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Woman Dies After Being Crushed By Tree Her Son Cut Down
Instead, the 50-foot-tall tree fell the opposite way, bouncing off a nearby tree on the way down and landing on his mother's tent.
Disgraced Former Police Commander Jon Burge Dies: Reports
Jon Burge, the former police commander at the center of dozens of cases of police brutality and torture resulting in several multimillion-dollar settlements, died Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
Two Found Dead in Elburn Home Believed to Have Had Cardiac Incidents
Upon arrival, officers found the residence secured, however, a person was seen through a window lying on the floor of the lower level.
Algonquin Woman Charge With Drug-Induced Homicide
CARY, IL — Bail has been set at $250,000 for a 23-year-old Algonquin woman accused if providing heroin and febtanyl tbag killed a 45-year-old Cary man earlier this year. Paige Hoover is charged with three counts of drug-induced homicide in connection with Peter A. Fonte's death. She remains in custo
West Chicago man convicted of sexually assaulting girl remains at large
DuPage County Judge Robert Miller sentenced 42-year-old Cesar Avalos in absentia Tuesday afternoon for three felony counts of criminal sexual assault and three felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office. A jury convict
'This Is A Stickup; Don't Make It A Murder:' Aurora Bank Robbed
AURORA, IL — A man is in custody after he allegedly robbed an Aurora Bank by intimidation Thursday. Firefighters pursued and helped detain Lester N. Bernard after police say he used a threatening note that read, "This is a stickup; don't make it a murder" to rob nearly $3,400 from the BMO Harris Ban
Batavia Burglaries, Vehicle Thefts Under Investigation After Subjects Hit Southwest Side Residences
In Sugar Grove, North Aurora and even Elmhurst, a vehicle connected to those burglaries was pursued but was not able to be stopped.
Illinois Has 9 Of The 50 Best Suburbs In The U.S.: Study
ILLINOIS — On Niche's latest list of America's 50 best suburbs, Illinois snagged nearly 20 percent of the spots. Ranging from No. 3 to No. 49, many of Illinois' suburbs make easy work out of creating great places to live.
Cars Stolen, Burglarized In Batavia: Police
BATAVIA, IL — Police in Batavia are investigating two car thefts and several vehicle burglaries that took place between Sunday and Monday. According to police, the incidents were concentrated on the city's southwestern side.
Aurora Police Officers Comes To Aid Of Skunk With Cup Stuck On Its Nose
Working the overnight shift often stinks. Especially when confronted by a skunk with a cup stuck on its nose. Matt Yurus reports.
Plano Man Arrested Twice in August Arrested Again for Allegedly Battering Ex-Wife
In Tuesday's incident, Thornton is charged with two counts of Domestic Battery, one count of Violating a Stalking No Contact Order and one count of Violating an Order of Protection.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Application Assistance
We're hosting a free Illinois Medical Marijuana application assistance event with onsite vendors for passport photos. Call or text Monday-Friday, 9am-9pm, 708.232.6827 to register and reserve a space, appointments are necessary to attend. You can email us and we will get back to you,info@educatedalt
Wheaton College reaches settlement with ex-football player in hazing
Details of the settlement weren't revealed. However, in a joint statement issued by the college and Nagy, the college offered regrets for the incident and "saddened by any harm suffered by Charles Nagy."
West Chicago Murder Case: Teens Plead Not Guilty
WEST CHICAGO, IL — Four teens who stand trial for the murder of a West Chicago man they allegedly set on fire, stabbed, and ran over with a car have pleaded not guilty. Francisco Alvarado, Jesus Correa, and Saul Ruiz, all 18, of West Chicago, along with Tia Brewer, 16, of Wheaton, could face life in
Champaign Toast: A Look Back at the 2012 Penn State vs. Illinois Game
The 2012 Penn State football team will forever be remembered in the rich history of the program. In late September of that season, the Nittany Lions visited Illinois to open up conference play, but this game was like none before. After the NCAA sanctions were levied that July, one of the major ramif
Drunk Driver Pretends He's Boxer Oscar De La Hoya: Cops
BOLINGBROOK, IL - A 25-year-old man who resides in Cicero was stopped by Bolingbrook Police officers over the weekend on charges of suspected drunken driving. But village police were initially led to believe that the man behind the wheel was a famous boxer. The driver identified himself as Oscar De
Nokia Axes 250 Jobs, Anticipates More Cuts In Naperville
NAPERVILLE, IL — Nokia Networks is planning to make some drastic cuts, a move which began with laying off 250 employees at its Naperville location on Sept. 7. According to Crain's Chicago, the company is likely to lay off 250 more workers before the end of 2018.
Missing Ohio Teen Has Connections In Yorkville, Plano: Sheriff
YORKVILLE, IL — The Kendall County Sheriff's Office said an Ohio teen that's been missing for over a week has connections in the Yorkville/Plano area and is most likely headed there. The sheriff's office said 16-year-old Sydney Pastva has been missing from her family home in Lorain, Ohio since Sept.
Oswego Man Sentenced to 23 Years in 2015 Bristol Home Invasion, Residential Burglary
One of the co-defendants of a 2015 Bristol home invasion was recently sentenced to prison time for his role in the crime.Kendall County Court records show Judge Timothy McCann sentenced 29 year-old Zachary Barthel of Oswego to 23 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after he was found gui
Fall Scedule for Fun and Unique Art Classes at Water Street Studios - Batavia, IL Patch
Just wanted to make sure everyone is aware that the fall courses for classes at Water Street Studios in Batavia have been published. Water Street Studios is a unique space that allows for the offering of a wide variety of classes. These include Painting (oil, watercolor,... on canvas, on wine glas