| Oct 7, 2011
| 11:05 AM
A Berwyn mother accused of endangering her children and hoarding animals has been indicted on 11 felony counts by the Cook County grand jury.
The grand jury this week indicted Lydia Price on nine counts of abuse and neglect by a caregiver and two...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 12:19 PM
A Berwyn man is behind bars facing murder charges following the April 1 shooting of a 41-year-old man in the Little Village neighborhood, authorities said.
Nicholas Hernandez, 33, was booked into Cook County Jail Saturday after a judge denied setting...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Two young men were found shot dead on the street in separate, drug-related shootings on the city's South Side, police said today.
The first shooting happened at about 6:18 a.m. Monday in an alley in the 10100 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in the...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A man who was found shot to death this afternoon in a vacant building in the city's Austin neighborhood suffered multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.
Police were called about noon and told that someone had been shot and was in a building located in...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Two Berwyn residents have been charged with misdemeanors after police removed more than 60 cats and three dogs from their home in the 3100 block of South East Avenue.
Eric Jandt, 41, and Photini Rose Varkonyi, 50, were both charged on Tuesday with one...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 2:29 PM
A car traveling at high rate of speed careened off two parked cars before plowing into a Cicero building Sunday, leaving a Berwyn woman dead and the driver in ‘very serious' condition.
A woman identified by the Cook County medical examiner’...
| Sep 22, 2009
A red-light camera company seeking business from Berwyn has had links to a politically connected lawyer who does legal work for the city and has contributed to the mayor's political campaign.
A document provided by the Illinois secretary of state's...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 8:17 PM
A 17-year-old girl reported to Berwyn police in 2003 that her doctor, Ricardo Arze, had pulled off her clothes and sexually assaulted her in his exam room, state records show.
Two years later, another patient reported to Berwyn police that Arze had...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 5:39 PM
A loophole in state and federal laws has made it easy for some attorneys to take advantage of Illinois residents struggling to keep their homes.
Attorneys are among the few professionals who can legally charge upfront fees to help homeowners modify their...
| Feb 8, 2009
The inspectors knew there was trouble as soon as they entered the nursing home.
The lobby smelled of urine. In one room, they found a 97-year-old woman, lying in her own waste. She had severe bruises on her arm, foot and both legs that the staff could...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Los Angeles Times file photo July 24, 1960: Young Republican members Lloyd LeMere of Oak Park, Ill., and Chris Economos of Berwyn set up a sign painting shop at the convention center in Chicago. July 24, 1960: Vice President Richard Nixon and New York...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 6:01 AM
If improved safety is the goal of red-light cameras, then it is a mission largely unaccomplished for the first crop of area suburbs that raced to install the devices after they became legal in 2006, according to state data.
Accidents rose -- in some...