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Geneva Man Charged Following Swat Incident

Geneva Man Charged Following Swat Incident

Jacob S. Danmar is accused of firing a gun outside his home on Sept. 3.
Fox Valley Marathon Held This Weekend; Delays Expected on Area Roads

Fox Valley Marathon Held This Weekend; Delays Expected on Area Roads

The Fox Valley Marathon will begin in St. Charles and continue south to Aurora this Sunday, Sept. 21.
Batavia Depot Museum Featured in New Google Virtual Tour

Batavia Depot Museum Featured in New Google Virtual Tour

Users Can Explore Panoramic Views of the Museum and Riverwalk using Street View Technology

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Fox Valley Marathon Held This Weekend; Delays Expected on Area Roads

Fox Valley Marathon Held This Weekend; Delays Expected on Area Roads

The Fox Valley Marathon will begin in St. Charles and continue south to Aurora this Sunday, Sept. 21.
Geneva Man Charged Following Swat Incident

Geneva Man Charged Following Swat Incident

Jacob S. Danmar is accused of firing a gun outside his home on Sept. 3.
NorthShore, Advocate Hospital Systems to Merge

NorthShore, Advocate Hospital Systems to Merge

The new Advocate NorthShore system would be one of the largest in the country.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple picking season is here! And we've compiled a list of some of the best orchards for pick-your-own apples and plenty of fall fun.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Aurora Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Aurora Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Victim was shot multiple times, including in the face, police said.
Second Bird Tests Positive This Year for West Nile Virus in Kane Co.

Second Bird Tests Positive This Year for West Nile Virus in Kane Co.

The first bird to test positive for West Nile Virus was found in June in Campton Township.
Local Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Local Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.
Flash Flood Watch Issued for Chicago Suburbs

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Chicago Suburbs

The flash flood watch will take effect on Sept. 10 from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.
Local Health Officials Investigate Rare Respiratory Illness

Local Health Officials Investigate Rare Respiratory Illness

Edward Hospital has seen more patients with respiratory illnesses in recent weeks but its unclear if they have enterovirus D68.
Union Pacific Rail Project To Impact Metra's UP West Line Service

Union Pacific Rail Project To Impact Metra's UP West Line Service

Union Pacific will replace the rail on nearly 13 miles of track between Kress Road in West Chicago and Elburn.
Peck Farm Park Hosts Annual Autumn Fair

Peck Farm Park Hosts Annual Autumn Fair

Residents can expect a petting zoo, pony rides, crafts, Games, Music and More at the Annual Autumn Fair September 20, 2014.