| Sep 17, 2010
| 1:07 PM
Chicago Area Family-Friendly Fall Fun
Summer is gone and the kids are back in school. But that doesn't mean family fun has to fall by the wayside! Younger children not yet in school still need to be entertained, and the school-age kids have free time...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 2:09 AM
Leaving work early didn't do all that much good.
Area workers in droves Tuesday left their jobs well before quitting time trying to beat the blizzard, but the the preemptive move still didn't prevent hundreds of the early commuters from getting stuck on...
| 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 16, 2011
| 12:14 AM
A former guard at the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles was sentenced to three years in prison in a 2008 head-on collission that killed a St. Charles man, according to court records.
Reginald Hearon, 51, of Plano, pleaded guilty last year to reckless...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:08 AM
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,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A Batavia man who held up two restaurants and a motel, and was tied to the robberies following his arrest for an Elgin bank robbery, was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.
Douglas E. Kelley, 27, of the 1100 block of Lorlyn Circle, pleaded guilty...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:10 PM
A woman who set off a chain-reaction accident that killed a motorcycle-riding St. Charles couple and injured other bikers was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison.
Alia Bernard, 27, turned to tell her parents and fiancé that she loved them before...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The father of a high school student killed in a drunken driving accident was briefly jailed today after a courtroom exchange with the judge involved in the case.
The flare-up took place Thursday in the Kane County court of Judge Timothy Sheldon, who...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:36 PM
Family Circle Magazine deemed Friendswood the number 5 town for families in the nation.
The town was picked based on their family friendly stats, like the fact that the median income per household is around $90,000 a year or that the student to teacher...
| 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
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Cases involving Kane County Coroner Charles West kept lawyers and judges busy in two separate courtrooms today.
West, who is facing five counts of official misconduct for allegedly giving a TV from a dead man’s house to two of his deputies, was in...