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Burning body found in West Chicago under investigation

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) --West Chicago police said a death investigation is under way after a body was found burning near a road.Police said the body was found in the 1300-block of Joliet Street Tuesday afternoon.The West Chicago Police Department are being aided by members of the DuPage County Maj

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 22:51:01

Geneva Firefighters Spot Blaze, Evacuate Home

Geneva firefighters returning to the station from a previous call made an unexpected detour after the crew spotted a fire at 3:55 a.m. Aug. 14 in the vicinity of Randall Road and Fargo Boulevard, according to fire officials. The crew immediately responded to 2231 Fargo Blvd., called in the general a

PATCH - 2018-08-15 03:46:20

Self-Inflicted Gunshot Killed Man Found Near Batavia School

BATAVIA, IL — A self-inflicted gunshot wound claimed the life of a Batavia man whose body was found near HC Storm Elementary School Saturday, according to the Kane County Coroner's Office. Robert Napierkowski, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene after police responded to a report of a man who was "

PATCH - 2018-08-14 17:41:36

Shots Fired At Men With Stalled Car In Aurora: Police

AURORA, IL — Two Aurora men were fired on while they stood by their stalled car Sunday afternoon, according to police. The car had just broken down near the intersection of Anderson and New York Streets around 2:15 p.m. when the shooting took place.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 19:28:56

'Tax-Zapping' Aurora Man Hid Restaurant Sales Revenue: Feds

CHICAGO — A federal grand jury last week indicted an Aurora man who owns a sushi restaurant in Downer's Grove on charges four counts of falsifying tax returns, prosecutors said. Federal investigators have been focusing on sales suppression software and other ways that restaurants owners hide revenue

PATCH - 2018-08-14 19:12:22

Batavia Stabbing: 'Armed And Dangerous' Man Sought By Police

BATAVIA, IL — Batavia police are seeking a suspect who is considered to be armed and dangerous after he allegedly stabbed another man following an altercation at Steak 'n Shake. Jose E. Santiago, 20, of the 400 block of Walnut Avenue, St. Charles is accused of stabbing and threatening to kill anothe

PATCH - 2018-08-14 15:22:59

First Annual Geneva Feeder Basketball Golf Outing

Pricing for this event is $100 per player and $400 per foursome. This price includes 18 Holes with a cart, beverages on the course, and dinner afterwards at the Hughes Creek Clubhouse.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 18:28:45

Counterfeit Bill Suspects Sought By Naperville Police

NAPERVILLE, IL — Naperville police are asking the public for help in identifying two women who are accused of trying to use a counterfeit $100 bill to buy an item. Police say the incident took place on Friday, August 27, in the 1200 block of Rickert.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 18:39:34

St. Charles man charged in Batavia stabbing

BATAVIA – A St. Charles man was arrested Aug.14 following an Aug. 3 stabbing that reportedly happened after an altercation at the Steak 'n Shake drive-thru, 1901 McKee St., Batavia, according to Batavia police.

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

'Despondent' Man Found Dead Near HC Storm School In Batavia: Cops

BATAVIA, IL — Batavia Police have launched a death investigation after a man who was described as armed and "despondent" was found dead behind H.C. Storm Elementary School Saturday evening. The man's body was discovered in a wooded area southwest of the school property by police who were at the scen


Man Wanted in Fatal Aurora Crash Turns Self in to Police

Kendrick Scott, 19, surrendered to authorities about noon at the Aurora Police Department, according to police. He was charged with reckless homicide.


Clinton native's son found, 2 years missing

Police say the remains of Trey Nathan Key Soesbe of Aurora, Illinois were found by kayakers in the Fox River in northern Illinois. He had been missing since 2015. The Kendall County, Illinois, coroner's office on Tuesday announced the remains were identified as those of Soesbe. The circumstances of


Aurora Man Pleads Guilty to 2014 Shootings that Injured Three at Aurora KFC

Prosecutors stated in court that shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 24, 2014 Jackson, armed with a rifle, and two co-defendants entered a KFC in the 1300 blk. of E. New York St.


Police seek man, woman in Batavia death investigation

BATAVIA, Ill. (WLS) --Batavia police are on the lookout for two people as part of a death investigation.At approximately 6:20 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to reports of an armed person in wooded area near H.C. Storm Elementary School in the 300 block of North Van Nortwick Avenue.During the inve


Thieves Hit Walgreens, Meijer: Bolingbrook Crime Blotter

Emrah Mijia, 22, 1620 Richmond Circle, Joliet, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, illegal use of cell phone while driving and no insurance, following a patrol stop on the 100 block of Bowman Street at 3:40 pm.


Bartlett, Caballero lead Kane County to 3-2 win over Burlington

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) -- Jose Caballero had three hits and two RBI, and Cole Bartlett allowed just five hits over six innings as the Kane County Cougars beat the Burlington Bees 3-2 on Sunday.


Elgin man charged with robbery

Raphael Thomas, of the 400 block of Sherman Ave., is charged with robbery and is expected in Kane County bond court Monday morning.


Chicago suburb issues big cat warning - Outdoornews

Doug Dufford, wildlife disease and invasive species program manager at the Illinois DNR, says there's "a good possibility that we will see more cougar sightings going forward.''


Arlington Heights Man Killed In Wilmette Harbor Explosion

CHICAGO (CBS) —The Wilmette Harbor is expected to reopen Sunday after a deadly explosion took the life of a 67-year-old man.A boat exploded in the harbor Saturday morning. The 67-year-old man from Arlington Heights was on board.The roughly 32-foot twin engine boat was near a fueling dock. That’s whe


Bond set at $50,000 for Aurora teen in reckless homicide case

Bond was set at $50,000 Saturday morning for a 19-year-old Aurora man charged with reckless homicide in a March 31 accident that killed a 37-year-old Aurora man, the DuPage County state's attorney's office said Saturday in a news release.