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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

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 11:49:00

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

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

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:58:21

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

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

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:54:56

Voters Approve Abolition of Aurora Election Commission

The voters have spoken in Aurora. The referenda question on the ballot read "Shall the City Election Law be rejected"? The yes votes had it with 6,476 votes to the 5,060 no votes. Aurora had its own election commission since 1934. This vote means Aurora will not have its own election commission. Th

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 05:04:00

Illinois Primary Election: Results For 53rd District, Other Races

The highly contested Illinois governor's race might have drawn many voters across the south suburbs and the state to the polls Tuesday. But the midterm election also have its share of compelling county and local contests. In the Democratic primary for Cook County assessor, incumbent Jose Berrios ha

PATCH - 2018-03-20 17:41:41

Montgomery Man Arrested for Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer After Slamming Door Against Deputy

A Montogomery man was arrested for Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer following an incident near Aurora on Saturday. According to the Kane County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1300 blk. of Hinman St. at around 4:15 p.m. to investigate a domestic dispute. The dispute took place betwe

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 19:10:00

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


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


Police: Boy, 17, Shot Dead While Driving Onto Eisenhower Expressway

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side, police said. He was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix at 1:19 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Van Buren when someone in a black sedan fired shots that struck him multiple times in the bod


3 men killed, 3 others wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday afternoon

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three men were killed and at least three others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was gunned down early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side. He was dr


Aurora Man Convicted Of Shooting Roommate In Face Gets 7 Years

AURORA, IL - A Kane County Judge handed down a seven-year sentence to an Aurora man who was convicted of shooting his ex-roommate in the face. John Sperry, 56, appeared in court for sentencing Friday in connection with the March 2017 incident. Sperry, who had initially been charged with attempted m


'I Feel Like Joe Is About To Crack'

BOLINGBROOK, IL - The man from Bolingbrook being jailed for illegal possession of a gun, which was a metal blow dart gun used to shoot wild game, was ramping up his violent tendencies, documents at the Will County Courthouse show. Joe Schaefer, 55, is being detained on two felony counts of illegal u


Police Say $1095 in Merchandise Taken From Oswego Business

Oswego Police say they are investigating a retail theft where over $1095 in merchandise was taken from an Oswego retailer. Police say they responded to Target in the 3000 block of Route 34 on Friday around 7:00 p.m. According to a report, a black male subject allegedly entered the store on two separ


Pedestrian Hit By Car In Downers Grove: Police

DOWNERS GROVE, IL - A pedestrian has been hospitalized after they were hit by a car early Saturday morning in Downers Grove, according to police. The accident took place at approximately 5:13 a.m. near the intersection of 63rd St. and Woodward, police say. According to police, the pedestrian was cr


10 New Will County Jail Inmates: Blotter

JOLIET, IL - Saturday is St. Patrick's Day but several people around Will County won't be available to party because they are in the Will County Adult Detention Facility. The jail's intakes remain on the rise this week. Here's a sample of 10 recent detainees from around Will County from the past two


Aurora Woman, Chicago Man Injured in 3-Vehicle Accident in Oswego

An Aurora woman and a Chicago man were both injured in a three-vehicle accident in Oswego on Thursday. According to the Oswego Police Department, officers responded to the area of Washington St. and Madison St. at around 8:58 a.m. to investigate. Officers found that a vehicle being driven by 43-year