Kane County clerk wants disbanding Aurora Election Commission's money
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:08:29 -0400
Where the leftover money from the Aurora Election Commission winds up will have a say in Kane County clerk's November plans.
DeKalb man guilty of killing girlfriend from St. Charles
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:26:18 -0400
A DeKalb County judge Thursday convicted Michael G. Kulpin of the June 2016 murder of his girlfriend, Moorea DesRoches, 19, formerly of St. Charles. Kulpin stabbed and slashed Des Roches, who had a 1-year-old son with him, 27 times with a knife, beat her head with a frying pan with such force that the pan was dented and then hid her body in a closet.
Volunteering for AmeriCorps is 'great gig' for Geneva woman
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:26:59 -0400
Deborah Vensel of Geneva is a couple of months into her six-month service stint for AmeriCorps, working in West Virginia.
Kane County considers raising age on tobacco buying, possession in unincorporated areas
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:05:50 -0400
Kane County considers raising age on purchasing and possessing tobacco products in unincorporated areas.
Discounts could be coming to 'smart' developers in Kane County
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:23:00 -0400
Kane County a step closer to rewarding companies for "smart" developments.
Aurora police release surveilance videos of last month's fatal shooting
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:07:56 -0400
Aurora police have released video clips and still photos, previously posted on social media, that show the March 22 fatal shootout between two officers and 36-year-old Santiago Calderon of Aurora.
Can't visit the library? Let the library visit you
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:42:38 -0400
For those who have trouble getting out, the St. Charles Public Library Outreach Program comes in handy. The program has been in place for 45 years and essentially does what the title says -- brings the library out to the community.
Elgin opens 34 architectural gems to public on Saturday
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:33:23 -0400
Open Elgin Day on Saturday, April 21, will open the insides of almost three dozen buildings -- many of them normally closed to the public -- for free tours.
10 charged in Kane County jail fight
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:00:32 -0400
Ten inmates at the Kane County jail face felony charges for their roles in a March 5 fight in the day room of a cell block, authorities said.
Lawsuit: West Dundee equestrian center knew about former employee's history of sex crime
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:04:03 -0400
A lawsuit filed against a West Dundee equestian center by the family of a girl sexually abused by one of its former workers alleges facility staff knew about the man's criminal past, but hired him anyway and left him unsupervised with minors.
Former Aurora teacher facing child porn charges found dead
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:12:51 -0400
A retired West Aurora High School teacher who went on the lam while awaiting trial on felony child pornography and solicitation charges was found dead Saturday afternoon from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Aurora police said.
Plenty of animals are on the list of local endangered species
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:09:55 -0400
Rusty-patched bumblebees and short-eared owls might not be as exciting as a Siberian tiger or white rhinoceros, but they're local endangered species, and if we don't help them, we might not have them around anymore.