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Killer Gangster Gets Light Sentence Under Plea

JOLIET, IL - When Christopher Stamps was a Joliet teenager, he was not focused on his academic studies or pursuing a chosen career path. He was a hard-core gangsta. At 16, Stamps packed a loaded gun to chase after his Will County gang rivals, ones who made him mad, on places like Facebook. In Octob

PATCH - 2018-03-22 04:00:33

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

Killed Bolingbrook Cop's Camaro Stolen

BOLINGBROOK, IL - In December, the Bolingbrook Police Department suffered a tremendous loss. One of their veteran police officers, Steve Alexander, was killed in Ireland, along with his brother, and both of their parents. Their rental car collided with a truck and all four died. Everyone at the Boli

PATCH - 2018-03-22 05:27:02

Cop Arrested for Raping a Mentally Ill Man Who Was Chained to a Hospital Bed

Chicago, IL - Chicago police officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was accused of sexually assaulting a man in his custody, while the man was shackled to a hospital bed. Calhoun has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and official misconduct. DNA evidence and photos that were taken from Calh


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

Elgin authorities to release video of police shooting on I-90 that killed local woman

ELGIN, Ill. - Elgin police are expected to release body camera video Thursday of the fatal shooting of a woman. Decynthia Clements, 34, took off from a traffic stop on March 12. Police say Clements refused to get out of her vehicle during an hour-long standoff on Interstate 90. They say she pulled o

CLTV.COM - 2018-03-22 14:19:01

Man charged with grabbing, touching woman on Blue Line platform

Jesse Winford, 29, of the 2700 block of West Harrison Street, was charged with felony counts of criminal sexual abuse and aggravated battery in a public place. | Chicago police. A Lawndale man was charged Wednesday in connection with grabbing, touching and stealing from a woman on a West Side Blue

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-22 10:54:00

Chicago cop charged with sexually assaulting suspect in custody

A veteran Chicago police officer was charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a suspect who was in custody. Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault/force and one felony count of official misconduct/forbidden act, according to the Cook County Sta


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

Man fatally struck by train ID'd | Police reports, March 7-19

A man who stepped off the platform and in front of a Metra express train in downtown Riverside on March 7 reportedly had been released earlier that day from a hospital where he'd been taken after an incident last month in Lyons. On Feb. 25, Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, of Stickney, was taken to MacNeal H


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


Man Shot Up Crack While Driving in Riverside Neighborhood As Kids Played: Cops

A man is facing charges after police pulled him over Monday afternoon and learned he had been injecting crack cocaine while driving through a residential area in west suburban Riverside. Brian Conley, 39, of Berwyn, was charged with drugged driving, according to Riverside police. He also faces sever

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 03:41:22

Oakwood Hills, Elgin, Illinois - March 2018

Oakwood Hills is a condo community built in the late 1990's by Kenar Ltd. Oakwood Hills features floor plans ranging from 1,002 to 1,200 square feet of living space. Oakwood Hills is located in Elgin, Illinois on Woodview and Irving Park Road. There are currently 8 homes for sale ranging from $98,50


Stonehedge, Wheaton, Illinois - March 2018

Stonehedge is a single family home neighborhood built in the 1980s by Joe and Ed Keim and Faganel Builders. Stonehedge is located just north of Butterfield Road and east of Orchard Road in Wheaton, Illinois. There are currently 11 homes for sale ranging from $341,900 to $639,900.$569,900 - 2063 Some


He came back: A new life for a homeless heroin user

Four years ago, Chris Ross weighed 70 pounds and was living in a rat-infested abandoned building in Maywood, where he used heroin and crack cocaine and panhandled and stole to support his addiction. Then, he met Forest Park resident John Netherly and his life began to turn around. As Ross tells the


Winning $1M Lottery Ticket Sold In Naperville

NAPERVILLE, IL - One Illinois Lottery player tapped into the storied "luck o' the Irish" when they purchased a winning ticket worth $1 million in Naperville. The winning St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle ticket was sold at Solo Liquors, 1474 E. Chicago Ave., according to Illinois Lottery official


Elderly Man Injured In Jewel-Osco Lot Hit-And-Run

CARY, IL - Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a woman accused of striking a 72-year-old man with her SUV and then driving away Saturday afternoon in Cary, police said. The hit-and-run occurred in the Jewel-Osco parking lot, 696 Northwest Highway in Cary, at about 4 p.m. Th


'Producer Joe' of 'Free Beer & Hot Wings' show arrested in Chicago area

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - A member of the Free Beer & Hot Wings radio show has been arrested for an alleged assault. Joseph Gassmann, who is known on the show as "Producer Joe" was arrested Sunday in Naperville, Illinois, which is Photo from the DuPage County Sheriff just west of Chicago in DuPage county.


Massive search planned for woman missing since November from Downers Grove

Authorities are planning a massive search in the western suburbs for a woman missing since November from Downers Grove. The group is asking for the public's help in finding 22-year-old Cheyann L. Klus, last seen Nov. 27 at her home in Downers Grove, according to the Missing Persons Awareness Network