| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Two people were charged with retail theft March 13 for stealing jewelry valued at $482. The two, both age 48 and staying in Lombard, allegedly took the jewelry from a store in the 300...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Two months after Pam Leffler resigned from her position as Morton Grove Public Library director, Debra Stombres, the Eola Road branch coordinator at the Aurora Public Library, took her spot.
A St. Charles resident, Stombres has been in the library field...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:04 AM
At Bobby's in Deerfield, restaurant owner Bobby Arifi has culled a list of some 240 varieties of wine, everything from a $36 French rose to a $475 Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon. But for wine connoisseurs who find a vintage missing from his expansive...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:34 AM
A Carpentersville man has been charged with making bomb threats that emptied a Kane County court facility on Sept. 4, a day records show he was due to appear in court.
Akiel W. Davis, 21, of the 100 block of Adobe Circle, has been charged with three...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Kane County authorities sought today to make a petting zoo owner pay a $36,700 bond – the amount officials say is needed to provide a month’s care for dozens of malnourished animals seized from the owner last week.
Judge Elizabeth Flood...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Two water main breaks Friday morning in St. Charles forced city officials to close some roads to make repairs.
The first water main break occurred on Riverside Avenue just north of Illinois Route 64 at 7 a.m., according to city officials in a statement....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Officials in the Tri-Cities are warning residents of possible flooding this week with rising temperatures melting massive amounts of snow combined with rainfall in the forecast.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a flood watch in...
| Feb 5, 2014
If Kane County voters approve a tax proposal to fund developmental disabilities services next month, county officials, providers and the general public will have to work through a system that exists nowhere else in Illinois.
The county, according to...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
If you've ever been to the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles, you've probably seen them – about a dozen Blanding's turtles, an endangered species native to Illinois and the Great Lakes region.
The turtles, which have what looks like...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The following items were gathered from reports released by the Batavia and St. Charles police departments.
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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:44 AM
A vision to make the Fox River a hub for recreational and economic activity in St. Charles is garnering support among city officials and other community stakeholders.
"It's our most underutilized asset," said John Rabchuk of the St. Charles River...