One man is dead and three other people were hospitalized Saturday afternoon following a head-on crash involving four vehicles in west suburban Batavia, according to officials.
A Batavia woman who prompted a frantic search when it was believed she fell into the water and went missing was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct because she was “hiding’’ while multiple fire and police emergency crews were looking for her Saturday night on the North Side, police said.
As the city and suburbs deal with budget troubles, more of them are scrapping planned fireworks shows for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. But in Batavia, the show will go on.
As one west suburban family prepared to bury their teen daughter killed in a Kane County crash, the survivor’s family cautiously celebrated some positive signs Thursday.
A 31-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly stole a running BMW and a vacuum cleaner but forgot to fill up the gas tank.
There are warnings that the United States might fall farther behind other countries in innovative technologies, if proposed federal budget cuts hit Argonne and Fermilab.
Aldermen in west suburban Batavia will reopen discussion on whether raising backyard chickens for fresh eggs should be a permitted use within the town’s limits.
BATAVIA, Ill. (STMW) – A group of bald eagles have been sighted in west suburban Batavia, perching near the Fox River. Ron Dickenson of Batavia said he has seen as many as six of the […]
The Tevatron — the premier particle accelerator in the world for more than two decades — will be shut down in September at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
Batavia, Ill. (STMW) – A west suburban man was killed by a grocery store truck in Batavia Friday.
BATAVIA, Ill. (WBBM) – Batavia Police say they are still investigating the death of a Geneva man who crashed his car under a semi truck last evening. Authorities are waiting for results of an autopsy […]
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