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Body of missing 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy found: sources

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — Sources tell WGN the body of Andrew "AJ" Freund, a 5-year-old boy missing from Crystal Lake, has been found. Earlier Wednesday, investigators returned to the family home and removed several items, including a shovel, a mattress, two lawn bags and a large bin. The family dog was


Village of Bloomingdale Committee of the Whole met April 22

Village of Bloomingdale Committee of the Whole met April 22. According to §1-6-3 E. of the Bloomingdale Village Code, a period of time at the beginning of each. Board Meeting shall be made available for public comments regarding items on the agenda or related to any other Village ordinances, policie


Report: Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker subject of federal criminal investigation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) - Democratic Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, along with his wife and brother-in-law, are the subject of a federal criminal investigation as part of a property tax probe, according to WBEZ.


What we know about Crystal Lake boy's disappearance

Amid media reports that authorities have found the body of Crystal Lake 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund, who has been missing for seven days, officials are getting ready to reveal some developments in the case.


Chicago man sentenced to prison for driving at Elmhurst cop

A Chicago man convicted of using his car in a failed attempt to run over an Elmhurst police officer who was trying to arrest him is headed to prison for the ninth time. Byron Auterberry, 44, of the 1200 block of Waller Avenue, was sentenced by DuPage County Judge Robert Miller to three years in pris


E. coli outbreak from tainted ground beef expands to 10 states, including Illinois

(CNN) - Federal officials say more than 150 people have been sickened due to an E. coli outbreak in 10 states including Illinois. The illness is linked to tainted ground beef eaten at home as well as restaurants.


Bill to legalize weed in Illinois could be filed by April 29

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (WQAD) - A bill to legalize marijuana in Illinois could be filed as early as April 29, according to ABC affiliate WQAD in the Quad Cities. Supporters said the bill could be one of the first issues lawmakers talk about when they come back from spring break.


Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Wednesday Marks 1 Week Since AJ Freund's Disappearance

NOTE: NBC 5 will offer a live stream of a press conference from police and the FBI beginning at 1 p.m. CT. Watch live in the player above. Wednesday marked one full week since Andrew "AJ" Freund was last seen.


Elk Grove Blotter: Resident Faces Weapons Charges

The following reports were taken from the files of the Elk Grove Police Dept. The Journal & Topics Newspapers publishes the Elk Grove Police Blotter each week. Jose Mendoza, 30, of 15 Evergreen St., Elk Grove Village, was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and possession of a concealed car


LIVE: Update Expected in Case of Missing Crystal Lake Boy

NOTE: NBC 5 will offer a live stream of a press conference from police and the FBI beginning at 1 p.m. CT. Watch live in the player above. New information is expected to be released Wednesday as the investigation into the disappearance of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund reaches one week.


Officials to hold press conference following the disappearance of an Illinois boy

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) - The FBI and police in the Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake are planning a news conference as they search for a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for nearly a week.


Gov. Pritzker under federal investigation for property tax appeals

CHICAGO (WREX) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is under federal criminal investigation for a property tax appeal that was controversial during the gubernatorial race, according to Chicago radio station WBEZ.


Police reports from inside home of missing Illinois boy tell of filth, broken windows, drug needle

CHICAGO — Police reports based primarily on visits to a Crystal Lake house from where a 5-year-old boy remains missing describe a site of filthy living conditions, physical confrontations and possible drug use.


Speeding driver struck construction worker on Kennedy Expressway: Rosemont police

ROSEMONT, Ill. (WLS) -- A speeding driver struck a construction worker early Wednesday on the Kennedy Expressway in northwest suburban Rosemont, police said. A Rosemont patrol officer clocked a silver Mercedes traveling at 63 miles per hour in a 35 mph speed zone on southbound River Road just before


Des Plaines Firefighter Taken Off Life Support

DES PLAINES, IL — The Des Plaines Professional Firefighters Association announced the death of one of their own Tuesday afternoon, firefighter and paramedic Paul Miller, who officials said was left in critical condition from injuries he suffered during an accident Sunday morning, April 21. According


State police report: Elgin officer said he 'could not wait' for Taser, had to shoot Decynthia Clements

Elgin police Lt. Chris Jensen told investigators deadly force was the only option when he fatally shot a woman armed with two knives because he and other officers were so close "he could not wait to determine if the Taser would be effective."


Oak Brook OKs $500 million multi-use development at McDonald's Plaza, including village's first apartments

A $500 million mixed-use development on the McDonald’s Plaza site along the north side of 22nd Street near Spring Road was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Oak Brook Village Board.


Sears closing catches Oak Brook off guard

The decision to close the recently downsized Sears store in Oakbrook Center caught village officials off guard, Oak Brook Village President Gopal Lamalani said Tuesday, but its economic development team already is working to find a new tenant.


Illinois attorney general wants new regulations for electricity choice sales

Illinois' attorney general wants something done about electric companies that he says are taking advantage of people. Most people in Illinois have a main utility in their area. ComEd, Ameren, MidAmerican Energy, companies like that.


Crash closes Northwest Highway in Barrington

A rollover crash has closed eastbound Northwest Highway in Barrington, WBBM radio is reporting. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our t