Author: Fox Valley Magazine

A 44-year-old Harvey man was arrested late Wednesday afternoon after police allegedly found cocaine in his car following a routine traffic stop. Just before 5:00pm on Wednesday, officers observed the suspect commit multiple traffic violations while driving a vehicle near the intersection of Diehl Road and Raymond Drive. During the course of the traffic stop, police located .1 grams of alleged crack cocaine inside the vehicle and placed the suspect under arrest.   Following the arrest, the suspect was transported to the Naperville Detention Center where a search revealed 21.1 additional grams of alleged crack cocaine on his person. Wheeler…

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The Piazza in Aurora presents a full-blown ’90s mini-festival with 5 tribute bands paying homage to the great bands of the decade. Starting off the evening is Whatever Nevermind (formerly the “Grunge Puppets”), who tout themselves as the ultimate Nirvana tribute band based in Chicago. “We pay homage to one of the greatest bands of all time by capturing not only the sound but also the energy, power, and spirit of Nirvana during our live shows.” Next up is Santeria, A Tribute to Sublime which delivers the Long Beach Sublime style with an attention to detail that wins over audiences…

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According to a report from WFIE News in Evansville, Indiana, an Elgin woman is in custody on drug and child neglect charges after passing out in an Evansville hotel room while her young child wandered the hotel hallways. According to the report, police indicated that the incident occured Monday at the Clarion Inn on East Indiana Street in Evansville. The suspect, a 25-year-old Elgin woman, was allegedly found unconscious on the floor of one of the hotel rooms. After making several unsuccessful attempts to awaken the woman, police finally brought her back to consciousness only to find a “white powdery…

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DuPage County Judge Brian Jacobs has denied pre-trial release for a 20-year-old Cook County man who was allegedly found to be in possession of a loaded gun outside of Naperville’s TopGolf facility on Odyssey Court. It is the latest in a long string of arrests made outside the facility. According to police, on Friday evening Naperville police officers on routine foot patrol at the TopGolf facility observed a handgun with an extended magazine in plain view on the rear driver’s side floorboard of a parked vehicle. The offficers allegedly observed two individuals, a male and a female, return to the…

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When it comes to golfing destinations in the Fox Valley, look no further than the city of Elgin which boasts three unique courses, each with its own charm and challenges. Bowes Creek Country Club1250 Bowes Creek Boulevard, Elgin, IL 60124 | 847-214-5880 | bowescreekcc.com Certainly, one of the highlights of the Bowes Creek Country Club lifestyle is the outstanding golf course and clubhouse. Created by Jacobson Golf Course Design to be enjoyable for all levels of golfers, the 18-hole golf course ranges from 6,900 yards from the professional tees to 5,000 from the junior tees. Five sets of tees accommodate every level…

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A 60-year-old Pinegree Grove man has been charged with murder after the body of a man reported as missing was found in a residence in Hampshire Township. On April 4, the Crystal Lake Police Department initiated an investigation into a subject reported missing from a residence in Crystal Lake. The investigation led to two search warrants being obtained for locations in Hampshire Township and Pinegree Grove, at which point the Crystal Lake Police Department reached out to the Kane County Investigations Division to work collaboratively on the execution of the search warrants. On May 7, the Kane County Investigations Division…

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A 22-year-old Chicago man is in custody after being charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual assault after being accused of sexually abusing a patient at The Markund Hyde Center in Geneva. Marklund serves infants, children, teens and adults with severe and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. According to Kane County State’s Attorney Jamie Mosser, in August and early September 2023, the suspect sexually assaulted the victim, whom he knew had a severe or profound intellectual disability and was unable to give consent.      In April 2024, it was discovered that the victim was nearly fully pregnant. She…

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The Eaglewood Resort & Spa golf course, located in Itasca, Illinois, is an 18-hole, par 72 course with a total length of 6017 yards. The course was originally designed by Charles Maddox and opened in 1928. The course has been renovated and features a variety of challenges, including rolling fairways, three lakes and dramatically sloping greens. LUXURY HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONSFrom the rich décor of cherry and mahogany furnishings to panoramic views, Eaglewood Resort’s 295 guest rooms and suites are filled with warmth, relaxation, and a sense of home. DESIGN-INSPIRED SUITESWith oversized desks, ample Internet bandwidth, and comfortable seating areas, our spacious,…

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Wine selections available at local wine stores and wineries in the Fox Valley area. Marechal FochMarechal Foch is a dry red wine. It’s fruit forward with notes of dark cherries and chocolate rounded out with a light spicy finish. 100% Illinois grown. Broken Brix Home Brew Shop225 W. Main St.St. Charles, IL 60174 Prairie StarAcquaviva Winery’s wine of the month for May is Prairie Star. Prairie Star is a cold climate grape variety that was developed in the 1980s in Wisconsin as a table grape. Its juice quickly showed great promise for high quality winemaking, so many Midwestern vineyards began…

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Featured selections of Craft Beers created by local Fox Valley area brewing companies. Chimp-o-pogonNew Beer Release!!11Brother Chimp Brewing has a new table beer out!! Introducing 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗺𝗽-𝗼-𝗽𝗼𝗴𝗼𝗻, a delightful Belgian-inspired table beer, brewed with the addition of makrut lime leaves & lemongrass. This unique brew is a testament to the Wallonian farm workers of Belgium, who would enjoy this low abv style over the course of a work day, often brewed with local flora. In previous years we have added rose hips & hibiscus, chamomile flowers & elderflowers. For this version of our table beer, we utilize makrut lime leaves &…

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