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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

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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

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

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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

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