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  • Medical marijuana could become legal in Illinois

    Medical marijuana could become legal in Illinois
    A stricter set of rules and a surprise political alliance are helping build momentum for a long-thwarted effort to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in Illinois. Some lawmakers are looking to make cannabis available for people seeking relief from...
  • Convicted sex offender sentenced in attempted luring case

    Convicted sex offender sentenced in attempted luring case
    A convicted sex offender who was once the subject of a Tribune investigation about attempted child abduction was sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison today after he tried to kidnap a 12-year-old boy last year in Elmwood Park, according to the Cook County...
  • Get ready to meet your next 'Food Network Star'

     
    Season 7 of "Food Network Star" begins June 5 with a new name and three local competitors determined to take home the title: Katy Clark of Long Beach, Penny Davidi of Los Angeles and Jyll Everman of Glendora are in......
  • 'Food Network Star': A king is crowned

     
    One-time comedian Jeff Mauro of Chicago was named The Sandwich King -- and Food Network's newest star. He won the "Food Network Star" competition Sunday night....
  • Cops: Child solicitation sting nabs Elmwood Park man

    Cops: Child solicitation sting nabs Elmwood Park man
    An Elmwood Park man who thought he was in contact with a 12-year-old girl but in reality was discussing sex with an undercover investigator has been charged with felony indecent solicitation of a child, the Cook County sheriff's office said today....
  • 5 charged in robbery, beating on NW Side

    Five Elmwood Park youths were charged with beating and robbing a pizzeria owner on Chicago's Northwest Side after the owner identified at least three of them through photographs they'd posted on Facebook, Cook County prosecutors said today. All five...
  • Charges filed against 2 in cell phone store robberies

    Charges filed against 2 in cell phone store robberies
    Two Chicago men were arrested over the weekend in connection with a spree of armed robberies at several near west suburban cell phone stores in the last few months, authorities said. Edgar Wallace, 37, of the 900 block of North Hamlin Avenue, was charged...
  • 2 arrested in animal hoarding of more than 40 cats and dogs in Elmwood Park

    2 arrested in animal hoarding of more than 40 cats and dogs in Elmwood Park
    Charges are pending against two people in the hoarding of more than 40 cats and dogs in an Elmwood Park home, police said Thursday Authorities were alerted to the situation when a small fire was reported around 7 p.m. Wednesday at the home in the 1600...
  • Man charged with threatening Elmwood Park police chief

    Man charged with threatening Elmwood Park police chief
    A threatening letter mentioning a plan to kill a suburban police chief landed a 35-year-old man in court on Wednesday. Steven Melnyk was charged with threatening a public official, a felony, after allegedly writing the letter to Elmwood Park Police...
  • Deaths of father, son in Elmwood Park not homicides, police say

    Deaths of father, son in Elmwood Park not homicides, police say
    A father and his adult son were found dead at a home in the 2400 block of 73rd Court in Elmwood Park today, according to police officials in the near western suburb. Elmwood Park Police Chief Frank Fagiano said they received a call at about 12:14 p.m....
  • 2 killed, 4 others hurt in crash on NW Side

    2 killed, 4 others hurt in crash on NW Side
    Two people were killed and four more seriously injured when two vehicles crashed into a PLS Check Cashiers store in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning. The dead were identified as Franciszek Opiela, 57, of the 7800...
  • Deaths of 2 in Northwest Side crash ruled homicides

    The deaths of two members of a late-night cleaning crew killed in a crash as they drove home have been ruled homicides, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. The dead were identified as Franciszek Opiela, 57, of the 7800 block West...