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  • 6 Streamwood High School students arrested after fight

    6 Streamwood High School students arrested after fight
    Six students were arrested following a fight at Streamwood High School that drew help to the northwest suburb from five police departments. Police were called to the high school, 701 W. Schaumburg Road, about 11:15 p.m. because of the fight among a...
  • Grisly autopsy photos shown at triple murder trial

    Grisly autopsy photos shown at triple murder trial
    In his last moments, Alan Engelhardt tried to defend his family. That is what his surviving family members believe after viewing autopsy photos of him and the two other victims of a brutal knife attack -- his 18-year-old daughter Laura Engelhardt and...
  • Woman killed in fiery collision identified

    Woman killed in fiery collision identified
    A woman who was driving a cab and killed early this morning when she was rear-ended by an SUV on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates has been identified, authorities said. The victim, Melba Farr, 56, of the 500 block...
  • Lawyers for triple murder suspect plan insanity defense

    Lawyers for triple murder suspect plan insanity defense
    Attorneys for a 25-year-old man accused of killing three members of his girlfriend’s family in Hoffman Estates five years ago argued in Cook County Circuit Court Tuesday that his mental health history, dating back to his early childhood, should be...
  • Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children

    Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children
    A former volunteer at a northwest suburban church has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two more developmentally disabled boys, prosecutors said. Robert Sobczak, 20, of Hoffman Estates, was sentenced in Cook County court Tuesday to seven years in...
  • Family Safe After Deer Falls on Minivan

     
    At last count, Hawaii ranked among all U.S. states as the place where a motorist is least likely to hit a deer, with annual odds of 1-in-6,787. That in mind, the odds of what happened to a suburban Chicago woman......
  • Payton's Schultz finishes accomplished volleyball career; Lincoln-Way East advances to semifinals

    Payton's Earl Schultz was the best player on the court during his team's quarterfinal match with Warren, which is nothing new. Schultz, one of the better players Chicago Public Schools has produced, led Payton to three city and three sectional titles...
  • Suburban teachers' aide charged with child porn

    Suburban teachers' aide charged with child porn
    A Hoffman Estates teacher's aide was charged with child pornography after he tried to meet young girls online, prosecutors said today. Randall Scott Gilbert, 34, who works at a school for special needs children, was charged with possession of child...
  • Naperville police blotter: March 11

    Naperville police blotter: March 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Naperville •A mailbox in the 2700 block of Cedar Glade Drive was damaged about 12:30 a.m. Feb. 28. •A vehicle was burglarized in the 800 block of Benedetti Drive between 7 and 9 p.m. Feb....
  • Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Wauconda police blotter: March 10

    Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Wauconda police blotter: March 10
    The following items were taken from police reports: Lake Zurich •The driver's door was reported damaged March 3 on a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Alpine Drive. •A forged doctor's signature was found on a prescription for Norco left...
  • Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit

    Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit
    Lego: Everything is awesome for toy brick company Lego, which said Thursday that its global sales rose 10% last year even as the global toy market suffered a slight revenue slide. The Danish company, whose star turn in “The Lego Movie” has...
  • 2 killed, 1 hurt when car hits pole on I-90 at Barrington Road

    2 killed, 1 hurt when car hits pole on I-90 at Barrington Road
    Two men were killed and a third person injured when their car veered off the Jane Addams Tollway at Barrington and struck a light pole this morning, according to Illinois State Police. The car, a silver Toyota Corolla, was headed west on Interstate 90...