With Rigorous Drug And Behavioral Treatment Program, Some Nonviolent Offenders Can Get Out Of Jail In Kane CountyA suburban sheriff's office is taking a progressive new approach to criminal justice reform.
As Domestic Violence Calls Climb, Kane County Sheriff's Office Rolls Out Body Cameras For Deputies“One of the most violent calls, statistically, that officers can respond to, now they have that body camera when they’re going in the house,” Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain said.
Northwest Baptist Academy Cancels Classes, Begins E-Learning, After Defying Gov. JB Pritzker's School Closure MandateMonday morning, the pastor of Northwest Bible Baptist Church in unincorporated Elgin canceled classes at Northwest Baptist Academy, and switching to remote learning to comply with the governor’s order.
Man Wanted For Murder In Michigan In Custody After Standoff In Kane CountyA man wanted for murder in Michigan was arrested Tuesday morning in west suburban Montgomery, following a nearly four-hour standoff with police and federal marshals.
'Recovery Pod' Is First-Of-Its-Kind Drug Treatment Program At Kane County JailInmates battling drug addiction are now getting help behind bars through a new program at the Kane County Jail.
Kane County Sheriff Spends Night Behind Bars To See What Staff And Inmates FaceSheriff Ron Hain plans to stay overnight at the Kane County Jail at least once a a month.
Prosecutors: St. Charles Man Stabbed His Father More Than 100 TimesBond was set at $2 million Tuesday for a 22-year-old who allegedly stabbed his father, 60, more than 100 times early Sunday in St. Charles.
Lawsuit Alleges Nurse Was Raped While Held Hostage By InmateThe nurse's lawyer said she never should have been harmed, because Tywon Salters should have remained shackled and guarded at all times.
Man Flees From Aurora Hospital After Leading Police On Car ChasePolice described Billy Cole Jr. as 6 feet, 3 inches tall, 210 pounds, and wearing a grey sweatshirt and grey sweatpants.
Kane County Sheriff's Deputies Find Raw Sewage, Graffiti After Eviction At Batavia HomeSheriff's deputies are accustomed to finding homes in all sorts of shape after people are evicted, but they say one Batavia home topped them all.
Kane County Moving To Slash Sheriff's BudgetThe Kane County Board Finance Committee has voted to cut the sheriff's budget by $225,000, just a part of the amount that will be cut if the sheriff doesn't straighten out an inmate housing situation involving the federal government.
Bomb Threats Shut Down Three Kane County CourthousesA series of bomb threats have forced the evacuation of three Kane County courthouses.
Kane County Officer Kills Man Who Pointed Gun At CopsA west suburban man died Monday after being shot by a Kane County Sheriff’s sergeant when he pointed a gun at deputies, authorities said.
Texas Woman Gets 20 Years For Herion Trafficking In Kane CountyA Texas woman who pleaded guilty to trafficking a large amount of heroin for a Mexican cartel was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday.
Pilot, 69, Dies In Plane Crash Near ElginFrank Kehoe, a northwest suburban resident, died when his single-engine experimental plane crashed near the Olson Airport.