Mar 10 2014 | 6:17 pm
- Once again, an out-of-control car has damaged headstones and landscaping at the West Side Cemetery off Route 31 in Batavia. Police said Algin Sanders, who has been charged with DUI, was driving a Pontiac G6 when it left the road and hit trees and...
Mar 11 2014 | 7:05 am
- Kane County Animal Control is calling for volunteers to help it remove animals from a Hampshire farm Tuesday. They will be moved to a donated private facility in Maple Park, director Robert Sauceda said Monday. The animals were found without...
Mar 11 2014 | 6:30 pm
- More than 90 volunteers and Kane County and Elgin workers moved neglected animals Tuesday morning from a farm in Hampshire to undisclosed locations in Maple Park. "It just goes to show the commitment of this community when there is a need,"said...
Mar 08 2014 | 10:10 am
- Kane County is continuing to take care of animals that were found without adequate food and water on a Hampshire farm, awaiting word from the state about whether the animals will be taken from their owner. Kane County Animal Control Director Robert...
Mar 06 2014 | 7:13 pm
- The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning has returned with suggestions for North Aurora, Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles about what to plan for housing in the next 20 years.
Mar 06 2014 | 5:40 pm
- The Third Street railroad crossing in Geneva will be closed March 7-10 for repairs.
Mar 07 2014 | 11:49 am
- The cause of a Wednesday-night fire at a Batavia factory remains undetermined, officials said Thursday. Batavia Deputy Fire Chief Randy Banker said Thursday it appears the Master Cast building at 106 S. Mallory Ave. might be a total loss.
Mar 06 2014 | 7:46 am
- Firefighters from multiple departments were battling an extra-alarm blaze overnight in an industrial building in Batavia. Flames could be seen shooting from the roof of the 100-by-75-foot foundry near Mallory Avenue and First Street. The building...
Mar 06 2014 | 6:23 pm
- An Elgin woman was charged with animal cruelty after Kane County authorities discovered a dead pony, chickens, goats and a donkey in her care, and dozens of other animals sick from lack of food, care and water. “I broke down Monday night when...
Mar 04 2014 | 5:42 pm
- Efforts to form a grocery cooperative in Batavia are picking up steam, with the election of a board of directors and the beginning of monthly meetings for interested parties.