Kane County

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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

Same Sex Marriage

Suburban Mayors Back Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

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

10/29/2013

Bernardino Hernandez Jr. (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney's Office)

Man Gets 55 Years For Shooting One Girlfriend, Trying To Have Another Killed

In June 2008, Bernardino Hernandez was confronted by the mother of his toddler daughter and a second woman with whom he’d been having an intimate relationship after they learned of the love triangle

09/26/2013

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Bomb Threats Shut Down Three Kane County Courthouses

A series of bomb threats have forced the evacuation of three Kane County courthouses.

09/04/2013

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Kane County To Bury Cremated Remains Of 40 Unclaimed People Tomorrow

The cremated remains of 40 people with no known family will be buried tomorrow in Kane County, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.

06/19/2013

Eee Bee .(Credit: Kane County Animal Control.

Kitten Rescued After Riding Almost 300 Miles In Truck Engine

A kitten is safe in Kane County – after hitching a ride in the engine of a semi truck for almost 300 miles.

06/10/2013

A resident of Des Plaines walks through floodwater to get to his home on Friday. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Governor Asks For 11 Counties To Be Named Federal Disaster Areas

On Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.

05/09/2013

Cremated Remains, Cremains

Expert: Difficult To Track Down Families Of Unclaimed Cremains

The head of a local cremation group said he’s not surprised to hear the Kane County Coroner is looking for relatives to claim the cremated remains of nearly 50 people.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2013

An 11-year-old boy who was in the back seat of this Chevy Cavalier died in a four-car crash in Kane County, when an SUV crashed into the back of the Cavalier, which then hit two other cars. (Credit: CBS)

11-Year-Old Boy Killed In 4-Car Pileup In Kane County

Three cars were stopped in the westbound lane of Illinois Route 64 and Peplow Road at about 7:30 p.m. in the village of Virgil, because of an earlier accident nearby, when another vehicle crashed into the back of one of the cars.

02/28/2013

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

After 15 DUIs, Losing His License 4 Times, Elgin Man Still Driving

When an Elgin man and his passenger saw a white Econoline van wandering all over the roadway as they drove along I-90 toward Elgin on Oct. 20, they figured the person behind the wheel must be drunk and dangerous.

11/02/2012

Squirrel Eats Acorn

Kane County Forest Preserve Looks For Acorn Donations

The Kane County Forest Preserve District wants your acorns.

WBBM Newsradio–09/21/2012

Crash

Elgin Teenager Dies In Kane County Crash

A 17-year-old Elgin boy is dead after a one-vehicle crash near Burlington in Kane County.

09/02/2012

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Elgin Man Becomes 2nd West Nile Fatality In Illinois This Year

The death of the 64-year-old Elgin man is the second in Illinois this year from West Nile.

08/23/2012

Tanner Conroyd, 20, had been missing since Aug. 19, 2012, when whe left her home in St. Charles. Her family thought she was driving to Illinois State University in Normal, but she didn't show up. A security guard at Millennium Park told the family she had been there on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Missing St. Charles Woman Last Seen Near Millennium Park

The search for a missing 20-year-old woman from St. Charles is now concentrated in the Chicago area. because her family says she was last seen at Millennium Park.

08/22/2012

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