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Suburban student charged with threatening school shooting
Bail was set at $75,000 during a hearing Monday for Jairus Castillo, 18, who is charged with a felony count of disorderly conduct, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Metra Train Hits Pedestrian In Downers Grove: Report
DOWNERS GROVE, IL --- A Metra train struck a pedestrian in Downers Grove Monday afternoon, causing train travel to be temporarily stopped in both directions. The BNSF train hit the person, who has not been publicly identified, near the Main Street station around 11 a.m., according to a tween from Me
5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbs
Dress up your dogs for Geneva's Howl O' Ween Dog Parade on Saturday, Oct. 27, and Long Grove's Halloween Hound Parade on Sunday, Oct. 28.Associated Press
Aurora youth pastor sent racy texts to child, prosecutors say
A Sugar Grove man has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child while he was working as a youth pastor at an Aurora church. The Kane County state's attorney said that between October 2016 and August 2017, 24-year old Paxton Singer met the victim at Harvest Bible Chapel, where Singer was an em
Lyons parents outraged after school hired teacher charged with attempted murder
"We got a teacher that shot somebody seven times coming here to teach? Shame on everybody!" said Bob Floss, Lyons real estate agent.
2 men killed after gunfire on Interstate 57 near Chicago
CALUMET PARK, Ill. (AP) —Police are searching for who fired the gunshots into a vehicle on Interstate 57 in suburban Chicago that led to the deaths of two men.Illinois State Police say both vehicles involved in the Monday night confrontation crashed on the highway in Calumet Park, just south of Chic
Bloomingdale High teacher now charged with 267 counts of video voyeurism
VALRICO, Fla. (FOX 13)- A Hillsborough County high school fashion design teacher who was arrested for in September for having hidden cameras in the girls dressing room had hundreds of videos and images of teenage girls, detectives say.
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor announces dementia diagnosis
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to ever serve on the highest court in the land, has been diagnosed with dementia and is battling the early stages of the disease, she announced in a public letter addressed to "friends and fellow Americans" on Tuesday morning.
Teacher hired in suburbs after being charged with attempted murder
“Shame on the school board, shame on the school superintendents for failing our children, for failing our community as a whole,” Mayor Christopher Getty said.
Pedestrian fatally struck by train walked onto tracks, police say
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (WLS) --A person was killed after walking onto the Metra tracks and being struck by an inbound BNSF train on Monday, police said.The person walked onto the tracks near Forest Avenue and Main Street and was struck by train No. 1266, which was traveling eastbound, according to Down
Chicago woman, 50, shot in the head outside grocery store
Just before 5 p.m., the woman was shot in the head in the 6800 block of South Rockwell, according to Chicago police.
Multiple People Shot Following Funeral Service in Chicago: Police
Chicago Police Department Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the shooting followed "a possible funeral or memorial" Multiple people were reported shot "following a funeral or memorial" service in broad daylight on Chicago's South Side Monday afternoon, authorities said. (Published 48 minutes ago) Mult
Lemont Woman Killed In Head-On Crash: Police
LEMONT, IL — Two people, including a Lemont woman, were killed in a car accident on Sunday night in Homer Glen, according to State Police. The two-vehicle crash happened at 9:26 p.m. Oct. 21 at Archer Avenue just south of 135th Street.Jennifer Balice, 36, from Lemont, and Arunas Augustaitis, 62, fro
Couple fatally shot while inside parked car on West Side
"She was kind. She was loving. She cared about everybody; whatever she could do for you she would do," said Jacqueline "Tammy" Webb, Maxey's mother.
Man charged with attempted murder of officer on Far South Side
Otis Rogers, 37, of Roseland, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, and misdemeanor counts of reckless driving, leaving a scene, and endangering the two children in his car, Chicago police and the Cook County sheriff’s office said.
When does a weather day change? Why does Saturday’s forecast low occur on Sunday morning?
I know you’ve addressed this before, but I still get confused. When does a weather day change? Why does Saturday’s forecast low occur on Sunday morning?
The Internet Reacts To The Chicago Bears Completing Absolutely Insane Hail Mary Pass But Coming Up One Yard Short Of Game-Tying TD
The Chicago Bears were really close at forcing overtime against the New England Patriots unfortunately they were a bit short.Watch as the Bears, who were down 7 points, complete a last second 50+ yard hail mary pass but weren’t able to tie the game after receiver Kevin White didn’t get into the end
Two Killed in Southwest Suburban Crash
(File photo. Credit: Thinkstock) CHICAGO (CBS) - Two people are dead after a head-on crash Sunday evening in Homer Township, officials said. Arunas Augustaitis, 62, of Elk Grove Village, was driving north on Archer Avenue around 9:20 p.m. when he crossed the center lane south of 135th Street, accord
CHICAGO: MUSLIM OFF-DUTY COP shoots innocent autistic black teen from his vehicle in a drive-by shooting
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has released video of a 2017 incident in which an off-duty Muslim sergeant, Khalil Muhammad, is shown shooting an unarmed black teen with developmental disabilities from an unmarked vehicle after chasing him through the neighborhood for looking ‘suspiciou
Winners and losers from Atlanta United’s regular season home finale over the Chicago Fire
Atlanta Unitedemerged victorious in their final home game of the regular season, defeating theChicago Fire2-1 in front of 71,812 fans.