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Montgomery Police Say Montgomery Man Died From Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound in Early April Shooting Incident

Montgomery Police say a Montgomery man died after he was found unresponsive from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound earlier this month where a woman was also found injured, suffering from a gunshot wound.


Aurora Man Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine and Heroin With 2 Other Men in Kendall, Kane Counties

An Aurora man is the third man who has been sentenced for conspiring to distribute large amounts of cocaine and heroin in Kendall and Kane Counties. According to a joint press release from Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon, 31-year-old Gabriel Aguilar


Spring Community Garage Sale Planned For Montgomery

The village of Montgomery announced that its spring community garage sale will take place May 16-18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each year, nearly 100 households participate, and this year's event is shaping up to be bigger and better, officials said.


Bolingbrook man charged with striking officer with car in hit-and-run incident

A 27-year-old man was arrested and charged with driving a stolen Hyundai Elantra into a Bolingbrook police officer and placing other officers in danger of being hit. On Wednesday, Johnathan N. Mosley, 27, of the 100 block of Roberts Road in Bolingbrook drove his car around emergency vehicles at 1188


Montgomery Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MONTGOMERY, IL — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Rain in the morning and afternoon. Breezy and mostly cloudy until evening.


FBI involved in search for missing Crystal Lake boy

FBI agents specializing in missing children are working with the Crystal Lake Police Department in the search for a missing 5-year-old boy. Andrew "AJ" Freund was last seen about 9 p.m. Wednesday on the 0-100 block of Dole Avenue. The boy is roughly 3 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 70 pounds. He has


Aurora Woman Charged in Montgomery After Allegedly Giving False Name Following Retail Theft

An Aurora woman was arrested at a Montgomery business on several charges after she allegedly stole items and gave police a false name. Montgomery Police said they were called to the business in the 2000 block of Orchard. Rd. this past Thursday around 7:00 p.m. where police allege 38 year-old Kathryn


2 top aides leaving Kim Foxx’s office

CHICAGO — WGN Investigates has learned embattled Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is losing two top deputies. A spokesperson confirms chief ethics officer April Perry and the head of the conviction integrity unit Mark Rotert are both leaving the office.


Aurora man pleads guilty to drug trafficking charges

An Aurora man has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for trafficking heroin and cocaine in the west suburbs. Gabriel Aguilar-Velez, 31, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according to a statement from Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s off


Joliet man charged with possessing child pornography

A Joliet man was charged after officers found child pornography during a search of his home Thursday in the southwest suburb. Samuel Prado-Fraile, 46, was charged with a felony count of possession of child pornography, according to Illinois State Police and the Will County sheriff’s office.


Authorities: Deadly Illinois trailer fire intentionally set

GOODFIELD, Ill. – Authorities say a mobile home fire that killed three children and two adults in central Illinois was intentionally set. Woodford County Coroner Tim Ruestman said Thursday that the deaths will be ruled homicides and a juvenile is being questioned.


Felony charges filed in Naperville man's sex abuse condiment case

A Naperville man already facing a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly smearing condiments on a teen has been indicted on new felony charges of criminal sexual abuse by use of force and aggravated battery that was video recorded, according to court records.


Romeoville in final talks to host Naperville's Ribfest in 2020

Romeoville Mayor John Noak is excited at the prospect of hosting the Exchange Club of Naperville's Ribfest in 2020. The village of Romeoville has entered final talks with festival organizers.


Opening set for downtown Aurora music venue

The new home for the Fox Valley Music Foundation, known as The Venue, is set for a June 1 opening. The official opening for the live music venue, retail store, museum and foundation offices was announced this week through a city of Aurora email. The city and the foundation have a development agreeme


Harrah's casino murder suspect refused to show up to court: records

A 25-year-old man charged with fatally stabbing and robbing a man at Harrah’s Casino hotel in Joliet refused to appear in court this week, records and an official said. On Tuesday, Robert Watson, 25, refused to appear in court before Will County judge David Carlson, according to court records.


Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Divers Search Nearby Lake as Cops Remove Brown Bags From 5-Year-Old's Home

Police in a northwest suburb are searching for a 5-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday night. Crystal Lake authorities said Andrew Freund, who also goes by “AJ,” was last seen around 9 p.m. in the 0-100 block of Dole Avenue.


Bolingbrook police chase following fatal motorcycle crash ends in Naperville with shots fired

A man who was driving a car stolen from Aurora Wednesday struck a Bolingbrook police officer responding to a fatal motorcycle crash and then led cops on a chase that ended in Naperville with shots fired by Bolingbrook police, officials said.


Food Truck Festival rolls into Aurora

Boasting a wide range of food vendors, Aurora Downtown’s Food Truck Festival will serve up some delectable fare from 5 to 10 p.m. May 3 on the Benton Street bridges. The festival is free to enter, with food (tons and tons of food) available for purchase.


Video Shows What Happened When Police Arrived at Scene of Aurora Shooting

Aurora police released video Wednesday showing what happened the moment officers arrived at the Henry Pratt Co. for an active shooter situation. "As with our decision to release audio related to this event, we were not careless in our judgment here, and we understand the disturbing nature of these i


Vehicle Reported Stolen Outside of Business in Oswego

Officials with the Oswego Police Department are currently investigating a motor vehicle theft that occurred outside of a business in the village at an unknown time. According to a report, officers responded to the 200 blk. of Ogden Falls Blvd. near Rt. 34 to investigate, though, a time of response w