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James Fuller

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Jim Fuller was named the Kane County and St. Charles reporter in July 2008. He is responsible for all news in Kane County government and politics, 14th Congressional District news and politics and St. Charles city and school news.

Jim began his career at the Daily Herald in 2001, covering Barrington schools, Barrington area government, Buffalo Grove area schools, Wheeling area schools and Prospect Heights government and schools. He then moved to the paper's DuPage County bureau and covered Wheaton government, parks and school districts.

During his time at the paper, he has made several appearances on radio and television to provide insight into his reporting. In his career, Jim covered the first and fifth anniversaries of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with reporting from New York. He reunited a father with his sons through reporting of their kidnapping and transport to Mexico. And his reporting led to the indictment of the Kane County Coroner for criminal misconduct.

Jim is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where he majored in journalism. He is also an alumnus of the Washington Semester in Politics and Journalism program in Washington, D.C., and he has a master's degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield as a graduate of the Public Affairs Reporting program. Jim was born and raised on Chicago's west side. He now lives in the Western suburbs. Jim is also a licensed EMT and a graduate of the paramedic program at Provena St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin through Elgin Community College. Follow Jim at his blog: http://jamesfuller.blogspot.com; on Facebook by searching Daily Herald James Fuller; or on Twitter: @DH_JFuller.

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Batavia woman provides clean needles, naloxone to drug addicts

Apr 23 2018 | 7:41 am - A Batavia woman has started a needle exchange and free naloxone program in the Western suburbs. And she’s ready for the scrutiny.

Kane back up among the healthiest counties

Apr 20 2018 | 7:14 pm - Kane County gets back into the top 10 of healthiest counties in the state.

Kane County clerk wants disbanding Aurora Election Commission’s money

Apr 19 2018 | 7:08 pm - Where the leftover money from the Aurora Election Commission winds up will have a say in Kane County clerk’s November plans.

Kane County considers raising age on tobacco buying, possession in unincorporated areas

Apr 18 2018 | 3:05 pm - Kane County considers raising age on purchasing and possessing tobacco products in unincorporated areas.

Discounts could be coming to ‘smart’ developers in Kane County

Apr 17 2018 | 7:23 pm - Kane County a step closer to rewarding companies for “smart” developments.

Kane probation officers, youth counselors could strike

Apr 13 2018 | 7:35 pm - Kane County probation officers and youth counselors say they’ll strike soon is a contract deal can’t be reached.

Sheriff puts Kane County on alert that court security officers could strike

Apr 12 2018 | 7:28 pm - Kane County sheriff says he believes there’s a potential for court security workers to strike.

Ron Ford back on Kane County Board

Apr 10 2018 | 3:28 pm - Ron Ford is back on the Kane County Board, filling the unexpired term of Brian Dahl, who moved out of his district and had to step down.

Outgoing Kane County Board member Dahl doesn’t mince words

Apr 04 2018 | 3:29 pm - Brian Dahl of North Aurora didn’t go quietly from his final meeting as a Kane County Board member.

Underwood hopes winning primary formula carries over against Hultgren

Apr 01 2018 | 10:27 pm - Lauren Underwood cruised to a Democratic primary win in the 14th Congressional District. Now she plans on using the same winning campaign formula to take on Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren.

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