Authorities Express Doubts About Reports Of Venomous Snake In Kane County

That snake story we’ve been reporting – about a supposedly venomous cottonmouth on the loose in Kane County? Now authorities aren’t so sure.


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Wine Lover’s Guide To The Finger Lakes

A guide to the best wineries, restaurants and lodging in Finger Lakes, this year named one of the world’s best wine travel destinations


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Geneva Alderman Suggests Limits On Garage Sales

As the weather warms up, and garage sales and yard sales become a more common sight, an alderman in west suburban Geneva has suggested limiting how many such sales a resident can have each year.


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Paintballs Out As A Way To Deal With Coyotes In Geneva

Mayor Kevin Burns said that suggestion was deemed “too extreme.”


Shadwick King (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Geneva Man Accused Of Wife’s Murder Testifies

A Geneva man accused of killing his wife and dumping her body along railroad tracks near their home says he absolutely did not do it.


Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath appears in court. (Credit: CBS)

Geneva Woman Accused In Alleged Mass Murder Plot Appears In Court

A Geneva woman charged in a Valentine’s Day mass murder plot in Halifax, Nova Scotia made her first appearance in court Tuesday.


Police searched the Geneva home of  Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath as part of an investigation into an alleged mass murder plot. (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Woman Charged In Canada For Alleged Mass Murder Plot

Police say they stopped an international mass shooting spree with links to a woman from Geneva, Ill.


Geneva Woman Involved In Planned Valentine’s Day Massacre In Canada: Police

A 23-year-old Geneva woman is one of three people Canadian authorities have arrested in foiling a possible mass-shooting plot in Halifax, authorities said.


Justin Patzer (Credit: Geneva Police Department)

Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown In Geneva Arrested In Hammond

The man who threatened a relative with a knife, prompting a west suburban hospital to go on lockdown, was arrested late Tuesday in northwest Indiana.


Justin Patzer (Credit: Geneva Police Department)

Police Search For Suspect After Lockdown Lifted At Delnor Hospital In Geneva

An unidentified man armed with a “non-firearm” weapon entered the hospital and threatened a visitor. The hospital was locked down and staff called police, who began a search of the hospital.


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Geneva Man, 74, Found Dead On Golf Course

John A. Gaines, 74, was found about 1:30 p.m., lying facedown in a creek near the sixth hole of the Geneva Golf Club at 831 South Street, Geneva police said in a release.



Grand Jury Indicts Geneva Man In Wife’s Death

A grand jury has indicted Shadwick King on two counts of murder in the July death of his wife in west suburban Geneva, the Elgin Courier News is reporting.


George Keenan. (Credit: CBS)

Teen With Cerebral Palsy To Ride Bicycle From Geneva, Ill. To Lake Geneva, Wis.

Bicycling is a passion for George Keenan and cerebral palsy is not stopping him from starting an ambitious two- day adventure on Thursday.


Shadwick King (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Man Charged With Killing Wife, Dumping Body On Metra Tracks In Geneva

Kane County prosecutors said 47-year-old Shadwick King has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, 32-year-old Kathleen King.


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Body Of Second Woman Found In Suitcase In Geneva, Wis. Identified

The foster mother of an Oregon woman whose remains were found in a suitcase dropped along a rural road in Wisconsin says she hadn’t heard from her foster daughter for more than a year.


Steven Zelich (Credit: Walworth County Sheriff)

Former Cop Charged In Case Of Bodies Stuffed In Suitcases

Walworth County Sheriff’s police said Steven Zelich has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse.


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Geneva Electric Superintendent Killed, 3 Others Hurt In Sugar Grove Crash

Geneva’s electric superintendent was killed and three other people were injured in a crash in west suburban Sugar Grove Thursday night.


Authorities mark the scene where two bodies were found in suitcases in rural Wisconsin. (CBS)

Bodies Found In Suitcases Were Women: Wisconsin Police

Highway workers came across the suitcases Thursday as they mowed the ditch in the small town, about 50 miles southwest of Milwaukee.


Rescue officials gather at the Fox River in Geneva after reports of a kayak going over a dam. (courtesy: Christopher Bui)

One Dead, One Rescued In Kayak Accident On Fox River

Two young men in the kayak were plunged into the river; one young man was ejected from the kayak and the other young man was stuck inside.


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Suburban Fire Lieutenant Opens Firehouse-Themed Restaurant

A fire lieutenant and his wife are turning work into a business by opening “The Firehouse Pizza and Grill” on the side in west suburban Geneva.