Shots fired at Aurora cops; several people arrested
Wed, 24 May 2017 19:50:53 -0400
Aurora police have arrested several people after officers came under fire about 10:50 a.m. Wednesday on the 900 block of Superior Street on the city's near east side. Police returned fire and one suspect was wounded.
Space still a concern for coroner before interment of unclaimed cremains
Wed, 24 May 2017 17:51:42 -0400
Thursday will see the entombment of the most recent unclaimed cremains connected to Kane County deaths. The existence and storage of the cremains coming to light continues to unite people with the remains of their loved ones. But it is also a reminder of the space limitations of the coroner's facility
Kane County agrees to severance package for ex-employee who accused Lauzen of harassment
Wed, 24 May 2017 16:48:19 -0400
Kane County officials have agreed to a six-figure separation agreement, with a number of additional sweeteners, for a former employee who filed a federal complaint against county board Chairman Chris Lauzen for intimidation tactics.
How an Elgin group has planned Memorial Day for 125 years
Wed, 24 May 2017 13:41:37 -0400
The Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association, which plans the city's Memorial Day observances, marks its 125th anniversary this year.
Meet the Daily Herald 2016-17 Academic Team -- our best and brightest
Mon, 22 May 2017 16:57:14 -0400
The Daily Herald's 2016-17 Academic Teams -- from the Northwest suburbs, Lake County, DuPage County and the Fox Valley -- represent the best and brightest our schools have to offer. These teenagers are some of the smartest and dedicated academics you've ever met.
Sergeant seeks Republican nod for Kane County sheriff post
Mon, 22 May 2017 23:18:16 -0400
Kane County Sgt. Kevin Tindall of Sugar Grove wants the Republican nomination for Kane County sheriff. His years in law enforcement, and also in fire service, give him a wealth of useful experience, he said Monday.
Toddler dies after being struck by vehicle in Carpentersville
Mon, 22 May 2017 19:10:29 -0400
A 2-year-old Carpentersville boy died Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Deer Creek Drive and Rosewood Drive, officials said.
Geneva shopkeepers weigh in on A-frame signs
Mon, 22 May 2017 12:39:46 -0400
Some shopkeepers in Geneva feel their business is being hindered by the city's rules on the placement of A-frame signs.
7th heaven, Hi Infidelity among Geneva Commons summer concert lineup
Mon, 22 May 2017 12:31:11 -0400
Local favorites 7th heaven, Hi Infidelity and Majors Junction are among the lineup for this year's summer concert seires at Geneva Commons.
Goat slaughter sours Kane County panel's view on couple keeping animals
Thu, 18 May 2017 23:57:01 -0400
It was the shooting, skinning, eating and burning of two goats in the backyard that seemed to be the last straw for Kane County officials looking to end a multiyear feud among neighbors on Willow Creek Drive.
Sergeant announces bid to be Kane County sheriff
Fri, 19 May 2017 10:51:27 -0400
Kane County Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Hain announced Thursday he wants to be the county's next sheriff, saying he would focus on fighting drug use and trafficking, and improve patrols.