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Temp worker charged with murder after shooting at Illinois auto parts facility kills one, injures two

A 27-year-old temporary worker has been charged with murder in suburban Illinois after allegedly killing one employee and wounding two others at the auto parts facility he’d been assigned to by his agency earlier this month, police said Saturday.Charles C. McKnight Jr, of Chicago, was confronted by employees Saturday morning at the WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook after he “allegedly robbed two co-workers, stealing a watch and a wallet at gun point,” Bolingbrook Police Chief Mike Rompa said in a release. “When confronted an argument ensued and the offender pulled out a handgun and shot three co-workers.”Central Hightower, 37, of...

3 months in jail for man who shot BB gun at McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s Woodstock home, patrol car

A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to three months in jail after taking a plea deal for firing a BB gun at a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s home and patrol car in Woodstock. Maurice Q. Gill-McNeil, 19, of the 14200 block of Westwood Court in Woodstock, was indicted on three counts of threatening a public […] The post 3 months in jail for man who shot BB gun at McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s Woodstock home, patrol car appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

Police: 1 slain, 2 wounded in Illinois warehouse shooting

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — One person has been killed and two others wounded in a shooting Saturday at an automotive interior products warehouse in suburban Chicago. Bolingbrook police responded about 6:25 a.m. to reports of the shooting at the WeatherTech facility, Capt. Anthony Columbus told WLS-TV. The suspected shooter...

Plane makes emergency landing on DeKalb roadway

DEKALB, Ill. (WTVO) — A pilot had to make an emergency landing on a road near the Alton Forest Preserve after his plane reportedly ran out of gas. According to the DeKalb Sheriff’s Department, deputies found the plane on the road in the 12000 block of McGirr Road around 5:08 p.m. Thursday. The 34-year-old pilot […]

On Chicago visit, Vice President Kamala Harris expresses disappointment with overturning of Roe v. Wade

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Vice President Kamala Harris was in Chicago Friday, and addressed the issue of abortion rights in the wake of a watershed Supreme Court decision.Harris stopped at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Conference at the Swissotel downtown.In addition, Harris made a stop in southwest suburban Plainfield.She was joined there by U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, Rep. Robin Kelly, and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) to announce the White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis. The strategy lays out the Biden-Harris' administration's plan to cut mortality and morbidity rates for mothers and reduce disparities in maternal health outcomes, among other initiatives.Harris was in Chicago when news broke of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and ending a federal constitutional right to abortion.She shared her disappointment with the court's decision."This is a health care crisis, because understand, millions of women in America will go to bed tonight without access to the health care and reproductive carte that they had this morning; without access to the same health care or reproductive health care that their mothers dan grandmothers had for 50 years," Harris said.

Plano man arrested in gas station robbery

A Plano man was arrested late Thursday night in a gas station robbery. 62-year-old Wayne Carlson, of Plano, is charged with aggravated armed robbery. Police were called at around 9:30 to the Circle K Gas Station in the 1000 block of Route 34 for a report of an armed robbery in progress. Police were given a description of the suspect, who was located a short distance away in the 800 block of Route 34.

One killed, two injured in shooting at WeatherTech facility in Illinois

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – One person was killed and two others were injured in a shooting at a WeatherTech facility in Illinois early Saturday morning, according to NBC News. Police in the village of Bolingbrook, a Chicago suburb, said officers responded to initial reports of “a subject shot” on 1 WeatherTech Way at 6:25 a.m. local time.

Naperville Fine Arts and Artisan Fair

The Naperville Fine Arts and Artisan Fair took place once again at Naper Settlement. Presented by the Naperville Women’s Club, this free event featured over 100 artists, a free children’s activity tent, a community mural, a silent auction, a balloon artist, a caricature artist, Empty Bowls pottery charity sale, music, food and beverages. The annual fair is the longest continuously operating art fair in Illinois, with the first one being held in 1959.

Police warn residents to remain vigilant after reports of vehicle burglaries, stolen vehicle in Cary

Police are warning residents after they received multiple reports of subjects attempting to enter motor vehicles Thursday morning in residential areas in Cary and Crystal Lake. The incidents occurred in residential areas in the northeast region of Cary as well as neighboring towns. In some cases, the subjects were able to successfully enter unlocked motor […] The post Police warn residents to remain vigilant after reports of vehicle burglaries, stolen vehicle in Cary appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

‘Phantom Regiment’ show delayed due to rain

DEKALB, Ill. (WTVO) — The “Phantom Regiment” was supposed to have a free dress rehearsal on Saturday night, but rain changed those plans. The drum corps is starting its competitive season in Detroit next week. They were going to show off their skills at Auburn High School on Saturday, but it has been pushed to […]

Yorkville Police seeking help identifying larceny suspects

HERKIMER, Ny, (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Yorkville Police Department is attempting to identify two individuals from a larceny investigation after an incident that occurred at the Aldi’s on Oriskany Blvd on June 23rd. According to police, at around 10:38 am on Thursday, the two suspects left the store and...