Two Aurora Men Pull Warrenville Man From Burning Vehicle

Police in Aurora say that two men are heroes for rescuing a Warrenville man when they pulled him away from a fiery crash. Authorities say that 58 year old Jose Martinez and 29 year old Deven Johnson from Aurora pulled the injured 34 year old man from a burning vehicle

 

Weather: Today a high of 43 degrees with rain and snow. Cloudy and 38 tomorrow. Saturday will be 34 degrees.

 

Illinois’ Executive Manson is getting s new name along with its face lift. Governor Bruce Rauner has singed an executive order changing the name to the Governor’s Mansion.

 

Officials of Major League Baseball and the NBA have told Illinois lawmakers about their concerns and possible support for legal internet sports gambling. The officials are wanting a guarantee that the gambling won’t effect the integrity of the game.   

Bill Foster Hosts Gun Violence Forum In Naperville

Batavia residents are invited to invest in rain barrels in order to conserve water. The city is selling the barrels online through April twenty fourth for the eighth annual rain barrel sale.

 

Weather: Today partly cloudy with a high of 42. Thunderstorms tomorrow with a high of 46 degrees. Wednesday cloudy with a high of 39 degrees.

 

A pedestrian was fatally hit by a vehicle in Aurora Saturday night. Police say the incodent took place around eleven pm near Ogden and Long Grove. Police say the nineteen year old driver and an Oswego women wear headed west on Ogden when their car hit the pedestrian. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Today in Naperville congressman Bill Foster will host a forum on gun violence. The event will be held at the Yellow Box Community Christian Church on Emerson Lane. Mothers of gun violence victims and high school students will offer their perspective and offer solutions.

Naperville Police Provide Self Defense Class For Women

Naperville police are offering self defense classes for women in April. The two classes will be held in Aurora Avenue on April 10th and 12th. The classes are free but you must sign up before hand. Visit the police department’s website for more info.

 

Today’s weather: Today a high of 45 and rainy, tomorrow partly cloudy and 49 degrees, Saturday 51 degrees with thunderstorms.

 

This week a man tried to rob a bank in Schaumburg but failed. Police say the same man is responsible for two other robberies earlier in the month.

 

The Illinois state board of elections will public hearing on the state’s automatic voting registration system before it takes effect this Summer. The board says this will help the public understand and to answer any questions about implementation.

 

22 Fatal Shootings in February

 

 

58 People have been shot and killed so far in 2018,with 4 this week.

The Illinois department of natural resources says fishing licenses for the year go on sale March 1st. The agency says 2018 annual fishing licenses for Illinois residents cost 15 dollars and are good until March 31st of 2019.

A DuPage County man is charged with hiring another man to kill his parents Deputies responded to a call early Sunday by the parents saying they were attacked by a man with a hammer inside their home in Glen Ellyn 18 year old Michael Targo of Glendale Heights was arrested.

32 Gun related deaths in January for Chicago

32 people were gunned down in the month of January,only one person has been fatally shot this week, with 11 people only being wounded by gunfire.

Illinois Hunter’s harvested a preliminary total of just over 147,500 deer during the 2017/2018 seasons with archery and firearms. The Season’s ended in mid January with an increase of over 3,000 from the year before.

A man is charged with killing two men outside of West Aurora last year. 38 year old Serafin Castellanos is charged with 1st degree murder. Police say gunfire killed 35 year old Jermaine P. Taylor and 57 year old Anselmo V. Fernandez on March 10 on South Lincoln.

23 victims of Gun Violence in Chicago for 2018

No new names have been released as of early Monday morning. 116 people have been shot and wounded there have been 3 non-shooting related homicides.

Governor Bruce Rauner has issued a ban on legislators financially benefiting from state property tax appeals. Governor Rauner issued an executive order Friday calling such representation “A clear conflict of interest that must end.” It is in effect immediately.

A former elementary school teacher who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges has been sentenced to 10 years in State Prison. DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin says 29-year old Andrew Clark will be sentenced this Friday,and an investigation on a DuPage County computer will be filed.

Shooting Death Toll for January is up to 15

There have been 16 total homicides in 2018 so far with another 48 people suffering gun shot wounds. No new information yet on the latest victims.

Another building on the Illinois State Fair Grounds is in need of emergency repairs in order to prevent a potential roof collapse. Barn 13’s roofing system has failed causing structural damage to the roof joints and decking.

A Man has been found mentally unfit to stand trial for the shooting of a Naperville Metra Conductor and will be released to a secure senior facility. 80-year old Edward Klein will be sent to a Facility in Wisconsin that specializes in dementia.

13 People Gunned down in Chicago for 2018

 

 

There have been 14 total homicides with 47 people shot and wounded. 53-year Old George Washington and another 49-year old man are the latest victims of Gun Violence in Chicago.

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will run uncontested in the Democratic primary after State Senator Micheal Hastings dropped out of the race. White says he’s going to work together with Hastings despite the drop out.

DuPage County authorities investigate reports of a fatal stabbing in Downers Grove on Wednesday. Deputies had not confirmed the cause of death early Thursday morning. Sources have said a Mother was stabbed to death by her teenage son.

 

9 Shooting Deaths in 9 Days

The latest updates show Woodlawn,Englewood,and Austin neighborhoods have seen violence in recent days. 38 people have been wounded by gunfire in the last 8 days.

State records show that the flu season in Illinois appears to be peaking early this year. There are more than 100 outbreaks as opposed to last season at this time. There was 344 Intensive Care units last admissions in Illinois.

Authorities say no charges will be filed in a fatal car crash on West State Street in Geneva. 28-year old DeKalb resident Adam Bruner lost control and drifted into oncoming Traffic colliding with a vehicle driven by an 18 year old.

8 Victims of Gun Violence already in 2018

The shooting death toll for 2018 in Chicago is already up to eight.  Police say recent shootings have occurred in the Englewood, Austin, and Woodlawn neighborhoods.  Another 34 people have already been wounded by gunfire one week into the new year.

Illinois officials are seeking more submissions for an Illinois State Police logo design contest.  The new logo will be used to commemorate the agency’s 100th anniversary in 2022.  The contest is open to Illinois State Police employees and retirees, as well as the general public.

A DeKalb man is killed in a car crash in Geneva on Sunday.  Police say 28-year-old Adam Bruner lost control of his car on W. State St. and crash into an oncoming car.  He and the other driver were taken to the hospital where Bruner was pronounced dead.