Saturday, February 23, 2013
21-year-old wheelchair bound Plano resident Corey Cann has not been seen since approximately 7 p.m. Feb. 22.
Update 7:56 p.m., Sunday Corey Cann has been reported found safe, said Plano Police Chief Steven Eaves. Read the account here. Update 2:10 p.m., Sunday Plano Police Chief Steven Eaves told Patch that Corey Cann is currently being treated as a missing person by the police department. "As of right now we're looking at a missing person. If it does become a kidnapping or abduction we will change the status," he said. Eaves said that Cann's information was submitted to the state police. Update 11:10 p.m., Sunday Family and friends of Corey Cann are organizing a search at 1:15 p.m. at the Yorkville Community Christian Church, 129 Commercial Drive. Anyone who would like to help is asked to please gather there. Update 11:40 a.m., Sunday A …
Friday, January 18, 2013
State's Attorney Eric Weis broke down the numbers of cases handled last year during a presentation before the Kendall County Board.
Although the overall number of court cases fell in 2012, Kendall County prosecutors handled three times as many jury trials, according to a report in the Aurora Beacon News. State's Attorney Eric Weis presented a report to the Kendall County Board this week showing there were 14,402 cases filed in 2012, down from the 14,651 filed in 2011. Out of those, 414 were felonies, down from 429 in 2011, according to the Beacon. During 2012, the state’s attorney’s office tried 41 trials before a jury, up significantly from the 14 jury trials in 2011. The office also tried more than 100 cases before a judge, the Beacon reported. Weis reported the primary difference in the numbers was a reduction in traffic cases. In 2009, there were 19,269 traffic …
Roger Matile, director of The Little White School Museum, to provide insight on county history.
Roger Matile, "Reflections" columnist for the Kendall County Record newspapers will speak at the Chapel on the Green in Yorkville on Kendall County history up to the end of the Civil War Sunday, Jan. 27. Matile will discuss the history of early settlement , transportation, pioneer farming, business and government. The program will begin at at 2 p.m. Matile is also the Director of The Little White School Museum in Oswego. The Chapel is at the corner of Church and Center Streets, across from the Town Square, just off Rt. 47.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Police identify 52-year-old John Marcus Lundberg of Yorkville as the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot.
The Kendall County Sheriff's Office identified the man who publicly committed suicide at the Kendall County Courthouse last week as 52-year-old John Marcus Lundberg of Yorkville. A motive for the public display though has yet to be determined, said Deputy Craig French, spokesman for the Sheriff's office. "That's something that we're still looking into," he said Monday afternoon. Video surveillance from the Kendall County Courthouse showed Lundberg putting a shotgun to his head and firing a single shot Friday afternoon at approximately 1:46 p.m. Lundberg, who was by himself at the time, parked his car on the far west side of the parking lot, according to police. "At this point, we do not have any record that he had any criminal or civil …