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8-year-old boy killed in Aurora hit-and-run

AURORA, Ill. — An Aurora family is mourning the loss of an 8-year-old boy who was killed in a hit-and-run Monday night while he was walking home from the park with his sister and grandfather.


Sandwich Mayor Discusses Gjovik Ford Leaving for Plano

At Monday night's Plano City Council meeting, Plano aldermen voted unanimously to allow the city of Plano to execute a deal with Gjovik Ford that will almost certainly lead to Gjovik Ford leaving Sandwich for Plano.


Joliet Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Minor in Kendall Co.

A Will County man was sentenced to prison in Kendall County last week. Twenty-eight-year-old Ramon Flores of Joliet pleaded guilty to four counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, all class two felonies and received a seven year prison term.


Illinois Residents May Soon Pay a Tax When It Rains

If you think Illinois had a tax for everything, you're wrong! A new tax is being proposed that will cost you money every time it rains. It's being called the 'rain tax.'. A new tax on rainwater is being proposed in Springfield, according to Illinois State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee). He is


Lawsuit: CPD raided wrong home during child's birthday party

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A civil rights lawsuit claims that Chicago police raided the wrong house during a 4-year-old boy's birthday party. A Chicago family alleges that 17 officers executed a search warrant on their South Side home on Feb. 10, smashing the child's birthday cake and trashing the apartment.


Old Jail RFP Results, Settlement Agreement With Blackberry Woods Developer on Yorkville Council Agenda Tuesday

As of Monday afternoon, Yorkville City Administrator Bart Olson says there have still been no firm proposals for the Old Kendall County Jail, though, proposals could be submitted prior to Tuesday night's Yorkville City Council meeting as the deadline is at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.


Townhomes & Condos For Sale in Yorkville, Illinois - March 2019

Townhomes & Condos For Sale in Yorkville, Illinois - March 2019. There are currently 43 townhomes & condos for sale in Yorkville with an average list price of $150,686. Yorkville Subdivisions with Townhomes & Condos for Sale:


North Aurora man who molested two girls gets probation, sex offender treatment

A North Aurora man arrested and charged with two separate cases of sexually abusing girls he knew has been sentenced to three years of probation and sex offender treatment after pleading guilty this month.


Man charged with DUI after crash with police car in Aurora

AURORA (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A man is facing DUI charges after allegedly crashing into a police car Monday night in west suburban Aurora. John C. Lundy, 48, was driving a white 2009 Dodge Van near Lake and Plum streets in Aurora at 8:44 p.m. when the van hit the squad car, according to a statemen


Oswego Village President Candidates Disagree on Metra Station, Downtown Development

The three candidates for Oswego Village President disagree about the village continuing to try and get a Metra rail station on Orchard Rd. and on continued re-development of the downtown.


Three running for 3rd Ward seat on Yorkville City Council

Ald. Chris Funkhouser has two challengers in his bid for a third term on the Yorkville City Council from the 3rd Ward in the April 2 election. Funkhouser is being challenged by Matthew Marek and Mark Seppelfrick.


Aurora Man Arrested in Sugar Grove After Allegedly Battering Girlfriend, Stealing Vehicle in Waterman

An Aurora man was arrested in Sugar Grove by police on a number of charges after he allegedly battered his girlfriend and stole her vehicle in Waterman early Tuesday morning. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to the area of Rt. 23 and Watson Rd. at around 3:33


Fatal Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian Crash Reported in Aurora Late Monday Night

Aurora Police say they plan to release more information on three incidents police responded to on Monday night, including a fatality. Police officials said in an e-mail to press that they responded to a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian accident at the intersection of Lake St. and Plum St. on Monday even


Charges dropped against ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett as part of deal

Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett at a surprise court hearing. The actor, who was charged with 16 counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly hiring two men to attack him in a staged hate-crime attack near his Streeterville home in January, has reached a de


Pradel name enters Naperville mayoral race

Just more than six months after Naperville’s longest-serving mayor, A. George Pradel died, two of his children are invoking their father’s name in support of different candidates running for the seat he once held.


Lake County Ind. officer charged with bribery, theft

A Lake County Sheriff’s Department officer is facing bribery and perjury charges after investigators said he improperly ran vehicle identification number (VIN) checks to make “fast and easy money.”


Florida man sentenced for traveling to southern Illinois to have sex with underage girl

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – A 31-year-old Florida man was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison for attempting to engage in sexual activity with a local underage girl he met on the internet.


Emanuel Says Smollett Got Off ‘Scot-Free’; Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Want More Information

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police and prosecutors usually work together closely, but Tuesday Mayor Rahm Emanual lashed out at States Attorney Kim Foxx and how her office handled the Jussie Smollett case.


Illinois May Tackle A Piece Of Its Pension Problem After Years Of Inaction

In Illinois, even the low-hanging fruit is hard to reach. Governor JB Pritzker (D) last month unveiled a long-awaited series of proposals for how to deal with the state’s staggering $134 billion unfunded pension liability. Investors were cool to the proposals, which range from borrowing $2 billion i


Montgomery Village Board Supports Dog Daycare Facility Plans

MONTGOMERY, IL — Members of the Village of Montgomery Board of Trustees supported recommendations of plans for a dog daycare facility during the Monday evening board meeting. According to the village, board members accepted plans for the "Wooforia" dog daycare and overnight boarding facility from th