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  1. A closer look: Advocates aim to keep mentally ill out of jailRead the original story

    Friday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Judge Clint Hull presides over Treatment Alternative Court at the Kane County Judicial Center in St. Charles. Denise Edwards of Geneva is the executive director of NAMI for southern Kane County, DeKalb County and Kendall County.

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  2. Judge to consider new trial motion for man convicted of child batteryRead the original story

    Thursday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Kane County Circuit Judge John Barsanti on Dec. 4 is set to hear a motion for a new trial from a former Batavia resident who was convicted in July of aggravated battery to a child. Nicholas E. Glucksmann, 52, formerly of Batavia and most recently of Aurora, was convicted July 8 by Barsanti of aggravated battery, aggravated domestic battery and aggravated battery to a child, all felonies.

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  3. Hoffman leaving Fox Valley Park DistrictRead the original story

    Thursday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    After 13 years as director of recreation and communications for the Fox Valley Park District, lifelong Auroran Laurie Hoffman has announced she is leaving the district for a new job. Hoffman recently informed park district staff she has accepted an offer to become director of community services for the city of Irvine, California, and will transition into that role by the end of September, according to a news release from the Fox Valley Park District.

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  4. Shoppers flock to new stores at Chicago Premium OutletsRead the original story

    Thursday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Curtis Bento, director of retail operations at Columbia, welcomes shoppers to the store Thursday morning at Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora. The shopping center unveiled new multimillion dollar expansion featuring Saks Fifth Avenue as an anchor store and 30 new stores and eateries.

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  5. N. Aurora police issue sketch of battery suspectRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in a report of an aggravated battery to a senior citizen, an incident that occurred Sunday on the village's near west side. The alleged incident happened between 9:45 and 10 a.m. at the top of a hill near State and Roberts streets, according to a news release from the North Aurora Police Department.

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  6. Face Time with Brandon WilsonRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Malta resident Brandon Wilson, 42, was at Old Mill Park in Geneva when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory. Where did you grow up? Aurora until sixth grade, then we moved to Kaneville .

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  7. Batavia police investigating armed robbery on city's west sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – Batavia police continue to search for two male suspects after an armed robbery Monday night of the AT&T store on the city's west side. “We have very strong leads that we are working on now,” Batavia Police Detective Kevin Bretz said Tuesday.

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  8. North Aurora police investigating battery to senior citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora police department is investigating a report of an aggravated battery to a senior citizen which occurred Sunday morning on the village's near west side and is seeking witnesses to the incident. The incident happened between 9:45 a.m. and 10 a.m. on top of a hill near State and Roberts streets, according to a press release from the North Aurora Police Department.

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  9. Science adventure film to feature U.S. Rep. Bill FosterRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Priya Giddens-White , 13, of Chicago, and Jared Friedrich , 18, of Aurora, interview U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, on Aug. 21 at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School based at Aurora University as part of a feature film, “Traveling Without Moving,” a high-tech, science adventure film being made by Chicago-based Fresh Films. AURORA – As someone who wants to be a director someday, Priya Giddens-White, 13, of Chicago, was gaining some valuable experience on Friday as she helped shoot a scene for the upcoming movie “Traveling Without Moving,” a high-tech, science adventure film based on real quantum physics and the science of wormholes.

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  10. Our View: Thumbs-down to St. Charles officials considering to allow video gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    If the city's aldermen vote in favor of it, St. Charles would join a growing list of municipalities in Kane County that allow qualifying businesses to place video gaming machines in their establishments. That is allowed in towns such as North Aurora, Sugar Grove, Elburn and Maple Park, as well as unincorporated areas of Kane County.

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  11. Bug Fest to take place SaturdayRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Insects and the world of bugs will take center stage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, when the sixth annual Bug Fest is held at Lippold Park and Red Oak Nature Center. BATAVIA – Insects and the world of bugs will take center stage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, when the sixth annual Bug Fest is held at Lippold Park and Red Oak Nature Center.

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  12. Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in 4 Kane County locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Health Department this week collected four batches of mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile Virus, including one batch in Campton Township, according to a news release. "This is the time of year in late summer when we can expect to see an increase in West Nile activity," the release stated.

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  13. Kane County Sheriff's Office police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A stop sign and street sign were reportedly struck. • Josephine Kilpatrick, 44, of the 1000 block of Jericho Road, Aurora, was charged Friday, Aug. 14, in Batavia with improper lane use, failure to display evidence of a valid registration and driving under the influence of alcohol.

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  14. Illinois' first West Nile virus case in 2015 reported in downstate St. Clair CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human West Nile virus case reported in Illinois for 2015, according to a news release issued Wednesday. The St. Clair County Health Department reported an adolescent female became ill in August.

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  15. North Aurora to offer emergency reponse classRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    NORTH AURORA – The village of North Aurora is offering a basic emergency response class for residents that will be jointly taught by members of the North Aurora police and fire departments. The Community Emergency Response Team course begins with an overview of disaster preparation – including both classroom and hands-on practical exercises – and culminates in a simulation where students respond to a disaster with role players as victims, according to a news release from the North Aurora Police Department.

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  16. Rosary High School mourns death of founding principalRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    AURORA – Rosary High School's founding principal, Sister Mary Joseph Weigand, OP, died Saturday morning in Springfield, according to a news release. Weigand was a founder of two high schools sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois - Rosary High School in Aurora in the 1960s and also Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights.

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  17. Quill the Umpire: Big venue means bigger relaxationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    I was on the job, as I umpired an extremely laid-back employee appreciation game for Amway's Freedom Fighters. While I put the same effort into every game I umpire, I have to admit this was something I hadn't experienced in nearly 30 years of umpiring.

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  18. Kayak trip planned as part of Art in Your Eye festivalRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – As part of the Art in Your Eye festival in downtown Batavia this weekend, Kayak Myak Rentals will host a meetup float at 9:30 a.m. today. The event will start in the All Spoked Up parking lot at 3 Webster St. in Batavia, with a 10 a.m. launch time.

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  19. The Holmstad celebrates 40th anniversary in BataviaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Margot Burgh shares memories of her time as a resident of The Holmstad in Batavia Thursday during a 40th anniversary celebration. Florence Olson shares memories of her time as a resident of The Holmstad in Batavia Thursday during a 40th anniversary celebration.

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  20. Mosquitoes in Elgin Township test positive for West Nile virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ELGIN TOWNSHIP – More mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus in Kane County, this time in Elgin Township. On Thursday, the Kane County Health Department issued a news release advising that mosquitoes collected in Elgin Township tested positive for the virus.

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