Kane County

(Clockwise from top left) Yuskel Ruiz-Lorenzo, Dairon Ferrerr-Marquez, Yaniris Alfonso, Luis Jimenez-Gonzalez, Mercedes Gregorio-Morffy and Ranset Rodriguez-Martinez (Kane County Sheriff)

Florida Residents Busted In Aurora With More Than 700 Fake Credit, Gift Cards

 (STMW) — Police arrested six Florida residents and found more than 700 phony credit and gifts cards in their hotel rooms after a traffic stop Monday in west suburban Aurora. About 2:50 p.m., Kane County […]

06/04/2015

Lindsay P. Anderson (Kane County State's Attorney's Office)

Former School Employee Accused Of Having Sex With Teen: Prosecutors

Prosecutors allege that between April 1, 2015, and May 8, 2015, Lindsay P. Anderson, an employee of Carpentersville Middle School, had sexual contact with the victim, who she knew was younger than 18 at the time.

05/18/2015

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“I Voted” Stickers A Thing Of The Past In Lake County

While voters in most suburban counties will receive an “I Voted” sticker in exchange for their completed ballot Tuesday, Lake County voters haven’t had the option to receive the coveted sticker in years.

04/07/2015

Julie Brungard-Giordano (Credit: Batavia Police)

Batavia Woman Charged In Deaths Of 3 Dogs Found In Locked Van

Jule A. Brungard-Giordano, 47, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony, and cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor, according to a statement from Batavia police.

04/03/2015

Armando Vega has been convicted of sexually assaulting a young child he knew over a period of four years. (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Elgin Man Gets 37 Years For Raping Underage Girl

Between February 2007 and February 2011, Armando Vega allegedly committed multiple sexual acts with the victim while she was sleeping on the sofa at a relative’s home. Vega knew the victim, who was younger than 13 at the time. He was convicted in February of four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault.

03/31/2015

Glen C. Baum (Kane County Sheriff)

Kaneland Vocational Instructor Charged With Having Sex With Teen

Glen C. Baum, 42, is charged with nine counts of criminal sexual assault and two counts of child pornography, all felonies, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.

02/05/2015

Sergio Tinajero (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Carpentersville Man Gets 31 Years For Sexually Assaulting Child

Sergio Tinajero, 54, was convicted Dec. 3, 2014, of four counts of predatory sexual assault of a child and aggravated sexual abuse, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office. He was sentenced Wednesday to 31 years in prison by Circuit Judge Susan Clancy Boles.

02/05/2015

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.

02/02/2015

David Oslund and Oscar Guzman both were arrested after a standoff in Kane County, which allegedly stemmed from a fight over a Facebook post. Guzman is charged with pointing a gun at Oslund. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Facebook Quarrel Leads To Standoff, SWAT Raid

About 10:40 p.m. Monday, officers were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Johns Lane in unincorporated Aurora Township, where a man told police another man, later identified as Oscar Guzman, had pointed a gun at his head during a fight over a Facebook post.

12/11/2014

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11/04/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Move Advanced Class-A Team To Eugene

It’s the second affiliate move in as many days for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Move Class-A Affiliate From Kane County To South Bend

“These decisions are tough,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2014

Cubs prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Cubs Name Bryant, Tseng Their Minor Leaguers Of The Year

Kris Bryant was the minor league home run champion, and Jen-Ho Tseng was 6-1 with a 2.40 ERA.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2014

A woman was seriously injured when her minivan collided with a garbage truck on Route 30 in Kane County on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Seriously Injured In Kane County Crash

Kane County Sheriff’s police said the woman was driving east on U.S. Route 30 around 7:30 a.m., about a mile west of Dugan Road, when her 2006 Chevrolet Uplander crossed into the westbound lane.

09/12/2014

Mike Olt. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Call Up Mike Olt

Olt’s hitting just .139 this season but will get another look.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

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For Some Kane County Residents, Paying Property Taxes A Laughing Matter

Property taxes are due in Kane County Tuesday, and while it’s an unpleasant day for some, there are also a few laughs.

09/01/2014

Akiel W. Davis | photo from Kane County State’s Attorney’s office

Carpentersville Man Pleads Guilty To Bomb Threats At Kane County Courthouse

A 22-year old man who made false bomb threats at a courthouse last year, is going to prison for a while, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.

07/28/2014

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.

07/11/2014

San Juanita Pineda sits with her hospitalized son, Benjamin. (CBS)

Sinkhole Survivor To Operator: ‘I Am Underneath The Ground’

The motorist who plunged into a huge gap in the road this week tells of her horrifying ordeal. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

07/03/2014

A Ford Taurus drove into a sinkhole in Kane County, and then a pickup truck drove over the top of the car. (Credit: Radioman911.com)

Car Falls Into Sinkhole In Kane County

A mother and son were hurt when their car drove into a sinkhole that swallowed a portion of a rural road in Kane County on Tuesday morning.

07/01/2014

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