Kendall County

Illinois State Police said three people were killed when a semi-trailer truck crashed into a car, then flipped over, in unincorporated Kendall County near Oswego. (Credit: CBS)

Three Teens Dead In Crash In Kendall County

Three young Plainfield residents died Monday after a semi-trailer truck crashed into the car they were in and flipped over in unincorporated Kendall County near Oswego.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012


Phone Scammer Targeting Kendall County Residents

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to beware of a potential phone scam.

WBBM Newsradio–04/05/2012

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Fighting Charges After Cop Pulled Gun On Him At Wal-Mart

A Montgomery man was in court Wednesday to fight charges he pushed a Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputy at a Wal-Mart store in Oswego, and ended up having a gun pointed at his chest.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

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Kendall County Residents: Water Is Still Rusty

Rusty water is again a problem in the Kendall County community of Boulder Hill.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

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Metra Mulls Extension To Oswego, Outside RTA Service Area

Metra doesn’t have enough money to fix what’s breaking, But that’s not stopping the commuter rail agency from studying a possible extension in the far southwest suburbs.

WBBM Newsradio–02/20/2012

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Kendall County Residents: Our Water Is Rusty And Stinky

People who live west of the Chicago area are raising a ruckus over the kind of water that’s been coming out of their taps for nearly two months – rusty water.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

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3 Kids Hit By Flying Glass When School Bus Runs Into Stop Sign

Three children were hit by broken glass Monday morning, after their school bus driver smashed into a stop sign in Kendall County.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

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Cops Warn Of Jury Duty Scam In Kendall County

The Kendall County sheriff’s office is warning residents about a jury duty scam that tries to get personal information from residents.



Teen Sentenced For Brutally Beating Man Because He Was Gay

An Oswego man will spend the next two years in prison, after admitting to attacking and brutally beating another man because he was gay.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

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Men Tried To Lure Boys Into Car In Kendall County

The Kendall County sheriff’s office is investigating a report that two men tried to lure children into their car with offers of candy in southwestern Boulder Hill.


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Dangerous Dog Put Down After Mistakes, Another Bite

Officials in Kendall County say Moose the dog will not hurt anyone else ever again.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

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Dog That Bit Boy Adopted Out; Wrong Dog Put Down

Officials in Kendall County say a dog that bit a 6-year-old boy at a shelter was put up for adoption, while another dog that had done nothing wrong was euthanized.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Kendall County Sheriff's logo. (Credit: Kendall County Website)

One Fatality Confirmed In Car Crash

One person was killed in a single-car crash Tuesday morning in a rural area of Kendall County near Oswego East High School.


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Three Counties Announce Joint Effort To Stop Elder Abuse

The state’s attorneys of three counties have announced a joint effort to scrutinize the deaths of some elderly residents in the future – with the intention of putting a stop to elder abuse.

WBBM Newsradio–06/22/2011

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Oswego Woman’s Stabbing Story Doesn’t Add Up

Last week there was a story of a 57-year-old Oswego woman who said she’d been stabbed in a home invasion. It turned out to be false, police said.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

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Man Caught After Fleeing Police At 110 MPH

Police say a man went from driving 23 mph over the limit, then to a drastic 110 mph in an attempt to evade police in the Kendall County town of Milington.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

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Survey Ranks Healthiest, And Unhealthiest, Illinois Counties

A new survey ranks Kendall County as Illinois’ healthiest county, while Cook is 70th among the state’s 102 counties.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2011


Drunk Driver Caught Under Excessive Speeding Law

Police in Kendall County have nabbed one of the first motorists under the state’s new excessive speeding law.

WBBM Newsradio–01/05/2011


Jail A Moneymaker For Kendall County

In an economic climate that has government struggling to raise revenues, Kendall County has one funding source all locked up, as it were.

WBBM Newsradio–12/29/2010

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12 Years For Man Once Mistakenly Released

One month after he was sentenced to 38 years in prison for shooting a DeKalb man in the face, a Rochelle man received another lengthy sentence in Kendall County.