Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza crashed north of Aurora Airport Wednesday morning, police said.
Two California men are uninjured after their small plane crashed into a cornfield north of the Aurora Airport on Wednesday morning, officials said. A single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was attempting to take off at about 9 a.m. and was headed to Oshkosh, WI, from California, according to Sugar Grove Fire Chief Marty Kunkel. During takeoff, the plane apparently lost power. The pilot attempted to make an emergency landing in a cornfield on the north side of the Airport property and crashed into the cornfield. The men, one pilot and one co-pilot, were the only two people on board and they were uninjured. According to the Kane County Sheriff's Office, they are: The Aurora Police Department is handling the initial investigation into the crash. …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The woman was on the ground near a vehicle Wednesday morning. Here is her identity.
Police on Wednesday identified the woman who was found dead that morning north of Kaneland High School. The woman is 57-year-old Joyce David of Elburn, according to a Kane County Sheriff's Department press release. David was found near a crossover sports-utility vehicle that was pulled over on the side of Meredith Road north of Keslinger Road in unincorporated Kaneville Township, police said. The SUV is a family vehicle, Lt. Pat Gengler said. It did not appear to have any visible damages to police. A passerby called police Wednesday at about 7:30 a.m. to report the vehicle pulled over on the road. Deputies found David at the scene. The initial investigation does not indicate any suspicion of foul play, but the actual cause of death will …
The woman was found near a vehicle Wednesday morning off Meredith Road. The case remains under investigation.
Editor's note: Police on Wednesday afternoon identified the woman who was found in Kaneville Township. To read our latest update, click here. A woman's body was found in a vehicle Wednesday morning north of the Kaneland High School property, police said. At about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Kane County Sheriff's deputies were called to investigate a vehicle pulled over on the side of Meredith Road north of Keslinger Road in unincorporated Kaneville Township. The deputies located a deceased woman near the vehicle and began a death investigation into the incident, according to a Sheriff's Department press release. The woman's identity was initially withheld pending notification of the next of kin. The deceased person is not a student at the high …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Sheriff's Office called in the Bomb Squad because the box was covered. Here's the details.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Editor's note: This post was updated for the second time at about 11:50 a.m. May 2 with more information about the package found. The Kane County Judicial Center remains open. A package that was originally tagged as suspicious Thursday morning only contained consumer electronics, the Kane County Sheriff's Office said. The package was found in the parking lot of the Kane County Judicial Center, 37W755 Route 38. The County Bomb Squad opened the box and discovered the following items: The Sheriff’s Office investigated the suspicious package Wednesday morning. The courthouse remained open for normal business on Wednesday. The entrance off Peck Road, which was closed during the start of the situation, was reopened. At one point, police also …
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Karen Dobner thinks her son's death might be linked to a legal product sold in a tobacco store that has been called a synthetic form of marijuana. She will likely appear on the Today Show Thursday. The Kane Co. Sheriff's Office is investigating the case.
On the afternoon of June 14, Max Dobner called his oldest brother, Justin. "I smoked that legal stuff and my heart is pounding and I’m having a panic attack," Max told his brother, according to his mother, Karen Dobner. Justin told him to take a shower and lie down and that he would be OK. Fifteen minutes later, they spoke again. Justin asked his brother if he was OK. He got a curt "yes" before he hung up. Later in the afternoon, Max apparently got into his car and drove from Aurora to Batavia Township. His car was seen driving at a high rate of speed. He died after the car crashed into a two-story home. "I had no idea what the legal stuff was," Karen Dobner told Batavia Patch on Tuesday. "It took me awhile to find out what he was …