| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports:
A 27-year-old Elmhurst man was charged Aug. 2 with assault/dangerous missiles and open alcohol in public in the 100 block of South York Street. He threw an open beer can at officers....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
An 18-year-old man was shot to death in Bellwood on Sunday night, according to authorities.
Javari Hull, of the 200 block of Zuelke Drive in Bellwood, was shot to death in the 1000 block of Linden Avenue in the same suburb about 7 p.m.
The man was...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Hinsdale, Western Springs, Glen Ellyn and Bellwood.
Responsible pet owners
I am an avid animal lover. I love them with a passion so deep, I can't even explain it.
Last December, I launched a Facebook page in...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:32 PM
A judge set bail today at $300,000 for a Bellwood man who authorities said tried to carjack a 66-year-old woman before carjacking three other people, including a 69-year-old woman Monday morning in the Little Village neighborhood.
| Apr 13, 2014
| 2:57 PM
One man was fatally shot and another critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday in Maywood, authorities said.
Ronald McGowan, 27, of the 3600 block of Madison Street in Bellwood, was pronounced dead at 1:25 a.m. at Loyola University Medical Center,...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today endorsed a young, first-time candidate in a crowded West Side county commissioner contest that includes a former alderman who did time for political corruption.
The rare public...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A Bellwood man who died Friday morning following a crash in Forest Park died of natural causes, the Cook County medical examiner's office determined today.
Carter Thompson, 63, was declared dead at 3:26 a.m. at Loyola University Medical Center,...
| Jan 22, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 33-year-old Chicago woman was charged with drunk driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or more, improper lane usage and minimum speed regulation after a stop on the 1900 block of...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:35 AM
A 68-year-old man died when fire broke out in his home in Bellwood, authorities said.
Otis Green, of the 300 block of 50th Avenue, was pronounced dead after 4 p.m. Monday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He had suffered burns....
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Governor Pat Quinn has ordered flags across the state lowered to half-staff today in honor of a Cook County sheriff's investigator killed while off-duty last week.
Cuauhtemoc Estrada, 50, was fatally shot Friday night in west suburban Bellwood after...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Maywood investigators are searching for a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Bellwood motorcyclist, police said.
The accident happened at about 10 p.m. Sunday on the 2000 block of South Fifth Avenue, said Maywood Interim...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:09 PM
A 33-year-old woman from Merrill, Wis., is scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday, charged in the hit-and-run crash that killed a Bellwood man last weekend in Maywood.
The accident happened at about 10 p.m. Sunday on the 2000 block of South 5th...