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Police: Patient, 20, tried to kill Elgin psychiatrist with steak knife

Elliot C. Lockwood, 20, of the 0-99 block of South Oak Street, faces charges of attempted murder, armed violence, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery to a victim 60 or older and aggravated battery in a public place stemming from the Aug. 8 attack, court records show.


DeKalb County law enforcement tries new technology to advance double-homicide case

Police still do not know who is responsible for the brutal slayings of Patricia Wilson, 85, and her son, Robert, 64,who last were heard fromAug. 14, 2016. Police said they were killed sometime that Sunday evening by a man who broke into their home at 16058 Old State Road. Investigators said the only


Psychiatrist Stabbed After Denying Pot Prescription: Authorities

ELGIN, IL -- A Crystal Lake man apparently desperate to get a prescription for medical marijuana is accused of a trying to killhis psychiatrist who refused to write the script for him, the Daily Herald reports. Elliott C. Lockwood, 20, of the 0 to 99 South Oak Street, is being held on a $250,000 bai


West Elementary kicks off school year with first day celebration in Sycamore

Photos by Mark Busch – mbusch@shawmedia.com(Caption: Second-grader Samantha Heidi holds on tightly to her mom LeAnn on Wednesday on the first day of school at West Elementary in Sycamore.)Some students looked apprehensive and stayed close with their family outside of the school, while others, like 8


Aurora Girl, 16, Missing For Nearly A Week: Cops

AURORA, IL — Police in Aurora are asking the public for help finding a 16-year-old girl who has been missing for almost a week. Theresa Merina Olvera, of the 700 block of Cedardale Pl., was last seen on Aug. 9, according to police.


Marengo fire destroys home, kills dog

"It started in the bedroom," Schardon said, adding that he believes a power strip could have caused the fire in the 22500 block of Grand Road.


Rockford Man Killed in Fiery DeKalb Co. Crash; 2nd Fatal Accident Reported in County on Monday

Our sister station WLBK reports that a Rockford man is dead following two accidents involving five vehicles, two that caught on fire, north of Malta.DeKalb County Sheriff’s officials say 53-year-old Roger Cavins of Rockford died after his car caught fire in the first of two crashes on Route 64 at ab


ID Released of Man Killed While Walking Across Douglas Rd. in Montgomery

The driver, who was not further identified, was cited. The FOIA return from the coroner's office says the investigation into the death and accident is still on-going at this time.


2nd Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In DuPage County

AURORA, IL — A second person in DuPage County has contracted the West Nile virus. According to the DuPage County Department of Health, the case of West Nile was confirmed in a woman in her 30s from Aurora.


Illinois police seek slaying tips from DNA-inspired images

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Man Hospitalized After Accidentally Shooting Himself Near Plano

Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.Authorities say that a male was hospitalized near Plano on Monday night after he allegedly accidentally shot himself while cleaning a firearm.According to the Kendall County Sheriff's office, the incident occurred around 7:15 p.m. in the 0 to 50 bl


Caught on video: Suspects wanted for multiple DeKalb-area car burglaries

DEKALB, Ill. - The DeKalb Police Department is searching for a suspects, caught on surveillance footage, who is thought to be responsible for a series of car burglaries.


Driver in fair condition after cement truck rollover in Kingston

Health officials said Shannon resident Brett Dunaway, 36, was stabilized Monday and was in fair condition Tuesday.


Man killed in fiery head-on crash identified

MALTA – Police have identified the man killed in a fiery, head-on crash Monday afternoon north of Malta as Roger L. Cavins, 53, of Rockford.


St. Charles man charged in Batavia stabbing

BATAVIA – A St. Charles man was arrested Aug.14 following an Aug. 3 stabbing that reportedly happened after an altercation at the Steak 'n Shake drive-thru, 1901 McKee St., Batavia, according to Batavia police.


More safety measures coming within Sycamore High School

CaptionSYCAMORE – Students returning for Sycamore High School may notice a few more changes made this year in the name of increased school safety.District 427 officials say they will be discussing increased safety measures that high school staff will enact this school year during the Board of Educat


Shots Fired At Men With Stalled Car In Aurora: Police

AURORA, IL — Two Aurora men were fired on while they stood by their stalled car Sunday afternoon, according to police. The car had just broken down near the intersection of Anderson and New York Streets around 2:15 p.m. when the shooting took place.


Batavia Stabbing: 'Armed And Dangerous' Man Sought By Police

BATAVIA, IL — Batavia police are seeking a suspect who is considered to be armed and dangerous after he allegedly stabbed another man following an altercation at Steak 'n Shake. Jose E. Santiago, 20, of the 400 block of Walnut Avenue, St. Charles is accused of stabbing and threatening to kill anothe


High Hill Farms, Algonquin, Illinois - August 2018

High Hill Farms is a single family home neighborhood built starting in the mid-to-late 1970's. High Hill Farms is located in Algonquin, Illinois on Route 62 east of Randall. There are currently 12 homes for sale ranging from $199,900 to $379,900.


Two people hospitalized following collision between car and garbage truck

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