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  • WSSRA programs to begin for specal education kids, disabled adults in Berwyn

    Registration has opened for the West Suburban Special Recreation Association’s therapeutic recreation programs for Berwyn children with special educat ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cicero woman, 68, says she'll run until she's 90

    CICERO – Jean Yunker started running marathons when she was 50 years old.More than 180 races later, ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Judge to consider new trial motion for man convicted of child battery

    Kane County Circuit Judge John Barsanti on Dec. 4 is set to hear a motion for a new trial from a former Batavia resident who was convicted in July of ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • A closer look: Illinois transferred mental health services locally, then reduced their funding

    Every day, Geneva resident John Zurn deals with bipolar disorder – a mental illness also known as manic depression – that causes periods of elevated m ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Hoffman leaving Fox Valley Park District

    After 13 years as director of recreation and communications for the Fox Valley Park District, lifelong Auroran Laurie Hoffman has announced she is lea ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Batavia, DeKalb police compare armed robbery cases

    BATAVIA – Batavia police are working with authorities in DeKalb to determine whether armed robberies in the two communities are related, police said T ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Kane prosecutor charged with DUI resigns

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Kane County assistant state’s attorney, who was charged with driving under the influence Aug. 15, resigned Thursday afternoon ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Kane County official says state funding lag was 'only temporary'

    Kane County will, in fact, receive state income tax payments from Illinois during the budget stalemate, officials learned after telling board members ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Kane County sheriff faces lawsuit from former inmate

    A former Kane County jail inmate has filed a lawsuit against the sheriff, alleging the inmate suffered an adverse reaction to medication he was forced ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Shoppers flock to new stores at Chicago Premium Outlets

    AURORA – Oswego resident Allison Cobb on Thursday morning was roaming through the aisles of the newly opened Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th store at Chicag ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Search for snake on the loose continues

    So far, a trap to catch a potentially venomous snake on the loose in the Mill Creek subdivision near Geneva has not caught anything.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Events will commemorate 25th anniversary of 1990 Plainfield tornado

    PLAINFIELD – Several events are being held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1990 tornado that killed 29 people and damaged or destroyed more ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • 1990 tornado sparked a new Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield today is a different world compared to the small village Dawn Kelly grew up in.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Weather, emergency response has improved since 1990 Plainfield tornado

    ROMEOVILLE – Despite reports of funnel formation and weak tornado touchdowns earlier in the afternoon in Rockford, there was no warning before the tor ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 8:12 pm
  • Judge: State must pay bills, show a plan

    SPRINGFIELD — U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is keeping an eye on how well Illinois complies with her order to meet its obligations to cit ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 7:06 pm
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