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Man dies, 2 officers injured in shootout in Aurora

AURORA, Ill. - Authorities say a man has died and two police officers were wounded in a shootout following a suburban Chicago traffic stop. The shooting happened around 10 p.m. Thursday near Galena Boulevard and Lasalle Street. The Aurora Police Department says two special operations investigators f

WGNTV.COM - 2018-03-23 11:23:06

Man dies, officers wounded in shootout in suburban Chicago

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say a man has died and two police officers were wounded in a shootout following a suburban Chicago traffic stop. The Aurora Police Department says two special operations investigators followed a vehicle they'd spotted leaving a suspected gang house and pulled it over

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-03-23 14:41:43

Man Fatally Shot By Aurora Police IDed

AURORA, IL - A suspect is dead and two officers are wounded after a police confrontation in downtown Aurora. In a press conference Friday, Aurora Police Chief Kristin Ziman identified the deceased man as Santiago Calderon, 36, of the 700 block of E. Galena. Ziman said the squad car involved was not

PATCH - 2018-03-23 03:46:31

McDonald's Disturbance, OHS Arrest: Oswego Police Reports

March 9: A female juvenile was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct at Oswego High School, 4250 Route 71. March 21: Police responded to McDonald's, 3417 Orchard Road, for a disturbance between two employees. No arrests were reported. March 22: Police took a report for credit card fraud in whi

PATCH - 2018-03-24 00:17:18

Teen Caught With Gun After Firing Shots Inside Car In Aurora

AURORA, IL - Aurora Police were investigating an illegally parked car Friday when they found a handgun on one of the four teens in the vehicle and discovered the teen had fired the gun inside the car. The incident took place around 11:10 p.m. in the 800 block of Kane St, police say. Police charged

PATCH - 2018-03-23 00:34:43

Suspect Dead, 2 Cops Injured After Gun Battle With 'More Than One Subject,' Aurora Police Say

One person was dead and two officers injured after police in Aurora exchanged gunfire Thursday night with "more than one subject," authorities said. The gun battle involved Special Operations Investigators and took place near Galena and LaSalle, the Aurora Police Department said in a Facebook post.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-23 03:51:10

Woman Charged With Murdering Her Mom In Lombard: Cops

LOMBARD, IL - A Lombard woman is being held on $3 million bond after she allegedly strangled her mother to death Tuesday. Stephanie DeFalco, 28, is accused of killing her mother, Judith DeFalco, 61, by strangulation and then stealing her car to flee the scene. According to police, Judith DeFalco wa

PATCH - 2018-03-23 18:55:28

Oswego March For Our Lives Event Set For Saturday

OSWEGO, IL - Demonstrators in Oswego are slated to take part in a March For Our Lives event, one of at least 10 happening throughout Chicagoland on Saturday in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The event is slated to take place at 11

PATCH - 2018-03-23 19:27:34

Police: 1 person dead in officer-involved shooting in Aurora

One person died and an officer was wounded by gunfire Thursday night in a police-involved shooting in west suburban Aurora, police said. Gunfire was exchanged between officers and more than one person in the area of Galena Boulevard and LaSalle Street, Aurora police said. One of the suspects died, a

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-23 02:52:00

Illinois Police Officer Shot; Suspect Dead

AURORA, Illinois -- One person was killed and two officers were injured after a police-involved shooting in Aurora on Thursday evening, authorities said. The shooting happened around 9:45 p.m near Galena Boulevard and Lasalle Street in the western suburb, according to the Aurora Police Department. T

OFFICER.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

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


Video shows woman's fatal shooting by Elgin police officer

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) - A compilation of police body-camera and dash cam footage released Thursday shows the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding woman by an Elgin officer along a Chicago-area interstate. At one point, before Decynthia S. Clements steps out of her burning SUV, an

WTOP - 2018-03-22 23:09:54

Woman, 24, Killed In Elgin Crash

ELGIN, IL - A 24-year-old woman is dead after a van collided with a semi along Big Timber Road Thursday morning, according to media reports. The collision occurred just west of Route 31 in Elgin at about 9:50 a.m. when a semi heading east on Big Timber struck a van that was heading west but driving

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:51:45

Toys R Us Illinois Liquidation Delayed | PatchPM

55-cent Portillo's cake | Fugitive stabs self to avoid cops | Video: Teacher's surprise award | Orbitz data breach | Dead cop's car stolen Share-worthy stories from the Illinois Patch network to talk about tonight: In Illinois, the big closing sales were halted due to "unforeseen circumstances." The

PATCH - 2018-03-22 20:32:41

Killer Gangster Gets Light Sentence Under Plea

JOLIET, IL - When Christopher Stamps was a Joliet teenager, he was not focused on his academic studies or pursuing a chosen career path. He was a hard-core gangsta. At 16, Stamps packed a loaded gun to chase after his Will County gang rivals, ones who made him mad, on places like Facebook. In Octob


Killed Bolingbrook Cop's Camaro Stolen

BOLINGBROOK, IL - In December, the Bolingbrook Police Department suffered a tremendous loss. One of their veteran police officers, Steve Alexander, was killed in Ireland, along with his brother, and both of their parents. Their rental car collided with a truck and all four died. Everyone at the Boli


Wheaton College Football Player Pleads To Misdemeanor In Hazing Case

CHICAGO (CBS) - One of the five Wheaton College football players accused in a hazing scandal pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge on Thursday, as part of a plea deal that saw prosecutors drop all felony charges against him. Five players were accused of abducting a teammate from his dorm room, rest


Kendall County Sheriff's Office Investigating Oswego Theft; $2,200 in Merchandise Taken

Officials with the Kendall County Sheriff's Office are currently investigating a theft that occurred at a business in Oswego on Mar. 14. According to a report, deputies responded to the 600 blk. of Rt. 30 at around 8:00 a.m. on Monday to investigate the theft. The business reported to deputies that


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


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