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Kendall County Sheriff’s reports

Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proved guilty in court. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Noel Hornsberry, 55, of of the 1700 block of Presley Circle, Plainfield, after stopping his vehi


Village of Sheridan mourns 21-year-old Trevor Wehner, intern killed in Aurora shooting

The village of Sheridan paused Wednesday to mourn Trevor Wehner, a 21-year-old Northern Illinois University student killed on the first day of an internship when a gunman opened fire inside an Aurora warehouse.


Tax on store plastic bags proposed in Illinois

ILLINOIS (WAND) – Illinois leaders are considering creating a tax on plastic bags in store check-out lanes. Gov. JB Pritzker’s budget transition committee has suggested an excise tax of five cents per bag. The idea is to generate money for the state and reduce the risk to wildlife caused by plastic,


Plainfield Parks Sham-Rockin' Fun event is Mar. 8 at PARC

Put on your green outfit and head over to the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center for a celebration of all things Irish on March 8. The family-friendly, Sham-Rockin' Fun event that will include St. Paddy's-themed games including build a rainbow, an Irish spin on the game of Candyland, and an indoor


Aurora Gunman's Family: 'We Deeply Apologize' for Shootings

The family of the man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse is offering condolences to the victims' families, with one relative saying "we deeply apologize" for the killings.


Hanover Park Man Arrested for Alleged Drug Sales in Kendall County

A Hanover Park man who was wanted in Kendall County for alleged controlled substance and cannabis sales was arrested this past weekend on a warrant. Kendall County Court records show 26 year-old Jon Luc Vincitorio of Grosse Pointe Cir. is charged with felonies for Delivery of a Controlled Substance,


Top 10 Subdivisions in Oswego, IL - February 2019

The Oswego subdivision with the highest average sale price between February 2018 and February 2019 was Old Reserve Hills with an average sale price of $448,500. The subdivision with the highest number of sales in Oswego was Churchill Club with 57 sales.


Funeral scheduled Wednesday for Illinois shooting victim

SHERIDAN, Ill. (AP) — A funeral is set for a 21-year-old college student who was killed on the first day of his internship when an employee opened fire inside an Illinois manufacturing facility.


Learn How to You Can Help Your Community at Volunteer Fair

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community but have no idea where to start? The Volunteer Fair on Saturday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library is a great place to begin the process!


Aurora Shooter's Former Friend Says She Warned Police He Was Violent and Armed Years Ago

A woman who says she had a brief but stormy relationship with Aurora gunman Gary Martin, says she became frightened of a man who she remembers as “very controlling”. “He always threatened me,” the woman told NBC 5. “He has even told me because he knew my schedule, he said I know when you leave, I kn


Rep. Wheeler reacts to Governor Pritzker's Budget Address

SPRINGFIELD - Assistant House Minority Leader Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement today in response to Governor JB Pritzker's Budget Address to a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly:


Employment Numbers for Public Works, Other Departments Discussed at Oswego Village Board

With an upcoming budget workshop March 2nd, Oswego Village Board trustees were presented with possible budget scenarios resulting from a village staffing analysis presentation.


Aurora Mayor: 'City of Lights Went Dark; We've Rekindled, Will Shine Brighter and Stronger Than Ever'

It's nearing a week since Aurora's mass shooting left six dead, including the shooter, five police officers hospitalized and many dealing with continued emotional trauma. At a press briefing earlier this week, Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin said now is the time to heal.


Concerned viewers urge Aurora police chief to see a doctor

Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman has gotten the message and she's going to see a doctor about a suspicious lump on her neck. It's not something she wants to talk about, but the lump drew unexpected attention during a Tuesday news conference concerning last weeks mass shooting.


Illinois small business cuts 6 jobs immediately after $15 minimum wage hike

A vinyl graphics business in southwestern Illinois wasn’t planning to downsize. But the state’s $15 minimum wage hike has forced the owners to cut six jobs. Shane Moore and Tracy Ross tripled their business after buying a local vinyl wrap and graphics shop and rebranding it Fenix 5ive in Wood River,


Employees return to Aurora plant after deadly shooting

Employees at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois returned to their workplace Tuesday, just days after a gunman killed five of their coworkers and wounded five police officers. Colette Luke has more.


Aurora Cops 'Wish They Could Have Done More' After Shooting

AURORA, IL -- Aurora police and first responders are being hailed as heroes after Fridays shooting at Henry Pratt Company, but they are still plagued by the thought that they could have done more, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said in a press briefing Tuesday. Ziman said one officer who was seriously i


Marijuana Tax Would Fund Pritzker's Budget | PatchPM

Share-worthy stories from the Illinois Patch network to talk about tonight:. Marijuana Tax, Betting Big Part Of Pritzker's $39B Budget. "Let's be honest, like it or not, cannabis is readily available right now. I would rather the state tax it and regulate it."


Jussie Smollett attack: Prosecutors speaking with Smollett's attorneys, police say

CHICAGO -- Prosecutors are speaking with Jussie Smollett's attorneys as part of their investigation into an alleged attack on the "Empire" actor, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed Wednesday to ABC News.


Fox 2 discovers no laws in Illinois to enforce seizure of FOID cards and weapons

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL - A loophole intentionally built into Illinois gun possession law may have been a contributing factor in the mass shooting in Aurora, IL, that killed 5 innocent people and wounded six more last week.