Local News

  • Group protests puppy mills near Batavia pet store

    BATAVIA – A group led by a former Batavia Petland employee Saturday held a peaceful protest to raise awareness about puppy mills.
    April 21, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Slice of Life: Naturalist facilitates people's understanding of the world around them

    Kim Bohannon gently woke Stripe and Gizmo, two tiny sugar gliders snoozing in a pouch she carried around her neck.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Sentencing set for former S. Elgin man charged with child porn

    A former South Elgin man charged with child pornography has entered a blind plea and will be sentenced in June, according to Kane County court records ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Duck 'adoptions' underway for Ducky Derby at RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Noon Rotary Club will team up to present the second annual St. Charles Ducky Derby, which will take place on Sunday, Jun ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Letter carriers aim to Stamp Out Hunger

    Letter carriers aren't asking people to do much on May 10 – only to help Stamp Out Hunger. Since 19 ...
    April 20, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Elburn apartment building evacuated for stove fire

    ELBURN – A three-story apartment building for seniors was evacuated Sunday in Elburn after a kitchen fire activated an automatic fire alarm, an offici ...
    April 20, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Geneva woman dies in Plato Township motorcycle crash

    PLATO TOWNSHIP – A 54-year-old Geneva woman died Saturday when the motorcycle she was driving went off the road and struck a guardrail on eastbound Ro ...
    April 21, 2014 - 7:19 am
  • Coroner identifies Bloomington man as drowning victim

    GENEVA – A 26-year-old Bloomington man had come to the Geneva area with some friends on Saturday to kayak on the Fox River, but his two-person kayak w ...
    April 22, 2014 - 6:48 am
  • Face Time with Linda Ivnik

    Darien resident Linda Ivnik, 57, was on her way in to Geneva’s 60 Men Who Cook fundraiser in St. Charles when she answered nine questions for the Kane ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • North Aurora resident giving back through volunteer efforts

    GENEVA – For 23-year-old North Aurora resident Michelle Meifert, giving back is second nature.Since ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Geneva resident with Down syndrome honored for volunteer efforts

    GENEVA – Despite the challenges that having Down syndrome poses, 25-year-old Evan Clark of Geneva loves volunteering.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Former alderman gets warning in crash

    GENEVA – Former 3rd Ward Alderman Ray Pawlak received a written warning notice for failure to yield in an intersection after a crash, police reports s ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Man gets jail time, probation for St. Charles struggle

    A Zion man who wielded a knife during a February struggle between two St. Charles sisters must go to jail, according to Kane County court records.
    April 19, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Batavia man pleads guilty to theft, gets prison time

    A Batavia man who pleaded guilty to theft this month must serve 30 months in the Department of Corrections, according to Kane County court records.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Probation for Geneva man possessing pot

    A Geneva man caught with 69 marijuana plants on his property last year has pleaded guilty, according to Kane County court records.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:26 pm