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.
A Chicago area pastry chef is showing his pride in the Blackhawks through chocolate, and lots of it.
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.
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.
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.
Carol Young, president of the Geneva Education Association
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.
Investigators in the western suburbs are looking for the cause of an early morning fire at a bank.
Nothing screams fall like crunching into a delicious caramel apple. There are a few places around Chicago, and one just a little further, to satisfy this craving that comes at this time of year. They also make great hostess gifts, or a dessert if sliced…
The Geneva Education Association apparently has declared an impasse in negotiations with the school board, and administration officials were surprised to hear it.
A historic ship that has been looking for a Chicago home for years may finally get its chance.
A local community leader thinks it would be a great idea for the Chicago Cubs’ farm team to move to Kane County.
One person is dead following a motorcycle accident involving a semi-trailer truck in Geneva.
The persistent dry conditions have led to brush fires in the Chicago area, which grew so severe Tuesday afternoon that they shut down a Metra train line and a major roadway.
A west suburban elementary school was put on lockdown Monday morning after someone broke a window, then placed a “suspicious” envelope inside an office area.
The Kane County Board’s riverboat subcommittee is recommending some revisions in how the county distributes 2012 proceeds from the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin.
If Gov. Pat Quinn goes along, motorcyclists could start treating some red lights the same way as stop signs.
A west suburban man has been charged with 15 counts of child pornography after police allegedly found images and videos in his home early Tuesday.
As one west suburban family prepared to bury their teen daughter killed in a Kane County crash, the survivor’s family cautiously celebrated some positive signs Thursday.
A Geneva salesman has been charged with defrauding investors in four Las Vegas companies out of more than $5 million in a Ponzi scheme.