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Bartlett trustee candidates talk economic development

The six candidates seeking three available trustee positions on the Bartlett village board recently shared their views on the best ways to ramp up economic development in the community and the importance of doing so.


Illinois woman dead following crash on Illinois State Route 1

Clark County, Illinois - An Illinois woman is dead following a crash on Illinois State Route 1, just south of Marshall. According to the Illinois State Police, that woman has been identified as Audria Truelove, age 20 of Martinsville, Illinois.


$5M bail, DUI charge for Naperville man after Downers Grove student hit by car

A Naperville man suspected of drunk driving and running over a 17-year-old Downers Grove North High School student, critically injuring her, was taken into custody Friday after a $5 million warrant for his arrest was issued.


WARRENVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT: Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Warrenville Police Department issued the following announcement on Feb. 20. On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at approximately 9:59 p.m., the Warrenville Police Department was dispatched to the 3S000 block of IL Route 59 for a report of an Armed Robbery. The victim reported that at the close of the bus


Customers say Bartlett travel agency turned travel dreams into billing, booking nightmares

BARTLETT, Ill. (WLS) -- They were supposed to be dream vacations, but travelers said they turned into billing and booking nightmares. Now some customers are fighting for full refunds.


2018 home sales: Elgin price history

Historical home sales data show whether price appreciation has outpaced inflation and tax rates. BlockShopper.com has calculated cities' median sales prices for the past 10 years, adjusting for inflation.


Looking ahead: Lexie Sinclair and Bartlett stay excited about the future after losing in sectional final

With tears in her eyes, Bartlett’s Lexie Sinclair pointed toward her teammates and let the emotion of her words linger. “It’s a great experience, especially to do it with all of them,” Sinclair said. “I think this will help us a lot. I think we’ll learn a lot from it.”


Travel Advisory from the Illinois State Police

Due to a crash at Route 1 and Ernst Road, traffic is shut down in both directions. Please choose an alternate route for the time being.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart calls for closing FOID loopholes

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The gunman in Aurora should not have had a gun, and now Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart wants to close loopholes in the FOID card system. Illinois State Police said that the vast majority of gun owners whose FOID cards are revoked never give up their weapons.


Elgin police: No criminal charges by Cook County in fatal police shooting

The Cook County state's attorney's office will not file criminal charges against an Elgin police lieutenant who fatally shot a resident nearly a year ago, officials said Friday afternoon.


Woman charged with retail theft at 4 stores in Geneva

GENEVA – An Aurora woman who said she was shopping for birthday gifts for her daughter was charged with felony retail theft at one Geneva store and three misdemeanor counts of retail theft at three other stores, police and court records show.


Bartlett police honor employees of the year

The Bartlett Police Department has named Officer Russell Cionko its 2018 Officer of the Year and Community Service Officer John Teevans its 2018 Civilian Employee of the Year. Cionko was recognized by his supervisors and peers for providing exceptional service and consistently presenting himself in


12 years prison for final defendant in 2016 Elgin kidnapping, cigarette torture

The fifth and final defendant in the 2016 kidnapping of a teen who was beaten and held overnight in Elgin while cigarettes were used to burn a tattoo into her shoulder, is headed to prison.


Some Southern Illinois state’s attorneys push back on possible Illinois semi-automatic weapons ban

CARBONDALE — Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti received a standing ovation at a Marion town hall meeting Feb. 4 for his pledge to support gun owners in the event of a statewide semi-automatic weapons ban.


Former Catholic priest faces new charges after abusing boys in Illinois, Missouri and California

CLAYTON, Mo. -- A former Catholic priest is facing new charges a decade after being declared sexually violent and admitting he abused about 30 boys in Illinois, California and Missouri.


Bullets on the floor, a 'nightmare' maze and 1 victim's escape: Coroner describes scene of Aurora mass shooting

Hours after the shooting stopped, Kane County Coroner Rob Russell walked through the jumbled equipment at the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, stepping over bullets on the floor of the warehouse where a gunman killed five people and shot five police officers.


Finding support when your child is battling the most common type of birth defect

On the first Thursday of every other month, you'll find a group of adults gathered inside a space designed for pediatric cardiology patients. Every person is from a different background with a different story, but they all have one common connection -- congenital heart disease.


Hi Hat Resale Shop Is Closing

GENEVA, IL – A long-time consignment shop in Geneva will soon be closing. Hi Hat Resale shop is set to shut the doors of its Geneva location, at 128 Hamilton Street, which has been in business since 1998, on March 29, the Daily Herald reports. David Heun, a columunist for the Daily Herald, reports o


4 Wheaton Area Foreclosures Up For Sale

WHEATON, IL — Have a lower price point, but still looking for a home nearby? Don't rule out the foreclosures on the market. You might just find your dream home in the rough!. Here is this week's list of four new foreclosures on the market near you — many of them surprisingly affordable for their siz