Denzell Walker escaped the medium-security Illinois Youth Center, at 3825 Campton Hills Dr., around 10 p.m., according to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice.
The fire started about 7:30 a.m. Sunday at a home in the 0-100 block of South Third Avenues, the St. Charles Fire Department said in a statement. A man who lived on the first floor of the rental building called 911 after smelling, and later seeing, heavy smoke.
A man is charged with DUI for a head-on crash that killed a 65-year-old woman Friday afternoon in west suburban St. Charles.
The fire alarm sounded at The Office Dining & Spirits, at 201 E. Main St. in St. Charles, around 6 a.m. Fire Chief Joe Schelstreet said firefighters arrived within a minute, and saw smoke coming from the roof, which was closed at the time.
The victims included two brothers who drowned in a pit filled with water in Hobart, Ind., Saturday night, prompting their grieving mother to call for more security on the private property where they died.
Eight years ago, a procession of motorcycles gave birth to a tradition that will be celebrated again this weekend. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.
Chang-Li Wang was arrested for allegedly offering to perform a sexual act for money on an undercover official who went to the business on behalf of police.
Arthur Manning spoke softly Wednesday as he, once again, placed the blame for Naromi Mannery’s death on Mannery himself.
Michael Huston, 26, faces one count of residential burglary and one count of possession of burglary tools, both felonies.
A 26-year-old St. Charles man ended up in the hospital Monday when he broke into the wrong house.
Trevor Burke, a 6th grader at Wredling Middle School, sounded pretty self-confident about his appearance, but he said he’s still a little nervous.
If you get an unsolicited call offering help with your computer – hang up.
A St. Charles man has avoided being scammed by hackers who apparently commandeered an Alabama telephone number to try to raid bank accounts nationwide.
A 49-year-old Aurora man told investigators he couldn’t remember all the businesses he broke into because “he had committed so many burglaries.”
Alejandro Garcia of unincorporated South Elgin, told investigators the shooting took place in a bedroom while the child was present, a statement from the Kane County Sheriff’s office said. The 28-year-old now faces multiple felony charges.
The sign near Route 25 and Pearson Road displayed the “B-word,” on one side. And on the other: something about snakes – we’ll leave it at that.
Police in St. Charles say a disoriented 89-year-old woman has been missing from her home since yesterday morning – and was last seen this morning in Michigan.
A northwest suburban Elgin man was ordered held without bond after he allegedly invaded the home of his estranged wife, used a pipe to beat a man he found there and later was hit by a truck — all on the night of Valentine’s Day.
A west suburban man was charged after allegedly texting a friend Friday as a joke, to say that he was kidnapped and to contact police.
WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody talks with an unemployed construction worker who has received assistance over the years from the St. Charles Salvation Army Community Center.