Some West And Northwest Suburbs Now Using Texting-To-911 ServiceStarting today, people who need emergency help in some west and northwest suburbs have a new tool at their disposal, but officials don’t want it to be used, for the most part.
Man Charged With Stealing From Photo Booth Coin BoxChancellor J. Terrell, of the 1400 block of East Wood Drive in Aurora, was charged with misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property and theft, according to a statement from Batavia police.
Thief Caught On Camera Stealing From Photo BoothA thief was caught on camera at a Batavia amusement park, when he pried open the cash drawer of a photo booth designed to catch crooks in the act of doing that very thing.
One In Custody After 8-Hour Standoff At Batavia HomeA person is in police custody after barricading himself inside his home in Batavia for about eight hours Tuesday, prompting a lockdown at two schools in the western suburb.
Barricade Situation Prompts Lockdown At Batavia SchoolsTwo schools in Batavia are on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon as police respond to a person barricaded inside a home in the west suburb.
Two Injured In Batavia CrashThe two-vehicle crash happened about 7:20 p.m. near Route 31 and Fabyan Parkway, according to a statement from the Batavia Fire Department.
Bugs Want Into Your Home As Temperatures CoolCBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports on what those pests are and why they are showing up now.
Officials In Kane County Conduct Emergency Training DrillThe role-playing involved people injured by a mock bomb explosion, and the sight and smell of pungent smoke amid the chaos of first responders rushing in to sharpen their skills.
Batavia Police Charge ‘Transient’ With Sexually Assaulting Teen GirlJay Davies, whose address is unknown, is charged with two counts each of criminal sexual assault by use of threat or force; and aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim 13-17, according to Batavia police.
Flooding Slowly Recedes Amid Dry Conditions TuesdayThe rain might have stopped falling hours ago, but most of the Chicago area remained under a flood warning Tuesday morning, with many streets still covered in water from a series of storms that dropped nearly 5 inches of water in some suburbs.
Batavia Woman Charged In Deaths Of 3 Dogs Found In Locked VanJule A. Brungard-Giordano, 47, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony, and cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor, according to a statement from Batavia police.
Police: Man Breaks Into Batavia Dunkin’ Donuts, Leaves Empty-HandedWest suburban police are searching for a man who broke into a Batavia Dunkin’ Donuts store early Monday but left without taking any money or pastries.

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