Sunday Week In Review
Kendall County State's Attorney Eric Weis spoke passionately at the county board meeting on Tuesday about the recently passed police reform bill, calling it "lipstick on a pig"
A St. Charles man has been found guilty of transferring sexual images of a customer from their phone to his phone while he was working at cell phone store in Huntley.
Endemics, epidemics and pandemics have been around since man began creating communities where it was possible to transmit viruses and germs in close proximity that today we call communicable diseases.
The Kane County Sheriff's Office says two fourteen-year-old twin boys were injured after being hit by a vehicle in the 39W200 block of Highland Avenue near Elgin Monday night.
LaSalle County authorities arrested a Wilmington man accused of dealing cocaine.
The Newark Village Board is working on a plan for maintenance to the filtering system at the village’s main well. Following an extensive inspection of the current filter media, it was decided that a minimum of maintenance would not result in the extended life that was anticipated. Engineer…
The Sandwich City Council Finance Committee is considering an additional option for residents to use to pay water and sewer pay bills. City Clerk Denise Ii says the city's current financial program, gWorks, has some expanded features that the city can purchase.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is changing one of the metrics used to evaluate if a region can have COVID-19 restrictions reduced. Instead of being based on intensive care unit bed availability, IDPH will look at hospital staffing, and specifically, staffed beds.
Kendall County Judge Robert Pilmer last month sentenced 43-year-old Jody Skowronski, of Chicago, to eight years in prison for leading police in Plano on a high-speed chase in August of 2019. According to the Kendall County State's Attorney's Office, Skowronski pleaded guilty to charges of ag…
The Kendall County Board may vote at its Tuesday morning meeting on an intergovernmental agreement with Yorkville, Oswego and Montgomery to retain the lobbying firm of Elevate Government Affairs in Washington D.C.
Several people were arrested after a murder investigation in Aurora turned into an hours-long standoff Friday evening on the city's east side.
The Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday announced that limited indoor dining would be allowed to resume in Health Region Two which includes Kendall, Grundy, and LaSalle Counties.
A woman was shot in the parking lot of the Wendy's restaurant in the 1200 block of N. Orchard Road in Aurora Saturday.
Rebecca Johnson, who lives on Elmwood Pl. in Sandwich is now the only candidate running for Second Ward alderman.
The DeKalb County Health Department has distributed over 2,000 vaccines so far. That includes over 1,000 phase 1A workers not associated with Northwestern Medicine. EMS providers, school nurses, and dental providers are among those who have received vaccinations from the Health Department.
Waubonsee Community College has canceled its 2020-2021 basketball season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Illinois' ongoing COVID-19 struggles are what led to the decision to cancel.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) says low-risk sports in Health Regions One, Two, and Five can now resume with the announcement that COVID-19 restrictions were being reduced in those regions. The three regions were moved from Tier 3 restrictions to Tier 2 restrictions on Friday.
Chairman Scott Gryder proposed a committee reform amendment to the Kendall County Board Rules of Order at Tuesday's Committee of the Whole meeting.
Governor J.B. Pritzker announced on Friday that Health Regions One, Two, and Five are moving from Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions to Tier 2 restrictions.
DeKalb County deputies recovered a stolen vehicle after it was involved in a crash Thursday.
The heads of the local Democratic and Republican parties are saying impeachment was necessary or a disgrace respectively.
Plainfield Township Supervisor Anthony Fremarek is facing charges of embezzling money from a private Schaumburg firm that he worked for.
Kendall County Sheriff Dwight Baird says he still disagrees with much of a sweeping police reform bill passed by the Illinois General Assembly earlier this week, but says the bill contains some good changes.
Kendall County Health Dept. Executive Director RaeAnn Van Gundy told the Kendall County Board on Thursday that the Health Department has 70 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine left for Friday and then they will be out of vaccine until Tuesday.
Montgomery Chief of Police Phil Smith says he's against a sweeping police reform bill passed by the Illinois General Assembly earlier this week.
Montgomery police are confirming that a man was shot and killed on the Route 30 overpass near Route 31 Tuesday morning.
Changes are coming to the snow removal program in the village of Oswego, and three will affect its residents.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors still hasn't decided on a schedule for winter sports. A statement after the IHSA's Wednesday meeting says it's still too early to lock schools into a schedule when it's still unknown when and if high-risk sports will be allowed t…
Aurora Police say an investigation into a late December shooting has turned into a homicide investigation after the victim died from his injuries. Police identified him as 18-year-old Mario Palacios Jr., of Aurora.
An Earlville man had to be flown to a Rockford hospital after being hit by a car Tuesday night at Route 34 and Gage Street in Somonauk.
At its regular meeting on Monday, the Sandwich City Council heard from auditor Bill Newkirk of Newkirk and Associates in Plano regarding the 2020 audit of the city's finances.
Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.
Hillside Democrat Emanuel "Chris" Welch has taken the oath to become the next Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. He replaces longtime Speaker Mike Madigan who failed to muster the votes to keep the job over-the-weekend.
Montgomery police on Tuesday arrested 56-year-old Darlene A. Thomas-Ryder, of Aurora, during a traffic stop after police allegedly saw her vehicle parked in a handicap spot without the proper placard in a business in the 1700 block of Douglas Road.
How much should the Kendall County Forest Preserve Commission pay D Construction of Coal City for the abrupt demolition of the historic Millbrook Bridge over the Fox River on August 25, 2020?
Democrat Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, who represents the 14th District, says that she supports the impeachment of President Donald Trump for his role in the events that led to an angry mob storming the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday as Congress was certifying the November 3 Election Results.…
An out-of-state man was sentenced on a drug charge in Grundy County on Monday, January 11th.
When it comes to electrical power outages, Commonwealth Edison representative Geroge Gaulrapp, who is the former mayor of Freeport, said issues have been resolved in the Churchill Farms Subdivision and area off Needham Road. This is what he told the Plano City Council this week.