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Local Woman Dies After I-55 Wreck

SHOREWOOD, IL - The Illinois State Police announced that a 37-year-old woman from Minooka was killed over the weekend along Interstate 55 near Joliet. State police said that Eileen Mikos died on Saturday morning after her blue 2007 Chevy Trailblazer struck a light pole. She was traveling north on I-

PATCH - 2018-07-15 18:09:33

Woman found dead after sustaining gunshot wounds early Sunday morning in Gary

The woman was wearing a black short sleeve shirt, black skirt and Nike sandal. She had the following tattoos on her body: small stars on the left eyebrow; "YOLO" on the left chest; "William" on the right chest; "Heather" on the center shoulder blades with hearts and stars underneath; multiple stars

NWI.COM - 2018-07-15 15:10:00

Video: 'Joliet Police Viciously Beat Man After Smashing Window'

JOLIET, IL - Late Friday night, Joliet Police officers were captured on video smashing out the driver's side window of a black man's car and then yanking the young man out of the car. The incident has been the buzz of social media over the weekend. It prompted Ernest Crim, a social studies teacher a

PATCH - 2018-07-15 23:00:08

88-Year-Old Woman Victim Of Ruse Burglary In Aurora

The victim told police that a man came to her door saying his father knew her and that he was there to repair something in the home. She let the man in and he walked her to the backyard, where he talked about potential repairs, according to police.


Brooks Elementary School, Aurora, Illinois - July 2018

Brooks Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 204, and is located at 2700 Stonebridge Boulevard in Aurora, Illinois. There are currently 55 homes for sale ranging from $114,900 to $989,000.


Coroner: Two separate traffic deaths in Will County on Saturday

Robert A. Carlson, 40, of Beecher was the driver of a vehicle that collided with another vehicle on South Will Center Road, about 250 feet south of Church Road in Peotone Township.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-07-15 00:00:00

Aurora man pleads not guilty to impersonating a cop

A 56-year-old Aurora man has pleaded not guilty to charges he impersonated a Warrenville police officer.Jeffrey M. Spiewak, of the 3000 block of Anton Drive, has been indicted on one count of false personation of a peace officer after authorities said he flashed a gold badge and attempted to pull ov


Man fatally shot by Chicago police in South Shore: officials

Police Involved Shooting - 2098 E 71 ST. Adult male offender struck, no injuro w to officers. PIO responding & details to followpic.twitter.com/ThkfxuLRtM— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi)July 14, 2018

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-07-14 23:49:53

Lockport Police Department Holds National Night Out

LOCKPORT, IL — The Lockport Police Department will hold a National Night Out in Lockport onTuesday, Aug. 7. National Night Out is a nation-wide event and Lockport is one of thousands of communities across the country that will be participating in this event to take a symbolic stance against crime.

PATCH - 2018-07-15 21:12:04

Cool finish for Batavia's Windmill City Festival

Live music, "Chuck the Duck" races and a huge ice cream eating contest rounded out the fun Sunday during the final day of the Windmill City Festival at the Riverwalk in the heart of downtown Batavia.Other highlights of the festival Sunday included the Bulldogs Unleashed the public art project, a cra

DAILY HERALD - 2018-07-15 22:41:00

Darien Police Department Holds National Night Out

DARIEN, IL — The Darien Police Department will host a National Night Out in the community on Tuesday, Aug. 7. According to the city newsletter, National Night Out is a nationwide event that helps promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer.

PATCH - 2018-07-15 16:23:56

2-Way Traffic To Begin On Downer Place In Aurora

AURORA, IL — Traffic along Downer Place in downtown Aurora will become a little lighter after the one-way street begins accommodating two-way traffic. The shift is set to take place on Wednesday, July 18, and will be part of a citywide expansion of the central business district's existing one-way st


DUI, Domestic Battery, Speeding: Darien Arrests

Christian Letto, 27, of Westmont, was arrested at 7:20 a.m. in the 500 block of 75th Street for speeding (64 in a 45 mph zone). Letto also had a warrant out of Will County for failing to appear in court. Letto was processed and released with a court date of Aug. 16 2018 at the Downers Grove Traffic

PATCH - 2018-07-15 02:00:52

Aurora University senior Alyssa Brems to play in Barbados

“I have actually been invited by them before, but it never worked out,” Brems told theDispatch-Argus. “Then, last summer I got a few messages to invite me and I told my parents since this was going to be my senior year and my last year of basketball, I would really like to do it.

METROEASTSUN.COM - 2018-07-15 00:00:00

14-Year-Old Boy Missing In Tinley Park

TINLEY PARK, IL -- A Tinley Park boy hasn't been since Thursday afternoon when he left to go play basketball at a neighborhood park. Imad Alsarraj, 14, was last seen in the 7300 block of South Sandlewood. Imade told his mother he was going to Volunteer Park to play basketball around 4 p.m.. His moth

PATCH - 2018-07-14 19:23:11

Father, sons bringing 'family flair, extra love' to new Naperville restaurant

When people told them restaurants had a track record of failing at the Route 59 location they chose to open a new, welcoming Italian joint in Naperville, family restaurateurs Michael, Anthony and Nick Vai didn't turn away.The father-and-sons trio is living a dream of operating a restaurant company t


Sex Offender Arrested For Loitering at Elgin Park

ELGIN, IL — A sex offender was arrested Thursday night for loitering in a park in Elgin, police said. Clinton Allen was taken into custody at about 7:29 p.m. on July 12 in the area of Festival Park, 132 S. Grove Ave. Police were called after Allen, who is homeless, was recognized by a park patron as


Aurora Man Who Fled Kendall Co. Courthouse After Sexual Assault Conviction Sentenced to 10 Years

Prosecutors alleged that Avilas, who pretended to care about the young woman and promised to lend her money for her family, instead took her to a motel and forcibly sexually assaulted her for several hours.


1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Gun Violence Across Chicago Area Friday

About 11:20 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot multiple times while inside a vehicle in the 1400 block of East 67th Place, according to Chicago Police. The man then drove himself several blocks to a gas station, where someone called an ambulance. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Cente

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-07-14 16:10:14

Oswego Native Found Dead Diving in Florida

A department release says multiple agencies assisted in the search, including the U.S. Coast Guard, Venice Fire and Police departments and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.