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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.


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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.


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Cops Lead Two To Safety From Geneva House Fire

Geneva police officers — the first responders on the scene — alerted two adult residents unaware of the fire and escorted them safely out of the single-family residence.


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74-Year-Old Geneva Club Changes Name To Draw More Members

An organization in Geneva that’s almost three-quarters of a century old has changed its name.



Best Cheap Holiday Escapes Near Chicago

Escaping the busy city life of Chicago during the holidays can be accomplished in a day trip or an overnight trip and can be done economically by visiting some of the festive towns in Illinois.


Chef Alain Roby made this sculpture of a Blackhawks player from white chocolate to honor their 2010 Stanley Cup Championship. It's on display again to salute their return to the Stanley Cup Final three years later. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Chef Expresses His Love For Blackhawks With Chocolate

A Chicago area pastry chef is showing his pride in the Blackhawks through chocolate, and lots of it.



Man Faces Drug Charges After Friend Found Locked In Starbucks Restroom

A 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital Monday after he was found locked in the bathroom of a Geneva Starbucks, surrounded by packets of suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle. A friend was later charged after apparently trying to hide the drugs from police.


Ricardo Cerezo holds an oversized check for $4.85 million after cashing in a winning Lottery ticket his wife found in a cookie jar, just as the family was facing eviction from their home in Geneva. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Facing Foreclosure And Eviction, Family Finds Winning Lotto Ticket

The timing couldn’t have been better for a family from north suburban Geneva when they hit the jackpot after finding some old Lotto tickets stuffed in a cookie jar.


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Another Suburb Ditches Red Light Cameras

The city of Geneva is the latest to end its program to catch red-light runners with cameras. Its two cameras, on Randall Road at Fargo Boulevard and Williamsburg Avenue, are being removed after the 3-year period for the program ended this past weekend.


Teachers In Geneva To Go On Strike Monday

Carol Young, president of the Geneva Education Association



Fall In Lake Geneva

Planning a weekend getaway? Located 80 miles from Chicagoland, Lake Geneva, WI, provides a perfect escape for Chicagoans trying to avoid expensive plane fare or hours in the car. Though Lake Geneva, is known for its waterfront, beaches, festivals and resorts, that doesn’t mean it’s only a warm weather town. Many places feature seasonal activities and ways to see the beautiful fall color changes at the lake.


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Fire Damages State Bank Of Geneva

Investigators in the western suburbs are looking for the cause of an early morning fire at a bank.