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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

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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

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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

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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

Stacy Fiebelkorn. (Photo from the Kane County Sheriff's office)

Woman Charged After Dead Animals Found On West Suburban Farms

A northwest suburban woman faces animal cruelty charges after several animals were found dead or mistreated on two Kane County farms, according to police.

03/05/2014

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Sheriff Deputy’s Young Son Kills Self With Officer’s Gun

Police in Yorkville are calling it a terrible tragedy–the apparent suicide of a very young boy.

01/30/2014

State Moves To Keep Mooseheart Molester In Prison

A former Mooseheart employee who has spent two decades in prison for sexually assaulting young boys will not be released from custody this week as expected.

11/21/2013

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

Man Pleads Guilty To Aggravated DUI For Crash That Killed 11-Year-Old

A DeKalb County man pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence of heroin when his SUV struck a car on a snow-packed highway last winter, killing an 11-year-old boy.

11/14/2013

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Bus Driver, Motorist Hurt In School Bus Crash In Big Rock

The school bus, which was carrying nine children, collided with a car on Route 30 near Davis Road in Big Rock about 8:10 a.m.

10/29/2013

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Suburban Mayors Back Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

The group is largely nonpartisan officials from Kane, DuPage, DeKalb and Kendall counties.

10/29/2013

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