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Orland Park Police capture major theft ring

After a string of retail thefts by an organized crew, the collaborative efforts of the Orland Park Police and Chicago Police Departments have resulted in the apprehension of two offenders. The offenders frequented multiple Ulta Beauty locations regionally and were responsible for the theft of over $200,000 worth of merchandise...
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Bond set for $5 million for suspected shooter who worked as temp employee at WeatherTech facility

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (CBS) -- Bond is set for $5 million for the man who shot and killed one worker, and critically wounded another at the WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook Saturday morning. Police said around 6:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to WeatherTech Way for reports of a person shot. Police confirmed one person has been pronounced dead, another is in critical condition, and a third victim has been released from the hospital.  The alleged shooter, who police have identified as Charles C. McKnight Jr, of Chicago, fled the building but was located at the back of a home in the 500 block of...

Suspect in Weather Tech deadly shooting had prior criminal charges

CHICAGO (CBS) --We're learning new details about the suspect in the deadly shooting at a well known business in south suburban Bolingbrook.One person died and two others were injured at a WeatherTech facility. CBS 2's 's Shardaa Gray has more.Bond is set for $5 million for the man accused of shooting and killing one worker, and wounding two others at the WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook Saturday.Twenty-seven-year-old Charles McKnight is accused of murdering 37-year-old Central Hightower. Prosecutors said near the end of the overnight shift, employees at WeatherTech confronted McKnight, saying he robbed two coworkers and stole a watch and...

Police arrest man accused of selling large amount of marijuana to undercover agents in McHenry County

A 30-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly sold a large amount of marijuana to undercover agents in McHenry County, state police said. Jesus J. Nunez-Garcia, 30, of the 1100 block of Ridgeway Avenue in Aurora, was charged with two counts of manufacturing or delivering cannabis, Class 1 and 3 felonies. A spokesperson for the […] The post Police arrest man accused of selling large amount of marijuana to undercover agents in McHenry County appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

Morris Man With Three DUI's Sentenced in Grundy Co.

A man with history of DUI’s was sentenced in Grundy County on Monday, June 27th. Shawn Black, 32, of Morris pled guilty to Aggravated DUI, a class two felony and was sentenced to three years of probation. Black was also sentenced to 180 days in the Grundy County Jail, must pay more than $6,000 in restitution and follow several other requirements.

2 Chicago men robbed Orland Park Ulta Beauty store twice: police

ORLAND PARK, Ill. - Two Chicago men are accused of robbing the Orland Park Ulta Beauty store twice this month. Quashawn Scott, 21, and Raphyll Jordan, 21, were taken into custody for retail theft. Scott and Jordan allegedly frequented multiple Ulta Beauty locations, and are responsible for the theft of...

Ribfest Addresses Ticket Holder Concerns and Schedule Alterations

The Exchange Club of Naperville is addressing complaints from ticket holders from this year’s Ribfest. The event, held from June 17 to June 20, saw some last minute cancellations and schedule changes. Friday night’s headliner, Toby Keith, had to pull out after disclosing that he had been battling cancer since last fall. Ashley McBryde had to cancel her Sunday concert, for what was noted as “unforeseen circumstances.”

Another Batavia Township break in reported, MSP are investigating

BATAVIA TOWNSHIP, MI (WTVB) – Michigan State Police Troopers say they are investigating a report of a breaking and entering in the 300 block of West Chicago in Batavia Township that took place on Monday. The breaking and entering happened sometime between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.. Troopers say...
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R. Kelly fan charged with threatening federal prosecutors in New York

CHICAGO — An avid R. Kelly fan has been arrested in the Chicago area on federal charges alleging he threatened to “storm” the U.S. attorney’s office in New York. Christopher Gunn, 39, of Bolingbrook, was charged in a criminal complaint unsealed Monday in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn with making threats involving serious bodily injury or death.

Sarah Evans Graduates from Lakeview College of Nursing

Danville, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Sarah Evans of Park Forest, IL, was recently recognized for graduating from Lakeview College of Nursing. Evans earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree through the College’s Charleston location. Evans is a 2007 graduate of Rich East High School in Park Forest, IL. She graduated from...

This Is the County in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

There have been 85,673,400 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States to date – and that number continues to grow. In the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metropolitan area, which covers parts of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, a total of 2,374,187 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Adjusted for population, there have been 24,896 confirmed infections for every […]