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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.



Chicago’s Gourmet Caramel Apples

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…


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Geneva School Officials Surprised At Teachers’ Contract Impasse

The Geneva Education Association apparently has declared an impasse in negotiations with the school board, and administration officials were surprised to hear it.


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Historic Chicago Viking Ship May Finally Get Permanent Home

A historic ship that has been looking for a Chicago home for years may finally get its chance.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

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Local Official: Cubs Farm Team Would Be Great For Kane County

A local community leader thinks it would be a great idea for the Chicago Cubs’ farm team to move to Kane County.

WBBM Newsradio–08/22/2012

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1 Dead In Accident Involving Motorcycle, Semi In Geneva

One person is dead following a motorcycle accident involving a semi-trailer truck in Geneva.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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Brush Fires Shut Down Road, Metra Line

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.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

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Broken Window, ‘Suspicious’ Envelope Prompt School Lockdown

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.


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Kane Reviewing Its Use Of Riverboat Funds

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.


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Proposal Would Allow Bikers To Treat Some Red Lights As Stop Signs

If Gov. Pat Quinn goes along, motorcyclists could start treating some red lights the same way as stop signs.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

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Suburban Man Charged With Possessing Child Porn

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.