Meanwhile Saint Charles says it's full speed ahead for its Independence Day celebrations.
Illinois is in need of relief as drought conditions remained steady across the state on Saturday.
A North Aurora man has been charged with multiple felonies following a shooting in a grocery store parking lot in North Aurora Tuesday evening.
A semi trailer hauling fireworks rolled over and caught fire on the Tri-State Tollway Friday morning, shutting down northbound lanes and causing massive delays on the morning commute.
“When he was arrested, he had a large tattoo on his neck which proclaimed, ‘Live by the gun Die by the gun.’ He will now serve a long prison sentence because he [chose] to live by the gun,” Kane County Assistant State’s Attorney Hannah Thayer said.
Two men were shot Tuesday evening in the parking lot of Woodman’s Markets in North Aurora, police said.
Because of the pandemic, some observances are being adjusted to be COVID-19 friendly.
A Geneva man is putting his money where his mouth is.
A Michigan man is facing felony charges after police found a stolen gun and marijuana Wednesday at a traffic stop in Rutland Township.
A Woodstock first responder and veteran is running for firefighters who can't.
An autopsy has determined renowned German architect, Helmut Jahn, died of multiple injuries from a bike accident that occured last weekend outside Chicago.
The missing 15-year-old boy returned home safely Monday night.
Aurora has been named one of the most diverse cities in America, according to a recent national study.
Robert Muenster, a 71-year-old man who was reported missing Monday from suburban St. Charles, has been found safe, St. Charles police said.
Sunday's temperatures in the Chicago area are expected to be in the upper 70s and low 80s. It is going to be less windy on Sunday in Cook, Will, Kane, Kankakee, DuPage and Lake counties than it was on Saturday.
The flowers are blooming, the weather is warming up and farmers are ready to bring their best fruit and vegetables to market.
Mushrooms sold in Illinois are being recalled because they may be contaminated with a bacteria that can cause a potentially fatal illness.
Geneva police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspicious man who approached a student near an elementary school on Thursday.
There is the potential for snow on Tuesday, then freezing temperatures for most parts of the Chicago area Tuesday and Wednesday night.
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