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Ricky Nelson Remembered Heading To Joliet's Rialto Theatre

JOLIET, IL - In eight days, one of the most all-time famous families in the history of rock-n-roll will take the stage at downtown Joliet's historic Rialto Square Theatre. As many remember, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson burst onto the scene in the 1990s with their double platinum album "After the Rain"

PATCH - 2018-03-22 17:31:19

Overdose prevention training at Hero summit

Thetimesweekly.com During the 2018 Hero Helps Community Summit, slated for Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center in Romeoville, Ill., training on the delivery of naloxone or Narcan will be available to the public. Under the direction of Will County Executive Office,

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2018-03-22 15:29:00

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

PATCH - 2018-03-22 04:00:33

Acevedo Found Not Guilty in Residential Burglary Trial; Murder Trial Now Set to be Heard

A Plano man awaiting an impending murder trial, which could begin this summer, was found not guilty of a Residential Burglary charge in Kendall County Court, earlier this week. Twenty-five-year-old David Acevedo received the verdict, concluding a two-day bench trial on Tuesday. The verdict was issue

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 12:23:00

Aurora Kindergarten Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing 2 Kids

Juan Avendando, 62, who taught kindergarten at Bardwell Elementary, is accused of sexually abusing two children under the age of 13. AURORA, IL - An Aurora man who worked as a kindergarten teacher has been charged with sexually abusing two young children. Juan Avendando, 62, faces multiple felony c

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:05:07

Chicago Man Arrested for Unauthorized Possession of Prescription Form in Yorkville After Trying to Obtain Pain Medication

A Chicago man was arrested for Unauthorized Possession of a Prescription Form in Yorkville on Wednesday. According to the Yorkville Police Department, officers responded to the Target located in the 1600 blk. of N. Beecher Rd. at around 12:15 p.m. to investigate an individual using a fraudulent pres

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 18:55:00

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


Police Investigate 3 Back-To-Back Shootings In Aurora

AURORA, IL - Aurora Police responded to three shootings within less than three hours Sunday. According to police, no one was injured, but homes and vehicles sustained damage. The first shooting took place in the 200 block of N. Western Ave. just before 5:30 p.m. Police say a man dressed in black wa

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:52:38

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

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 14:38:00

Somonauk Man Arrested in Sandwich For Alleged Drug Sales

Authorities say that a Somonauk man was arrested on Tuesday night in Sandwich in relation to drug sales. According to Kendall County Police Assistance Team Officials, 31 year-old Justin Beale of Somonauk was arrested near E. College St., not far from the Sandwich Police station. Officials say Beale

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 16:36:00

Shackled Prisoner Sexually Assaulted By Cop: Charges | PatchPM

Prosecutors said the policeman took pictures of the victim's genitals as he was shackled to the bed, and after another officer returned, he allegedly escorted the victim to a bathroom and sexually assaulted him despite his protests to stop. A GoFundMe has been set up called the Ctras family house fi

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:56:40

Voters Approve Abolition of Aurora Election Commission

The voters have spoken in Aurora. The referenda question on the ballot read "Shall the City Election Law be rejected"? The yes votes had it with 6,476 votes to the 5,060 no votes. Aurora had its own election commission since 1934. This vote means Aurora will not have its own election commission. Th

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 05:04:00

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


Montgomery Man Arrested for Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer After Slamming Door Against Deputy

A Montogomery man was arrested for Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer following an incident near Aurora on Saturday. According to the Kane County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1300 blk. of Hinman St. at around 4:15 p.m. to investigate a domestic dispute. The dispute took place betwe


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


Man gets 7 years for 2017 shooting, police chase in Aurora

A man was sentenced to seven years in prison for shooting an acquaintance and leading police on a high-speed chase last year in west suburban Aurora. John W. Sperry, 56, of Aurora, was convicted of felony counts of aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated fleeing and eluding a police officer


Aurora Police Warn Of Netflix Phishing Scam

AURORA, IL - Police in Aurora are warning residents to be on the lookout for a Netflix phishing scam that has been circulating throughout the midwest. The scam email threatens to deactivate a customer's Netflix account due to a problem validating payment information, police say. Police are recommend


Massive Search For Missing Woman Planned | PatchPM

Some of the animals were given shamrock-shaped and green treats made of a complete-balanced biscuit and gelatin. Lynn Washington faces first degree murder and parental abduction charges in the death of the mother of his two young children. Dale Kropke, 76, was first reported missing on March 4. He w


Kendall County Races: March 2018 Primary Results

Several county board seats are up for grabs, although the sheriff, county clerk and treasurer are running unopposed. KENDALL COUNTY, IL - Several county board seats are up for grabs in the March 2018 primary, although three big Kendall County candidates - Sheriff Dwight Baird, County Clerk and Recor


Matteson Woman Arrested for DUI in Single-Vehicle Crash in Oswego Twp.

A 61 year-old Matteson woman was taken to the Kendall County Jail after she allegedly crashed while Driving Under the Influence on Saturday night. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says that 61 year-old Deborah Dillard of Windmere Circle was arrested after sheriff's deputies were called to a singl