Man faces jail, possible prison for hitting pedestrian in Aurora DUI
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:43:26 -0500
A 48-year-old man faces 90 days in jail as well as possible prison time after pleading guilty to his third DUI, the most recent when he struck a pedestrian in downtown Aurora and kept driving.
Kane clerk says his office can handle Aurora elections for less money
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:17:55 -0500
Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham says his office can handle the duties now being performed by the Aurora Election Commission.
How fourth-grader copes with rare genetic disorder
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:12:47 -0500
Cole Spiegel of Wheaton looks like any other fourth-grader, but he has a rare genetic disorder that makes him more vulnerable to various forms of cancer.
Why we're seeing more coyotes this winter
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:55:44 -0500
Why are we seeing more coyotes in wintertime, and how can we protect our pets? Naturalist Valerie Blaine shares some tips.
The Book Shop now open Saturdays in Batavia
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:32:10 -0500
If the number of people going in and out of The Book Shop in Batavia on a recent Saturday is any indication, James Stickling and his wife Lizzy Evensen are onto something good.
Kane County official: Naloxone alone won't stop opioid epidemic
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:10:36 -0500
More training could be key in successfully fighting opioid epidemic, Kane County health official says.
How to have your say on proposed Metra fare changes
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:44:24 -0500
Metra's rethinking its fare structures and will hold a series of open houses to explain.
Linda Siete gets Elgin chamber award
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:17:56 -0500
Linda Siete will be recognized with a community partner award Thursday by the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, where she has served on the board of directors for about a year.
Experience history, hands-on, at American Heritage show in St. Charles
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:50:29 -0500
What does a historical reenactor do during the off season? That question sparked Rebecca and Jim Fairchild of Batavia to create the American Heritage Living History Show
Fox Valley police reports
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:44:33 -0500
Kane County• A 50-inch television and a bottle of cognac, a total value of $575, were reported stolen between 5 and 11:30 p.m. Jan, 7 from a house on the 800 block of Hill Drive near Aurora. Entry was made through the front door. • Three gift cards totaling $600 and a box of vitamins valued at $24 were reported stolen at 12:12 p.m. Jan. 9. The items were ordered or expected in the mail at a residence on the 35W100 block of Fox River Drive near St. Charles but never arrived.• Efren Torres, 34, of the 14N600 block of Route 25, West Dundee, was arrested and charged with felony aggravated domestic battery about 2:19 a.m. Jan. 8 after a woman he knew went to Sherman Hospital in Elgin to be treated for a dislocated shoulder, according to a sheriff's report. The woman told authorities she and Torres argued at Torres' apartment the night of Jan. 7, and when she tried to leave, he yanked her by her arm and punched her repeatedly, the report said.