Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
Jacob S. Danmar is accused of firing a gun outside his home on Sept. 3.
Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Victim was shot multiple times, including in the face, police said.
The first bird to test positive for West Nile Virus was found in June in Campton Township.
Three men are charged in connection with the Sept. 4 robbery; investigation also led to the arrest of a woman for two other crimes.
A barn in unincorporated Elgin was destroyed in a Friday afternoon blaze.
Homeless man steals a Corvette, a mama protects her jailbird son and the peek-from-behind-the-curtain crew this week in crime-n-shame.
Three male employees were wounded, and a female worker was able to hide before the shooting at the fast-food restaurant, police said.
Two victims are critically wounded, Aurora police said.
Charges may be filed in the Syril Drive incident.
A 37-year-old woman who was a passenger on the motorcycle was seriously hurt.
Company says no illnesses have been reported but that a risk exists.
Two men in a red "beater"-type car approached the girl as she walked to school.
Mihirtej Boddupalli, 21, of Lisle, and Sajaad Safiullah Syed, 21, of Naperville, were killed in the crash on July 19.
The Office Dining and Spirits in St. Charles is expected to be closed for awhile following a Wednesday morning blaze, fire officials said.
Michael T. Szot now faces nine aggravated DUI charges.
Kelly Moore, 22, alleged abused student during after university "meet and greet."
The evacuation occurred Wednesday morning at Meijer, 855 S. Randall Road in St. Charles.
Stephen A. Wake, 65, of Aurora, faces DUI charges following the Monday afternoon incident.
The safety check will be held from 11 p.m. on Aug. 23 until 4 a.m. on Aug. 24 on the I-88 ramp that carries traffic to Route 31.