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1 Dead, at Least 10 Wounded in Saturday Shootings
A 40-year-old man was shot and killed in the 5500 block of South Shields at approximately 6:13 p.m., police said. The man was walking in the street when a passenger in a black or grey SUV fired five to six shots, striking the victim once in the head.
Police Blotter For Saturday June 23rd
From the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department arrested was Nichole Wojtecki, 34, Romeoville for DUI and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. She was transported to the Grundy County Jail. Also arrested was George Riley, 39, of Elwood on a Will County warrant. He was transported to the Grundy
Update: One person dead and one in the hospitol after fiery crash near Monona Terrace.
One person was pronounced dead and one person is in the hospital after a fiery car crash early Saturday morning, authorities reported.Sgt. Kurt Wege said in a news release that at 3:37 a.m. they were called to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of John Nolen Drive and South Blair Street. Thecit
Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Near North Side Crash
Ammar Hussain, 27, of Lincolnwood, was charged with murder and several felony counts of fleeing officers, according to Chicago Police.
Illinois man flees police, banned from motorcycle for year
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man is banned from riding a motorcycle for one year after driving more than 140 mph to evade police.Brian Bianco of St. Charles was arrested last year on three counts of fleeing police, according tothe Daily Herald. The 24-year-old was stopped by police for faili
Police: Stolen liquor spirals into shooting in Aurora
Stolen liquor, a stolen car, a shooting and a police standoff all happening within a few hours ended in charges against two Aurora men, authorities said Saturday.Kane County prosecutors charged Jerrel Harden, 62, of the 800 block of Gladstone Avenue, with aggravated battery with a firearm. The shoot
Man, 62, Charged with Shooting Acquaintance in Aurora
About 9:30 p.m., Jerrell Harden’s girlfriend agreed to drive 48-year-old Tony Lloyd to buy alcohol at a liquor store in the 1600 block of North Randall Road, police said. The woman and Lloyd share an apartment in Aurora.
Illinois man's video sparks testing of potential wolves
In this Thursday, May 31, 2018 photo, Jay Smith poses with "OT," what he believes is a mounted red wolf native to Illinois at friends home in Batavia, Ill. He said the animal was killed by a Schuyler County Sheriff in 1932. Jay Smith is working with the Field Museum and Illinois Department of Natura
Yorkville Man Dies in Apparent Drowning Incident
The Kendall County Coroner's Office says a Yorkville man died in a suspected drowning incident in Yorkville, earlier this week.According to the coroner's office, 67 year-old Michael Campbell of Gawne Ln. in Yorkville is the deceased.
Plano man arrested on conduct, obstruction charges in Sandwich
Sandwich police arrested Jesus Villa, 26, of Hale Street, Plano, at a residence in the 500 block of East Railroad Street June 21 at 4:19 a.m. on charges of disorderly conduct, obstructing identification, resisting a peace officer and criminal damage to government supported property.
Will County Jail Blotter: Special Weekend Edition
JOLIET, IL - While thousands of people were having a great time enjoying the music of Dennis DeYoung and Rick Springfield at the Taste of Joliet, other people were being arrested and taken to the Will County Jail. Crime never stops in Will County. It never does. Here's your look at a sampling of new
Woman charged in South Side crash that critically injured 2 children
Two young children in the Hyundai, ages 2 and 8, were critically injured, police said. On Saturday, the 2-year-old remained in critical condition; the 8-year-old’s condition had stabilized. According to officials, the children were not properly restrained in the vehicle; the toddler needed to be res
Heavy Rain Likely Caused Sinkhole in Antioch: Officials
ANTIOCH, IL – Officials in Antioch believe torrential rainfalls this past week caused a 20-feet by 20-feet sinkhole to open up at the Pittman Property at the intersection of Main, Depot and Orchard streets, the Daily Herald reports. It's believed the heavy flow from Sequoit Creek caused a culvert at
Two hospitalized in 3-car crash in front of Belvidere North High School
Police say a Subaru, a Toyota Prius, and a Toyota Landcruiser were involved in the crash. Two people in the Subaru were taken to Swedish American in Belvidere for treatment of minor injures.
Rockford family struggles with roof damage from excessive rainfall
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Rockford family is struggling with damages to their home because of flood damage over the years.This recent rainfall also is only making the problem worse.When Crystal Lighthart and her family moved into their central Rockford home ten years ago, they didn't realize what t
Waste Management workers brace for contract decision in DeKalb
DeKALB – Jordan Jackowiak was running “way behind” on his route, in his words. Not because he wasn’t busting his hump. Quite the contrary. Every time he dumped a recycling bin into the basket on the front of his Waste Management truck, he hopped out and slipped a notice under the can’s lid.
Renovations of apartments at 471 & 477 E. State St. in Sycamore making progress
Scott Carlson, one of the two new landlords of the property, said those are some of many improvements that he and co-landlord Tim Royer have made in their $200,000 to $400,000 interior and exterior renovation project, at the 20-unit complex. Sycamorealso contributed $10,000 to the projectas part of
Shooting Injures Man In Aurora: Police
According to police, the suspect was involved in a verbal altercation with a 48-year-old Aurora man when he shot him, striking him in the arm. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for injuries that were not life-threatening, police say.
Kingston man acquitted in child sex abuse case
It took a jury less than an hour and a half Thursday afternoon for a jury to find Bruce R. Best, 47, of the 8600 block of Wolf Road, not guilty of four counts of child sex abuse. The jury was made up by eight men and four women.
Charges Pending After Man Shot in Aurora
The shooting victim, a 48 year old Aurora man, was apparently arguing with the 62 year-old man when the shooting occurred.