Kane Coroner Finds Relative Of Unclaimed Woman, In AustraliaTwo years ago, Rob Russell released the names of the unclaimed to the news media. Nine thousand miles away in Australia, a woman recognized one of the names as her cousin's.
Officials In Kane County Conduct Emergency Training DrillThe role-playing involved people injured by a mock bomb explosion, and the sight and smell of pungent smoke amid the chaos of first responders rushing in to sharpen their skills.
Motorist Eats 'Fake' Registration Sticker During Traffic Stop: Kane SheriffJohn M. Brannon of West Chicago was pulled over this month for a suspended registration because he allegedly didn't have insurance.
Proposed Toll Bridge Drawing Opposition From Some Kane County ResidentsIt's a multimillion dollar project, and if approved would be the area's first suburban toll bridge. But some call it a waste of more than 100 million in tax dollars and fees.
Woman Who Fatally Beat Boyfriend With Frying Pan Gets 22 YearsNora P. Leach-Peterson struck Michael Mielczarek in the head with a frying pan several times, prosecutors said. Neighbors heard the commotion and called police, who found Mielczarek unresponsive.
Florida Residents Busted In Aurora With More Than 700 Fake Credit, Gift Cards
Former School Employee Accused Of Having Sex With Teen: ProsecutorsProsecutors allege that between April 1, 2015, and May 8, 2015, Lindsay P. Anderson, an employee of Carpentersville Middle School, had sexual contact with the victim, who she knew was younger than 18 at the time.
"I Voted" Stickers A Thing Of The Past In Lake CountyWhile voters in most suburban counties will receive an "I Voted" sticker in exchange for their completed ballot Tuesday, Lake County voters haven't had the option to receive the coveted sticker in years.
Batavia Woman Charged In Deaths Of 3 Dogs Found In Locked VanJule A. Brungard-Giordano, 47, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony, and cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor, according to a statement from Batavia police.
Elgin Man Gets 37 Years For Raping Underage GirlBetween February 2007 and February 2011, Armando Vega allegedly committed multiple sexual acts with the victim while she was sleeping on the sofa at a relative’s home. Vega knew the victim, who was younger than 13 at the time. He was convicted in February of four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault.
Kaneland Vocational Instructor Charged With Having Sex With TeenGlen C. Baum, 42, is charged with nine counts of criminal sexual assault and two counts of child pornography, all felonies, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
Carpentersville Man Gets 31 Years For Sexually Assaulting ChildSergio Tinajero, 54, was convicted Dec. 3, 2014, of four counts of predatory sexual assault of a child and aggravated sexual abuse, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office. He was sentenced Wednesday to 31 years in prison by Circuit Judge Susan Clancy Boles.