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The Office Dining & Spirits in St. Charles. (Credit: Facebook)

Fire Causes Major Damage At St. Charles Restaurant

The fire alarm sounded at The Office Dining & Spirits, at 201 E. Main St. in St. Charles, around 6 a.m. Fire Chief Joe Schelstreet said firefighters arrived within a minute, and saw smoke coming from the roof, which was closed at the time.

08/27/2014

Terrion and Donel Smith

4 Kids Drown In 3 Weekend Accidents

The victims included two brothers who drowned in a pit filled with water in Hobart, Ind., Saturday night, prompting their grieving mother to call for more security on the private property where they died.

06/16/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Ride Janie Ride Foundation

Eight years ago, a procession of motorcycles gave birth to a tradition that will be celebrated again this weekend. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

05/02/2014

Chang-Li Wang (St. Charles Police)

St. Charles Massage Parlor Worker Charged With Prostitution

Chang-Li Wang was arrested for allegedly offering to perform a sexual act for money on an undercover official who went to the business on behalf of police.

04/18/2014

Arthur Manning (Booking Photo)

Man Gets 25 Years For West Suburban Murder

Arthur Manning spoke softly Wednesday as he, once again, placed the blame for Naromi Mannery’s death on Mannery himself.

04/17/2014

Michael Huston (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Burglary After Homeowner Shoots Intruder

Michael Huston, 26, faces one count of residential burglary and one count of possession of burglary tools, both felonies.

03/25/2014

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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

Trevor Burke (Credit: Facebook)

Local Kid Comedian Going For Laughs On ‘America’s Got Talent’

Trevor Burke, a 6th grader at Wredling Middle School, sounded pretty self-confident about his appearance, but he said he’s still a little nervous.

WBBM Newsradio–02/20/2014

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Police Warn Of Bogus Computer Help Calls

If you get an unsolicited call offering help with your computer – hang up.

10/04/2013

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Suburban Man Avoids Bank Account Scam From Phone Hackers

A St. Charles man has avoided being scammed by hackers who apparently commandeered an Alabama telephone number to try to raid bank accounts nationwide.

06/03/2013

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Cops: Smash-And-Grab Suspect Couldn’t Keep Track Of Burglaries

A 49-year-old Aurora man told investigators he couldn’t remember all the businesses he broke into because “he had committed so many burglaries.”

06/01/2013

Alejandro Garcia. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff's office)

Cops: Man Accidentally Shot Brother, With 2-Year-Old In The Room

Alejandro Garcia of unincorporated South Elgin, told investigators the shooting took place in a bedroom while the child was present, a statement from the Kane County Sheriff’s office said. The 28-year-old now faces multiple felony charges.

05/07/2013

"We were all delighted, we all realized we were leaving confusion and nonsense behind and performing our one noble function of the time, move." - Jack Kerouac, On the Road, Part 2, Ch. 6

Drivers Get Eyeful After Electronic Road Sign Is Hacked

The sign near Route 25 and Pearson Road displayed the “B-word,” on one side. And on the other: something about snakes – we’ll leave it at that.

03/28/2013

Sarah F. Mignin(Credit: St. Charles police )

Missing St. Charles Woman Last Seen In Michigan

Police in St. Charles say a disoriented 89-year-old woman has been missing from her home since yesterday morning – and was last seen this morning in Michigan.

02/25/2013

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Police: Man Hit By Truck After Beating Wife’s Friend

A northwest suburban Elgin man was ordered held without bond after he allegedly invaded the home of his estranged wife, used a pipe to beat a man he found there and later was hit by a truck — all on the night of Valentine’s Day.

02/23/2013

Matthew Barker of St. Charles was charged after allegedly texting a friend Friday as a joke, to say that he was kidnapped and to contact police.

West Suburban Man’s Joking Texts About Kidnapping Land Him In Jail

A west suburban man was charged after allegedly texting a friend Friday as a joke, to say that he was kidnapped and to contact police.

12/16/2012

The Salvation Army creed is seen on a bell ringer's pole in front of a Kmart store December 2, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. Several major national retailers have banned Salvation Army bell ringers, including Target stores. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

In The Western Suburbs, Salvation Army Helps Jobless Construction Worker

WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody talks with an unemployed construction worker who has received assistance over the years from the St. Charles Salvation Army Community Center.

12/14/2012

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Woman Could Get 14 Years For Failing To Stop Boyfriend From Beating Child

A west suburban woman could go to prison for the next 14 years for failing to stop her boyfriend from beating her daughter, who was under 2 years old at the time.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

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)

Father Wants To Thank Cab Driver Who Picked Up His Missing Daughter

A St. Charles man wants to find the cab driver he believes delivered his daughter out of harm’s way.

WBBM Newsradio–08/24/2012

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 Found At Chicago Area Hospital

A missing St. Charles woman has been located at a Chicago area hospital, police said Thursday.

08/23/2012

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