Armed robbery | 9/11 remembrance ceremony | Hispanic Heritage Festival

NCTV17 News Update slate for September 11, 2023 with police car in background for story on armed robbery
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Naperville police investigate armed robbery

An armed man robbed two people Saturday night on the 1500 block of W. Ogden Avenue.

Police say the crime took place around 9 p.m. A masked man armed with a handgun approached the two, stealing an undisclosed amount of money and a cell phone, according to a news release by the Naperville Police Department (NPD). A dark-colored SUV was seen speeding away from the area shortly afterward.

The suspect was described as a Black man wearing a black shirt and black pants. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the NPD at (630) 420-6666.

Naperville’s 9/11 remembrance ceremony 

Naperville’s 9/11 remembrance ceremony to mark the 22nd anniversary of the attacks on our nation will take place tonight at 6 p.m.. Though previously scheduled to take place outside at the Shanower Memorial, due to forecasted rain, the event will move inside the Naperville Municipal Center to city council chambers.

Learn more about this evening’s event and the special anniversary this year will mark for the Shanower Memorial.

NCTV17 will be live-streaming tonight’s ceremony on both our website and our channel.

Hispanic Heritage Festival this Saturday

This Saturday, Sept. 16, Naperville’s Hispanic Heritage Festival will return for its third year. Find out more about the event and all the fun planned.

National Day of Encouragement Blood Drive

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, two friends will be holding a blood drive at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Naperville on what’s known as the National Day of Encouragement. Find out what shared life experiences inspired them to hold the blood drive.

Former Naperville Central quarterbacks meet in national spotlight

On Saturday night in a clash between two former Naperville Central football teammates, Payton Thorne’s Auburn Tigers emerged victorious over the University of California and Sam Jackson.

Thorne threw a pair of touchdown passes in the 14-10 victory including the game-winner with six minutes left. Jackson entered the game at quarterback in the second quarter and led the Golden Bears to their lone touchdown drive of the game.