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Elgin Police Will Release Video From Fatal Shooting Along I-90

ELGIN, IL - The Elgin Police Department plans to release video from a officer-involved shooting that ended with a 34-year-old woman being killed in her car along Interstate 90. Chief Jeffrey Swoboda said the video will be released by the end of this week, according to a post on the police department

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:53:02

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

Roadside Safety Check This Weekend In Elgin

ELGIN, IL - A roadside safety check will be held this weekend in Elgin, Illinois State Police announced Tuesday. Officers working the detail will be watching out for drivers who are operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, driving with suspended or revoked driver's license and transporting open alcoh

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:22:05

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

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 14:38:00

Oakwood Hills, Elgin, Illinois - March 2018

Oakwood Hills is a condo community built in the late 1990's by Kenar Ltd. Oakwood Hills features floor plans ranging from 1,002 to 1,200 square feet of living space. Oakwood Hills is located in Elgin, Illinois on Woodview and Irving Park Road. There are currently 8 homes for sale ranging from $98,50

PATCH - 2018-03-20 16:22:41

Crystal Lake Shoppers: T.J. Maxx Is Moving

T.J. Maxx in Crystal Lake will be moving. But thankfully, the popular store will still be staying in town. In fact, T.J. will only be moving a mile down the road, the Northwest Herald reports. City officials recently announced T.J. will move its store from its current location at Country Corners Sh

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:56:09

Wisconsin man charged with fatal hit-and-run in Zion

A Wisconsin man was arrested Monday and charged with a fatal hit-and-run crash last October in north suburban Zion. Dennis C. Russell Jr., 34, was arrested at his Kenosha home on an outstanding warrant related to the crash, according to Zion police. He was charged with felony counts of failure to re

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:54:00

Elgin man gets 5 years for sexually assaulting child

An Elgin man was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a child he knew in 2016. David Gallardo, 35, agreed to the sentence in exchange for a guilty plea to a felony count of criminal sexual assault, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. Ga


Chicago cop charged with sexually assaulting suspect in custody

A veteran Chicago police officer was charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a suspect who was in custody. Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault/force and one felony count of official misconduct/forbidden act, according to the Cook County Sta

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 16:00:24

31 years taken off Aurora man's sentence for 2009 killing

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - An Aurora man who originally was sentenced to 97 years in prison for the 2009 Oswego shooting death of a high school soccer player has been resentenced to 66 years. The (Aurora) Beacon News reports that Kendall County Judge Timothy McCann on Friday resentenced 24-year-old Zachary

13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-20 22:38:00

Dryer fire at Elgin home causes $30K in damage

A fire at a home Monday morning in northwest suburban Elgin caused $30,000 in damage. The fire was reported about 10:24 a.m. at a home in the 800 block of Suzanne, according to a statement from the city of Elgin. The source of the fire was determined to be a dryer in the laundry room and the blaze w


Elderly Man Injured In Jewel-Osco Lot Hit-And-Run

CARY, IL - Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a woman accused of striking a 72-year-old man with her SUV and then driving away Saturday afternoon in Cary, police said. The hit-and-run occurred in the Jewel-Osco parking lot, 696 Northwest Highway in Cary, at about 4 p.m. Th


Massive search planned for woman missing since November from Downers Grove

Authorities are planning a massive search in the western suburbs for a woman missing since November from Downers Grove. The group is asking for the public's help in finding 22-year-old Cheyann L. Klus, last seen Nov. 27 at her home in Downers Grove, according to the Missing Persons Awareness Network


Man, 51, critically injured in crash in unincorporated Lake County

A 51-year-old man is in critical condition after being injured in a crash Monday morning in unincorporated Lake County. Deputies responded about 10:40 a.m. to the crash at the intersection of Illinois Route 137 and Center Street in unincorporated Libertyville and found the man's 2017 Mitsubishi Lanc

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 22:42:00

Man Goes To Prison For Sexually Assaulting Child

CHICAGO (CBS) - An Elgin man is going to prison for sexually assaulting a child in 2016. 5-year-old David Gallardo pleaded guilty to criminal sexual assault in exchange for five years in prison. (Credit: Kane Co. State's Attorney) According to the Kane County Assistant State's Attorney Megan Baxter,


Body of missing Round Lake man located

MUNDELEIN, Ill. -- Hikers found the body of a missing Round Lake man in Mundelein. He was found dead in his car which had crashed into a tree. Dale Kropke had been missing for the last two weeks. Tonight his family confirms he is the man who was found in a field this morning. They say they are relie


Hikers find fatal car wreck in Mundelein

Three juvenile hikers discovered a fatal car wreck Sunday morning in unincorporated Mundelein of the northern suburbs. About 11:10 a.m., the hikers found a gold 2010 Toyota Prius crashed into a tree at 20303 W. Winchester Rd., the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. One of the hikers believed there w


Cops Investigate 'Suspicious Notes' Found In Glen Ellyn Schools

GLEN ELLYN, IL - Glen Ellyn Police are investigating "suspicious notes" that were found on the property of two different schools early Monday. St. Petronille School canceled classes for the day after the notes were found, police say, but the other location, Glenbard West High School, did not. Police


Widespread Power Outage Reported In Geneva

GENEVA, IL - Thousands in Geneva are likely in the dark this morning after ComEd dropped power to three of the city's five substations, city officials said. The substations are located on Geneva's west side and include substations on Keslinger Road, Western Avenue and South Street. The outage was fi


Driver Found Dead In Car By Hikers Is Missing Elderly Man

The man found dead inside a car by three juvenile hikers over the weekend had been missing for several weeks, authorities said Monday. Dale Kropke, 76, was reported missing on March 4 after he never showed up for a scheduled checkup at Condell Medical Center. The Round Lake Park man was found dead i