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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

Coroner (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

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

Authorities Await Toxicology Reports After Circus Worker Dies At Kane County Fair

Authorities in Kane County are awaiting toxicology reports to determine how a circus worker died at the county fairgrounds this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Gavel

Former Elgin Cop Gets 30 Days In Jail For Planting Evidence

A former Elgin police officer has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for planting evidence at a crime scene.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Common house mosquito (Credit: Illinois Department of Public Health)

Mosquito Batches With West Nile Found In Aurora, Montgomery

Three more batches of mosquitoes collected recently have tested positive for West Nile Virus, the Kane County health Department said Friday.

07/14/2012

Gavel, Court, Generic Sized Image

Kane County State’s Attorney: Raises Needed To Keep Prosecutors From Leaving

The Kane County State’s Attorney is planning to ask for raises for his staff, and he says the reason is crucial.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Dennis Houston

Kane County Man Charged With Possessing, Trading Child Porn

A Kane County man stands charged with trafficking child pornography, after the FBI caught him in an online sting and found that he was keeping a graphic stash of pictures and videos depicting children engaged in sex acts with adults.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Man Dies In Police Custody In Kane County

Authorities are investigating the death of a 20-year-old man who died in custody at the Kane County jail.

05/30/2012

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Suspicious Package Outside Kane County Court Turns Out To Be DVD, Video Game

A suspicious package prompted authorities to shut down the parking lot at the Kane County Judicial Center Wednesday morning, but it turned out to be only a DVD, a video game and a calculator.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

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