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  • Police Reports for Villa Park

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Villa Park Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a cri ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • First day of school

    Students get off the bus for their first day of class on Wednesday at Spaulding Elementary School in Gurnee.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • First McCullom Lake brain cancer plaintiff gets new trial

    After almost four years, the first of 33 plaintiffs in the McCullom Lake brain cancer lawsuits is getting a new trial against specialty chemical compa ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • 'It could have been way worse': No injuries in St. Charles house fire

    ST. CHARLES – Barefoot, Mary Popiel stood Wednesday afternoon outside of her St. Charles home, which just moments before had been on fire.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Chicken coop catches fire in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A house on the city’s southwest side sustained damage Wednesday when a backyard chicken coop caught fire, St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Sch ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Michelle Lynn Sheeks, 44, of the 700 block of Thornbury Road, Bartlett, was charged Friday, Aug. 22, with six counts of retail theft for reportedly ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Geneva History Museum nominated for national medal

    GENEVA – The Geneva History Museum was nominated for the 2015 National Medal for Museum Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Batavia residents question proposed lease with ex-school board president

    BATAVIA – A proposal for Batavia School District 101 to lease a building owned by a former Batavia School Board president is receiving scrutiny from r ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Free swapping event for kids’ items comes to Joliet

    JOLIET – A free swap event for children’s items is scheduled to come to Joliet on Saturday. Swapadve ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:08 pm
  • Batavia School Board approves support staff contract

    BATAVIA – Support staff members at Batavia School District 101 have a new four-year contract.Batavia ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Geneva District 304 approves $100.3M budget

    GENEVA – The Geneva School District 304 Board this week unanimously approved its 2014-15 budget of $100.3 million in expenditures and $95.5 million in ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Batavia alderman to undergo heart surgery

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit said he will not be able to physically attend any Batavia City Council meetings for the next few months beca ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Joliet election board hears case on Joliet for Eight

    JOLIET – The fate of the Joliet for Eight Districts referendum is set to be determined Thursday by the City Electoral Board.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Geneva man’s murder case back in court next week

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Kane County judge on Wednesday continued to take a substitution of judge request under advisement in a Geneva man’s murder ca ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Bringing life to history

    JOLIET – Officials at Joliet Catholic Academy are “more than halfway” to the $1.2 million fundraising goal needed for an expanded plan to create a Her ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:55 pm
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