| Dec 5, 2013
Mary Snodgrass raised her children in a small house in Northlake while also taking care of a steady stream of pets, mostly cats and dogs.
The mother of three became a self-taught wildlife rehabilitation worker, initially working from out of her home and...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:13 PM
A Chicago man arrested in connection with a Saturday morning traffic accident on the Eisenhower Expressway that killed two west suburban woman is being held without bail on a probation violation, but has not yet been charged in the crash, according to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Two west suburban women were killed overnight when a minivan going the wrong way crashed into their car on the Eisenhower Expressway near Harlem Avenue in Oak Park, authorities said.
The women were 19 and 20 years old and were both pronounced dead about...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:53 PM
A western suburb is suing the companies that built its police station, saying the "poorly designed and installed" structure has flooded three times since completion in 2009 and is defective.
Northlake, a city of about 12,300 near O'Hare International...
| Jul 31, 2013
The following items were taken from police records:
•On July 27 at 7:09 a.m., a 21-year-old Palatine man was arrested on South Old Rand Road at Surryse Road and charged with speeding, driving without a valid driver's license and...
| May 22, 2013
The Incredible Hulk has rampaged through comic books, television and the cinema, but if some folks have their way he will also be coming to…the library? That’s what the comic-book fans behind the “Bring the Hulk to the Northlake...
| Mar 29, 2013
Over the years, they have been remodeled and remuddled — a front porch here, new siding there. But the rows of 1940s houses that gave its pioneers a Hobson's choice (Cape Cod or Cape Cod) still define west suburban Northlake.
Sold as empty...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:13 AM
A 52-year-old man was stabbed to death in the parking lot of his apartment building on Wolf Road late Thursday night, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Northlake Police didn’t have any immediate comment on the incident,...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:10 PM
A Northlake man was held in lieu of a $2 million bond Saturday for allegedly slashing the throat of another man he had been fighting in a parking lot near his apartment.
The bail was set during a hearing at the Cook County Criminal Courthouse for Bradley...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:28 PM
A 2-year-old girl who was shot in the head with a .22 caliber handgun while playing with another child Saturday afternoon in Gary died this morning, authorities said.
Gary Police Cpl. Gabrielle King said she was pronounced dead at 11:07 a.m. at...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:04 AM
A Northlake man was killed this morning when gun shots were fired through his living room window.
The incident happend shortly after midnight on the 200 block of South 45th Avenue.
The victim was identified as 18-year-old James Romero.
Romero was taken...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 1:52 PM
A 34-year-old Northlake man pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the murder of his stepfather.
Lorenzo Mercado-Perez has no prior criminal history, and no motive for the shooting was given during the hearing at the Cook County...