A car drives down a flooded street in Stone Park on Tuesday, a day after heavy rains dumped nearly 5 inches of rain in some Chicago suburbs. (Credit: CBS)

Flooding Slowly Recedes Amid Dry Conditions Tuesday

The 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.


David L. Wright (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Elburn Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault Of Child Under 13

A west suburban police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a child for more than 10 years, officials announced Tuesday.


Snow in Batavia, Ill. (Credit: Lana Hinshaw-Klann)

Amid Blizzard, Firefighters Escort Woman In Labor To Hospital

The woman and her family members were on the way to the hospital, with no choice but to go into the snowstorm, on Sunday night, when her car went off the road.


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Police: One Dead In Head-On Crash In Elburn

An eastbound 2002 Toyota Camry crossed the center line on Keslinger Road about 7:30 a.m. and struck a westbound 2000 Chevrolet van near Harley Road, according to the Kane County Sheriff’s office.


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Driver Killed In Rollover Crash Near Elburn

A west suburban man died after he was ejected from a rollover crash Wednesday night near Elburn.



Elburn Girl Dies In Rollerblading Accident

The Kaneland School community is grieving the tragic loss of a Harter Middle School student killed while rollerblading in the far west suburb Friday afternoon.


Police from various agencies gather on I-80/94 at the 19 mile marker in Portage, Ind. Friday April 20, 2012.  An alleged bank robber was pursued from LaPorte County to past the Illinois state line by multiple police agencies.  The alleged robber tossed money and clothing out the window along the highway.  Some of the money was collected by passing motorists.  (Credit: Stephanie Dowell~Sun-Times Media)

Robbery Suspect Tosses Loot Out Window During Two-State Chase

A bank robbery suspect who led police on a multi-town high speed chase on Friday afternoon was taken into custody in Elburn.



Elburn Police Investigate Shooting Death Of Elderly Man

Elburn police are investigating the shooting death of a 71-year-old St. Charles man who was found shot on Friday in the 800 block of East North Street.


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Metra U.P. West Trains Delayed For ‘Strange Object’

Several Metra trains were running late Friday evening and some others were canceled after a strange object was found on a train stopped near west suburban Glen Ellyn.


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$20K In Fines In Fish Kill Case

Acidic industrial detergent dumped in a sewer drain flowed into stream in South Elgin.


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Kane Co. Getting $2.6M For New Bike Paths

GENEVA, Ill. (STMW) – Kane County has been awarded more than $2.6 million in federal grant money to build three new bike and pedestrian paths.