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  • Joliet prison task force stymied by Springfield

    JOLIET – The Collins Street Task Force has some plans for the old Joliet Correctional Center but can’t get very far without some help from Springfield ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Rialto board votes for new plan for marquee on Joliet theatre

    JOLIET – Most of the marquee rejected after a community backlash now will go on the back of the Rialto Square Theatre building.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Veterans benefit concert set for Saturday

    ST. CHARLES – The Kane County Fairgrounds this weekend will be the site of a music-filled benefit for local veterans.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Snake search

    So far, the search for a potentially venomous snake on the loose in the Mill Creek subdivision near Geneva has come up empty.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • St. Charles man receives state arts council award

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man and a Yorkville woman once again have been named recipients of a state arts honor, according to a news release.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • N. Aurora police issue sketch of battery suspect

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a report of an aggravated battery to a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Geneva man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in Naperville drowning

    A Geneva man pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated driving under the influence causing death in a Naperville crash that killed two people last year. ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Batavia fire lieutenant pleads not guilty in domestic battery case

    A Batavia Fire Department lieutenant Wednesday pleaded not guilty to aggravated domestic battery.Ral ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Kane County Patriots to host rally in St. Charles today

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County residents today are invited to a rally on the Main Street Bridge in St. Charles to protest the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • State suspends payments to Kane County

    GENEVA – The state budget stalemate has resulted in a $500,000 monthly hit to Kane County.Illinois – ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Coffee Drop Shop in Geneva celebrates 35 years in business

    GENEVA – When customers enter Coffee Drop Shop in Geneva, co-owner Judy Jendro strives to make them feel like family.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • St. Charles family writes children’s swimming book

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles woman and her son have written a book inspired by the memories of the many swimmers they have taught over the years, accor ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Fox River fire district announces chief’s retirement, replacement

    Greg Benson – who has served as the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District’s chief since its 2011 launch – will retire by the end of October, ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ bringing meat and music to town this weekend

    GLEN ELLYN – Sweet smells and good eats will return to Glen Ellyn this weekend with the seventh annual Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 7:22 pm
  • Native American vets to gather at Cantigny Park

    WHEATON – Native Americans have the highest record of military service per capita than any other ethnic group, according to the U.S. Navy’s website.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:30 pm
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