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Man killed in I-80 crash near New Lenox

A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Thursday on I-80 near southwest suburban New Lenox. A 2005 Toyota 4Runner was eastbound about 4 a.m. in the center lane of I-80 east of I-355 when the driver swerved in an attempt to avoid a 2011 Kia Soul that was stationary and facing north in the cente

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 17:34:00

Deadly Crash Closes Lanes on I-80 Near Veterans Memorial Tollway

A 31-year-old man was stopped on I-80 when he was rear-ended by another car, police said A man stopped on Interstate 80 in New Lenox was killed early Thursday morning when his car was rear-ended by another car, Illinois State Police said. The accident happened just after 4 a.m. in the eastbound lan

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-18 12:11:32

Chicago Man Dies In I-80 New Lenox Crash: Coroner

NEW LENOX, IL - The Will County Coroner's Office has announced that the driver who was killed during an overnight collision on Interstate 80 in New Lenox Township has been identified. The crash victim is Aaron Scofield, 31, of Chicago, coroner's officials announced. Scofield was pronounced dead arou

PATCH - 2018-01-18 15:20:24

Order Of Protection, Battery: Plainfield Arrests

Brandon Lechuga, 21, of the 2000 block of Bloomfield Drive, was arrested Jan. 5 by Will County Sheriff's police on charges of violating an order of protection and domestic battery.Sigifredo Lechuga Sigifredo F. Lechuga, 51, of the 2000 block of the 2000 block of Bloomfield Drive, was arrested Jan. 5

PATCH - 2018-01-18 08:24:08

Joliet Police Searching for Missing Woman

Joliet Police has announced they are looking for a missing woman. Jovita Zamudio-Paramo has been missing from her home in the near west side of Joliet since January 10th. Zamudio-Paramo is 42-years-old, 5'2" tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. She has a scar on the left side of her nose and a

WJOL.COM - 2018-01-17 22:09:53

Wrong-Way DUI: Romeoville Arrests

Tamela N. McKinley, 34, of the 200 block of Lafayette Drive, Bolingbrook, was arrested Jan. 14 by Romeoville police on charges of aggravated DUI, possession of cannabis, DUI, driving the wrong way on a one-way street, improper turn signal, not driving on the right side of the road, driving an uninsu

PATCH - 2018-01-18 08:16:22

7 Plainfield Teachers Earn National Board Certification

PLAINFIELD, IL - Seven current and former District 202 teachers have earned certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), widely considered to be the highest professional recognition for educators. National Board certification is a rigorous, voluntary assessment p

PATCH - 2018-01-18 21:05:43

McCleery Elementary Has A Blast at Thier First McTeacher's Night

McCleery Elementary School of District 129 in Aurora held their first annual McTeacher's Night at the Aurora McDonald's on Galena Blvd. on Tuesday, January 16th. A McTeacher's Night is organized to help raise money for local schools by having the teachers work at McDonald's and then giving a percent

PATCH - 2018-01-18 19:35:20

Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' put to death in first execution of 2018

Voice quavering as he held back tears, Anthony Shore offered an admission before his execution: "There are no others." The notorious Houston serial killer was put to death Thursday night in the what ended up being the nation's first execution in 2018. "I wish I could undo the past but it is what it

PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-18 18:34:28

Amber Alert discontinued after 17-year-old Missouri City girl found safe

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (FOX 26) - An Amber Alert has been discontinued for 17-year-old Jazmine Samantha Johnson from Missouri City, Texas after authorities say she's been found safe. Jazmine was believed to have been taken from her home by an unknown suspect. Jazmine was last seen Wednesday afternoon.

FOX26HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-18 05:54:00

Large fire engulfs home, affects three others nearby, in north Houston

HOUSTON - Houston firefighters battled a large fire in north Houston Thursday morning that heavily damaged one home and then spread to three others nearby. Houston firefighters were on the scene in the 4100 block of Averill Street Thursday morning as heavy smoke billowed from the roof and flames co

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-18 23:50:38

Missouri City Man Sentenced In Bank Fraud Scheme

Gregory Roberson, 65, of Missouri City, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $3 million is restitution. HOUSTON - A Houston-area man has been ordered to federal prison for perpetrating a scheme that caused a loss of more than $4 million to several local banks. Gregory Rob

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:38:16

Women seen smoking marijuana in front of child

HOUSTON, Texas (FOX 26) - It starts off with just one woman breathing out and inhaling smoke. Then it goes to another woman who is holding a small child. On that same Snap Chat thread you can see piles of pot. Officials with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws gave us their th

FOX26HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-19 05:50:00

Breaking: Sheriff Announces Arrest of 3 In Spring Couple's Murder

HOUSTON, TX - Three men are facing capital murder charges for the execution-style murder of Bao and Jenny Lam last week. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez announced the arrest of the three suspects during a new conference at the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston on Wednesday afternoon. "The

PATCH - 2018-01-17 20:48:18

Houston Forecast: Hard freeze warning til 9 a.m.

HOUSTON - A hard freeze warning is in effect until 9 a.m. Thursday, but warmer temperatures are on the way, according to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft. he hard freeze may result in icy spots for your Thursday morning commute. The good news is we are not expecting any additional rain, sleet or ic

KHOU - 2018-01-18 10:57:58

Will The Texas Tourniquet Killer Finally Be Executed Tonight?

HOUSTON, TX - A serial murderer known as the "Tourniquet Killer" is finally set to be executed after his life was spared following two apparently false confessions. Texas prison officials are scheduled to give Anthony Allen Shore, 55, a lethal injection Thursday evening. Related: Did The State Of Te

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-01-18 17:30:46

Lake Erie lake effect snow machine slowing, but Lake Ontario 'open for business'

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Thanks to a very cold winter so far, Lake Erie is nearly covered with ice. Deeper Lake Ontario, though, remains largely open. That means the lake effect snow machine that hammers Buffalo is quieting down, but the one that dumps snow on Syracuse from Lake Ontario is still ready for

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:38:59

School nurse joins Newark Middle School

When students or staff at Newark Middle School haven't felt up to par this semester, they've been seeing someone new in the nurse's office. Annette Adams, of Farmington, filled the vacancy created by Ann Allerton's retirement in June 2017. Immediately after Allerton's retirement, Inger Rothpearl, on

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2018-01-18 21:04:43

Pedestrian struck by car in Auburn; helicopter dispatched

A person was reported to be struck by a vehicle on South Street in Auburn, and emergency responders requested that a helicopter meet them in the parking lot behind the Holiday Inn to transport the victim. The accident, reported just before 7:30 p.m., occurred near the intersection of Swift Street. S

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-19 00:38:00

Bicyclist seriously injured after crash with Ithaca DPW dump truck, police say

ITHACA, N.Y. -- A bicyclist was seriously injured earlier this month after crashing with a city of Ithaca six-wheel dump truck, according to the Ithaca Police Department. Ithaca police officers were called to the crash at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at the intersection of Madison Street and Third Street. The

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:20:30