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Yorkville Aldermen Table Next Step for Old Kendall County Jail Two More Weeks for More Discussion

Yorkville Historical Preservation Society Chair Lisa Wolancevich again spoke to the Yorkville City Council on Tuesday night in favor of saving the Old Kendall County Jail. (Top right) Ward 1 Alderman Carlo Colosimo motioned that a $78,000 bid to demolish the jail be voted upon. (Bottom left) Ward 3


Three Hospitalized in Weekend Accidents in Oswego

On Sunday, Oswego Police were again called to an accident with injuries at Old Post Rd. and Angela Circle. Around 3:46 p.m., 85 year-old Martha Bein of Montgomery was traveling west on Old Post Rd. when she struck a tree on the north side of the roadway.


What Are Trick-Or-Treating Hours In Montgomery: Halloween 2018

MONTGOMERY, IL — Fall is here, and it's almost time to don your scariest apparel and head out in search of tricks and treats. Halloween 2018 falls on a Wednesday, but despite it being a school night, young ghouls and goblins will have plenty of time to frolic.


Halloween Happenings At the Old Joliet Prison | 1340 WJOL

The 90 minute tour travels through the main Prison and warden’s offices, the Yard, Solitary Confinement, the old Prison Hospital and more. Wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and warm clothing. Evening tours daily. $35 per person. Twelve years of age and over only.


Semi Driver Cited in Crash That Injures 2 in Yorkville

Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.Yorkville Police say two people were injured after a semi vs. vehicle crash occurred in Yorkville on Monday.Police were called to the area of Route 47 and Baseline Rd. around 8:50 a.m. to investigate the two vehicle crash.According to a release, 18


IEPA to host Household Hazardous Waste collection event this Saturday in Oswego -

The Village of Oswego has been notified that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, in partnership with Fox Metro, will host a household hazardous waste recycling event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at 1000 Station Drive, near the intersection of Mill and Orchard Roads, Os


Algonquin Woman Arrested at Oswego Village Hall on Weapons Charges, Violation of No Contact Order

Information provided in this report has been obtained from area authorities, including but not limited to local police, fire and emergency dispatch officials. Information is sourced only from official sources of public information unless otherwise stated. Subjects listed who have been charged or cit


Boulder Hill man arrested on warrant at Oswego store

Oswego police arrested Peter R. Tukiendorf, 35, of the 40th block of Afton Road, Boulder Hill, at a store in the 2300 block of Route 34 at 3:27 p.m. on Oct. 4.


Aurora Man Found With Cocaine, Outstanding Warrants in Traffic Stop Near Sandwich

Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.An Aurora man was allegedly found with seven grams of cocaine and was arrested on drug warrants in a traffic stop near Sandwich on Saturday night.The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office says sheriff's deputies stopped a vehicle being driven by 27 year-o


Tips, Tricks And Treats: Montgomery Police Halloween Safety Event

MONTGOMERY, IL — The Montgomery Police Department and Fox Valley Park District are hosting the 5th annual Montgomery Police Halloween Safety Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Montgomery Police Department, 10 Civic Center Drive. Come out for games, treats and get safety tips f


Kendall Sheriff: Aurora Man Wanted on 4 Warrants Runs From Deputies, Gives False Name

Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.Treveon Miles booking photo(Kendall County Jail photo)An Aurora man wanted on several warrants was arrested in Oswego Twp. on Sunday where he allegedly ran from police, resisted arrest and gave authorities a false name when he was taken into custod


Rainy Weekend and Muggy Monday Lead to Temperature Drop by Week's End

There was plenty of rain over the weekend in the WSPY listening area.Rainfall totals measured overnight Friday through Sunday morning tallied over two inches of rain in Elburn, a little over an inch in Yorkville, just over an inch and a half in Oswego and around half an inch in Plano.Much of that ra


Lemont 2018 Sex Offender Halloween Safety Map

LEMONT, IL — Before the kids go out trick-or-treating on Halloween, it is a good time to take inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Lemont has 12 registered sex offenders listed on theIllinois Sex Offender Registry, and nine are noted as sexual predators. Not included in the map is one of


Burglaries Break Into Businesses In Aurora: Cops

AURORA, IL — Aurora police are searching for suspects in a string of burglaries that took place at salons, factories, and stores throughout the city in September. Police believe the burglaries, which involved forced entry to all the buildings, are likely related.


Lottery ticket leads FBI to Illinois bank robbery suspect

PALATINE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a dropped lottery ticket led investigators to the man who robbed a suburban Chicago bank.Court documents say an FBI agent found an Illinois lottery scratch-off ticket that surveillance video showed falling from the man’s pocket during the Sept. 28 robbery of a C


Indiana Woman Killed Crossing State Road 60 In Valrico

VALRICO, FL -- A 67-year-old woman visiting from Columbus, Indiana, has died after being struck by a car on State Road 60 at Strawberry Ridge Boulevard on Thursday, Oct. 4.


Report: Medical marijuana use up 80 percent in Illinois

Newly transplanted cannabis cuttings grow in pots July 12 at Sira Naturals medical marijuana cultivation facility in Milford, Mass.STEVEN SENNE, ASSOCIATED PRESS


Illinois 200: Despite headquarters move, Peoria still home to 12,000 Caterpillar workers

Editor’s note:The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 newspapers are creating stories about the state’s history, places and key moments in advance of the Bicentennial on Dec. 3, 2018. Storie


Mo Farah wins 2018 Chicago Marathon in 2:05:11

Great Britain’s Mo Farah out-sprinted Ethiopia’s Mosinet Geremew in the closing yards to win the 2018 Chicago Marathon. Farah, a four-time Olympic medalist in track, finished in 2:05:11 as the two runners separated from the lead pack in the final two miles of the marathon’s 41st running.


At least 1 person shot in Crestwood

Police investigate multiple people shot about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2018 in the 13700 block of South Lamon Avenue in Crestwood. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times