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Channahon man dies in Grundy County crash

A Channahon man died in a traffic crash Friday at the intersection of Gardner Blacktop and Route 47 in Grundy County, according to the county's coroner. Robert G. Hogg, 41, was traveling east on Gardner Blacktop when he failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with Route 47, according to

OTTAWA TIMES - 2018-03-18 22:46:31

Police: Boy, 17, Shot Dead While Driving Onto Eisenhower Expressway

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side, police said. He was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix at 1:19 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Van Buren when someone in a black sedan fired shots that struck him multiple times in the bod

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-17 19:51:26

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

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-18 18:25:00

3 men killed, 3 others wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday afternoon

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three men were killed and at least three others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was gunned down early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side. He was dr

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-03-17 15:25:00

Aurora Man Convicted Of Shooting Roommate In Face Gets 7 Years

AURORA, IL - A Kane County Judge handed down a seven-year sentence to an Aurora man who was convicted of shooting his ex-roommate in the face. John Sperry, 56, appeared in court for sentencing Friday in connection with the March 2017 incident. Sperry, who had initially been charged with attempted m

PATCH - 2018-03-17 20:34:31

'I Feel Like Joe Is About To Crack'

BOLINGBROOK, IL - The man from Bolingbrook being jailed for illegal possession of a gun, which was a metal blow dart gun used to shoot wild game, was ramping up his violent tendencies, documents at the Will County Courthouse show. Joe Schaefer, 55, is being detained on two felony counts of illegal u

PATCH - 2018-03-17 17:26:25

Stacy Peterson's Sister Claims to Know Location of Missing Woman's Body

Cassandra Cales wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that she has sonar images of Stacy Peterson's remains and is asking for donations to help recover them Stacy Peterson married Drew on October 18, 2003, shortly before Savio's death. She disappeared on October 28, 2007 and was officially reported missi


Sandwich Woman Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel Arrested for DUI in Somonauk

A Sandwich woman was arrested for DUI after being found passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle in Somonauk on Wednesday. According to the Somonauk Police Department, officers responded to a restaurant on E. LaSalle St. for the report of a person standing in the road next to a vehicle with their


3 wounded, 2 seriously, in shooting at Harvey strip club

Three people were wounded, two of them seriously, in a shooting early Saturday inside a strip club in south suburban Harvey. Officers responded about 4 a.m. to a call of shots fired at The BOXXX Gentleman's Club at 16700 S. Halsted St. and found three people suffering from gunshot wounds, according

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-17 10:36:00

10 New Will County Jail Inmates: Blotter

JOLIET, IL - Saturday is St. Patrick's Day but several people around Will County won't be available to party because they are in the Will County Adult Detention Facility. The jail's intakes remain on the rise this week. Here's a sample of 10 recent detainees from around Will County from the past two


Police Say $1095 in Merchandise Taken From Oswego Business

Oswego Police say they are investigating a retail theft where over $1095 in merchandise was taken from an Oswego retailer. Police say they responded to Target in the 3000 block of Route 34 on Friday around 7:00 p.m. According to a report, a black male subject allegedly entered the store on two separ

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-17 12:00:00

Aurora Woman, Chicago Man Injured in 3-Vehicle Accident in Oswego

An Aurora woman and a Chicago man were both injured in a three-vehicle accident in Oswego on Thursday. According to the Oswego Police Department, officers responded to the area of Washington St. and Madison St. at around 8:58 a.m. to investigate. Officers found that a vehicle being driven by 43-year


Oswego Man Arrested in Yorkville After Fleeing From Traffic Rural Kendall Co. Traffic Stop

The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says an Oswego man is facing several charges after he allegedly fled from multiple authorities in a police pursuit on Thursday morning. Sheriff's office officials say that a deputy attempted to stop 33 year-old Willie Flemming of McLaren Dr. for speeding in rural


Sister: Drew Peterson Will Be Charged Soon With Stacy's Murder

BOLINGBROOK, IL - On Wednesday night, the sister of Stacy Peterson posted a lengthy message on social media letting everyone know that criminal charges are nearing against the man suspected of killing Stacy and hiding her body back in October 2007, now more than 10 years ago. Cassandra Cales reminde


No bond reduction for gun defendant

A jailed La Salle man, who is facing gun charges, failed Friday in his bid for lower bond. Christian E. Leek, 23, is charged with stealing a .38-caliber revolver during the burglary of a Cedar Point home Feb. 20, then being found with the gun two days later, drunken, at a Peru bar. Leek has a felony


Aurora Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering Teen During Pot Deal

AURORA, IL - An Aurora man has pleaded guilty to the 2015 murder of a 19-year-old during a marijuana deal. Leon D. Williams, 23, faces a maximum sentence of natural life in prison for the shooting that killed Daniel Sanchez of Aurora. According to Kane County Assistant State's Attorney William Enge


Aurora man killed in Lee County crash

The Lee County Sheriff's says an Aurora man is dead after a single car crash in Lee County. Officials say the vehicle, driven by Jesus Payan, was eastbound on Shaw Road when the driver lost control of the car and struck a utility pole, then a tree. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Payan was


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man, Teen Used Stolen Credit Card To Rent Room In Aurora: Cops

AURORA, IL- Aurora Police arrested a man, 25, and a girl, 17, after they allegedly stole and used credit cards from an unlocked car. Mitchell D. Simmons Jr., of the 400 block of Watson St., and the teen were charged will unlawful use of a credit card and illegal possession of a credit card police sa


Hit And Run, Stolen Car: Yorkville Police Blotter

On Tuesday, March 13, a woman on the 1000 block of Homestead Drive left her vehicle running in her driveway for a time around noon. Somebody got in and drove off. The vehicle was later found in the 13000 block of River Road, a police report said. Police are investigating. On Wednesday, March 14, aro