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Judge Sets Trial Date for Jason Van Dyke
The trial for Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will begin Sept. 5, 2018, in Cook County, Illinois, the judge ruled Tuesday.
Nearly $2,000 Stolen From Waterpark Locker: Yorkville Police
Christopher D. Johnson, of the 4000 block of Foli Street, Plano, was arrested in a retail theft investigation that took place at 5:44 p.m., July 13, in the 800 block of Erica Lane, Yorkville police reported. Johnson was taken to Kendall County Corrections and has been charged with four counts of ret
Potbelly To Open New Location In Aurora
The company will also host an Oven Warming event on July 23. All proceeds from the event will benefit CIS Aurora. Customers who donate $5 get an Originals sandwich, a drink, and a bag of chips. There are two times for the Oven Warming event: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Yorkville Eyes Formal Resolution in Support of Metra Expansion to Kendall County for CMAP Plan
The City of Yorkville is looking to pass a resolution in support of expanding Metra service into Kendall County.The resolution, which appears as an item in a Tuesday night Public Works Committee meeting agenda, would note formally that extending Metra Commuter Rail Service to Kendall County should b
Oswego Township Man Charged for Resisting Arrest, Domestic Battery in Weekend Incident
At the scene, sheriff's deputies found 31 year-old Edgar Talbert Jr. II of the same block, who was arrested for the alleged Domestic Battery and for Resisting Arrest.
Audio Released From Yorkville Library Board OMA Violation Meeting
Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.Yorkville Public Library.(WSPYnews.com photo by Tyler Bachman)The City of Yorkville has released the audio from the Yorkville Library Board's April Open Meetings Act violation.It was determined by the Kendall County State's Attorney's Office that o
4th ex-Wheaton football player pleads guilty in hazing case
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A fourth former member of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago who faced felony charges in a 2016 hazing incident has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. ...
Second gas station robbery suspect charged
Clayton William Vaughn, 22, of Aurora, Illinois, was charged Monday in Blue Earth County District Court with felony counts of aggravated robbery and fleeing police in a vehicle as well as misdemeanor fleeing police on foot.
Woman Killed By Carjacker Was Attending Romeoville Convention
CHICAGO, IL — A woman who was shot to death by a carjacker Sunday in Chicago was on her way to Romeoville for a Jehovah's Witnesses convention, according to reports. Police said the 59-year-old was getting into a car with a 70-year-old man and woman at around 7:15 a.m. when a would-be carjacker walk
Shootings Under Investigation in Aurora
Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.Aurora Police are continuing to investigate a pair of shootings that were reported last week.Police said several shots were fired between 12:30 a.m. and 1 a.m. last Sunday in the 300 block of W. New York St.Nothing was hit in the shooting and polic
DUI Counts: How Does Yorkville Compare To Nearby Towns?
PLAINFIELD, IL — The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists released its 28th annual statewide survey of drunk driving arrests last week, and the Village of Plainfield ranked No. 58 among hundreds of Illinois police departments when it came to the number of DUI arrests made in 2017. The village's 53
Somonauk Man Facing DUI Charge in Fiery Crash Near Serena
Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.Jeffrey Baumann booking photo(LaSalle County Jail photo)LaSalle County Sheriff's Office officials say that a Somonauk man is facing a DUI charge after crashing his vehicle which then caught on fire near Serena on Sunday.Sheriff's deputies were call
Local Woman Dies After I-55 Wreck
SHOREWOOD, IL - The Illinois State Police announced that a 37-year-old woman from Minooka was killed over the weekend along Interstate 55 near Joliet. State police said that Eileen Mikos died on Saturday morning after her blue 2007 Chevy Trailblazer struck a light pole. She was traveling north on I-
Suburban TCC stores to give away backpacks with supplies
Students in Bolingbrook, Huntley, Round Lake Beach and Romeoville will receive free backpacks July 22 as part of a nationwide giveaway.More than 1,200 participating TCC and Wireless Zone stores are teaming up to donate 187,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through TCC's sixth annual
5th Avenue Farmers Market Stays Fresh Through the Rain | Naperville NCTV17
Despite a downpour, shoppers were still out in droves, wielding umbrellas and taking home fresh food at the 5thAvenue Farmers Market in Naperville.
A Scoop of History: Chicago’s Classic Ice Cream Shops
Dave, producer Curtis and listeners celebrate National Ice Cream Day by looking at Chicago’s most Iconic ice cream parlors (Marie’s Candies, The Freeze, Rainbow Cone, Dairy Queen), their history and those gone but not forgotten (Cock Robin, Lockwood Castle, Buffalo’s Ice Cream Parlor).
Aurora University senior Alyssa Brems to play in Barbados
“I have actually been invited by them before, but it never worked out,” Brems told theDispatch-Argus. “Then, last summer I got a few messages to invite me and I told my parents since this was going to be my senior year and my last year of basketball, I would really like to do it.
Illinois Governor’s Mansion has reopened to welcome visitors to Springfield - Positively Naperville
Joining Mansion Curator Justin Blandford to unlock the front door at a celebratory ceremony, the Rauners cheered the results of the two-years long, privately-funded project and encouraged Illinoisans to plan a visit soon to “the People’s House.”
Small dogs have new play area in Shorewood
“On behalf of the Forest Preserve commissioners, we hope that you enjoy the park and that the dogs have a good time in there,” Forest Preserve Board Commissioner Tyler Marcum said.
Video: 'Joliet Police Viciously Beat Man After Smashing Window'
JOLIET, IL - Late Friday night, Joliet Police officers were captured on video smashing out the driver's side window of a black man's car and then yanking the young man out of the car. The incident has been the buzz of social media over the weekend. It prompted Ernest Crim, a social studies teacher a