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Police now calling Montgomery death a homicide

The Montgomery Police Department is now calling the investigation into the death of 42-year-old Joshua Correa, of Montgomery, a homicide. A news release Friday from Montgomery police says that Correa was found shot to death Monday afternoon in the 1100 block of Reading Drive. Police have said there is no...
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23-year-old killed, another man injured in crash involving motorcycle in Aurora

CHICGAO (CBS)-- One man died and another was injured after a crash involving a motorcycle in Aurora Thursday night. Police said a motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Sunset Avenue when it collided with a pickup truck driving southbound on Wilder Street. The Aurora Fire Department responded to the scene and found two people injured. One man was flown by medical helicopter to a Chicago-area trauma hospital where he died. He has been identified as 23-year-old Jackson Bennett. A second man suffered non-life threatening injuries. It is not clear which victim was riding the motorcycle involved in the crash. The crash is under investigation. 
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One person hurt in motorized bicycle crash in Oswego

The Oswego Police Department says one person was hurt in a motorized bicycle crash with a Toyota Camry early Saturday morning. Police say it happened at Route 30 and Route 34. The rider of the bicycle, 35-year-old Earl C. Thomas of Aurora, was taken to Rush Copley Hospital for treatment. The bike sustained heavy damage. The Toyota only had minor damage.

Local residents invite canine owners to ‘walk your dog down the aisle into history’

Naperville neighbors Deb Waite and Jen Dietz, both members of New Start Dog Rescue, invite dog owners to “walk your dog down the aisle and into history” on Sun., Oct. 2, 2022. That’s the date that’s been set for Diamonds in the Ruff to break the Guinness World Record of 178 dog “couples” getting hitched at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva.

Man dies after tree trimming fall in Morris

MORRIS – A Naperville man has died after what has been described as a tragic and freak accident in Morris. The Grundy County Coroner’s Office reports that around 2:30 PM in the 1000 Block of Quail Drive 58-year-old Chenping Ni was on a ladder trimming trees, when a limb came back and knocked him off the ladder. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The incident remains under investigation.

Explore the progress in downtown Naperville Saturday, Sept. 24

Above / A “Progress in Progress Celebration” is set to welcome visitors from 11AM to 3PM Sat., Sept. 24, throughout downtown Naperville. Princess Storytime will be featured in the breezeway “Main Place” along Jefferson Avenue. All shops and restaurants throughout the central business district will be open regular business hours.
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Naperville man dies after fall in apparent freak accident in Grundy County

GRUNDY COUNTY, Ill. (CBS) -- A Naperville man is dead after an apparent accident Thursday afternoon in Morris, according to Grundy County Coroner's John Callahan's office. Around 2:30 p.m., the man identified as Chenping Ni, 58, and the owner of the property, in the 1000 block of Quail Drive, was trimming tree limbs from a ladder. One of the limbs came back and knocked him off the ladder – causing him to fall to the ground.

Naperville man killed in apparent accident in Morris Thursday

Grundy County Coroner John Callahan says a Naperville man was killed in an apparent freak accident Thursday afternoon in Morris. A news release from Callahan's office says 58-year-old Chenping Ni, of Naperville, was trimming tree limbs at a property that he owns in the 1000 block of Quail Drive from a ladder when one of the limbs came back and knocked him to the ground.

West Chicago Frosty 5K Cancelled for 2022

The City of West Chicago has cancelled the Frosty 5K event that was originally scheduled for Saturday, December 3, 2022. Members of the public who have already registered for the event will be issued a full refund. If you have questions regarding receiving a refund for the event, please contact the City’s Special Event Coordinator, Nicolette Stefan at

Barkapalooza is Coming!

Leslie Harris here, and this Sunday, September 25th, is a big celebration and fundraiser. It’s Barkpalooza, benefiting the homeless animals of the West Suburban Humane Society in Downers Grove. It’s their 29th annual 5K run and Rescue Fest, and it’s happening at Lisle Community Park. The race...

Illinois Man Is So Drunk He Hits Two Cops In The Ding Ding

This man is going behind bars for a while after kicking some Illinois police officers below the belt. Just because it works, doesn't make it right. If you really want to hurt a guy, then kick him below the belt. Remember, it is the cheap way of knocking a man down. It is so painful for men that I don't feel really comfortable talking about it. I don't have respect for any dude that pulls that move on someone. If you want to take an arrest to the next level, then kick a police officer down there.

Changes to Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste Rates Effective Oct. 1

In 2021, the City approved a 3-year contract extension with LRS (formerly Lakeshore Recycling Services) to provide garbage, recycling and yard waste removal services for Wheaton residents. The contract includes price adjustments for the second and third years of the contract. Starting Oct. 1, 2022, the new prices per pickup...

Pilot hits tree after landing at night on unlit grass airstrip

The pilot reported that he was attempting to land, at night, on an unlit grass airstrip in Huntley, Illinois. He landed to the right of the runway by about 10 feet. During the rollout the Piper PA28’s right wing hit a small tree and separated partially from the fuselage at the wing root, resulting in substantial damage.