| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:57 PM
As St. Charles moves to limit future medical cannabis facilities to one zoning district on the city's east side, officials in Batavia say they are satisfied with regulations set out in the state law that was passed last year.
On Monday, the St....
| May 13, 2014
| 9:21 AM
A lawsuit seeking monetary damages from St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 in the controversial reorganization of Richmond and Davis schools will return to court next month, after the plaintiffs' attorney filed a motion challenging the court's...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:42 AM
St. Charles will let a local company found in violation of the city's zoning ordinance stay on the first floor for the remainder of its 90-day violation notice, as long as it continues to work toward finding a new home, officials said Monday.
| May 19, 2014
| 10:53 AM
By Alexa Aguilar
The following reports were gathered from reports released by the St. Charles Police Department.
Three St. Charles women, all 18, were charged with disorderly conduct after they were found throwing fireworks from the top level of the...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Christine Lazaris, the new director of the Geneva Public Library, said she views a library as "the people's university."
That's the approach that board president Esther Steel said she was looking for as the Geneva Library Board searched for a new...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:22 AM
For two years 1999-2001, Vertical Horizon ruled the radio airwaves, and produced four Top 20 songs, including the chart-topping “Everything You Want,” which stayed on the Hot 100 chart for 10 months. Vertical Horizon, with Matt Scannell in...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:26 PM
When Naperville and Batavia bought shares of a new coal-fired power plant, Linda Sommer was one of the few people in the two suburbs who challenged the idea that it would guarantee cheap, reliable electricity for years to come.
Seven years later, the...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
BOSTON — This Boston Marathon, a year after the bombs went off at the finish line, was one that nobody wanted to miss.
Elise Conner, 58, who was near the end of the course when the explosions rocked Boylston Street, struggled through an injury...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:36 AM
No one expected gangs to find their way to Pill Hill.
That was one thing that attracted Bernice Mack to the neighborhood more than 40 years ago. More than the quiet streets, though, it was the charming red brick trilevel on South Chappel Avenue that...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
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)...
| 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...