| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:17 AM
All lanes on the Dan Ryan Expressway near the Chicago Skyway reopened this morning after demolition work on a railway bridge caused traffic shutdowns Tuesday.
A demolition crew was working on a railroad bridge spanning the Ryan (I-90/94) near 64th Street...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Arsenal Road near Interstate 55 was closed this morning after the release of "petroleum byproducts" at the Exxon-Mobil refinery and is expected to remain closed through the afternoon, officials said
The road was closed from the interstate to Baseline...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:38 AM
The former head of the streets department for Geneva pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he used a city credit card to buy himself clothes and camping gear, Kane County prosecutors said.
Steven Lemaire, 55, of Elburn, was placed on probation and...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:20 PM
Federal and local authorities are investigating a small fire at an Elburn-area religious center being dedicated this week.
The fire at the Mata Amritanandamayi Center Chicago, 41-W-501 Keslinger Road, near Elburn in Kane County, started about 9:30 p.m....
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:29 PM
Photos of the arrest in Elburn, Ill., snapped by WGN News viewer Brad Hruza show his neighbor, 32-year-old David Ziesel, hauled in by police, ending a long and bizarre chase that began with an armed robbery of a bank 109 miles away in LaPorte County, Ind....
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:29 PM
A 32-year-old man who allegedly robbed a bank in unincorporated LaPorte County, Ind., led police on a pursuet that involved several police agencies from Indiana and Illinois and ended with the man being arrested in the garage of his Elburn home, according...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 5:24 AM
If you find money along I-94 in LaPorte County, don’t count it as your lucky day.
Friday’s afternoon armed robbery of LaPorte Savings Bank evolved into a two-state chase with the suspect, 32-year-old David Ziesel, being arrested in Illinois...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A 78-year-old Kaneville woman died Tuesday after a fatal crash near Elburn.
Lorella Huff of the 46W500 block of Main Street was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash – the intersection of Route 38 and Francis Road, police said.
| Dec 1, 2012
Sorrell Blomley isn't allowed much in her 9-by-12-foot cell at Dwight Correctional Center. A bed, a toilet and some photographs kept neatly in an album.
But for the past four years, Blomley also has shared the cramped space with a succession of fluffy...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The following incidents were taken from Glen Ellyn police reports on Feb. 7: DUI A Wheaton woman was charged with driving under the influence and …...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Metra said today it is seeking comments from riders about schedule changes that it is proposing to make on two of its lines. Metra said …...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 10:31 AM
Here's the latest Frugalista column, which was published in Sunday's Chicago Tribune. It's about whether products sold through multilevel marketing companies are a rip-off or not. I went into it feeling instinctively that they must be terribly overpriced,...