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Illinois man being fired from job fatally shoots 5 workers

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building and were fired on immediately; one was struck ou


UPDATE: Six killed, including shooter, six police officers injured in shooting at Aurora's Henry Pratt plant

AURORA – Mayor Richard Irvin called for the city to come together after a workplace shooting Friday at the Henry Pratt Co. warehouse at 641 Archer Ave. on the city's near west side, that left six people, including the gunman, dead.


Victims identified in Aurora shooting; gunman had prior felony conviction

AURORA, Ill. — Police have identified the five people gunned down by a co-worker at an Aurora industrial complex Friday. The shooting began about 1:25 p.m. Friday at Henry Pratt Company, a 29,000-square-foot manufacturing warehouse at 641 Archer Ave. in west suburban Aurora, according to Aurora Poli


Gallery: City of Aurora reports active shooter situation

AURORA, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) -- City of Aurora officials said there is an active shooter situation at an industrial park in Aurora, Ill. Friday afternoon. Police are still on scene and it has not yet been determined if anyone has been shot.


Montgomery resident charged with DUI in downtown Oswego crash

Oswego police arrested Monica Sanz, 53, of the 2400 block of Riva Ridge, Montgomery after the vehicle she was driving was involved in a crash on Washington Street (Route 34) at Harrison Street in the village's downtown Feb. 14 at 7:34 p.m.


5 Dead In Aurora Following Workplace Shooting

Chicago (CBS) — Five people have died following a workplace shooting in Aurora Friday afternoon. A suspect who opened fired at Henry Pratt Company Friday afternoon in Aurora has been shot dead, sources tell CBS 2.


Neighbor on gunman in deadly workplace shooting: “He always kept to himself”

Chicago -- Police tape, flashing lights and dozens of law enforcement officers surrounded the apartment building that 45-year-old Gary Martin -- the gunman in a deadly workplace shooting -- called home. CBS Chicago reports that a bomb squad searched his place in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday, leaving


Police say Aurora, Illinois, workplace gunman was being fired

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Police say the gunman who killed five people at a suburban Chicago business was a 15-year employee who was being fired. Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman says 45-year-old Gary Martin “was being terminated” Friday afternoon before he opened fire at the Henry Pratt Co. warehouse in


Montgomery Man Charged for Damaging Car in DeKalb

A Montgomery man is charged with damaging a car outside a DeKalb apartment. 25-year-old Walter King was arrested Tuesday on Spiros Court. DeKalb Police say they got a call at around 7:15 Tuesday morning about a man damaging a car. Police say they found a damaged car and damage to the door of an apar


Montgomery Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MONTGOMERY, IL — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Advisory for your area, beginning Thursday at 8:40 am and ending Tuesday at 7:00 am. More info from the National Weather Service is available here.


Who was Gary Martin? Alleged Illinois gunman seemed fine hours before killing co-workers

Before allegedly killing five of his co-workers, Gary Montez Martin went into his local Circle K convenience store for his almost daily purchase of a few cigars. He seemed fine, according to clerks at the store.


Mongtomery felon held on $5K, accused of assaulting ex

SYCAMORE – A Montgomery man is being held in the DeKalb County Jail on $5,000 bond after allegedly abusing his ex-girlfriend. Michael L. Shaddix, 41, of the 100 block of Heathgate Road, has been charged with domestic battery and, if convicted, could face up to a year in jail.


Montgomery flag lowered at Village Hall in honor of Stan Bond

The Village of Montgomery flag has been lowered to half staff at Village Hall on North River Street in the village's downtown in honor of Stan Bond, a village board member who died following an illness Tuesday, Feb. 12.


A Look at Recent Deadly Mass Shootings in US

The mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, was the latest in a list of deadly shootings that have rocked the country. Here's a list of deadly mass shootings over the past few years.


4 Police Officers Shot in Active Shooter Incident in Illinois Before Suspect Is Apprehended: Reports

An active shooter in Aurora, Illinois, has been apprehended, the city announced on Twitter. But CNN reports that 4 police officers were shot during the incident, which reportedly took place at the Henry Pratt Company in an industrial area. CNN, citing sources, reports the officers are in stable cond


Two Mothers of Freedom: Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks

During the 1999 State of the Union Address, then-President Bill Clinton recognized a gray-haired Black woman who teetered as she rose to accept the applause of everyone in the chamber of the House of Representatives.


Name of Deceased Montgomery Trustee Will Remain on Spring Election Ballot; Term Appointment Could Be Made

The name of a Montgomery trustee who passed away this week will remain on the ballot for the April election, according to both Kendall County, Kane County and Montgomery officials.


Five have been confirmed dead in shooting

Five people have been confirmed dead in the Aurora, Illinois, shooting, Chief of Police Kristen Ziman said at a news conference. Ziman confirmed that the shooter was also killed.


UPDATE: Arrest made in suburban Chicago industrial park shootings

AURORA, IL (AP) - UPDATE: An employee at the Illinois company where a shooting has been reported says the gunman is a co-worker. John Probst told ABC7 that he ran out of the back door of the Henry Pratt Co. building in Aurora as the shooting unfolded Friday afternoon.


5 dead, others — including 6 officers — injured after mass shooting at Aurora business; cops kill suspect Gary Martin: Reports

Authorities in Aurora, Illinois, say at five people were killed and many others were injured in a mass shooting at a business on Friday. As CrimeOnline previously reported, the deadly incident unfolded at a manufacturing plant in the Chicago suburb.