Fugitive shoots himself after killing 8 people

NATALIA, TX – Authorities have announced an end to the manhunt for an armed suspect believed to be responsible for eight deaths over a two-day period in Joliet, Illinois. According to local law enforcement, 23-year-old Romeo Nance was located by U.S. Marshals near Natalia, Texas, where he is believed to have fatally shot himself following a confrontation with Texas-based law enforcement officials. Nance had been under investigation for the shooting deaths of seven people across …

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Business dispute leads to murder-for-hire plot

SIKESTON, MO – Legal troubles are mounting for Ben Patrick Mullavey, a 64-year-old Illinois resident, who stands accused of orchestrating a murder plot against his former business ally in Florida. The weapon of choice? A crossbow and arrow, law enforcement sources reveal. Prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri have disclosed that Mullavey was prepared to shell out as much as $10,000 to see his ex-partner dead. The motive behind …

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Man stabbed to death at Burger King

DES PLAINES, IL – Authorities are actively hunting for a suspect involved in a deadly stabbing incident at a local Burger King. The grisly event occurred on Wednesday evening around 6 p.m. at the fast-food outlet located on the 800 block of South Elmhurst Road. It was reported that two men engaged in a heated disagreement inside the Burger King, resulting in one man receiving multiple stab wounds. Despite being quickly transported to a nearby …

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College basketball star shot in the leg over Christmas break

EAST LANSING, MI – Rising basketball star, Jeremy Fears Jr., of Michigan State University, was recently injured in a shooting while visiting his hometown of Joliet, Illinois. The university confirmed the incident, stating that the injury to the freshman guard is not life-threatening. The shooting occurred late Friday night or early Saturday morning. The university’s basketball coach, Tom Izzo, confirmed that Fears Jr. underwent surgery following the incident. Izzo expressed his commitment to aiding Fears …

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Dad pleads guilty to drowning his 3 children

ROUND LAKE BEACH, IL – An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to drowning his three young children in a bathtub. Jason Karels, 36, from Round Lake Beach entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill. As a result of this plea, he will be sentenced to life without parole, according to Lake County State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart. On June 13, 2022, Karels filled a bathtub and drowned his children, Bryant, 5, Cassidy, 3, and Gideon, …

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Liquor store employee shot at work by armed robbers on a crime spree

CHICAGO, IL – A group of armed thieves who went on violent robbery spree, that included shooting an employee at a convenience store, are now being hunted by the Chicago Police. The crimes took place within a short span of six hours on Friday night, focusing on vulnerabilities in the city’s Northwest district. One of the key incidents took place around 10:30 p.m., when two assailants, masked and armed, entered the Super Savings Food and …

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Single mother of two killed at ATM

WORTH, IL – A suburban Chicago single mother of two tragically lost her life at a Chase Bank ATM on Saturday. The incident occurred in Worth, Illinois, where local law enforcement responded to a distress call at the bank branch. Upon arrival, they discovered a woman who had been fatally shot. The victim was later identified as Jonnie Angel Kleins, a devoted mother to her 15-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter. Kleins also served as a …

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Landlord arrested for brutally killing 6-year-old Muslim boy and stabbing his mother

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, IL – A horrifying incident unfolded in Plainfield Township, Illinois, as a 71-year-old man, Joseph M. Czuba, allegedly carried out a brutal attack on a Palestinian-American family due to their Muslim faith. The tragic incident saw a six-year-old boy, Wadea Al-Fayoume, fatally stabbed 26 times, while his mother, Hanaan Shahin, 32, sustained more than a dozen stab wounds. The attack appears to be influenced by the ongoing conflict between Hamas and Israel. Local …

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Man who stole almost $70k worth of merchandise gets released without bail

HINSDALE, IL – A man suspected of a high-profile burglary in a Chicago suburb was released from jail last Thursday. Terry Johnson, 30, is accused of stealing $68,000 worth of goods from the upscale Kelsey Resale Boutique in Hinsdale, Illinois, on May 24. According to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, Johnson and six others used a sledgehammer to break into the boutique at 1:19 a.m., making off with a variety of purses and other …

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Man pleads guilty for crashing into and firebombing abortion clinic

DANVILLE, IL – Philip J. Buyno, a 73-year-old resident of Prophetstown, Illinois, has confessed to an act of arson aimed at a yet-to-be-opened abortion clinic in eastern Illinois. Prosecutors revealed on Wednesday that Buyno pleaded guilty to a federal charge of attempting to use fire to damage a building involved in interstate commerce. On May 20, Buyno arrived at a commercial building in Danville with several containers filled with gasoline. His plan was to ram …

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