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Illinois man killed in motorcycle crash
TOWN OF LITTLE FALLS -- A 55-year-old River Grove, Ill., man was killed in a motorcycle cycle crash Saturday in the town of Little Falls near the Jackson County border.According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, 55-year-old Marek Surmacz was traveling northbound on Hwy. 27 shortly before 5 p.m.
Police Blotter For Saturday June 23rd
From the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department arrested was Nichole Wojtecki, 34, Romeoville for DUI and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. She was transported to the Grundy County Jail. Also arrested was George Riley, 39, of Elwood on a Will County warrant. He was transported to the Grundy
1 Dead, at Least 10 Wounded in Saturday Shootings
A 40-year-old man was shot and killed in the 5500 block of South Shields at approximately 6:13 p.m., police said. The man was walking in the street when a passenger in a black or grey SUV fired five to six shots, striking the victim once in the head.
Woman charged in South Side crash that critically injured 2 children
Two young children in the Hyundai, ages 2 and 8, were critically injured, police said. On Saturday, the 2-year-old remained in critical condition; the 8-year-old’s condition had stabilized. According to officials, the children were not properly restrained in the vehicle; the toddler needed to be res
Off-duty CPD officer charged after allegedly pulling gun outside Rosemont bar
Officers and security personnel responded at 2:54 a.m. to a fight at Park Tavern, 5433 Park Place, according to Rosemont police. Shortly after the fight, Chicago cop William Szepi was trying to help the tavern’s bouncers as they escorted people outside.
Update: One person dead and one in the hospitol after fiery crash near Monona Terrace.
One person was pronounced dead and one person is in the hospital after a fiery car crash early Saturday morning, authorities reported.Sgt. Kurt Wege said in a news release that at 3:37 a.m. they were called to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of John Nolen Drive and South Blair Street. Thecit
Chicago Pride Parade to step off on North Side Sunday
About a million are expected to attend the 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade. The parade will feature 150 floats, decorated vehicles, performance groups, and more all celebrating the LGBTQ Community. This year's theme is "Remember the Past, Create the Future"
Balloon Creations at the Maywood McDonald's
On Saturday, June 23rd at the newly remodeled McDonald's in Maywood, kids were treated to Balloon Creations by Ryan from RC Juggles. The Kids were asked if they wanted a small balloon from the design board or a big balloon surprise. Romello Santoyo, Skyler Oakley, Alya Nunez, and Brothers Joshua, Oc
3 Shot Outside Joliet Bar, Police Confirm
JOLIET, IL - Three people were shot in the parking lot outside of Eden Bar and Grill on Joliet's east side early Sunday morning, Deputy Police Chief Al Roechner told Joliet Patch. Roechner said the shooting occurred around 12:45 a.m.
Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Near North Side Crash
Ammar Hussain, 27, of Lincolnwood, was charged with murder and several felony counts of fleeing officers, according to Chicago Police.
Police: Stolen liquor spirals into shooting in Aurora
Stolen liquor, a stolen car, a shooting and a police standoff all happening within a few hours ended in charges against two Aurora men, authorities said Saturday.Kane County prosecutors charged Jerrel Harden, 62, of the 800 block of Gladstone Avenue, with aggravated battery with a firearm. The shoot
Will County Jail Blotter: Special Weekend Edition
JOLIET, IL - While thousands of people were having a great time enjoying the music of Dennis DeYoung and Rick Springfield at the Taste of Joliet, other people were being arrested and taken to the Will County Jail. Crime never stops in Will County. It never does. Here's your look at a sampling of new
Drugged Driver Arrested After Driving Wrong Way: Cops
RIVERSIDE, IL — A drugged driver was arrested in Riverside after running through a stop sign and driving in the wrong lane, police said. Cynthia L. Ancheta, 53, of the 0-100 block of Lawton Road, was charged with DUI-drugs (Zolpidem and Losartan), driving in wrong lane, improper lane use, disobeying
Village of Romeoville Board of Trustees met June 20.
An Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of, One or More Series of, Revenue Refunding Bonds (Lewis University), Series 2018, of the Village of Romeoville, Will County, Illinois, In an Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed $45,000,000; Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Bond and Loa
Cleaning Company Employee Checks Fraud; Cocaine Found: Blotter
LAKE FOREST, IL — The following information comes from the Lake Forest Police Department and court records as a record of those arrested by police. Readers are reminded that an arrest is not an indication of guilt and criminal charges, which represent merely accusations by the state, are often dropp
Shooting Injures Man In Aurora: Police
According to police, the suspect was involved in a verbal altercation with a 48-year-old Aurora man when he shot him, striking him in the arm. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for injuries that were not life-threatening, police say.
Flooding Closes Streets In Lombard
LOMBARD, IL — Heavy rains have caused flooding to close streets throughout Chicago's suburbs Thursday and Friday. With the DuPage River quickly rising, Lombard officials recently announced that several streets were impassable due to flooding.
Aurora Store Owner Recognizes Alleged Robber On Street: Cops
AURORA, IL — An Aurora man was arrested after a local convenience store owner recognized him from surveillance footage of a recent burglary. Rodney Slaughter, 47 of the 600 block of S. River St., allegedly broke into the convenience store in the 800 block of Oliver around 2:20 a.m. on June 9 and sto
Charges Pending After Man Shot in Aurora
The shooting victim, a 48 year old Aurora man, was apparently arguing with the 62 year-old man when the shooting occurred.
Plant Causing Blindness, 3rd-Degree Burns Grows In Illinois
As you've probably heard by now, giant hogweed, an invasive species of plant that can leave you with third-degree burns or blind, was recently discovered in Virginia. But what you might not know is that researchers previously found the plant in Illinois, too — specifically, it's been spotted in Cook