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.

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.

588 People have died from Gun Violence this Year

A fifth person has been gunned down in Chicago this week, bringing the death toll for the year to 588 when it comes to shooting deaths. The latest incidents have been recorded in the New City, Belmont Cragin and Bridgeport neighborhoods. Over 2800 people have survived gunshot wounds this year.

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is ending a program that uses data mining to identify children at risk. DCFS Director Beverly Walker says they’re suspending the $366,000 Rapid Safety Feedback program saying it’s unreliable.

Authorities say a stepfather hit his teenage stepson with a car that damaged their home in North Aurora. Police say a fight between the two resulted in 33-year-old Allan Richard facing charges. He was arrested at his home in Batavia.

 

Curley Harvey latest named victim of Gun Violence

Four people have been killed by gun violence in Chicago since the start of the month on Friday. 42-year-old Curley Harvey was confirmed dead on December 1st in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. There have been 636 shootings deaths in Chicago this year.

Authorities investigate a bomb threat at the Illinois State Capitol. Police evacuated the building after the bomb threat was phoned in around 2:30 Monday afternoon. Investigators did not find anything and the building was opened again a few hours later.

A man dies in a single vehicle crash in Aurora over the weekend. Officers responded to the West Indian Trail and Deerpath Road around 10:30 Saturday night. They found 22-year-old Brian Dorantes after he’d been partially ejected from the car after hitting two trees. He died at the scene.

Daimmyon Hackman latest victim of Gun Violence

The November shooting death toll is up to 32 out of 35 total homicides. There have been 628 homicide victims in 2017 with 579 of those the result of deadly shootings. 27-year-old Daimmyon Hackman is the latest name released. He was shot to death on the southside on Black Friday.

State officials are encouraging drivers to prepare for the onset of winter. Officials are pushing the theme, “Winter Weather?Get it Together.” The State Department of Transportation has posted a safe driving video online.

Authorities have found the body of a missing Aurora man. 61-year-old Michael Ryan had been missing since November 13th. His body was recovered in the West Aurora Forest Preserve near Indian Trail and Star Grass on Saturday morning. Police say no foul play is suspected.