latest death was a 20-year-old woman from Chicago who died Saturday at the University of Illinois...
  • Sixteen Felony Charges For Teen Involved In DUI Crash

    (WGN-AM)- A recent high school graduate was charged with 16 felony counts today as a result of an auto crash in St. Charles last weekend that left an 18-year-old passenger in his sport-utility vehicle dead. Kane County Judge James Hallock set bail at...
  • Convicted Murderer May Plead Guilty To Another In Hopes Of Avoiding Death Penalty

    (WGN-AM)- In a legal gambit to save his life, Brian Dugan may plead guilty as early as Tuesday to the 1983 murder of 10-year-old Jeanine Nicarico of Naperville, the Tribune has learned. A source said that defense attorneys are planning to tell DuPage...
  • Man Pleads Guilty in 1983 Rape, Murder of Jeanine Nicarico

    Man Pleads Guilty in 1983 Rape, Murder of Jeanine Nicarico
    CHICAGO -- Brian Dugan pleaded guilty today to the kidnapping, rape and murder of 10-year-old Jeanine Nicarico of Naperville, a brutal crime that has rocked the community for more than a quarter century and helped spark death penalty reform in Illinois....
  • Brian Dugan Pleads Guilty to 1983 Murder of Jeanine Nicarico

    Brian Dugan Pleads Guilty to 1983 Murder of Jeanine Nicarico
    (WGN-AM) - It took nearly an hour Tuesday for the DuPage County prosecutor to tell the heartbreaking, 26-year-old story. Some in the audience wiped away tears as State's Atty. Joseph Birkett solemnly described the fingernail scratches 10-year-old Jeanine...
  • Lollpalooza exclusivity clauses not always enforced

     
    With Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan reportedly investigating Lollapalooza’s exclusivity clauses in artist contracts, restricting when and where festival bands can play competing shows in the Chicago area, here are a few more pieces of information I’...
  • Nun Arrives in Full Habit for Trial

    (WGN-AM)- Sister Marie Marot appeared in full habit Monday morning for the beginning of her trial on a traffic violation charge stemming from a fatal accident. Over the objection of prosecutors, a Kane County Judge Ronald Matekaitis ruled Friday that she...
  • Nun Not Guilty in Traffic Crash

    Nun Not Guilty in Traffic Crash
    (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...