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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

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

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

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

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

13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-20 22:38:00

Drunk Man Fights With Cops, Employee On St. Pat's: Yorkville PD

A bicycle left on a porch in the 400 block of Barberry Circle March 10 was found to be missing on March 17. The homeowners looked for the bike but could not find it. Police said the bike is described as a 20-inch grey Razor bicycle with green lettering. Sign vandalized Police responded to a report

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:12:50

2 Die In New Lenox When Car Goes Into Pond

NEW LENOX, IL - Will County Coroner Patrick K. O'Neil announced on Monday morning that a couple from Matteson were killed on Sunday evening after their car drove into a retention pond in New Lenox. The incident occurred near the McDonald's restaurant on East Laraway Road. The victims have been ident


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


Unidentified Man Dies In Fiery Will County Cash

CRETE TOWNSHIP, IL - An unidentified man was pronounced dead early Monday after his vehicle left the roadway, struck an object and burst into flames in unincorporated Crete Township, the Will County Coroner's office said. Authorities said the crash happened at around 2:15 a.m. on Burville Road about


Channahon man dies in Grundy County crash

A Channahon man died in a traffic crash Friday at the intersection of Gardner Blacktop and Route 47 in Grundy County, according to the county's coroner. Robert G. Hogg, 41, was traveling east on Gardner Blacktop when he failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with Route 47, according to


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


Oswego Police Investigate Theft; Property Stolen Valued at $5200

Oswego Police officials say over $5200 in an item or items were taken from a home in Oswego. A resident in the 600 block of Clearwater Ct. says the alleged theft occurred at an unknown time, last Monday, March 12. The theft was reported on Saturday morning. Police did not detail exactly what was tak


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


3 men killed, 3 others wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday afternoon

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three men were killed and at least three others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was gunned down early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side. He was dr


Sandwich Woman Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel Arrested for DUI in Somonauk

A Sandwich woman was arrested for DUI after being found passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle in Somonauk on Wednesday. According to the Somonauk Police Department, officers responded to a restaurant on E. LaSalle St. for the report of a person standing in the road next to a vehicle with their


Aurora Man Convicted Of Shooting Roommate In Face Gets 7 Years

AURORA, IL - A Kane County Judge handed down a seven-year sentence to an Aurora man who was convicted of shooting his ex-roommate in the face. John Sperry, 56, appeared in court for sentencing Friday in connection with the March 2017 incident. Sperry, who had initially been charged with attempted m


'I Feel Like Joe Is About To Crack'

BOLINGBROOK, IL - The man from Bolingbrook being jailed for illegal possession of a gun, which was a metal blow dart gun used to shoot wild game, was ramping up his violent tendencies, documents at the Will County Courthouse show. Joe Schaefer, 55, is being detained on two felony counts of illegal u


10 New Will County Jail Inmates: Blotter

JOLIET, IL - Saturday is St. Patrick's Day but several people around Will County won't be available to party because they are in the Will County Adult Detention Facility. The jail's intakes remain on the rise this week. Here's a sample of 10 recent detainees from around Will County from the past two