Three Men Facing Multiple Felony Charges After Being Found with Machine Guns and Drugs at Local Naperville Recreation FacilityIllinois Updates1 DAY AGO
Supreme Court Justice May Block Illinois Ban on Assault RiflesNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Illinois Governor Steps In, Scraps Chicago Mayor's Controversial Migrant Camp Plan Due to Toxic LandNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Chicago Mayor Reacts to Illinois Governor Canceling Migrant Tent Encampment Due to Toxic SubstancesNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Chicago Residents Vow to Disrupt Democratic National Convention Due to Anger Over Migrant CrisisNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Aurora, IL Police Issue Shelter in Place Order While Trying to Apprehend Man in Mental Health CrisisNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Embark on a Culinary Adventure with 4 Unique Hot Dogs in Downers Grove
In this article, we're going to explore four popular hot dog spots in Downers Grove. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Illinois Pastor Kicked Out Of U.S. For Being Creepy
Nobody is perfect, even pastors, but this kind of inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated by anyone in Illinois. A few weeks ago, a Joliet lady was shopping at her local Target store. While she was looking around the women's section, she noticed a creepy guy just hanging out. He wasn't looking for any merchandise, he just was standing around and acting strange.
Lisle Residents Express High Satisfaction in 2023 Community Survey
The Village has published a 2023 community survey, completed by over 500 residents. The data shows a high satisfaction rate with life in Lisle. Most residents view Lisle as a safe and inclusive place to live, according to the survey results. The local economy was also rated positively by the residents, indicating its significance to the community.
Aurora, IL Police Issue Shelter in Place Order While Trying to Apprehend Man in Mental Health Crisis
Crisis ends peacefully when suspect turns self in to Aurora police Tuesday evening. In response to a mental health crisis, police were dispatched to the 300 block of Springlake Lane, prompting an alert urging residents to shelter in place. The Crisis Intervention Unit, Special Response Team, and Crisis Negotiations team swiftly engaged with the situation.
Quick-Thinking Suburban Teenager Saves Choking Man at Downers Grove Restaurant
Discover the story of a quick-thinking 15-year-old who saved a choking man's life while working at a Downers Grove restaurant. Just four days into the job, the teen's knowledge of the Heimlich maneuver proved invaluable in a crisis.
McDonald’s Opening Secretive Spin-Off Restaurant In Illinois
McDonald's is opening a secret spin-off restaurant concept called 'CosMc's' in the Chicagoland area, but details are extremely limited at this time. From what I saw on TikTok CosMc's is set to open in Bolingbrook, Illinois very soon, right on the border of Bolingbrook and Naperville. There looks to be...
Lengthy Standoff Ends in Aurora Suburb
A five-hour SWAT standoff in an Aurora neighborhood ended without any arrests. The incident, initially reported as a mental health crisis, had residents sheltering in place and students escorted home by police. Despite the massive response, no crime was committed and no ongoing threat exists.
Local Naperville Facility Scene of Arrest: Three Men Found with Machine Guns, Drugs Denied Pre-Trial Release
Three men were denied pre-trial release after being found with loaded firearms and drugs at a Naperville recreation facility. DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Naperville Chief of Police Jason Arres announced the decision, following Judge Joshua Dieden's approval. The defendants, Demarveus Butler, 19, Terrance Reed, 27, and Rubin Tart, 24, face multiple felony charges.
These naperville, IL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of naperville..
Cook County shooting leaves man dead; person of interest in custody: police
BROADVIEW, Ill. - A person of interest was taken into custody following a deadly shooting in suburban Broadview early Wednesday morning. Police say three individuals got into a fight in the alley by National Beverage located at 1401 West Roosevelt Road just before 1 a.m. One of the individuals pulled...
Family says man killed by Elk Grove Village police was having diabetic episode, called 911 himself
The family of a 24-year-old man shot and killed by Elk Grove Village police Friday said he was having a diabetic episode and had called 911 himself for help.
Local Hero: Illinois Tollway Mechanic Uses First-Aid Training to Save Life at Orland Park Community Center
Bob Cowgill, an Illinois Tollway mechanic, saved a man from choking during a Bingo game at an Orland Park community center. Cowgill, stationed at the Alsip (M-1) maintenance site, noticed a fellow worker struggling and identified the man was choking. He applied the Heimlich maneuver, a technique from his first-aid training, and cleared the man's airway.
