Aurora Police are questioning a man in connection with a shooting death on the city’s near east side. 34-year-old Rodolfo Rocha, Jr. was shot to death in the 11-hundred block of Grove Street. Rocha was outside with friends when a group walked up to them, pulled out handguns, and started firing. Aurora Police cannot rule out if the shooting was gang-related. If you have any information about this shooting, call Aurora Police Investigations or the Aurora Area Crime Stoppers at 630-892-1000.
Union Pacific has closed four roads in Kane County through Wednesday. The closures will allow for track repairs. The road closures will be at Francis Road, Meredith Road, Howard Road, and Thatcher Road.
Kane County Sheriff’s Office investigating a suspicious fire near East Dundee. The body of an unidentified person was found badly burned in the fire, but the person was shot. The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation and the Kane County Fire Investigation Task Force and the Illinois State Fire Marshall are investigating the cause of the fire.
Smoke from the sewers in Naperville. The city will be conducting smoke testing downtown and in various neighborhoods starting today. The testing will last four weeks. During the testing, residents may find smoke coming up from the sewer drains. Air and non-toxic smoke is pushed through the sewer lines in an effort to find defects in the sewer line. There will be smoke coming out of the ground where there are defects in the lines.