Former Instructor Gets 7 Years For Sexually Assaulting StudentGlen C. Baum, 44, pleaded guilty to criminal sexual assault Thursday before Judge James C. Hallock, according to a statement from the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
Kane County Won't Take Electronics At Recycling Events After Being 'Bombarded'Kane County has decided to indefinitely stop accepting electronics waste at its recycling events.
Man Wounded In Roadway Shooting In Kane CountyOne of the latest roadway shootings happened not in Chicago, but in a rural area far west of the city.
Kane County Highway Worker Struck And Killed By PickupSteven Chidester, 44, has worked for the Kane County Department of Transportation for five years, according to the the Kane County Sheriff's Office.
Kane County Planning Drunken Driving Crackdown On St. Patrick's DayKane County will be cracking down on people who insist on drinking alcohol and driving Thursday, St. Patrick’s Day.
Kane County Seeks Help With "Chronic" Illegal Dumping In Forest PreservesOfficials said the practice, known as “fly dumping” has “reached a new level” in Kane County.
Petting Zoo Operator Gets 90 Days In Jail For Animal AbuseStacy Fiebelkorn subjected her rabbits, alpacas, llamas, goats, chickens, turkeys, ducks, mini-horses, horses and mini-donkeys to cruel treatment by starving and abusing them at Kane County farms, prosecutors said.
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.

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