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Family Of Woman Killed In Garbage Truck Crash Sues Driver

Monica Warner was pulling out of a private driveway on East Fabyan Parkway in Batavia at about 6 a.m. on May 15 when her vehicle was struck by a garbage truck.


A 50-foot electromagnet from the Muon G-2 Storage Ring experiment is parked at the Costco in Bolingbrook, on its slow journey from Lemont to Fermilab in Batavia. (Credit: CBS)

Massive Electromagnet Completes Arduous Trip To Fermilab

Without twisting even an eighth of an inch, a 50-foot-wide electromagnet resembling a flying saucer finished an arduous 3,200-mile trip across land and sea on Friday, arriving at an Illinois laboratory where it will be used to study blazing-fast particles.


A 50-foot electromagnet from the Muon G-2 Storage Ring experiment is parked at the Costco in Bolingbrook, on its slow journey from Lemont to Fermilab in Batavia. (Credit: CBS)

Giant Electromagnet Makes Pit Stop At Costco En Route To Fermilab

A marvel of physics is spending the day in a grocery store parking lot in the southwestern suburbs, before continuing its long journey to Fermilab in Batavia.


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Kane County Officer Kills Man Who Pointed Gun At Cops

A west suburban man died Monday after being shot by a Kane County Sheriff’s sergeant when he pointed a gun at deputies, authorities said.


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Bicyclist Killed In Batavia Township Crash

A North Aurora man was killed Thursday afternoon when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car in northwest suburban Batavia Township.


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Woman Going To Prison For Driving Child To School While Drunk

A west suburban woman has been sentenced to prison for her fourth DUI arrest after she dropped her child off at school while intoxicated.


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Man Killed In Batavia Traffic Crash

A man was killed and two others injured in a traffic crash in west suburban Batavia Friday evening.


Surveillance photo of man who robbed Citibank at 222 W. Adams on 12/22/12. (Credit: FBI Chicago office)

Bank Branches In West Suburb, Loop Robbed Saturday

In separate incidents in downtown Chicago and west suburban Batavia, men armed with handguns robbed two bank branches on Saturday.



Legionnaires Bacteria Found In Batavia Schools

A health scare for parents and students in the far west suburbs: Tests turned up the bacteria that causes legionnaires’ disease at three separate schools.



Fermilab Preparing For Historic Experiment With Neutrino Beam

Fermilab scientists are breaking new ground, with a project that most of would admit is hard to get our arms around.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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Boy, 7, Hailed As Hero For Rescuing 2-Year-Old In Pool

A 7-year-old Batavia boy is being called a hero for rescuing a toddler from a backyard pool.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012


Batavia Teen In Big Trouble For Hosting Drinking Parties, Escaping Squad Car

A 19-year old Batavia man cooling his heels in the Kane County Jail, because of two weekend parties at his house and an attempt to escape from police custody on top of it.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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Police: Batavia Man Raped Woman, Drove Her To Hospital

A Batavia man who is due in court Wednesday morning on rape charges actually drove his victim to the hospital, according to police.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

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Man Found Dead Along Fox River Trail

Police said the man, identified only as a 46-year-old white male, suffered injuries. But the cause of the injuries is unknown.


Latoya M. Baines is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 25-year-old Gerald Jackson in Batavia on April 30, 2012. (Credit: Batavia Police)

Batavia Woman Charged In Fatal Stabbing

A Batavia woman has been charged with stabbing a man to death Monday in an apartment in the western suburb.



Crash Shuts Down Major Junction In Batavia

A busy intersection in Batavia was shut down Friday morning, after a crash that left some people injured.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

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Batavia Mayor Furious About Campaign Signs In Marsh Preserve

Stories about political signs that get people upset are nothing unusual, especially in an election year. But in this case, it’s where the signs were placed that has people upset, not the message.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2012

American White Pelicans fly above Nelson Lake in west suburban Batavia on March 15, 2012. (Credit: John Cody, WBBM)

Early Bird Gets The Worm? Pelicans Fly Into Batavia Early

Some gigantic American White Pelicans have flown into Batavia’s Nelson Lake about two weeks early, with 9-foot wingspans and appetites to match.

WBBM Newsradio–03/15/2012

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Lawsuit: Off-Duty West Chicago Cop Shot At Car In Road Rage Incident

The family of a Cicero teenager is suing in federal court in Chicago, accusing a West Chicago police officer of shooting at their car and wounding him.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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Person Shot By Off-Duty Cop At Fermilab

A traffic chase between an off-duty police officer and a car involved in a hit-and-run accident in the west suburbs Saturday ended on Fermi Lab property when the officer opened fire on the car, striking someone in the backseat.