| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Jurors weighing the fate of Robert Maday have asked to see two handguns he is alleged to have used in a high-profile escape and bank robbery in 2009.
The query came Tuesday as the federal jury weighing bank robbery, escape and weapons charges against...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A convicted sexual predator is in custody after being arrested while loitering at a children's play area in a restaurant near Elk Grove Village, the Cook County sheriff's office said today.
Joseph O'Brien, 36, was arrested last Sunday after the manager...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:31 AM
A 77-year-old Schaumburg man is accused of offering a 9-year-old girl money to allow him to perform a sex act with her at a park Sunday, police said.
A judge in the Cook County courthouse in Rolling Meadows set bail at $50,000 this morning for Paul R....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:46 PM
A man sought for more than a decade for a slaying in Schaumburg is in police custody tonight after being extradited from Mexico.
The body of 28-year-old Hanover Park resident Flavio Venancio was found in a pond near the Schaumburg train station on May...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:57 PM
An Elgin man involved in an Aug. 4 crash in Streamwood that killed a 66-year-old woman was charged in Cook County Circuit Court today with causing a fatal accident while under the influence of drugs.
Bond for Rafael Gonzalez, 37, of the 400 block of...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Chicago is engaged in a much-publicized debate over a proposal to ticket rather than arrest people busted with small amounts of marijuana, but in many suburbs, police have been doling out possession tickets for years under local ordinances.
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:32 PM
An 88-year-old Arlington Heights woman reported missing Tuesday died today after police discovered her in her car in a Rolling Meadows ditch, authorities said.
Lillian Kauffman, of the 1200 block of West Sunset Dr. in Arlington Heights, was found about...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Bail was denied this morning for the son of a man found duct-taped to a chair and stabbed to death, while the son's three alleged accomplices were ordered held on bail ranging from $1.5 million to $3 million.
Mathew Nellesen, 19, appeared in Cook County...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:00 PM
A 57-year-old Bartlett man was arrested recently after Cook County authorities said they found an estimated 90,000 DVDs illegally imported from Asia in his residence.
Bond for Joseph Palmisano, of the 300 block of Oakmont Drive, was set at $25,000...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Nearly five years after the killing of a Rolling Meadows rapper, two of his friends took the stand Tuesday and described the day they saw their friend get shot.
Marquis Lovings, 30, died Aug. 19, 2006, after two armed men came to his apartment in the...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 4:28 AM
A 20-year-old Rolling Meadows woman was killed this morning in a chain-reaction crash on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, authorities said.
The three-vehicle crash happened on the westbound lanes just before 1 a.m. a short distance from the Devon Toll...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 4:51 PM
A third defendant was sentenced to 25 years in prison today in a Schaumburg home invasion in which a handgun was fired at a police officer.
Lorenzo Vaughen, 33, of the 6600 block of South Justin Street in Chicago, pleaded guilty in Cook County’s...