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Oswego Police Department Officials Seeking Information to Locate "Runaway" Oswego Girl

Officials with the Oswego Police Department are seeking assistance in finding runaway female juvenile. According to a post, 15-year-old Lucy Alegria of Oswego was last seen at the Kendall 11 Movie Theater on Sunday at around 6:00 p.m. Alegria is described as being 4'9'' and 127 lbs with brown hair a

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 14:38:00

31 years taken off Aurora man's sentence for 2009 killing

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - An Aurora man who originally was sentenced to 97 years in prison for the 2009 Oswego shooting death of a high school soccer player has been resentenced to 66 years. The (Aurora) Beacon News reports that Kendall County Judge Timothy McCann on Friday resentenced 24-year-old Zachary

13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-20 22:38:00

Voters Approve Abolition of Aurora Election Commission

The voters have spoken in Aurora. The referenda question on the ballot read "Shall the City Election Law be rejected"? The yes votes had it with 6,476 votes to the 5,060 no votes. Aurora had its own election commission since 1934. This vote means Aurora will not have its own election commission. Th

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 05:04:00

Plano Middle School Student Charged With Felony For School Shooting Threat; SD308 Also Reports Threat Incident

School officials in both Plano and in Oswego-based School District 308 were in contact with authorities on Monday after students made threats against schools. In Plano, Police were called on Monday afternoon around 2:00 p.m. to Plano Middle School on Hale St. for a threat written in a restroom at th

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 11:49:00

Man Gets 7 Years for 2017 Shooting, Police Chase in Aurora

A man was sentenced to seven years in prison for shooting an acquaintance and leading police on a high-speed chase last year in west suburban Aurora. John W. Sperry, 56, of Aurora, was convicted of felony counts of aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated fleeing and eluding a police officer

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 00:32:17

Aurora Police Warn Of Netflix Phishing Scam

AURORA, IL - Police in Aurora are warning residents to be on the lookout for a Netflix phishing scam that has been circulating throughout the midwest. The scam email threatens to deactivate a customer's Netflix account due to a problem validating payment information, police say. Police are recommend

PATCH - 2018-03-19 20:36:12

Kendall County Sheriff's Office Investigating Oswego Theft; $2,200 in Merchandise Taken

Officials with the Kendall County Sheriff's Office are currently investigating a theft that occurred at a business in Oswego on Mar. 14. According to a report, deputies responded to the 600 blk. of Rt. 30 at around 8:00 a.m. on Monday to investigate the theft. The business reported to deputies that

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 16:39:00

North Aurora Man Arrested For Pushing Yorkville Police Officer Following Disturbance Call

Yorkville Police say that a North Aurora man was arrested on Saturday night for allegedly causing a disturbance at a business and later pushing a police officer. Police were called to a business in the 1200 block of N. Bridge St. around 11:09 p.m. in reference to an intoxicated male causing a distur


Kendall County Board: 2018 Primary Results

KENDALL COUNTY, IL - Several county board seats were up for grabs in the March 2018 primary, although three big Kendall County candidates - Sheriff Dwight Baird, County Clerk and Recorder Debbie Gillette and Treasurer Jill Ferko, all Republicans and incumbents - are running unopposed. With only Repu

PATCH - 2018-03-20 16:05:54

Police: Man shot up crack while driving in Riverside neighborhood as kids played

A man is facing charges after police pulled him over Monday afternoon and learned he had been injecting crack cocaine while driving through a residential area in west suburban Riverside. Brian Conley, 39, of Berwyn, was charged with drugged driving, according to Riverside police. He also faces sever

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 00:49:00

Man fatally struck by train ID'd | Police reports, March 7-19

A man who stepped off the platform and in front of a Metra express train in downtown Riverside on March 7 reportedly had been released earlier that day from a hospital where he'd been taken after an incident last month in Lyons. On Feb. 25, Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, of Stickney, was taken to MacNeal H


Kendall County Races: March 2018 Primary Results

Several county board seats are up for grabs, although the sheriff, county clerk and treasurer are running unopposed. KENDALL COUNTY, IL - Several county board seats are up for grabs in the March 2018 primary, although three big Kendall County candidates - Sheriff Dwight Baird, County Clerk and Recor

PATCH - 2018-03-20 16:05:54

Will County Clerk 2018 Primary Results

The two Democratic candidates on the March 20 election ballot are: The Democratic face-off became heated last year after 2002 forgery charges out of Arizona against Staley-Ferry came to light. The winner of the Democratic primary will compete in the November general election against Laurie McPhilli

PATCH - 2018-03-20 17:26:11

Unidentified Man Dies In Fiery Will County Cash

CRETE TOWNSHIP, IL - An unidentified man was pronounced dead early Monday after his vehicle left the roadway, struck an object and burst into flames in unincorporated Crete Township, the Will County Coroner's office said. Authorities said the crash happened at around 2:15 a.m. on Burville Road about


2 Die In New Lenox When Car Goes Into Pond

NEW LENOX, IL - Will County Coroner Patrick K. O'Neil announced on Monday morning that a couple from Matteson were killed on Sunday evening after their car drove into a retention pond in New Lenox. The incident occurred near the McDonald's restaurant on East Laraway Road. The victims have been ident


Montgomery Man Arrested for Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer After Slamming Door Against Deputy

A Montogomery man was arrested for Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer following an incident near Aurora on Saturday. According to the Kane County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1300 blk. of Hinman St. at around 4:15 p.m. to investigate a domestic dispute. The dispute took place betwe

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 19:10:00

Massive search planned for woman missing since November from Downers Grove

Authorities are planning a massive search in the western suburbs for a woman missing since November from Downers Grove. The group is asking for the public's help in finding 22-year-old Cheyann L. Klus, last seen Nov. 27 at her home in Downers Grove, according to the Missing Persons Awareness Network


Man Heads To Prison For Shooting Acquaintance

CHICAGO (CBS) - An Aurora man was sentenced to seven years in prison for shooting an acquaintance in the face last March. 56-year-old John W. Sperry was sentenced by Kane County Circuit Judge John A. Barsanti to the Illinois Department of Corrections. A Kane County jury convicted Sperry of aggravate

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 16:52:21

Ex-Joliet Man Accused Of Molesting Girl Now In Custody

JOLIET, IL - One year ago, Patch reported that a former Joliet man who had lived on Elizabeth Street was being detained in western Wisconsin on multiple counts of molesting including a case from Will County. That man, Anthony Scott Creasy, was also arrested by authorities in La Crosse County on a ch

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:06:10

Plainfield Man Gets 5th DUI In Bolingbrook: Complaint

BOLINGBROOK, IL - A Plainfield man who recently turned 50 years old remains incarcerated at the Will County Jail facing his fifth charge of drunken driving. John W. Rice, who lives in the 13700 block of Bristlecone Drive, has remained locked away from society since he was admitted into the county ja

PATCH - 2018-03-19 22:04:43