Fermilab will be offering tours and hands-on science exhibits during it's annual Family Open House Sunday.
Families looking for an interesting science excursion may want to take a short ride Sunday out to Batavia and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Acceleration Laboratory. Fermilab will host its annual Family Open House Sunday, Feb. 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. in Wilson Hall. The even will include hands-on science exhibits and tours of some of the lab’s attractions. No registration is required to attend the Family Open House and more than 2,000 people are expected to attend. “We want to get kids doing activities that get them excited about science,” said Spencer Pasero, an education program leader at Fermilab in a news release. “We want them to come in, have fun, and think about science as something they could do.” Highlights will …
An internal investigation will still be conducted by West Chicago PD in the Feb. 18 incident. Here is a full account of what led to the shooting.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, April 20, 2012
The DuPage County State's Attorney will not pursue criminal charges against a police officer involved in a Feb. 18 off-duty shooting on the Fermilab campus, officials announced Friday afternoon. "Based on the results of an incredibly thorough investigation, it is my conclusion that the People would not be able to meet their burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt that the officer involved in this incident committed a crime," said Robert Berlin, DuPage State's Attorney, in a release. "As a result, my office will not be taking any action against the officer." Berlin details the events which led up to a vehicle pursuit and shooting in a 1,000-word press release, parts of which are included further down in this story. The West Chicago Police…