| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Kane County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay formally announced her plans today to run for the Illinois State Senate next year.
At a midday kickoff in West Dundee, McConnaughay said she will seek the Republican nomination for the 33rd District, a...
| Jul 5, 2011
Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell."
| Nov 25, 2010
If you need assistance this holiday season, or would like to volunteer your time or make a donation, the following organizations are here for you.
Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities 2801 Finley Road; 630-953-...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 1:58 PM
A former coach at a children’s gymnastics club who was found guilty of child pornography possession was sentenced today to 30 months of specialized probation for sex offenders.
Vernor P. Gumila, 42, formerly of St. Charles, had been convicted in...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 6:27 AM
James Geisen - Bob Nelson - Ernest Borgnine - Robert Osborne and Jane Powell - Jake Johannsen
Monday, March 21
James Geisen, Toy Expert
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Tuesday, March 22
| May 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
| 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...