Sunday Week In Review
Petty Officer 1st Class Boyer Kornfiend, of Aurora, is serving as a master-at-arm at the Naval Air Station in Fallon, Nevada helping TOPGUN aviators at the Navy's premier tactical air warfare training center. Kornfiend graduated from Oswego High School in 2012.
The developer behind the restoration of the Historic Kendall County Jail in downtown Yorkville was honored at Tuesday's Kendall County Board meeting.
Yorkville police say a thirty-year-old Yorkville man was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle late Thursday night in the 1300 block of Marketplace Drive.
Work on a bridge on Route 52, about 7.5 miles east of Route 47 and north of Minooka is scheduled to start on Monday.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is endorsing new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines which recommend COVID-19 booster shots for children age five through eleven. The guidance from the CDC came on Thursday and says that children can receive a vaccine bo…
The Kendall County Sheriff's Office partnered with Augie Ghilarducci of 2nd Opportunity to place a job readiness program for jail inmates in August 2019. The program includes an introduction to supportive services, creating goals, employment plans, financial literacy, communication skills, a…
A police search involving multiple agencies Thursday night for a missing Sandwich teen had a good outcome. The fifteen-year-old was found by police and was reunited with his family.
LaSalle County Sheriff's Deputies earlier this week arrested 27 year old Jeremy A. Gossett, of Ottawa.
Over 180 years old, the downtown of Oswego is set for possible state and national recognition after a study.
Leslie Byrne, marketing consultant with WSPY, attended the ribbon cutting May 18th with owners, Mike, Ann, and daughter Lily of the new Dairy Barn at 121 Main St in Oswego! The Dairy Barn has soft serve ice cream, malts, burgers, and other great menu items. Support your local business in per…
National Gun Violence Awareness day will be on June third to spread awareness about gun violence and remember those who have suffered.
This is the last year Congressman Adam Kinzinger is participating 2022 Congressional Art Competition for the 16th District of Illinois.
The Plano City Council is getting closer to a vote on a long term water tower maintenance contract with Suez Water.
Looking to hire a city administrator for the first time in Sandwich history, the mayor of Sandwich Todd Latham outlined a tentative list of responsibilities before the city council this week.
An Aurora man is being charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery after a stabbing in the 900 block of Heron Creek Drive in Sycamore Wednesday.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who died in a car versus bicycle crash Tuesday night as 25-year-old Clayton Dubbs, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
TC Energy, which operates a natural gas pipeline facility south of Sandwich, says the loud, roaring noises people were hearing Wednesday morning were part of safety testing.
Residents in the Plano-Sandwich-Lake Holiday area might have heard a loud, roaring sound this morning. WSPY News has learned that it was coming from natural gas being released from the TC Energy pipeline facility near Millhurst Road and Sandy Bluff Road. Area fire departments are aware.
Joliet Police say that on Tuesday, a 16-year-old boy was arrested, booked, and taken to the River Valley Justice Center in Joliet. The charges are for attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm, and two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon…
The Domestic Violence Response team was recognized for its work at yesterday’s board meeting at the Kendall County office building in Yorkville. The Kendall County Health Department, the state’s attorney’s office, the sheriff’s office, and Mutual Ground work together to help victims of domes…
While reviewing its city ordinances regarding roadside hawkers, the tradition of kids selling cold lemonade for 25 cents to $1.00 per cup was bantered about by Sandwich Mayor Todd Latham.
The next round of American Rescue Plan Act grant funds has been delayed for about a week due an issue with a Kendall County Board meeting agenda Tuesday.
Costing the village $1.5 million, there will be a one-year wait before two additional traffic signals are placed in the downtown Oswego area.
Free COVID-19 tests can be picked up Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the DeKalb County Health Department at 2550 North Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb.
A Marseilles man was arrested and charged with failure to register a new address as a sexual offender Monday. 58-year-old Randy Barile, of Marseilles, was picked up as part of countywide compliance checks in LaSalle County this week.
State Rep. David Welter is sharing some of his state budget goals and legislative priorities for the upcoming year. He said one particular thing he'll be focusing on is staffing, especially in the healthcare field.
A Kane County jury last week found 48-year-old Luis Alberto Najera Ayala, of Elgin, guilty of predatory criminal assault of a child and aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Prosecutors say that Najera sexually assaulted the victim multiple times between January 2017 and February of 2020. The vi…
Firefighters in Aurora had a busy weekend, responding to three home fires on Saturday and one more on Sunday. No one was hurt in any of the fires.
The Kendall County Clerk's Office is still looking for more election judges ahead of the upcoming Primary Election on June 28. Clerk Debbie Gillette says she needs around 400 election judges to operate the polling places throughout Kendall County. Gillette says that election judges are essential.
The years were 2010, 2003, and even 1998 when the city of Sandwich enacted three ordinances that are now under review and headed for updating.
National Police Week will give recognition to officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared Sunday as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The officers will be honored for serving their communities according to Kendall County Sheriff Dwi…
A jury in DeKalb County on Friday found that a Plano bar is partially responsible for the death of a Sandwich man in a 2015 crash at Route 34 and Old Route 34 in Sandwich. A jury ordered the now closed Q Bar, and its landlord TKK Investments, to pay $2.4 million in damages to the estate of 2…
An Aurora man is being charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol after a two vehicle crash early Sunday morning at Douglas Avenue and Parker Avenue. Police say 19-year-old Kristian Magana-Zuniga, of Aurora, was heading eastbound on Parker when he disobeyed a stop sign at…
In the village of Montgomery, Trans Lines, Inc. wants to build a small warehouse and distribution facility on 15 acres off Rochester Drive in an industrial area for outdoor storage of Its semi-tractor trucks and trailers.
Dry and windy conditions, along with low relative humidity, will lead to an increased fire danger Monday. The National Weather Service is asking people to use extra caution when burning and disposing of recently burned waste. People should also consider postponing any planned burning until a…
The Illinois Department of Public Health says that 23 Illinois counties are now rated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as having a medium COVID-19 community level. Kendall, and its surrounding counties, are all at medium level.
An Aurora man has been found guilty by a Kane County jury of armed violence, aggravated discharge of a firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm by felon. The Kane County State's Attorney's Office says that 48-year-old Andres Ramirez Jr., of Aurora, fired eight shots from a handgun in th…