Family of Oak Lawn man killed by suspected DUI driver is unhappy that she only got fines
CHICAGO (CBS) -- The family of an Oak Lawn man who was killed by a suspected drunken driver is angry that she got off with nothing but traffic fines.Murod Kurdi, 28, was struck by a car outside his home back in June. He died several days later.In court Tuesday, driver Leanne Cusack was found guilty of failure to reduce speed. She was ordered to pay a fine of $750, and mandatory court assessments of $254 – a total of $1,004.Cusack must also complete 30 hours of community service, eight hours of traffic safety school, and a victim impact panel.Kurdi's family said Oak Lawn police failed to arrest Cusack when she refused field sobriety tests – despite writing in their own reports that she smelled of alcohol and admitted to drinking.According to police reports, one of the officers smelled a slight odor of alcohol, and Cusack admitted to "drinking a beer and a shot of tequila prior to the crash." She also refused a breathalyzer and chemical testing. As a result, Cusack's driver's license was suspended.Murod's family is calling on the Cook County State's Attorney's office to review possible criminal charges.
Accused getaway driver held following shoplifting incident, high-speed chase
A judge has ordered pretrial detention for a 27-year-old Chicago woman accused of leading police in the western suburbs on a high-speed chase after she and two accomplices shoplifted more than $300 in beauty products.
Vesecky's Bakery closes after more than 100 years of serving up sweets
CHICAGO (CBS) -- After more than a century of serving up sweets - an eastern European bakery in Berwyn is closing up shop for good.Vesecky's in Berwyn posted on Facebook Monday that Tuesday would be their last in business.Long-time customers rushed to see what they could still get and lamented the loss of a part of their childhood and heritage."This is not the kind of thing you can get on the internet," said Sam Lavicek of Lake Zurich. "I want to smell the bread when I walk in.""I know my mom had come here, and I know my grandmother came here and my great-grandmother may have come here," said Dan Leonard of Galesburg. The bakery sold out of goods within a few hours of opening.The owners said it's just time to travel and spend time with their grandkids.
McDonald’s Has a Secret, and it’s Coming to Bolingbrook.
Hi, it’s Leslie Harris and over the summer, some conversations were leaked about McDonald’s starting a new type of restaurant called CosMc, and now it looks like the first one will be opening soon in Bolingbrook, off of Boughton and Weber. When I first read about this, I...
New “All Way Stop” Sign Coming To Busy Joliet Intersection
The City of Joliet will be installing a new stop sign at the intersection of Country Glen and Ryehill. The subdision is near Bronk Road and Theadore. The additional stop sign will be installed on Country Glen and will convert this ‘T’ intersection to an ALL WAY STOP. The stop sign will be installed on Friday, December 8, 2023.
Local Woman from Naperville Denied Pre-Trial Release in Oakbrook Terrace Hotel Murder Case
Latrice Phillips, a woman from Naperville, has been denied pre-trial release by Judge Joshua Dieden. She faces charges of first-degree murder. DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Oakbrook Terrace Chief of Police Casey Calvello made the announcement. Phillips, 51, is charged with the murder of Calvin Truitt at an Oakbrook Terrace hotel on December 2, 2023.
Recognize this face?
For 20 years, you’ve known him as the Landmark’s editor. This week, Uphues starts a new gig. The 61-year-old wordsmith moves to the “other side,” working in government instead of covering it. Uphues now serves as a management analyst for the Village of Brookfield, where he’ll be working in manager Timothy C. Wiberg’s office, steering projects and developing daily agendas. For now, he won’t be dealing with the press. We miss him and we’re sure you do, too. Stop by village hall to say hi if you need your Uphues fix.
Chase ends in rollover crash in St. Charles
KANE COUNTY, Ill. — Deputies say a chase ended in a rollover crash in St. Charles on Tuesday afternoon. According to Kane County deputies, the chase started at South Randall Road and Gyorr Avenue, over two miles away from where it ended near Crane Road and Twin Silos Drive. Just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday, […]