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Romeoville police officer shot, suspect in custody after chase
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (CBS) -- A police officer was shot during a foot chase early Thursday morning and the suspect is in custody, according to Illinois State Police.The shooting happened near the intersection of Sierra Trail and Summerfield Drive around 12:13 a.m.Romeoville police said officers found a vehicle that had been reported stolen. As they approached the vehicle to investigate, the suspect, Samer Hernandez, approached as well. The officer was shot in the shoulder.The investigation into a stolen vehicle quickly escalated when officers started a foot pursuit of the suspect, an exchange of gunfire ensued, and an officer was hit in...
Higher Learning Commission Application Submitted
We have completed another important milestone on our path to merging with St. Augustine College. On Thursday, May 18, 2023 we submitted the Change of Control application to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). As outlined in their processes, HLC will now assign a review team to the merger proposal and will schedule a visit to be held in August or September. The visit will also include representatives from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).
On duty police officer shot in Chicago suburb
A police officer was shot this morning after investigating a report of a stolen car in Romeoville. A 29-year-old suspect has been arrested.
Romeoville Police Department Offers Vacation Check Service
The Romeoville Police Department offers a vacation check service for Village residents. When a resident goes away on vacation, a police officer can check their home up to three times per day to make sure it remains secure. A request form must be completed, signed and returned to the Police Department prior to departure. You may pick up the request form at the Police Department, 1050 W. Romeo Road OR click here to complete and submit request form online.
Prep sports recap for May 27, 2023
PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) — Senior Charlise Carr is going out as a winner. The U-High co-captain scored six minutes into overtime to lead the Pioneers to a 1-0 win over Rock Island Alleman in the class 1A girls soccer state title game in Naperville Saturday night. The win gives the Pioneers their first ever girls […]
Frankfort to Host Mesmerizing Drone Light Show for Once-in-a-Century Celebration
FRANKFORT, IL – Next Sunday, Frankfort will host a day of festivities to celebrate a unique occurrence that happens just once in a century. The date corresponds with Frankfort’s ZIP Code, 60423, or 6-04-23. The Village, in partnership with local organizations, has planned a free, community-wide event at Breidert Green in downtown Frankfort.
Plainfield River Tubing starts back up this weekend on DuPage River
Just a block from downtown Plainfield there's tubing on the DuPage River. The outdoor activity starts back up today with Plainfield River Tubing.
Naperville Gold Star Families Memorial Monument unveiled ahead of Memorial Day
The Naperville Gold Star Family Memorial Monument Committee unveiled its Memorial Monument on Saturday afternoon in Veterans Park ahead of The post Naperville Gold Star Families Memorial Monument unveiled ahead of Memorial Day appeared first on NCTV17.
Police arrest gunman who shot and wounded officer in Romeoville
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — Police have arrested the gunman who shot and wounded an officer in Romeoville after an hours-long manhunt. The shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Sierra Trail and Summerfield Drive. Police said officers were investigating a stolen vehicle and approached the suspect, who then fled on foot. A foot […]
The reason annual carnival in Evergreen Park was cancelled
Father James Hyland of Most Holy Redeemer Church joins Lisa Dent to explain why the parish’s 46th annual carnival was cancelled and why security was just one of the factors that went into the decision. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka
Missing Person being sought
On Thursday at approximately 6:00PM. LaSalle County deputies located an abandoned vehicle in the Otter Creek Township area. The vehicle is related to a missing person’s investigation from the Joliet Police Department. 63 year old Amos D. Morgan, of Joliet, was reported missing two weeks ago. Amos was last seen in the Streator area on May 10th.
Upcoming Water Main Work at Hudson and Farragut in Romeoville: What Residents Need to Know
Water main work will occur at the intersection of Hudson and Farragut Avenues in Romeoville beginning 5/30/23 and is expected to take 4 to 6 weeks. Road closures and detours will be posted, but measures are in place to limit impact on residents.
Chicago, suburbs hold parades and ceremonies in honor of Memorial Day
CHICAGO - Chicago and its suburbs are gearing up to commemorate Memorial Day with parades, wreath laying ceremonies, and observances. Chicago Memorial Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. The city of Chicago will kick off its Memorial Day festivities with a grand parade and wreath laying ceremony. The procession is...
Janet Jackson, Ludacris performing at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in Tinley Park
TINLEY PARK, Ill. (CBS) -- Pop icon Janet Jackson will perform live tonight in Tinley Park.She'll take the stage with Ludacris at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in celebration of 50 years since the beginning of her career. The show starts tonight at 7:45 p.m.Tickets are still on sale and start at $114.
Million Dollar Lottery Ticket Sold In Romeoville
If you bought a lottery ticket at Sunshine Food Mart in Romeoville lately you could be holding a million dollar ticket. The Illinois Lottery reports, one ticket matched all numbers on Friday, May 19th during the midday drawing. The winning jackpot numbers were 4-8-22-27-37. Sunshine Food Mart is located at 369 S. Budler Road which is just north of Airport Road and east of I-55 in Romeoville. The winning ticket is worth $1,050,000. According to the man who sold the ticket, it was not a quick pick ticket. A man chose the numbers and the winning ticket was purchased on Friday, May, 19th at 9:30 a.m. Unconfirmed reports to WJOL claim the man who bought the winning ticket is from Romeoville.
Garbage Pickup Delayed One Day During Week of 5/29
Garbage pickup will be pushed back one day this week due to the Memorial Day holiday. If your regular pickup is on Wednesday, it will be Thursday this week. If normally Thursday, pickup will be Friday. If normally Friday, it will now be Saturday.
Romeoville player wins $1 million prize in Lucky Day Lotto
One player in Romeoville will be thanking their lucky stars when they realize they have won over $1 million after playing Saturday’s midday Lucky Day Lotto draw. The winner matched all five numbers of 4-8-22-27-37 for the May 18 midday drawing to score a jackpot prize of $1,050,000. The...
Naperville police to use tethered drone to increase security during downtown Memorial Day parade
Naperville police Cmdr. Michaus Williams said that in addition to close to 30 officers being assigned to the city’s Memorial Day Parade, the department will be using a new tool — a tethered drone — to provide crowd security Monday. The device will allow police to observe the scene and identify potential threats using an aerial view, Williams said. “(The drone) gives you the advantage of being ...
Hinsdale police blotter: officers called out to house party that led to property damage
The following items were taken from area police department reports and releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Hinsdale Theft An unknown suspect stole the catalytic converter from a victim’s car in the Hinsdale Hospital parking garage sometime between 6:45 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. May 13. The theft was reported on May 16. DUI Jose Soto, 31, of the 3100 block of Armitage Avenue, ...
Joliet woman found guilty of threatening, intimidating elderly man out of over $1.6 million
CHICAGO — A Joliet woman admitted in federal court that she used a series of threats and intimidation to exploit an elderly man out of more than $1.6 million. Lee Turner, also known as Ashley Turner, 40, was found guilty Wednesday of using a facility of interstate commerce to promote and carry on unlawful activity, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.
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