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 scientists are breaking new ground, with a project that most of would admit is hard to get our arms around.
A 7-year-old Batavia boy is being called a hero for rescuing a toddler from a backyard pool.
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.
A Batavia man who is due in court Wednesday morning on rape charges actually drove his victim to the hospital, according to police.
Police said the man, identified only as a 46-year-old white male, suffered injuries. But the cause of the injuries is unknown.
A Batavia woman has been charged with stabbing a man to death Monday in an apartment in the western suburb.
A busy intersection in Batavia was shut down Friday morning, after a crash that left some people injured.
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.
Some gigantic American White Pelicans have flown into Batavia’s Nelson Lake about two weeks early, with 9-foot wingspans and appetites to match.
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.
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.
Treacherous, ice-covered roads early Thursday were blamed for numerous serious accidents across the Chicago area.
The Metra Union Pacific West Line was shut down for some time Thursday morning, after a train hit an empty car in West Chicago.
After 81 years in business, Avenue Motor Sales in Batavia will close its doors for the last time on Friday.
Two businesses in Batavia have been found selling synthetic marijuana — prompting police and aldermen in the western suburb to support a ban on the sale or delivery, possession or use of the substance.
A west suburban man faces 14 counts of child pornography after police seized hundreds of DVDs and CDs at his Batavia home.
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.