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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Pedestrian Dies After State Street Car Accident

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A 55-year-old Batavia woman died after being struck by a car around 6:48 p.m. Sept. 28 in the 700 block of East State Street (Route 38) in Geneva.The woman was walking southbound near the center turn lane on State Street east of Sandholm Street. She was s...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Geneva Police Officers Receive Lifesaving Awards

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Geneva Police Chief Eric Passarelli presented Life Saving Medals to eight officers at the Sept. 19 City Council meeting.Sgt. Brad Jerdee and Officer Bob Pech were honored for helping locate and save a suicidal woman in a Geneva park on Sept. 15, 2021. Off...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Geneva Homecoming Parade To Close Several Streets

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The City’s downtown streets will be full of Viking pride as Geneva High School celebrates homecoming with its annual parade Friday, Sept. 23.State Street (Route 38) between Third and Ninth streets will be shut down at 2 p.m. to accommodate the event. All ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Kane County SWAT Training Exercise Scheduled Sept. 13

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The Kane County SWAT team will be conducting another training at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at a residence located on Peck Road near Heartland Drive on Geneva’s west side.The home and property at 64 Peck Road were purchased by the City, and the wood frame, ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Citizen Police Academy Application Deadline Extended

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Geneva residents interested in learning how police officers keep their community safe are encouraged to register for the City’s 2022 Citizen Police Academy.The weekly classes run from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday nights from Oct. 4 to Dec. 20 at the Geneva Police ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Fox Valley Marathon To Impact Downtown Traffic

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Several downtown Geneva streets will be closed to traffic early Sunday, Sept. 18 to accommodate the annual Fox Valley Marathon racecourse.The marathon begins in St. Charles and heads south into Geneva, impacting downtown streets and main arterial roads be...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

New Festival Of The Vine Location Requires Downtown Street Closures

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The Geneva Police Department announced downtown street closures and parking restrictions will be implemented to accommodate the new home of the Festival of the Vine.The festival runs from Friday to Sunday, Sept. 9-11 on both sides of the historic Kane Cou...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Kane County SWAT Training Exercise Scheduled Aug. 30

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The Kane County SWAT team will be conducting training starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 at a residence located on Peck Road near Heartland Drive on Geneva’s west side.The home and property at 64 Peck Road were purchased by the City, and the wood frame, ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Plainfield Man Charged With Criminal Defacement Of City Fire Hydrant

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A Plainfield man was arrested July 29 following an investigation of multiple reports of criminal defacement of a City-owned fire hydrant.The fire hydrant was painted this summer by a Geneva resident who was participating in the City’s “Art on Fire” progra...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Geneva Emergency Management Agency Seeks Volunteers

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The City of Geneva Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is seeking volunteers to join our team. Volunteers can expect to respond to community emergencies that include severe weather events, major fire and police activities, traffic management, festival assi...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Third Street To Be Closed, Parking Restrictions Implemented For Geneva Arts Fair

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With thousands of visitors expected to attend the Geneva Arts Fair later this month, the Geneva Police Department announced a section of South Third Street will be closed during the festival.The Arts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and S...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Swedish Days Festival & Parade To Impact Downtown Traffic, Parking

Swedish Days Carnival

Swedish Days brings thousands of people to Geneva to enjoy food, music and plenty of fun for people of all ages each summer. To accommodate this signature event, parking restrictions will be implemented, and two downtown streets will be closed throughout ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Tri-Cities Traffic Safety Initiative Results Announced

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More than 350 drivers were stopped during a joint traffic safety campaign conducted by the Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia police departments from May 23 to Memorial Day.The law enforcement agencies concentrated their efforts along four main highways that...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Tri-Cities Police Join Forces For Traffic Safety Initiative

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Police departments throughout the Tri-Cities announced they will be combining efforts this upcoming holiday week in an effort to reduce crashes and enhance roadway safety through additional enforcement. The Geneva, Batavia, and St. Charles Police are join...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Geneva Police Announce Youth Triathlon, Memorial Day Parade Street Closures

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Geneva residents should plan accordingly for two Memorial Day weekend events that will temporarily close streets on the City’s west side and downtown.The MMTT Youth Triathlon race will be held at the Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital campus and surrou...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Geneva Teen Dies In Fatal Train Accident

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A 17-year-old Geneva girl died May 17 from injuries sustained when she was struck by an eastbound Metra passenger train on the Union Pacific-West line underneath the Route 25 vehicle overpass.Geneva Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched aro...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Geneva Police Save Man's Life On Railroad Bridge

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Five Geneva Police officers are being credited with saving a man who was threatening to take his life May 4 on the Union Pacific West line train trestle spanning the Fox River.Dispatched at 7:58 p.m., officers were able to stop train traffic after making ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Geneva Police Give Update On Suspicious Death Investigation

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A man who was deemed a person of interest in the May 4 suspicious death investigation of a 43-year-old Geneva woman has been released from police custody.The Geneva Police Department, with concurrence from the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, releas...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Geneva Police Conducting Suspicious Death Investigation

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The Geneva Police Department is investigating a suspicious death after finding a 43-year-old Geneva woman dead from a fatal gunshot wound outside her home.A female relative living in the Chicago area called police at 8:02 p.m. May 4 to report the Geneva w...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program April 30

National Drug Take-Back Program - Medication Pills

The Geneva Police Department will be working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in collecting expired or unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30 as part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.People can turn in the...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Geneva Police, Firefighters To Take The Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge Special Olympics 2022

The Geneva Police and Fire departments are teaming together to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois with the 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge challenge.Police officers and firefighters will be plunging at noon Wednesday, March 9 in front o...

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