| Jan 28, 2011
| 6:18 AM
A 20-year-old man has been charged with criminal sexual assault after he admitted having sex with a 13-year-old girl he had met online.
Steve Burton was arrested after a Des Plaines police officer saw him and the girl getting dressed in a car parked...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 5:41 PM
A 45-year-old woman was found dead with apparent stab wounds inside her mobile home in an unincorporated area of Cook County near Des Plaines, authorities said.
The woman, identified as Alicia Ramirez, was found inside her home on the 400 block of West...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Bail has been set at $10 million for a Des Plaines-area man who allegedly killed his wife by stabbing her multiple times, the Cook County Sheriff's office said today in a press release.
Heriberto Ramirez, 48, of the 400 block of West Touhy, has been...
| May 13, 2012
| 10:39 PM
Des Plaines police shot and killed a man on Sunday afternoon at a strip mall in the northwestern suburb, authorities said this morning.
The incident occurred at about 3:12 p.m. in the 1900 block of East Touhy Avenue, Des Plaines police said in a news...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Police released no more details on Monday about the shooting by Des Plaines officers on Sunday that killed a 44-year-old father of five, but the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said Carlos Salgado died of from a gunshot that struck him in...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 3:34 PM
One of two women who died Friday after collapsing while shoveling snow died in part from cold exposure, the Cook County medical examiner’s office found today.
Both Florence Erickson, 77, of Des Plaines, and Joan Lilek, 64, of Oak Lawn, died at...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:59 PM
A Schaumburg motorist was killed early this morning during a wreck on I-294 tollway near Des Plaines.
At 3:50 a.m. David Adams was southbound on I-294 near Golf Road when he lost control of the 1997 red Ford Mustang he was driving and swerved to the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:42 PM
A Wood Dale motorist who lost control of the vehicle she was driving and crashed in northwest suburban Des Plaines died today, authorities said.
The woman, identified at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Gabriele Barnes, was behind...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:36 PM
A man was hit by a Pace bus and killed early this afternoon near the border of Oak Park and Forest Park in the western suburbs, authorities said.
The man, identified as Edward Taube of Forest Park, was hit near Madison Street and Harlem Avenue by a No....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:22 AM
A man who may have suffed a heart attack or other sudden medical emergency died after his car hit a light pole in the Portage Park neighborhood early today, authorities said.
Kadyr Aliyev, 60, of the 6500 block of North Sacramento Avenue, was driving...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:01 AM
A 25-year-old Des Plaines man was shot and killed in a gang fight Friday night in the northwest suburban city, police said.
Eliseo Mercado, 25, of the 200 block of Pine Street, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Cook County medical...