A 22-year-old man, his girlfriend, and mother are being held in the fatal shooting of a Naperville man whose body was stuffed in a trash bin in Chicago. Ernest Collins, 21-year-old Cassandra Green and 38-year-old Candice Jones appeared Saturday in a DuPage County courtroom on first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, armed robbery and concealment of homicidal death charges. Twenty-year-old Michael Armendariz last was seen Jan. 14, 2018. His body was found May 31 in the garage of a vacant house next to Jones’ home. Naperville is southwest of Chicago. The 22-year-old Collins and Green live in Rockford, northwest of Chicago. They also are charged with burglary. Collins, Green, and Jones are being held without bond. They are due back in court on March 4.
Galesburg police have confirmed that at least two shots were fired in the 500 block of West Brooks Street Thursday, just after noon.
It was business, as usual, for the Knox County Board at their Wednesday night meeting.
41-year-old Jeffrey Mason of Monmouth entered a not guilty plea Tuesday to felony residential burglary, one of two separate felony cases he’s facing in Warren County.
No injuries and only minor damage to a patio door and door frame were reported in a Tuesday morning shots fired call in Galesburg.