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  • A closer look: Advocates aim to keep mentally ill out of jail

    The Kane County Treatment Alternative Court is in session from 2:30 to 4 p.m. every Wednesday in Associate Judge T. Clint Hull’s courtroom, 311.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • A radar detector valued at $550 was reported stolen Saturday, Aug. 8, from an unlocked 2014 Chevrolet Suburban in the driveway of a house in the 800 ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Ex-St. Charles North staffer pleads not guilty in sex assault

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former St. Charles North High School dean’s assistant accused of sexually assaulting a minor-age student of the school pleade ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • Block Party Taste of Batavia festival set

    BATAVIA – The annual Block Party Taste of Batavia is back from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6.The event ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Books Between Bites schedule announced in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Batavia's monthly noontime book program, Books Between Bites, announces its 29th season, to begin Thursday, Sept. 17. The series is held fro ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Face Time with Victor Sadauskas

    Peoria resident Victor Sadauskas, 24, was at Island Park in Geneva when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • 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. 28, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • 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
  • 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. 28, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • 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. 28, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • 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 - 10:08 pm
  • Kane prosecutor charged with DUI resigns

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHP – A Kane County assistant state's attorney, who was charged with driving under the influence on Aug. 15, resigned this afternoon, ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 6:39 am