Saturday Aug 30
Aug. 29 police reports
Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
My FOX Chicago
1 injured when car crashes into garage in western suburb
A man was airlifted to the hospital Friday morning after the car he was driving crashed into a garage and rolled over in West Chicago.
Driver trapped after crashing into garage in West Chicago
West Chicago emergency crews are at the scene of a crash, trying to free a driver who became trapped in a car, authorities said Friday morning.
SUV Crashes Through Garage In West Chicago
A woman who lives next door to the house in the 400 block of Colford Avenue said she saw a man in a silver SUV accelerate on the driveway, clip the side of the house, and smash all the way through the garage in the back yard.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Now is the time to see DuPage prairies in bloom
Striking displays of blooms are blanketing DuPage County's prairies, and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites visitors to explore the trails to see them.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Sims Recycling Solutions recognizes Unisys for recycling efforts
The electronics reuse and recycling firm Sims Recycling Solutions , with Americas headquarters in West Chicago, Illinois, has presented the technology company Unisys , headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, with an award that acknowledge the company's environmental efforts during 2013.
The Week in Pictures
From left, second graders Holly Scaramella, Angeilca Martinez and Grace Turpin, enjoy a laugh at lunch during the first day of school at Fremont Elementary School in Mundelein Tuesday.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
West Chicago barn fire sparked by lightning
A West Chicago man was able to extinguish most of a minor barn fire likely sparked by lightning Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
Roadwork testing Dave's patience
Based on my calculations, and information from the city of Geneva and the Kane County Transportation Department, it might take a long time to drive to West Chicago from my home on the west side of Geneva.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Roskam hires wounded veteran in West Chicago office
Retired Army Sgt. Shane Scherer has been hired to work in U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam's office after recovering from injuries from a 2009 explosion.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Geneva firefighters union to present veteran with new truck
GENEVA – U.S. Army Specialist Joshua Kerber will be the first recipient of the Associated Firefighters of Illinois Geneva Local 4287 gift of a car.
Building Memories: 20 W. Chicago Ave. Aug. 18
Timeline: 20 W. Chicago Ave. 1989 - Grin and Bear It moves to the new building at 20 W. Chicago from 38 W. Chicago August 1999 - Grin and Bear It moves to 236 S. Washington St. November 1999 to August 2000 - Modern Simplicity September 2000 to 2005 - RQ Board Shop July 2005 to September 2006 - Al's Beef January 2007 - Sold to Mike Scheid Sitting ... (more)
Former DuPage school bus driver sentenced for drunken driving
A former school bus driver pleaded guilty Monday to felony drunken driving for transporting West Chicago elementary students while she was intoxicated.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Pole dancers strip away stereotypes in championship
This is not your pervy uncle's pole dancing -- with leering men stuffing dollar bills into g-strings of topless women grinding on a stage to Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar on Me."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Labor Day Traffic Enforcement Campaign in West Chicago
West Chicago, Illinois: August 12, 2014 - The West Chicago Police Department today announced its late-night plans for the 2014 Labor Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" Impaired Driving Crackdown focusing on the deadliest time of day for motor vehicle fatalities.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Drivers CDL Awith Haz-Mat - Trucking company located in West...
Trucking company located in West Chicago,IL looking for CDL-A drivers with hazmat endorsement.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lawyer sentenced to six years in prison for sexual...
A Chicago real estate attorney was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for sexually assaulting a young Minnesota woman at a Streeterville hotel.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Ruse to Enter Residence Prompts Notice from West Chicago Police
This Nissan extended cab truck was captured on surveillance video and is wanted in connection with an incident on June 17, 2014 on Kaelin Road in unincorporated West Chicago, Illinois.
Public Art Project Planned for Community Block Party
Professional artist, Cultural Arts Commission chairman, and West Chicago resident Anni Holm pictured working on one of her fiber art pieces, will lead an exciting public art project in which the entire community is invited to 'lend a hand'.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Ashley Greene explains why she chose "Wish I Was Here"
Actress Ashley Greene was at the W Chicago Lakeshore Renovation Reveal Party on July 31 in Chicago , Illinois and she came with her boyfriend, Paul .