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  • Two workers at care center accused of elderly abuse

    Two workers at care center accused of elderly abuse
    Two aides at a St. Charles nursing home have been charged for allegedly taking video of themselves striking one of the residents, an elderly woman with dementia, Kane County officials said. Chemyra Barnett, 18, and Jacqueline Santos, 18, both of South...
  • Police reports: Report of suspicious man crouched near house

    Police reports: Report of suspicious man crouched near house
    The following items were taken from Glenview police reports: •A suspicious man was crouched near the front door of a home on the 1000 block of Queens Lane on April 16. •A passenger's hair was pulled and cheek was scratched during a ride home...
  • Batavia, St. Charles police blotter: Feb. 24

    Batavia, St. Charles police blotter: Feb. 24
    The following items were gathered from reports released by the Batavia and St. Charles police departments. Batavia A 45-year-old South Elgin woman was arrested for felony retail theft on Feb. 23 after stealing merchandise from Kohl's, 251 N. Randall...
  • Man dies in South Elgin house fire

    Man dies in South Elgin house fire
    An elderly man died today in a South Elgin house fire that may have been caused by careless smoking, authorities said. The victim has been identified as Thomas Hasier, 72. Coroner Rob Russell said an autopsy had been completed, but final cause would not...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Woman found hanged at Kane County Jail

    Woman found hanged at Kane County Jail
    A female inmate was found hanged Friday while in custody at the Kane County Adult Justice Center, officials said. An officer found the woman unresponsive in her cell around 1:45 p.m while making a routine check, the Kane County Sheriff's Office said...
  • Elgin teen dies in one-vehicle crash in Kane County

    Elgin teen dies in one-vehicle crash in Kane County
    A 17-year-old boy from Elgin died in a one-vehicle accident early this morning near Burlington in Kane County. According to a press release from the Kane County Sheriff's Office, Lawrence Echols, one of four people in the 2007 Lincoln MKZ that was...
  • Former South Elgin man sentenced to 40 years for sexual assault

    Former South Elgin man sentenced to 40 years for sexual assault
    A former South Elgin man serving a prison term for child pornography possession was sentenced today to an additional 40 years for sexually assaulting a young girl. William S. Muth, 46, was found guilty in June of six counts of predatory criminal sexual...
  • When that lonesome whistle blows, rail fans know where to line up

    When that lonesome whistle blows, rail fans know where to line up
    By day, Chicagoan Ted Wolff is a landscape architect. Off duty, he is a member of what he calls an invisible subculture. Known as "rail fans," "trainwatchers" or the self-deprecating term "foamers" (because they foam at the mouth when they see favorite...
  • Freezing rain hinders morning rush

    Freezing rain hinders morning rush
    Freezing rain caused multiple spinouts and accidents on area roadways this morning, but the situation got better as the morning rush hour wore on, officials said. "It looks like we're getting it under control," a dispatcher for the Illinois Department of...
  • 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...
  • Facebook Pictures Result in Alcohol Monitor for College Student

    (WGN-AM)- Having your picture posted on Facebook while partying with friends may not seem like a big deal to most college students. But for a Campton Hills woman charged in a DUI-related fatal accident, such pictures had serious consequences. A Kane...