Aurora police: Woman dragged store employee with vehicle during theft
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:24:31 -0400
Aurora police have arrested a 52-year-old Montgomery woman on charges she stole from a grocery store in February and dragged an employee a short distance with her vehicle after the employee tried to stop her in the parking lot.
TacoMadre opens new spot in St. Charles
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:44:12 -0400
Sean Arteaga describes his new TacoMadre location in St. Charles as a fast casual restaurant, but with gourmet food. "We're kind of like modern Mexican gourmet," he said.
Batavia woman provides clean needles, naloxone to drug addicts
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:41:06 -0400
A Batavia woman has started a needle exchange and free naloxone program in the Western suburbs. And she's ready for the scrutiny.
19 Kane, DuPage libraries join cooperative, gain nearly 8 million items
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:07:27 -0400
Bookworms at 19 public, school and private libraries in Kane and DuPage counties are going to be able to really lengthen their reading lists come May 1.
Kane back up among the healthiest counties
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:14:38 -0400
Kane County gets back into the top 10 of healthiest counties in the state.
CMAP program teaches urban planning to high schoolers
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:52:13 -0400
Suburban students seeking to learn about urban planning, civic engagement and how to make their communities better can participate in a free, weeklong workshop with experts July 9 to 14.
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.