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Wheaton Cops, FBI Seek Bank Robber Wanted Since 2018

WHEATON, IL -- Wheaton police and the FBI are asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted for the 2018 robbery of a Chase Bank. The bank robber has been at large since the incident took place on March 22, 2018.


Aurora Shooting Survivor’s Family Shares His Story; ‘It’s Devastating’

CHICAGO (CBS) — Timothy Williams was shot three times when a disgruntled co-worker opened fire at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora last week, and he survived to talk about the horror. His sisters are sharing his story.


NAPERVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT: Naperville Police Investigate Report of Aggravated Robbery

Naperville Police Department issued the following announcement on Feb. 15. On Thursday, February 14, 2019 at approximately 11:12 p.m., Naperville Police officers were called to a parking lot near the intersection of Ridgeland Avenue and Naperville/Wheaton Road for the report of a robbery that had ju


COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT 89: Community invited to donate blood at Glen Crest on March 6

Community Consolidated School District 89 issued the following announcement on Feb. 13. The community is invited to donate blood at Glen Crest Middle School on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The blood drive will be open from 2 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of the school at 725 Sheehan Avenue, Glen Ellyn.


Top 10 Subdivisions in Wheaton, IL - February 2019

The Wheaton subdivision with the highest average sale price between February 2018 and February 2019 was Legends Of Wheaton with an average sale price of $906,000. The subdivision with the highest number of sales in Wheaton was Briarcliffe with 30 sales.


Aurora police chief: 'It was like a giant game of hide-and-seek — except for the person hiding was trying to kill them'

Four days after a warehouse shooting that killed five Henry Pratt Co. employees and wounded five Aurora police officers, Aurora police Chief Kristen Ziman said officers have a long road to recovery, but they are strong and resilient.


Wheaton North alum competing on new season of 'Survivor'

Eric Hafemann can recall watching the first season of “Survivor” with his parents while growing up in Wheaton. “I remember early on thinking it was just the coolest thing in the world, and it just sort of became this longtime dream I had,” Hafemann said by phone. “Right after I graduated from colleg


Illinois Gov. Pritzker signs bill that will nearly double minimum wage

ILLINOIS (KMOV.com/AP) -- Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday that will set the state's minimum wage to reach $15 an hour by 2025. It was one of the new Democratic governor's top campaign promises. He signed the six-year plan Tuesday at the Governor's Mansion in Springfield, Illinois.


Market Watch: Therese King & Elias Nohos lose over $237,000 on sale of Wheaton home

Illinois' highest-in-the-nation property taxes are eroding home equity and depressing home values across the state. This report is part of a SYHN News Service series on recent home sales that demonstrate the consequences.


Top 50 Glendale Heights home sales for 2018

A home buyer who paid $7,550,000 to purchase a home on Nov. 23 paid the top home sale price for Glendale Heights in 2018, according to BlockShopper.com, which calculated the top 50 home sale prices by city for the 12 months ending Dec. 31.


District 200 Plans Safety Town Halls

WHEATON, IL -- Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 officials have planned a pair of town halls to address the issue of school safety. At the town halls, district officials, along with members of the Wheaton Police and Fire Departments and the Warrenville Police Department, will be on hand to answer any


NIU Plans Vigil For Student, Grad Slain In Aurora Shooting

DEKALB, IL -- Northern Illinois University is sadly no stranger to tragedy. 11 years and one day after a gunman killed five victims at NIU, two of NIU's own were slain in a mass shooting in Aurora Friday. The school plans to honor the memories of student Trevor Wehner, 21, and 2014 graduate Clayton


Illinois State Police: Trooper injured in crash during traffic stop

STERLING, Ill. (KWQC) - An Illinois State Trooper was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries after a tractor semi-trailer sideswiped his squad car. It happened during a traffic stop on Interstate 39 in Ogle County on Feb. 18, 2019.


Former Friend Of Aurora Mass Shooter Speaks With CBS 2: ‘He Has Threatened My Life’

CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman who struck up a friendship with Aurora mass shooter Gary Martin says there were signs he could be violent because he threatened to kill her. The neighbor, who does not want to be identified, says she and Martin met when she first moved into an Aurora condo complex. But she cl


House bill would give way to rent control in Illinois

Illinois has prohibited local rent control ordinances since 1997. A bill in the Illinois House would establish six regional rent control bureaucracies across the state. A bill in the Illinois House of Representatives would reverse the state’s decades-long ban on rent control and create a new state b


Ku Klux Klan yearbook photo surfaces on central Illinois campus

URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A University of Illinois yearbook photo of 22 men, over the title Ku Klux Klan just recently surfaced and though the photograph was taken nearly 100 years ago, it sparked an enormous response online.


Window Smashed, Cash Register Stolen From Downers Grove Salon

DOWNERS GROVE, IL -- A cash register was stolen from a salon in Downers Grove early Sunday after a suspect shattered a store window to gain entry. The burglary took place at Heaven's Beauty Day and Hair Spa, located at 2125 63rd St.


DuPage Water Commission employee dies week after Villa Park workplace accident

A DuPage County employee was killed in a workplace accident earlier this month in west suburban Villa Park. Rocky Ellingsworth, 59, suffered a “traumatic injury” at 12:09 p.m. on Feb. 8 when a portable directional board hit him on the head in the 200 block of East Roosevelt Road, according to Villa


Funeral Services Set for 3 of 5 Victims of Workplace Shooting in Aurora

Funeral services have been announced for three of the five people killed in a workplace shooting in Aurora last week. The first funeral will take place Wednesday, when Trevor Melvin Wehner, 21, will be laid to rest in Sheridan, Illinois.


Attorneys Andrew Cores, Wendy Musielak Receive Super Lawyers Honors

Andrew Cores Family Law Group, a division of Esp Kreuzer Cores LLP, is excited to announce that Super Lawyers has named managing partner Andrew P. Cores and partner Wendy M. Musielak to its 2019 list of outstanding lawyers in Illinois.