Monday, February 11, 2013
The vehicle went through a fence and snapped a pole, officials said. Here's more info.
One female was taken to the hospital after a single-vehicle rollover crash that snapped a utility pole today on Batavia's West Side, officials said. The incident occurred on the 1400 block of Main Street between Feece Drive and Batavia Fire Station 2, 1400 Main St., said Randy Zies, Batavia fire battalion chief. One sport-utility or station wagon-type vehicle was involved in the crash. Emergency crews initially were dispatched to the scene at 11:27 a.m. The female complained of some head pain and was taken to Delnor Hospital. She was wearing a seatbelt, Zies said. "I would estimate maybe 20 yards off the road," Zies said of where the vehicle landed. "It went through the fence, snapped a telephone pole and was on its roof in the field." …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A Glendale Heights man has been charged in the May 2012 armed robbery in a downtown St. Charles parking lot.
A 32-year-old Glendale Heights man has been charged with armed robbery after his palm prints matched those found on property stolen from the victim during an armed robbery on West Main Street in May, according to St. Charles police. Antwon D. Powell, of he 2100 block of Roland Drive, Glendale Heights, was taken into police custody without incident Tuesday night, Dec. 11, 2012, St. Charles police announced in a release issued late Thursday afternoon. He is charged with armed robbery with a firearm, a Class X felony. Powel's bail was set at $500,000 in court Wednesday at the Kane County Judicial Center. Police said the investigation is still pending. According to police, a 37-year-old mane was walking in a bank parking lot at 1525 W. Main St…
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Residents to get another look at the plans for Charlestowne Mall and Main Street corridor during the Thursday, Oct. 4, open house.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
The city of St. Charles will host a second open house to review new draft plans for the East Gateway, Charlestowne Mall and Main Street Corridor from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the St. Charles City Council Chambers, 2 E. Main St. The open house is part of the city’s comprehensive plan process and includes input received from a Visioning Workshop for the Charlestowne Mall area that was held in August, according to a release from the city. “We encourage residents, property owners, and members of the business community to come by any time during the open house and offer their perspective on the new plans,” said Russell Colby, planning division manager. “Citizen input is vital to the city’s comprehensive planning process.” No formal …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Reconstruction of south side of Main Street (Route 64) to limit access for two weeks.
Beginning Wednesday afternoon, access onto or off of East Main Street (Route 64) from 8th, 9th, and 10th avenues will be closed for two weeks as part of the ongoing road construction project, city officials announced during the noon hour. Martam Construction will be rebuilding the south side of East Main Street from 8th Avenue toward Hunt Club Drive. Once the work is completed these intersections will reopen for normal access. For more information, contact Jim Bernahl, Public Works Engineering Division manager, at 630-377-4486.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Work in St. Charles is part of IDOT project to widen and resurface road.
Beginning May 7 Main Street will be reduced to two lanes, one eastbound and one westbound, starting at the 7th Ave. intersection and continuing to 10th Ave. Lane closures eventually will extend along Main St. to IL Rt. 59 and will remain in effect throughout the duration of the project. Reduced speed limit signs will be posted in the construction zone. The Illinois Department of Transportation is continuing a $49 milliion project to widen and resurface the road. Work began in April near West Chicago. Improvements will include a bridge reconstruction, lighting, addition of retaining walls, and sidewalk additions. Illinois Route 64 construction will alleviate congestion and improve driver safety throughout the project limits. St. Charles …