Stories from the Kane County Courthouse
Investigation by authorities in McHenry and Kane counties led to seizure of variety of drugs, four guns, including a stolen one
A former Aurora teacher who was convicted last year of sexual abuse of a child younger than 13 was sentenced today to 18 years in prison.
A Lakewood man who works as a special education teacher in Sugar Grove is charged with providing a minor with alcohol and marijuana, McHenry County court records.
A Kane County jury found a former Illinois Youth Center-St. Charles guard from Yorkville guilty of six counts of official misconduct and one count of aggravated battery in a public place, all felonies, on April 27 according to a news release.
Attorney General Kwame Raoul today announced a lawsuit against the owner and operator of a gasoline service station located in Lily Lake over a gasoline spill that resulted in a highway closure and contaminated a nearby wetland.
A Boy Scout leader and former Catholic school teacher from Rockford was charged Friday with two counts of felony grooming in connection with sending text messages to a Kane County child asking the victim to perform sex acts and share photos of them with him, according to a news r
An 18-year-old East Dundee man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in the June 2020 murder of a man outside a Carpentersville apartment.
A Huntley man, previously convicted in the 1990s of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for a separate possession of child pornography conviction.
Jean Micklevitz, 65, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated battery to a child under 13 in October 2019.
A Carpentersville man was found guilty Thursday of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
A Geneva man who lives less than a half-mile from the Holmstad in Batavia, is suing the senior living facility, alleging that he contracted Legionnaires’ disease from contaminated vapor released from its cooling tower because of the company’s negligence in not properly maintaining and cleaning its water system.
A man was arrested after authorities discovered his DNA matched evidence found at the scene of a burglary almost 3 years ago in East Dundee.
A DeKalb man is suing two lawyers in Kane County alleging that they engaged in a “sexually charged” relationship with his fiancee – and at her urging amid nude photos of herself – led him to plead guilty to a felony so she would win a custody dispute with him over their two children.
An East Dundee man who was charged with felony violation of a no-contact order is now serving a 90-day jail sentence after a Kane County judge revoked his probation for contacting yet another person he was supposed to stay away from.