Batavia, ILPosted by
Daily Herald

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Batavia crash

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a crash in Batavia Wednesday night. Batavia police were called to the 600 block of North Washington Avenue at about 10:45 p.m. The motorcyclist, was traveling south on a Harley-Davidson V-Rod motorcycle as a white Kia K5 was traveling north when the two collided.
Joliet, ILwjol.com

Fatal House Fire Overnight in Joliet

At 2am on Thursday, June 24th, the Joliet Fire Department responded to a single family home for a structure fire at 816 Black Rd. The fire was located by a Joliet Fire Department ambulance responding to an EMS call. Upon arrival, crews encountered fire in the front portion of the home. During the primary search, a 56-year-old female resident was located. This victim was pulseless and not breathing. Crews performed life saving treatment and transported the woman to Amita Health St. Josephs Hospital, where she passed away. There were no other occupants in the home at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Aurora, ILfox32chicago.com

Aurora teen pleads guilty to firing 16 shots at vehicle at gas station

WHEATON, Ill. - A 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty Thursday to firing more than a dozen shots at a vehicle at an Aurora gas station earlier this year. The teen pleaded guilty to one felony count of aggravated discharge of a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a gang member, according to a statement from the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Schaumburg, ILPosted by
NBC Chicago

Tornado Sirens ‘Inadvertently' Go Off in Schaumburg, Other NW Suburbs, Officials Say

Residents in several northwestern suburbs are being assured that no severe weather threat currently exists after tornado sirens "inadvertently" sounded Thursday afternoon. Police departments in Schaumburg, Mount Prospect and Hoffman Estates all reported that the sirens had sounded just after 1 p.m. Thursday, but according to a social media post from the National Weather Service, there are no current tornado warnings, and the sirens were “inadvertently” set off:

Oswego Man Dies On Grand Canyon Hike

The National Park Service says an Oswego man died while on a hike at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona Tuesday afternoon. 60-year-old William Smith, of Oswego, was said to be hiking out of the canyon after completing a day hike. A news release says that around 1:20 Tuesday afternoon,...
Lockport, ILwjol.com

Former Lockport Teacher Makes Court Appearance Today

The former teacher accused of engaging in what authorities have described as “inappropriate communication with a minor” will be arraigned today in a Will County Courtroom. Jeremy Hylka has been indicted for traveling to meet a child, indecent solicitation of a child (2 counts), solicitation to meet a child and grooming.