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Two Found Dead in Elburn Home Believed to Have Had Cardiac Incidents
Upon arrival, officers found the residence secured, however, a person was seen through a window lying on the floor of the lower level.
Disgraced Former Police Commander Jon Burge Dies: Reports
Jon Burge, the former police commander at the center of dozens of cases of police brutality and torture resulting in several multimillion-dollar settlements, died Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
'This Is A Stickup; Don't Make It A Murder:' Aurora Bank Robbed
AURORA, IL — A man is in custody after he allegedly robbed an Aurora Bank by intimidation Thursday. Firefighters pursued and helped detain Lester N. Bernard after police say he used a threatening note that read, "This is a stickup; don't make it a murder" to rob nearly $3,400 from the BMO Harris Ban
Man Sought For Retail Theft At Palatine Walmart: Police
PALATINE, IL — The Palatine Police Department is asking for your help in identifying the pictured unknown retail theft offender they said went into the Palatine Walmart between 9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Sept. 13 and stole $1,400 worth of hoverboards and other items. Police said the offender left the
Sycamore boy to compete on 1st 'American Ninja Warrior Junior' show
Come next month, however, you might also recognize Daniel, 12, as a contestant on “American Ninja Warrior Junior,” a new show with the same announcers as NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior,” which premieres at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 on Universal Kids, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s network for kids 12 and yo
💸 Bills upon bills: The 20 worst deadbeat parents of Illinois
A "deadbeat" parent is classified as those who owe $5,000 or more in past-due child support.These are the 20 parents that owe the most in past-due child support accumulated under an Illinois court or an administrative support order pursuant to Section 12-12.1 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.Source:I
Champaign Toast: A Look Back at the 2012 Penn State vs. Illinois Game
The 2012 Penn State football team will forever be remembered in the rich history of the program. In late September of that season, the Nittany Lions visited Illinois to open up conference play, but this game was like none before. After the NCAA sanctions were levied that July, one of the major ramif
14-year-old girl reported missing from Machesney Park
Desare Miller was last seen on Tuesday, September 11th on the Harlem Freshman Campus at the corner of Elm Street and Evans Avenue, at the Boys and Girls' Club around 3:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.
West Chicago Murder Case: Teens Plead Not Guilty
WEST CHICAGO, IL — Four teens who stand trial for the murder of a West Chicago man they allegedly set on fire, stabbed, and ran over with a car have pleaded not guilty. Francisco Alvarado, Jesus Correa, and Saul Ruiz, all 18, of West Chicago, along with Tia Brewer, 16, of Wheaton, could face life in
New Illinois Law Allows Doctors To Switch Opioid Prescriptions For Medical Marijuana - The Ring of Fire Network
A recently-passed law in the state of Illinois is going to give doctors in the state the freedom needed to switch patientsfrom opioid painkillers to medical marijuana, a move the state hopes will help combat the opioid epidemic and thousands of opioid deaths the state has witnessed. Studies have con
Carol Stream Man Found With Gun During DUI Arrest Between Cortland, Hinckley
DeKalb County Sheriff's Office officials say a Carol Stream man was allegedly illegally found with an uncased handgun under the passenger seat of his vehicle, during a DUI arrest, early Tuesday morning.Sheriff's deputies arrested 37 year-old Emiliano Rivas Jr. of Red Hill Trl. in Carol Stream is cha
Judge Throws Out Conviction in Illinois Student’s Death
This undated photo provided by the Jackson County Sheriffs Office in Murphysboro, Ill., shows Gaege Bethune. A Jackson County judge vacated Bethune’s first-degree murder conviction Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in the 2014 death of Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese. A jury had convicte
Aurora Police Officers Comes To Aid Of Skunk With Cup Stuck On Its Nose
Working the overnight shift often stinks. Especially when confronted by a skunk with a cup stuck on its nose. Matt Yurus reports.
Report: Illinois’ larger cities aren't best for job hunters
The best place in Illinois to find work isn't Chicago but suburban St. Charles, according to a new analysis.Financial site WalletHublooked at 121 Illinois citiesand graded them on 16 key indicators of labor-market health. That includes employment growth, median monthly starting salary, unemployment
Oswego Man Sentenced to 23 Years in 2015 Bristol Home Invasion, Residential Burglary
One of the co-defendants of a 2015 Bristol home invasion was recently sentenced to prison time for his role in the crime.Kendall County Court records show Judge Timothy McCann sentenced 29 year-old Zachary Barthel of Oswego to 23 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after he was found gui
Top 10 Subdivisions in Elgin, IL - September 2018
Saddlebrook- 2 homes for sale (Avg: $650,000)Saddlebrook is a subdivision of single family homes built in the mid 2000s. Saddlebrook is located in Elgin, Illinois north of Weathersfield Road and west of Roselle Road.
22-year-old Belvidere man killed in car accident
BELVIDERE, Ill. - 22-year-old Edger Franco, of Belvidere, was killed Sunday when his car hit a tree.
Sycamore schools among Illinois schools to install emergency alert boxes to combat shootings
Most people can recognize a fire alarm, but in 15 Illinois school districts, a similar blue alarm is in place to help prevent school shootings. Four years ago, the Sycamore School District became one of the first in the nation to have the BluePoint Alert System installed.
Drunk Driver Drives Into Traffic, Blows 2 Times Legal Limit: Cops
RIVERSIDE, IL — A Cicero man was arrested for drunk driving after weaving across lanes and driving into oncoming traffic, police said. An officer on patrol at 1:42 a.m. Sunday saw a car weaving all over on Longcommon Road, and the car then drove into oncoming traffic and bounced off curbs.
Man found dead in Galesburg identified
Tyler L. Smith, 23, of Concord, California, recently moved from Rochelle, Illinois and was in Galesburg fulfilling Naval Reserve obligations.