| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:40 PM
A proposal to create an inspector general for the suburbs drew skeptical reactions Monday, as officeholders and taxpayer watchdogs questioned how the position would work and whether it’s necessary.
But the idea got a warm reception from Gov. Pat...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:22 PM
A Cicero man was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 bail Saturday after he allegedly fondled his girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter, according to police and Cook County prosecutors.
Carlos Haddock, 39, of the 1600 block of South 51st Court, is charged...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 6:48 AM
An empty horse trailer came loose from the SUV pulling it down the Indiana Toll Road early Saturday morning near Chesterton before striking a semitrailer truck and killing the semi’s driver, police said.
Julio Zatina, 50 of Bridgeview, Illinois,...
| Apr 15, 2012
Julie Gorczynski was getting a ride after her shift at a suburban movie theater when a Mazda smashed into the passenger's side of her friend's Jeep, rolling the vehicle and killing the 17-year-old.
Orland Park police determined the Mazda was going at...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Five grocery stores in the Gresham and Englewood neighborhoods on the South Side were closed after their owners were charged with Link card fraud, officials said.
Walid Mohamed, 50, of Palos Hills, Imad Qatanani, 37, of Burbank and Mohammed Abuzir, 49 of...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 5:46 PM
A 33-year-old Orland Hills man faces drunken driving and reckless homicide charges following a crash Sunday that killed a Tinley Park woman, police said.
Kevin D. Santiago, of the 8800 block of West 170th Street, on Tuesday appeared at the Cook County...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:26 PM
An Ohio man sent an underage boy sexually explicit photos and videos, then traveled to the Chicago area several times to have sex with the boy, Palos Heights police said today.
Police and prosecutors had been investigating David H. Six, 53, since the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:46 PM
A 47-year-old Chicago man involved in a one-hour standoff with Oak Lawn police Wednesday afternoon after he barricaded himself in the basement stairwell of a home with a loaded handgun was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, Oak Lawn...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 9:32 PM
When a band of wild cats began loitering in suburban Bridgeview last year, the village decided it couldn't take any more and made it illegal to operate feral feline colonies, village attorney Gary Perlman says. But that approach didn't sit well with...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Rick Pearson at 7 a.m. Early voting begins today in Illinois, but not all locations are open because the Columbus Day holiday means some government offices are closed. Voters can cast a ballot in person, without an excuse,......
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A grand jury has indicted Allan J. Kustok on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of his wife Sept. 29 at their home …...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Four Orland Park teens have been charged in a string of car burglaries that took place over Halloween weekend. Ronald D. Evans, 18; James M. …...