Author: Fox Valley Magazine

Kane County State’s Attorney Jamie L. Mosser and Sheriff Ron Hain today issued a statement warning the public about a fake website that purports to be the Kane County Treasurer’s site. According to the statement, the fake site address is “kanecountytreasure.org,” with the last “r” in “treasurer” missing. Like the legitimate site, it includes several links, one for online payments, one for legal records, one for court documents, and one for vehicle registration renewal. However, the authentic Kane County Treasurer’s site, www.kanecountytreasurer.org, has Kane County Treasurer Chris Lauzen pictured in the upper left. In addition, the tab to make an…

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 (Photo credit: Elizabeth Attenborough) Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.”  Now, the artist behind ‘80s hits “Jessie’s Girl” and “Human Touch,” is bringing his power pop sound to RiverEdge Park on Thursday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m. The Grammy Award-winning rocker,…

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Wine selections available at local wine stores and wineries in the Fox Valley area WinderleaBounteous, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2021. “Biodynamic agriculture is a whole farm approach that combines intense natural practices commonly found in organic farming along with the addition of unique preparations intended to stimulate plant and biological life as well as to bring the farm into balance with the natural rhythms of the earth, the sun, the moon, and the other planets.” ~ Winery Notes An expressive blend of Pinot noir is made of some of Winderlea’s most prized vineyard sites. Bright and lively aromatics of…

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By HANNAH MEISELCapitol News Illinois A federal jury on Tuesday convicted three ex-lobbyists and the former CEO of electric utility Commonwealth Edison for their involvement in an alleged bribery scheme aimed at longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. Former ComEd CEO Anne Pramaggiore and Mike McClain – the utility’s longtime contract lobbyist and close confidant of Madigan – were each found guilty of nine counts of conspiracy bribery and falsifying records. Former City Club of Chicago President Jay Doherty, who also served for decades as an external lobbyist for the utility, and John Hooker, a former ComEd executive turned contract…

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As part of the annual Fox Valley Arts Ramble, artwork will be on display in venues in St. Charles, Geneva and Batavia from 10 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.  The Arts Ramble is a collaborative effort between the Fine Line Creative Arts Center and the St. Charles Arts Council. “The Fox River Arts Ramble began in 2017 as a invitation for the public to witness first hand the level of talent that lives here in the Fox River Valley,” stated Kathryn Hill, Executive Director of the St. Charles Arts Council. “New this year is our Passport Program. Participants who…

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Darieln A. Moran Sanchez was driving his Ford Explorer westbound on I-90, probably thinking he was in the clear. That changed abruptly when he was stopped by Illinois State Troopers for a traffic violation. He’s now facing a minimum of 27 years in prison. On September 5, 2020, at about 10 a.m., Illinois State Police troopers who were westbound on Interstate 90 stopped a Ford Explorer that Moran Sanchez, 25, was driving after a traffic infraction west of Illinois Route 47. A lawful search of the vehicle produced 1,005 grams of cocaine, 446 grams of methamphetamine and more than 200…

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The Aurora Police Department is asking for assistance locating 26-year-old Trevon Lawson. Lawson, an Aurora resident, was last seen the morning of April 17th in Schaumburg, IL. Lawson is believed to be driving a gold 2003 Nissan sedan with Illinois registration DV14407. Name: Trevon Lawson Age: 26 Description: 5’10”, medium build Last Scene: Schaumburg, IL on 04/16/23 Vehicle: 2003 Nissan Altima, gold, IL DV14407 Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigations at 630-256-5500 or the non-emergency number 630-256-5900.

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A 2020 felony conviction for burglary; a 2011 felony conviction for delivering cocaine; a 2001 felony conviction for delivering cocaine near a school; a 1998 felony conviction for delivering cocaine; a 1989 felony conviction for delivering cocaine; a 1988 felony conviction for burglary and a 1980 felony conviction for armed robbery. Sixty-one-year-old James Johnson of Elgin has been committing crimes since 1980. Forthy-three years. And yet somehow he was on the streets, enabled to commit what is likely his last crime, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, Class 1 felony. Kane County State’s Attorney Jamie L. Mosser announced that Johnson…

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Naperville police are investigating what they term a “targeted” attack on a Naperville west side man early Sunday morning. At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Sunday, Naperville Police Officers responded to the 1500 block of west Jefferson to a report of a fight in progress as well as shots fired. Responding officers located a victim who had been injured from being battered and found no one that had been struck by gunfire. The alleged offenders had fled the area in an unknown vehicle prior to police arrival. The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim of the battery had been involved in…

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