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Montgomery Man Charged in Fatal Crash

A Montgomery man is facing charges in a single vehicle crash that killed 26-year-old Jose A. Cardoza-Chavez, also of Montgomery, earlier this month. 26-year-old Saul Muro Jr. is being charged with reckless homicide, failure to report a crash involving a death, aggravated fleeing and eluding, and some other charges. Muro was located nearby several hours after the crash. The crash happened on Briarcliff Road near Bereman Road in Boulder Hill on January 12. At the time, Muro was picked up on a drug charge.
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Pop’s Italian Beef and Sausage ‘Pops’ Up in Joliet

Pop’s Italian Beef and Sausage ‘Pops’ Up in Joliet. Beloved Chicagoland favorite Pop’s Italian Beef and Sausage opens new location in Joliet. Pop’s Italian Beef and Sausage, the Chicagoland staple known for its savory Italian beef sandwiches, announced the opening of a new location in Joliet.

Cathy Mason, 65

Cathy Mason, 65, of Plano, IL, passed away peacefully at her home on 1/18/22. Born July 3, 1956 in Aurora, she was the daughter of William and Alberta Benard. Cathy was a 1974 graduate of Yorkville High School. She married Larry Mason on June 12, 1992. She was employed for 27 years at WalMart as an Accounting/Community Coordinator until her retirement in 2017. She enjoyed spending time with her Yorkies, gardening, cooking, landscaping and working on her retirement home in Wisconsin. She also enjoyed watching her favorite shows and talking to numerous friends and relatives.

Woman, 20, reported missing from Forest View

FOREST VIEW, Ill. - Police are asking for the public's help in locating a woman who was reported missing from Forest View since Sunday. Charisma Ehresman, 20, was last seen leaving her residence in the 4600 block of South Wisconsin Avenue at 10:17 p.m. Sunday, according to a missing person alert by Forest View police.

Illinois couple battling COVID-19 spends final moments together at hospital

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (WAND) - An Illinois couple battling COVID-19 complications was able to spend their final moments hand-in-hand at the hospital. NBC Chicago reports David and Sondra Zorn were receiving care at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Medical staff was able to help them out and make sure they could say goodbye when death seemed imminent.

Joliet Man Arrested After Repeatedly Calling 911

Repeatedly calling 911 led to the arrest of a 31-year-old Joliet man. On January 23rd at 1:00pm the Will County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Anthony Apostolou who told authorities that woman in a Joliet Township home was going to harm herself and that deputies needed to conduct a welfare check. Upon arriving on the scene the woman told authorities that the claims were false and that Apostolou had been calling her continuously regarding child custody issues. A review of 911 records showed that Apostolou had in fact called 911 multiple times over the past few days. An investigation of the woman’s residence showed that she was not going to harm herself and that the children in her care were properly treated. While still on the scene at the residence, deputies spoke on the phone with Apostolou and explained to him that continuous calls to 911 could lead to charges being filed against him. Apostolou stated that he understood the officer’s explanation but while deputies were still on scene, they received notice from 911 dispatch that Apostolou had just placed another call and asked for a welfare check. Deputies located Apostolou at a Joliet motel and he was taken into custody and arrested for felony False Report of an Offense and felony False Complaint to 911.

Home Damaged by Fire in Hinckley

There are reports of a home being damaged or destroyed by a fire in Hinckley Wednesday night in the 17600 block of Scott Road. Initial reports say the blaze may have started in the two-story home's chimney. WSPY news has reached out to the Hinckley Fire Protection District for comment.

IDOT Lane Closures This Weekend On I-80

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that repairs and pavement patching on eastbound Interstate 80, in Joliet, will require lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Friday, Jan. 28. Major travel delays are anticipated, alternative routes are encouraged. Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, lane closures will take place on eastbound I-80,...

Aurora Police Sgt. Ken Thurman To Be Laid To Rest After Death From COVID Complications

CHICAGO (CBS) — An Aurora police sergeant is being taken to his final resting place after losing his battle with COVID-19. Sgt. Ken Thurman served the Aurora Police Department for 21 years. He is survived by his wife and 11 children. A private funeral service was held for Thurman on Thursday, and when his casket was brought out by the Aurora Police honor guard, officers from departments across the country saluted Thurman. His family is led the police procession to the cemetery for his burial. They thanked the public for their support, but requested privacy to grieve. Thurman, 51, was the second officer in the Aurora Police Department to die from COVID complications this month. He died eight days after Aurora Police Officer Brian Shields also died of COVID-19 complications. Cross also was 51 years old.