West Chicago news
Bond was set at $150,000 over the weekend for an Algonquin man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase, authorities said.
Veterans were given the opportunity to fly in a 1942 open cockpit Boeing Stearman, the same airplane used to train military aviators in the 1940s, during a Dream Flight at the DuPage Airport in West Chicago on Saturday, July 29, 2023. The flights were courtesy of Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation, a non-profit organization to honor U.S. military veterans living in long-term care facilities.
Bond was set last week at $5 million for an Arizona man charged with the 2001 sexual assault of a woman at a West Chicago apartment complex.
A B-29 Superfortress “FIFI” landed at DuPage Airport in West Chicago for the Airpower History Tour. The event, which also features the B-24 Liberator “DIAMOND LIL”, a T-6 Texan, a PT-13 Stearman and a RC-45J Expeditor, is presented by the Commemorative Air Force and will be open to the public July 19-24, 2023.
One person died in a Cornerstone Lakes subdivision structure fire Saturday in West Chicago, police said.
Volunteers are continuing work to restore the Geneva Grotto, an altar in the woods, created when the Kane County Government Center was a seminary.
A massage therapist at a Geneva spa was charged with four counts of criminal sexual assault and six counts of criminal sexual abuse, according to police and court records.
Kline Creek Farm hosted a maple sugaring educational program in West Chicago on Saturday, March 11, 2023.
Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago offers its Farm Life in Winter program Thursdays through Mondays.
Ginelle Hennessey is training Jäger, a 7-month old German shepherd, to be a search-and-rescue dog for the Wonder Lake Fire Protection District. Hennessey purchased Jaeger and is paying for his training out of pocket.
The table was piled high with food – cans of black beans, a gallon of milk, a bag of rice, a carton of eggs, a fresh cantaloupe, a bag of pancake mix.
Since May 2021, Project DASH – of DoorDash – made 40,000 free deliveries of food throughout the region to Northern Illinois Food Bank clients.
Anyone who likes hostas, the country’s most popular perennial, can take part in garden visits, seminars, displays, conversations with fellow hosta lovers, and other events in celebration of their favorite plant.
For April 10, 2022: A McHenry County grand jury indicted these people on the following charges.
Glenbard South won its second straight game to start the season, 56-0 over West Chicago, to set up a showdown with South Elgin next week that could decide the Upstate Eight Conference championship.