| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:33 PM
The felony prosecution against the recently deceased Kane County coroner — a case that had lingered in the courts for more than two years and centered on an outmoded TV set — ended quietly Thursday in a hearing that lasted about 30 seconds....
| Sep 13, 2011
The tongue-lashings Chicago Public Schools has endured in the last several weeks over its short school day — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called it a "disgrace" — have overshadowed the fact that that many suburban students aren't...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 4:13 PM
A judge said Friday that he felt the grand jury that indicted the Kane County coroner was given incorrect legal information, but he was trying to decide whether the panel had been unduly biased as a result.
Judge T. Jordan Gallagher, who is hearing the...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:50 PM
After deliberating almost eight hours, a Kane County jury acquitted a Carpentersville man Friday night of charges alleging he murdered a gang rival.
Henry L. Black, 20, was found not guilty of the first-degree murder of Aaron Razo, 17, also of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Summer Family Fun in Chicago
Young Eagles Program – Free Airplane Rides for Kids
Young Eagles is a FREE program offered by the EAA (the Experimental Aircraft Association is a community of enthusiasts who fly, build and restore recreational...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:20 AM
A Chicago man on parole for an attempted murder conviction beat an elderly nurse to death in her Bridgeport garage , stole her wedding and engagement rings and used them to propose to his girlfriend, prosecutors said today in court.
Raymond Harris, 36,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Kane County Coroner Charles West died early today, just after midnight, from complications following liver transplant surgery, according to his family.
West had been awaiting trial on felony misconduct charges. He had been accused of allowing two of his...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:40 PM
A police sting operation turned violent in northwest suburban Carpentersville today when undercover officers acting as narcotics buyers shot at a man who had tried to flee after selling drugs to the officers, authorities said.
Police said undercover...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:32 PM
An outbreak of the stomach flu at a far northwest suburban elementary and middle school has resulted in hundreds of student absences over the last three days.
A total of 957 absences have been reported at Westfield Community School in Algonquin since...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:41 PM
The attorney for the Kane County coroner argued Monday that the misconduct charges filed against his client should be declared unconstitutionally vague, and a judge promised a ruling on the motion next month.
Charles West is awaiting trial on the charges...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:34 AM
A Carpentersville woman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder today for stabbing another woman to death during a fight at a birthday party.
Jacqueline Loyola, 20, of the 2100 block of Tepee, had originally been charged with first-degree murder in the...