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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

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

Two People Killed in Dwight Structure Fire

Dyer also said the fire started in the kitchen area possibly on the stove and the estimated damages is around $150,000. The Livingston County Coroner's Office has not released the names of the two men who were killed. The Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office is still investigating the fire. The Dwig

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 11:59:00

Help identify this car thief in Joliet

On February 27, 2018 at 1:49am a security camera caught this man in the photos helping himself to a total strangers car and taking some of their belongings. He stole a work bag which included a laptop in it and some tools. Since then, he has been spotted on other neighborhood security camera's and t

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:26:08

Somonauk Man Arrested in Sandwich For Alleged Drug Sales

Authorities say that a Somonauk man was arrested on Tuesday night in Sandwich in relation to drug sales. According to Kendall County Police Assistance Team Officials, 31 year-old Justin Beale of Somonauk was arrested near E. College St., not far from the Sandwich Police station. Officials say Beale

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 16:36:00

Ex-Joliet Man Accused Of Molesting Girl Now In Custody

JOLIET, IL - One year ago, Patch reported that a former Joliet man who had lived on Elizabeth Street was being detained in western Wisconsin on multiple counts of molesting including a case from Will County. That man, Anthony Scott Creasy, was also arrested by authorities in La Crosse County on a ch

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:06:10

Marycrest House Fire Leaves Family With Nothing

JOLIET, IL - Late Tuesday afternoon, a raging house fire broke in Marycrest leaving a family of five displaced and with nothing. Joliet Fire Department Battalion Chief Ron Schroeder told Joliet Patch that the fire at 2307 Marmion Ave. began around 4 p.m. A mother was home with her three children, ag

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:17:02

Plainfield road project moves forward

This map shows the starting point for the 143rd Street Extension, which will provide a road link between Route 59 and Essington Road, near Interstate 55. A road project that has been in the planning stages for a decade in the Village of Plainfield has taken another step toward fruition. The Plainf

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2018-03-21 18:37:00

Joliet teacher surprised with Golden Apple Award

JOLIET - A Joliet teacher was one of 10 picked out of more than 650 nominations to receive this year's Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching for Pre-K through 3rd grade in the Chicagoland area. Carrie Garrett of Lynne Thigpen Elementary School was recognized for being an outstanding teacher


Police Blotter for Monday March 19th

Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. From the Grundy County Sheriff's Department arrested was 31-year-old Dean Harrison for DUI. H


Unidentified Man Dies In Fiery Will County Cash

CRETE TOWNSHIP, IL - An unidentified man was pronounced dead early Monday after his vehicle left the roadway, struck an object and burst into flames in unincorporated Crete Township, the Will County Coroner's office said. Authorities said the crash happened at around 2:15 a.m. on Burville Road about


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


Will County Clerk 2018 Primary Results

The two Democratic candidates on the March 20 election ballot are: The Democratic face-off became heated last year after 2002 forgery charges out of Arizona against Staley-Ferry came to light. The winner of the Democratic primary will compete in the November general election against Laurie McPhilli

PATCH - 2018-03-20 17:26:11

Walgreens Sued By Elderly Joliet Woman After Rolling Chair Mishap

JOLIET, IL - A Joliet woman who turns 85 years old this year has hired a Naperville law firm to sue Walgreens and the Walgreens Pharmacy following her mishap last October inside the store located in the 7800 block of Caton Farm Road. Giuseppa Maria Verone is being represented by attorney John J. Mal

PATCH - 2018-03-20 01:52:27

Will County Races: March 2018 Primary Results

Whether you're an early bird who's waiting when the polls open or whether you're planning to dash out to cast your ballot at lunchtime or after work. you've got until 7 p.m. to vote in the 2018 primary. Along with the primaries for governor, attorney general, Congressional seats and other statewide

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:31:19

2 Die In New Lenox When Car Goes Into Pond

NEW LENOX, IL - Will County Coroner Patrick K. O'Neil announced on Monday morning that a couple from Matteson were killed on Sunday evening after their car drove into a retention pond in New Lenox. The incident occurred near the McDonald's restaurant on East Laraway Road. The victims have been ident


Channahon man dies in Grundy County crash

A Channahon man died in a traffic crash Friday at the intersection of Gardner Blacktop and Route 47 in Grundy County, according to the county's coroner. Robert G. Hogg, 41, was traveling east on Gardner Blacktop when he failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with Route 47, according to


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


Help Needed in Finding Missing New Lenox Man

The Will County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in their search for 83-year-old Wayne A. Gallinger, of New Lenox. Gallinger was last seen yesterday, March 18th, at his residence around 10 a.m. HE left the residence in his silver, 2014 Nissan Maxima bearing Illinois plate number A


Update: Missing New Lenox Man Found in Boone County

The Will County Sheriff's Office is announcing that Mr. Wayne Gallinger of New Lenox has been found. Boone County police contacted the Sheriff's office to inform them that they had located Gallinger in Boone County jurisdiction. He was found safe and unharmed. Gallinger was reported missing by his f