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Oswego Police Investigating Theft at Meijer's; Over $400 in Alcohol Reported as Stolen

The Oswego Police Department is currently investigating a theft that occurred at the Oswego Meijer's at some point on Sep. 17. According to a police report, officers were informed of the theft at 2:40 p.m. on Sep. 19. The store, which is located in the 2000 blk. of Rt. 34, reported to officers that

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:51:00

Sheriff's Office Investigating Armed Robbery Reported in Oswego Township

Little information has been released and no arrests have yet been announced in a reported Armed Robbery that apparently occurred in Oswego Township on Friday night. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office released some information on that incident, late Tuesday. They say sheriff's deputies were called t

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:20:00

Village Board Vote Tonight on Oswego Twp. Fence Variance; Village Staff Recommends Despite P & Z Commission Denial

An ongoing conflict in Oswego may come to resolution at tonight's 7:00 p.m. Oswego Village Board meeting. An interesting vote is scheduled to take place by the Oswego Village Board that may place it in favor with Oswego Township's governing body. While the four-member Oswego Village Planning and Zon

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:53:00

29 Jobs In The Oswego Area: Sales, Drivers, Restaurants, Clerical

OSWEGO, IL - Looking for work? Patch is here to help. We partner with ZipRecruiter and post job openings and all sorts of industries periodically. Take a look and see if any of these positions fit your abilities and goals! Merchant to Merchant Sales Agents SenText Solutions Oswego, IL, USA We have

PATCH - 2017-09-18 18:34:14

Feds intercept package of ecstasy sent to Aurora woman's home

A west suburban woman is facing drug charges after allegedly picking up a package full of ecstasy that was sent to her from the Netherlands. Jennifer R. Parks, 52, was charged about 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according to a statem

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:25:00

Aurora search warrants lead to drug, gun charges

Four people were charged with drug and weapons possession after authorities executed two search warrants three hours apart earlier this month in west suburban Aurora. The first search happened at 4:35 p.m. Sept. 8 at an apartment in the 200 block of East Galena, according to a statement from Aurora

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:44:00

Man Hospitalized After Aurora Shooting

Aurora Police say a 34 year-old man, who was not identified, sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his arm on Sunday evening. In a post, police said they responded to the shooting incident in the 600 block of S. Fourth St. just after 5 p.m. on Sunday The man who was shot was apparently s

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:34:00

Yorkville junior Josh Slavin starts charity to get kids in the game

Dan McGuire initially was confused. When he heard the full story, the Yorkville coach wasn't surprised. "We went to Oswego this summer for a 7-on-7 and (Panthers coach) Brian Cooney walked up to me and handed me a bag and said, 'Here's the shoes for Slavin,'" McGuire said. That would be Josh Slavin,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:54:45

Marmion Students Recognized in National Merit Program

Three Marmion Academy seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Jack Caton of Geneva, Matthew Lagman of Oswego and Eric O'Brien of North Aurora are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. They placed among the top 50,000 of more than 1.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:29:29

Kendall County PADS facing critical shortage of volunteers

Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County Unless Kendall County PADS can recruit about 100 more volunteers in less than a month, the nonprofit group will be unable to start its eighth season of providing nutritious meals and overnight housin

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:37:14

Jazz aficionado suggests must-hear artists for upcoming jazz festival

Offering a sort of drum roll for the upcoming Hyde Park Jazz Festival, GRAMMY Award-winning journalist and jazz aficionado Neil Tesser shared his understanding of improvisation as it relates to what he described as "a truly American artform" with residents and visitors at Montgomery Place, 5550 Sout

HPHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:57:06

by Andrew Davis, Windy City Times

Educated at Britain's University of Bristol ( where he studied biological sciences ), Whalley, a consul, has worked in London, at The Hague in the Netherlands and at the British consulate in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ( In addition, he has traveled all over the world. ) Now he's in Chicago, working at the

WINDY CITY TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Husband and wife's ALS journey documented in new book

Naperville teacher Chris Benyo made a promise to his wife when she was fighting ALS, a nearly five-year battle she lost in 2016. "One of the last things that Denise requested was that we write a book together," said Benyo, 52, of North Aurora. "She thought maybe our story could help someone else; sh

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 18:42:00

Princesses 'Dream Big' at Disney on Ice

Eight princesses will share their stories through artistic skating and acrobatics in Disney On Ice presents "Dream Big," Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. Tinker Bell will lead the journey as audience members view the stories of Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, T

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 15:59:12

2 Investigators: Red Light Ripoff

(CBS) - She was forced to pay hundreds of dollars for a red-light camera ticket that was not hers. It was a case of mistaken identity. When she reached out to 2 Investigator Dave Savini for help, he discovered state debt collectors are wrongly fining thousands of people. Gabriela Martinez says her f

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 05:26:00

Aurora's hurricane relief effort continues

Aurora's Hurricane Harvey relief effort, now in its third week, is getting community-wide support from residents, businesses, organizations, churches and schools, city officials said. In collaboration with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's office, Aurora is collecting high-demand items, such as water

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 20:26:11

Aurora City Council to vote on data center expansion

Aurora aldermen are set to vote on a number of items that will help a major data center in town to expand. The City Council Sept. 26 is expected to vote on an annexation agreement for almost 22.5 acres of land south of Diehl Road for CyrusOne, LLC. The company is located on the southwest corner of D

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 20:04:00

TV spotlight to shine on West Aurora High School

The West Aurora High School Band is getting ready for its time in the TV spotlight, and is inviting alumni and residents to get involved. The school will be a part of ABC Channel 7's "Friday Flyover," district officials said, in which the station's helicopter flies over a school's football field to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:42:00

East Aurora magnet academy proposal met with some skepticism

Proposed changes to East Aurora School District 131's magnet academy did not solve some recent controversial schedule issues at the school, teachers and a parent told the school board recently. The latest proposed changes, presented at a meeting this week, grew out of outrage over a series of schedu

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:02:00

Mom Hopes Son's Struggles With Growth Convince Others To Ask Questions

CHICAGO (CBS) - A Naperville woman is sharing her story - the reason she started the Magic Foundation 28 years ago, which is now marking "Growth Awareness Week." "My son was my first born, and everything was fine; a perfectly normal healthy boy," Mary Andrews said. Her son, Deno, was born in 1971.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 16:33:00