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Suspect Dead, 2 Cops Injured After Gun Battle With 'More Than One Subject,' Aurora Police Say

One person was dead and two officers injured after police in Aurora exchanged gunfire Thursday night with "more than one subject," authorities said. The gun battle involved Special Operations Investigators and took place near Galena and LaSalle, the Aurora Police Department said in a Facebook post.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-23 03:51:10

Man dies, 2 officers injured in shootout in Aurora

AURORA, Ill. - Authorities say a man has died and two police officers were wounded in a shootout following a suburban Chicago traffic stop. The shooting happened around 10 p.m. Thursday near Galena Boulevard and Lasalle Street. The Aurora Police Department says two special operations investigators f

WGNTV.COM - 2018-03-23 11:23:06

Police: 1 person dead in officer-involved shooting in Aurora

One person died and an officer was wounded by gunfire Thursday night in a police-involved shooting in west suburban Aurora, police said. Gunfire was exchanged between officers and more than one person in the area of Galena Boulevard and LaSalle Street, Aurora police said. One of the suspects died, a

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-23 02:52:00

Video shows woman's fatal shooting by Elgin police officer

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) - A compilation of police body-camera and dash cam footage released Thursday shows the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding woman by an Elgin officer along a Chicago-area interstate. At one point, before Decynthia S. Clements steps out of her burning SUV, an

WTOP - 2018-03-22 23:09:54

Two teens arrested after man shot in Rockford

ROCKFORD - Two teenage boys were arrested late Wednesday night after an 18-year-old man was shot in the abdomen while while walking down a street in Rockford, according to police. Rockford officers were sent after 11 p.m. to Circle K, 3816 Broadway, after the man was shot while walking in the 1500

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-03-22 17:15:52

Killer Gangster Gets Light Sentence Under Plea

JOLIET, IL - When Christopher Stamps was a Joliet teenager, he was not focused on his academic studies or pursuing a chosen career path. He was a hard-core gangsta. At 16, Stamps packed a loaded gun to chase after his Will County gang rivals, ones who made him mad, on places like Facebook. In Octob

PATCH - 2018-03-22 04:00:33

Teen Caught With Gun After Firing Shots Inside Car In Aurora

AURORA, IL - Aurora Police were investigating an illegally parked car Friday when they found a handgun on one of the four teens in the vehicle and discovered the teen had fired the gun inside the car. The incident took place around 11:10 p.m. in the 800 block of Kane St, police say. Police charged

PATCH - 2018-03-23 00:34:43

Man suffers non-life threatening injuries after being shot on Rockford's east side

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A Rockford man is suffering from non-life threatening injuries after being shot in his torso just after 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 1500 block of Eastmoreland Avenue. Police say the 18-year-old victim reported that he was walking in the area with another adult man when they had

WIFR - 2018-03-22 11:13:00

Acevedo Found Not Guilty in Residential Burglary Trial; Murder Trial Now Set to be Heard

A Plano man awaiting an impending murder trial, which could begin this summer, was found not guilty of a Residential Burglary charge in Kendall County Court, earlier this week. Twenty-five-year-old David Acevedo received the verdict, concluding a two-day bench trial on Tuesday. The verdict was issue

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 12:23:00

Coroner: Man found dead at Orchard Hills Landfill

The Ogle County Coroner's Office confirms that a man was found dead this morning at Orchard Hills Landfill in Davis Junction. Details are limited at this time surrounding a cause of death or other details. The Ogle County Sheriff's Office is expected to release more details soon. 13 WREX will cont

13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-21 19:35:00

Six-bedroom home in Rockford has master suite with fireplace, balcony overlooking Rock River

Each Wednesday at rrstar.com and Thursday in print, we feature a unique property for sale in the area. Have a property you'd like to see featured? Email tips to online@rrstar.com and put "On the Market" in the subject line. Address: 10 Country Club Beach Road, Rockford Description: This six-bedroom

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-03-21 20:19:39

Aurora Kindergarten Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing 2 Kids

Juan Avendando, 62, who taught kindergarten at Bardwell Elementary, is accused of sexually abusing two children under the age of 13. AURORA, IL - An Aurora man who worked as a kindergarten teacher has been charged with sexually abusing two young children. Juan Avendando, 62, faces multiple felony c

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:05:07

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


3 arrested in standoff with Rockford Police

ROCKFORD - Three people are in custody this morning after an hours-long standoff in Rockford. Police responded to a shots-fired call in the 3500 block of Jacqueline Drive around 10:45 last night. A SWAT team was called in when the suspects inside a nearby apartment refused to open the door. Police


Rockford drug dealer arrested for selling crack cocaine

ROCKFORD - Rockford Police Department's Narcotics Unit made two arrests Monday after a month-long investigation. On Monday, detectives conducted a traffic stop on their subject, Jonathan Kimble, 32, of Rockford, and his brother, Quadell Kimble, 27, also of Rockford. Both subjects were taken into cus


DeKalb Police look for missing child

DEKALB, Ill. (WIFR) -- DeKalb police are looking for a 2-year-old boy reported missing Tuesday night. Police say the toddler, Caprice McCollum, was last seen wearing blue Paw Patrol pajamas. Officers say they are looking for a suspect, Tywan Locke. He is a black male, about 5'9" and about 200 pound


Somonauk Man Arrested in Sandwich For Alleged Drug Sales

Authorities say that a Somonauk man was arrested on Tuesday night in Sandwich in relation to drug sales. According to Kendall County Police Assistance Team Officials, 31 year-old Justin Beale of Somonauk was arrested near E. College St., not far from the Sandwich Police station. Officials say Beale

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 16:36:00

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


Winnebago County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in an attempted burglary attempt. Officials say that the incident occurred on Friday March 16th, around 2 p.m in the area of 1400 Temple Circle in Winnebago County. Neighbors in the area say that the


WITNESSES: Shooting at CherryVale Mall following 6-person fight

CHERRYVALE MALL - (UPDATE - 12:58pm) - CherryVale Mall released a statement saying it's aware of an incident that occurred in The District. The mall is currently closed. Police are still on scene. Authorities are investigating reports of a shooting Sunday morning at CherryVale Mall. An unconfirmed w