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  • Wheaton attorney accused of stealing from dead clients

    WHEATON – Bond has been set at $250,000 for a Wheaton attorney accused of stealing more than $2 million from his clients, according to a DuPage County ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Batavia eyeing increase in water and sewer rates

    BATAVIA – A family of three living in Batavia could see their monthly water and sewer bill increase by $14 in the next five years.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Riverboat casino funds divvied up, waiting for Kane County Board approval

    GENEVA – The Kane County Board is poised to award more than $800,000 in riverboat casino funds to 43 nonprofits and local governments, including Black ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Naked selfies cost applicant new job

    ST. CHARLES – A job applicant to a St. Charles company accidentally sent naked selfies to the cellphone of the human resources manager, according to p ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Man charged after allegedly threatening to blow up Kane County Circuit Clerk’s Office

    ST. CHARLES – A 21-year-old man faces felony charges after he threatened to blow up the Kane County Circuit Clerk’s Office in St. Charles, according t ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Cary School District 26 OKs Oak Knoll lease agreement; adopts budget for 2015-16

    CARY – With the school district's blessing, Foundations Montessori School now is set to open in the formerly vacant Oak Knoll school building in Cary.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Joliet police stop 2 heroin overdoses

    JOLIET – Police officers used their new drug kits to save two men from heroin overdoses this week."O ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Aug. 28

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Will County prosecutors want DNA from suspects in Joliet drive-by shooting

    JOLIET – Prosecutors want DNA from two suspects in a drive-by shooting last year.Demond Fuqua, 17, a ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake man wanted after police standoff turns himself in

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man whom police were pursuing Tuesday after a dispute that resulted in hours of neighborhood police activity turned hims ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Outdoors: High temps make it hard to catch-and-release fish

    I have received a couple of questions about something that Chris Taurisano has mentioned a couple of times in the Fox Chain report that he so gracious ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Joliet police: Plainfield man had stolen gun, pot in car

    JOLIET – The squeal of tires led police to recover a stolen handgun early Wednesday.At 1:08 a.m. off ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Lombard dermatologist sentenced to seven years in federal prison for insurance fraud

    LOMBARD – A Lombard dermatologist was sentenced Aug. 28 to seven years in federal prison for insurance fraud, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office No ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:15 pm
  • Search continues for Fox Lake police officer shooting suspects

    FOX LAKE – Authorities are hoping surveillance footage and tips from the public will provide the clues they need to find the three men involved in the ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Indiana man charged in Willowbrook stabbing, sexual assault

    WILLOWBROOK – The man who allegedly stabbed and sexually assaulted a Willowbrook woman in her home Aug. 29 has been charged, and his bail is set at $5 ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you feel about summerlike weather continuing into September?
    I love it. The more summer, the better
    It's OK, but I hope it's a bit cooler in October
    I'd like to see the cool fall weather kick in right away
    I can't stand this weather in July, let alone September