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4 Dead, 12 Wounded in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

According to witnesses, an 18-year-old woman and a man were playing with a handgun when the weapon fell on the floor and fired, striking the woman in the chest.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-27 02:59:46

Aurora Man Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison for 2015 Murder Over Cannabis Buy

A Kane County Assistant State’s Attorney stated in court that on Nov. 7, 2015, Daniel Sanchez agreed to sell a small amount of marijuana to


Multi-Car Freight Train Derailment Reported in Aurora

NOTE: NBC Sky 5 is on its way to the scene. Watch live coverage above.A multi-car freight train derailed in west suburban Aurora Thursday afternoon, police said.The train derailment happened in the area of River and Third, according to police. Drivers were urged to avoid the area.No injuries have be


Memorial Day Weekend At Will County's Jail

JOLIET, IL - A number of people won't be spending their weekend grilling out with friends. They're incarcerated at the Will County Adult Detention Facility where they're being held as criminal prisoners, facing serious crimes. Here's a sampling of the new inmates taken into custody on Saturday and S

PATCH - 2018-05-27 19:54:25

Aurora Man Who Dressed In Estranged Wife's Dress to Shoot Man Sentenced to 48 Years

An Aurora man, who dressed in his estranged wife's dress and in a wig, and went to the home of her boyfriend to try and kill him was sentenced to 48 years in prison on Thursday, after being convicted on charges, earlier this year.A Kane County Jury convicted 40-year-old Jermaine Baker of Cottonwoon


Oswego Man Charged For Sexual Assault, Abuse of a Child

Oswego Police have provided few details to this point, but say that a 43 year-old Oswego man is facing charges of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse for allegedly assaulting at least one child.Police arrested 43 year-old Michael Malpede in the 3000 block of Route

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 12:21:00

Analysis: Schaumburg pays $3.97 for every $1 pensioners contribute to Hoffman Estates Police Pension Fund

Taxpayers contributed 80.1 percent of the $4,029,179 the Hoffman Estates Police Pension Fund brought in last year, or $3.97 for every $1 from pension members, according to a North Cook News analysis of the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.

NORTHCOOKNEWS.COM - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

Taste of Joliet features vendors, entertainers

The annual Taste of Joliet event, happening June 22-24, will feature 27 local vendors and a variety of entertainers at the ATI Field in Joliet Memorial Stadium.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Minooka man gets 17-pound tumor removed from his abdomen

He didn’t show any other symptoms to tip him off that something was wrong, but then around December, he began to feel more tired and even nauseated. His condition eventually worsened to the point that he was admitted to the emergency room.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Illinois man wrongfully convicted seeks compensation

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PANTAGRAPH - 2018-05-27 13:30:19

Analysis: La Grange Park pays $4.28 for every $1 pensioners contribute to Lagrange Park Police Pension Fund

Taxpayers contributed 81.2 percent of the $990,308 the Lagrange Park Police Pension Fund brought in last year, or $4.28 for every $1 from pension members, according to a West Cook News analysis of the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.

WESTCOOKNEWS.COM - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

No Injuries, Public Hazards After Freight Train Derailment Thursday in Aurora

Aurora Police say no injuries were reported after authorities were called to the scene of a multi-car freight train derailment on Thursday afternoon in the area of River St. and 3rd St., which is on the city's west side within about a mile of the Montgomery line.Between six to eight empty cars of a


Analysis: Lisle pays $4.99 for every $1 pensioners contribute to Lisle-Woodridge Fpd Firefighters Pension Fund

Taxpayers contributed 83.3 percent of the $4,918,320 the Lisle-Woodridge Fpd Firefighters Pension Fund brought in last year, or $4.99 for every $1 from pension members, according to a DuPage Policy Journal analysis of the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.

DUPAGEPOLICYJOURNAL.COM - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

Suburban student injured in science experiment gone wrong; Teacher suspended

BARTLETT, Ill. -- A teacher at a suburban high school was suspended Friday after a student was injured in a science experiment.The science teacher at Bartlett High School was reportedly showing students an experiment with liquid nitrogen. The student was lying on the floor as part of the demonstrati

WGNTV.COM - 2018-05-25 23:10:41

Morris Woman Arrested Following Accident in Minooka

After an investigation, Cotham was arrested for DUI, DUI over .08 and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Cotham's vehicle suffered heavy front end damage.

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 11:13:00

Kids playing outside Aurora home when shots fired

The gunman was a passenger in a black Chevrolet HHR that was heading south on Iowa, police said. Shortly after the shooting, a vehicle matching that description was pulled over at Broadway and North and police questioned the four occupants: a 15-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy, an 18-year-old woman


Millington Woman Arrested, Hinckley Man Still Wanted in Oswego Residential Burglaries

The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says a Hinckley man is still wanted, but a Millington woman was arrested earlier this month, in connection with two residential burglaries that occurred in Oswego last year.Both on July 25 and August 6, deputies responded to the 30 Block of Boat Lane in Oswego for


$100K bail for DuPage County probation officer charged with sexual misconduct

Christian Nunez, 32, of Naperville, is charged with felony counts of custodial sexual misconduct and official misconduct, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-05-25 23:47:00

Chicago Police release surveillance photos of Red Line attempted robbery

He was described as a man in his mid 20s, wearing a dark hat with white letters, a black hooded sweatshirt, a black jacket and black jeans. He may have a cut to his face near his right cheek.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-05-26 16:31:00

Mobile Home At Hide-A-Way Lakes in Yorkville Burns in Early Morning Fire

Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.(Oswego Fire Protection District photo)Oswego Fire officials say that an early morning fire at Hide-A-Way Lakes Campground in Yorkville burned a mobile home and caused minor heat damage to another nearby trailer.Fire crews were called around 12:12

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 11:43:00