St. Charles

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.


William S. Muth has been sentenced to 40 years for sexually abusing a minor he knew. (Kane County Sheriff's Department)

Child-Porn Offender Gets 40 More Years For Sexually Assaulting Girl

A northwest suburban man already serving prison time on child pornography charges will be behind bars for a much longer time after being sentenced for the sexual assault of a young girl he knew.


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Restrictions On Distribution Frustrate Home Beer Brewers

Brewing beer at home is perfectly legal, but state officials are issuing a reminder that offering homebrew at a public event is not.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Lynn Pranga, a manager at the MB Financial Bank branch in St. Charles, is accused of stealing more than $20,000 from the accounts of an 80-year-old man. (Credit: St. Charles Police)

Bank Manager Charged With Stealing From 80-Year-Old Man

A suburban bank manager is accused of stealing more than $20,000 from the accounts of an elderly man.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Gary R. Kluber is charged with sexual assault of a woman in St. Charles. (Credit: St. Charles Police)

Man, 67, Charged With Sexually Assaulting Nephew’s Girlfriend

A 67-year-old west suburban man who was staying with his nephew has been charged with the sexual assault of the nephew’s girlfriend.


Tank, a 5-year-old Pomeranian who weighs 8 or 9 pounds, is missing after apparently falling off a boat on the Chicago River. (Credit: Mark Lewis)

Dog Found Safe After Falling Off Boat In River

A little life vest-wearing dog that slipped off a boat in the Chicago River Sunday evening is back with his owners, after a nearly 24 hour search and the help of some good people.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Tank, a 5-year-old Pomeranian who weighs 8 or 9 pounds, is missing after apparently falling off a boat on the Chicago River. (Credit: Mark Lewis)

Couple Asks For Help Finding Dog Who Fell Off Boat On River

A suburban couple is asking for help finding their Pomeranian, after he apparently fell off their boat on the Chicago River on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2012

St. Charles Police Patch (Credit: City of St. Charles Website)

Two Suspects Sought In West Suburban Armed Robbery

Two suspects are being sought for the armed robbery of a man early Saturday in a restaurant parking lot in west suburban St. Charles.


Vacancy sign for retail space (CBS)

Some Suburbs Reversing Retail Vacancies, Others Stumped

Some suburban malls are looking like ghost towns, but what can communities do to turn the tide? CBS 2′s Kris Gutierrez reports.


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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

File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Firefighter Injured Battling NW Suburban Blaze

A firefighter was injured battling a blaze that caused more than $200,000 damage Tuesday afternoon in northwest suburban St. Charles.


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New Restaurant Open On Devon Avenue; Old Restaurant Closed In St. Charles

A new restaurant opened recently in a long-vacant space that once housed the popular Gandhi India on Devon Avenue. But in St. Charles, a famed steakhouse has gone dark after 38 years.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Cory M. Paytes, 22, and Travis J. Gamble, 22, were charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and resisting a peace officer.

Serial Pizzeria Robbers Caught After Latest Heist

Two serial pizzeria robbers were caught red-handed Monday night after ordering employees into a freezer while robbing a west suburban restaurant at gunpoint.



Kane County Courthouse Expands Security Screenings To Cops, Attorneys

The Kane County Courthouse is increasing security, which may surprise regulars not used to being screened.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

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Salvation Army Bell-Ringer Conned Out Of Kettle Full Of Money

The Salvation Army Tri-City Corps in the western suburbs has lost up to $400, after a man fooled a bell-ringer into giving him a kettle full of cash.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

Alia Bernard (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Aurora Woman Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Two

The glare of the sun off passing motorcycles caused Alia Bernard to reach for her sunglasses on the May 2009 morning when she caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a west suburban couple.


Fakir Muhammad Jaffrie (Kane County Sheriff's Dept.)

Motorist Gets 7 years For 2007 Crash That Killed 4 Passengers

A northwest suburban man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday for a 2007 crash near Hampshire that killed the four passengers in his car.


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Domino’s Workers Tied Up, Robbed In St. Charles

Two men tied up employees at a northwest suburban pizzeria and stole more than $1,000 Saturday in St. Charles.


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Officials Hope ‘Munger Road’ Doesn’t Lead To Too Much Curiosity

A locally-filmed horror thriller by a west suburban native opens Friday night at a theater in St. Charles, and it is raising some concerns that young people might try to go on their own to investigate the legend of Munger Road.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

St. Charles North High School (CBS)

Classes To Resume After Bullet Shuts Down St. Charles North H.S.

Classes are set to resume Friday at St. Charles North High School, in St. Charles, a day after a bullet found by a staff member in a school hallway, prompted administrators first to lock down the school, and then dismiss classes early.

WBBM Newsradio–09/30/2011