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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–16 hours ago

Cubs top 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

From now on, Illinoisans must recycle their computers -- not throw them in the trash. (CBS)

Recycling Advocates: More People Looking For Alternatives To Landfills

It appears a lot of people are just itching to clean out their homes and get rid of items they no longer want, and are recycling instead of having garbage pile up in landfills.

06/27/2014

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Kane County Recruiting Male Mentors For Foster Kids

West of Chicago, the group guiding wards of the state welcomes all volunteers but is in special need of men, reports John Cody.

05/19/2014

Keith Brown (Booking photo)

Cops Use Stun Gun On Man Who Tried To Disarm Officer After Beating Girlfriend

A west suburban man severely beat his longtime girlfriend, then attempted to disarm a police officer who responded to a call at the couple’s apartment Saturday night.

05/05/2014

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Attorneys Wrangle Over Previous Allegations In Sex Abuse Case

Prosecutors in Kane and DuPage counties charged Sosa in 2012 with multiple counts of criminal sexual assault involving 10- and 15-year-old family members. He is accused of raping, sodomizing and engaging in other sex acts with the female relatives in August 2012.

05/05/2014

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Former Student Sues St. Charles East H.S. Over Hazing, Bullying

The former student alleges that the continued bullying led to severe emotional distress that required outpatient hospitalization and “extensive psychiatric treatment.”

04/25/2014

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State Demands Cash From Former DUI Offenders, Years Later

An oversight in Kane County has come back to haunt hundreds of drivers who thought they had paid their debts — and fines — to society. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

03/27/2014

Benjamin Black (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Man Gets 12-Years For DUI Crash That Killed Sycamore Boy

Benjamin Black, 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Wednesday for the Feb. 27, 2013, crash that killed 11-year-old Matthew Ranken. Black pleaded guilty three months ago to driving under the influence of heroin.

03/26/2014

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Kane County Voters Reject Tax Hike To Fund Disabled Programs

The referendum would have provided $13 million in funding for programs to help disabled residents who have been impacted by state budget cuts.

03/19/2014

Hector Mauricio (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Convicted Of Killing WWII Vet To Be Resentenced

The man convicted of stabbing 83-year-old Roscoe Ebey to death in 2007 will be resentenced, after appellate court judges ruled that a Kane County judge placed too much emphasis on Ebey’s character when considering the man’s sentence

03/19/2014

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Homeowner Shoots Intruder In West Suburbs

A 26-year-old St. Charles man ended up in the hospital Monday when he broke into the wrong house.

03/18/2014

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Kane County Property Tax Referendum Draws Opposition

A local anti-tax group wants to defeat a referendum next week which would raise Kane County property taxes to help developmentally disabled adults.

03/14/2014

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