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Annual July 4th Fireworks Launch Location Moved to Langum Park
The Annual July 4th Fireworks will be launched from Langum Park, located at 7th and Madison Avenues in downtown St. Charles. The move is in response to public safety recommendations on behalf of emergency responders, led by the St. Charles Police Department, working in collaboration with the St. Charles Park District. This new launch site allows the fireworks to be seen along the Fox River, with the best viewing locations on the south side of downtown St. Charles.
Two Businesses Cited for Selling Tobacco to Minors
Mayor Lora Vitek, acting as Liquor Control Commissioner, enforced local tobacco ordinances for two local businesses cited for selling tobacco/alternative nicotine products to minors. The citations were considered at the May 15, 2023, hearing of the St. Charles Liquor Control Commission. The Commission considers alcohol, tobacco, and massage license issues....
North Randall Road Lane Closures Begin June 5
Northbound traffic on Randall Road will be reduced to a single lane near the intersection of W. Main Street/IL Rt. 64 and Randall Road for work on a City of St. Charles water system improvement project. Construction is scheduled to begin the week of June 5, 2023 and will continue through June 16, 2023, weather permitting. Access to local business will remain open.
Coroner identifies man shot, killed by police in Kane County after chase
The above video is from a previous report.CHICAGO (CBS) -- The man who was shot and killed by police in Kane County earlier this week has been identified.James Moriarty, 38, of Aurora, died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Kane County Coroner's Office.Moriarty's death came after a carjacking that led to a police chase and crash which shut down the intersection at Fabyan Parkway and Randall Road on Wednesday. The Kane County Sheriff's Office said the driver of the stolen car got out of the car with a handgun. A K9 named Hudson was released and bit the suspect. Officers exchanged shots in the middle of the intersection and he was killed.The dog was also killed.No bystanders were injured.
20-year-old man found shot in Bolingbrook backyard dies
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — A 20-year-old man is dead after he was found shot Saturday night in a backyard in Bolingbrook, police said. Sian Carter, 20, was found by officers around 11:40 p.m. in the 1000 block of Ridgewood Drive. He was taken to a hospital and died. Several shell casings were recovered from the scene, […]
Aurora FC gets second straight shutout in 4-0 win over Chicago Dutch Lions
CHICAGO -- Minnesota Aurora FC shut out a second straight opponent and continued their scoring frenzy with a 4-0 win over Chicago Dutch Lions Saturday.Aurora scored three of its goals in the first half, then added the fourth in the 89th minute. "Starting games as strong as we can is huge," said Maya Hansen. "We're catching teams on their heels as much as we can. We've emphasized picking our moment about when to go forward." Hansen scored twice, and now has three goals and an assist on the season. Kennedy Faulknor also scored, and the final goal of the match was Mariah Nguyen's first of the season.Aurora won its season opener 5-0 against Rochester FC.
Funeral planned for Hudson, the K9 who died in the line of duty
SUGAR GROVE, Illinois - A funeral is planned for K9 Hudson, who died in the line of duty while protecting Kane County Sheriff's deputies from a carjacker with a gun. According to investigators, the chain of events began with a carjacking on May 24 in Aurora. The vehicle was later spotted near Randall Road and Silver Glen in South Elgin. A traffic stop was attempted, but the driver reportedly picked up speed.
Recovering Officer Finds Hope in Romeoville’s Generosity: GoFundMe Surpasses $63,000
ROMEOVILLE, IL – The Romeoville community has come together in support of Officer Dominic Thielmann, who was critically injured in the line of duty during a pursuit earlier this week. A GoFundMe campaign was launched to assist Officer Thielmann and his family with the unforeseen medical expenses and the...
Navigating Temporary Road Closures for Cream of Wheaton and Upcoming Events in Wheaton
The Cream of Wheaton event is set to take place from June 1 to June 4, and will be hosted by the Wheaton Park District and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce. There will be several road closures associated with the event. From May 29 to June 4, Liberty Drive will be closed between Cross Street and Wheaton Avenue, and Karlskoga Drive will be closed from Wheaton Avenue to Hale Street. From June 1 to June 4, Hale Street will be closed from Front Street to Seminary.
Naperville man accused of injuring deputy while resisting arrest
A Naperville man has been accused of injuring a deputy while resisting arrest, according to a news release from the DuPage County State’s Attorney and DuPage County Sheriff. Bond was set Wednesday at $250,000 for Nathan Pope, 40, who has been charged with resisting or obstructing a peace officer with injury, for the incident which took place on Tuesday, May 23.
Here's how you can honor veterans ahead of Memorial Day
CHICAGO (CBS) -- There will be more ways to honor fallen service members ahead of Memorial Day.DuPage County is hosting an observance ceremony starting at 2 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial in Wheaton. It's near the pond on the DuPage County government complex.Gold Star Families will lay a wreath at the memorial.The ceremony will include a weapons salute, and the DuPage Honor Guard will retire the colors.you can also honor the fallen at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Fort Sheridan National Cemetery in north suburban Lake Bluff.It starts at one this afternoon and will also include the playing of taps, a moment of silence, and speeches.
St. Charles Unites to Support K-9 Fund in Honor of Fallen Hero, Hudson
ST. CHARLES, IL – St. Charles is in mourning this week following the tragic loss of K-9 officer Hudson, who bravely served the Kane County Sheriff’s Office. Hudson was killed on scene Wednesday afternoon following a vehicular high jacking that ended in a shootout and the death of a suspect.
Columbus officer arrested and charged for inappropriately filming a minor
Columbus, Ohio – An officer from the Columbus Police Department was taken into custody and formally charged in Illinois over accusations of filming up the skirt of a minor. The accused, Officer Adam Nguyen, aged 26, is reported to have covertly filmed a video of an underage girl and subsequently broadcast the video live. This information comes from court documents obtained in connection with the case.
Addison man found guilty of setting fire to vehicle at Elmhurst BMW dealership
DUPAGE COUNTY, Ill. - An Addison man has been found guilty of setting fire to a vehicle in the parking lot of an Elmhurst car dealership in April 2022. DuPage County jury found Dario Salas, 40, guilty of two felony counts of arson for the April 13, 2022 fire at Elmhurst BMW, located at 500 W. Lake Street, according to DuPage County state's attorneys office.
Cause of Bloomingdale fire still under investigation
CHICAGO (CBS) -- A large fire destroyed a home in Bloomingdale on Friday. The back side of the house was gutted by the fire. The home is located just off of Bloomingdale Road, near West Army Trail.No word yet on what caused that fire.
Adopt a dog or cat at DuPage County Animal Services
DuPage County Animal Services cares for many pet looking for their forever home, including Danica. Operations Manager Laura Famion also warns people with lost pets about a popular scam happening in the community.
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 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 ...
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.
New Kids on the Block convention continues at Rosemont Theatre
CHICAGO (CBS) – The New Kids on the Block wants to take you to prom.BLOCKCON continues this weekend at the Rosemont Theatre. The sold-out convention features immersive fan experiences, a prom-themed party, and an intimate performance by the group. A special farewell event is scheduled for Sunday.
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