A 16-year-old boy has been charged with shooting another teen to death Friday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.
In southwest suburban Homer Glen, five candidates are running for village president, five candidates are running for village clerk, and 13 candidates are running for three trustee seats. All 23 candidates are write-in candidates.
There is no specific information indicating there is danger here, but at least one police agency is aware of the threat and “planning accordingly.”
West suburban police say a man got more than he bargained for when he showed up for a blind date, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
Kenneth F. Newsome, 19, faces 15 felony charges including attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Edwardo Correa Hernandez, 20, was charged with a felony count of mob action and a misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a knife.
Aurora police took a 19-year-old suspect into custody Friday evening after a shooting in Montgomery.
While Chicago’s downtown theater district attracts big audiences, the theater community in the suburbs also is thriving, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
An off-duty Aurora firefighter has been charged with battery for allegedly punching a female bartender in the face after she told him to snuff out his cigar, the Aurora Beacon News is reporting.
Terry Ayala, 48, was charged with burglary to a place of worship and unlawful use of a credit card, both felonies, according to a statement from the Aurora Police Department.
Police officers in Aurora and Gary were giving out toys instead of tickets to some lucky drivers Tuesday afternoon.
Martell White, 25, of the 15000 block of Madison Avenue in Dolton; Charles Campbell, 27, of the 1500 block of North Lorel Avenue; and Derrick Glasper, 27, of the 100 block of North 23rd Avenue in Bellwood, were each charged with three counts of armed robbery Tuesday, according to a statement from Aurora police.
Two men were shot–one fatally–in west suburban Aurora late Saturday.
Police in west suburban Aurora were warning car owners not to leave running cars unattended to warm them up before driving.
The girl apparently ran into traffic in the 1000 block of Plum Street in Aurora and was hit by an eastbound 2005 Honda Civic about 3:10 p.m., according to a statement from Aurora police.
West suburban police are asking for the public’s help finding a hit and run driver, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
Burglars crashed a stolen minivan into a high-end shop in west suburban Aurora Tuesday morning, making off with more than $40,000 worth of merchandise and causing more than $20,000 in damage.
Four recent west suburban robberies may be related, and police are releasing surveillance photos of the suspects involved, police said.
Ameet Kumar allegedly groped a 20-year-old employee’s buttocks while they were in the haunted house. He also allegedly grabbed a 40-year-old woman in the chest as he was exiting the attraction.
The FAA radar center in Aurora is fully back up and running after a fire more than two weeks ago damaged the facility, sending air travel across the country into a tail-spin. A contract worker is accused of setting that fire.
The Federal Aviation Administration says teams have completed testing on almost all critical systems and equipment at a sabotaged suburban Chicago air traffic control facility.