| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Authorities say two men used a cable television service call for cover as one of them forced his way into a woman’s Wheeling residence armed with a handgun in search of valuables.
Kevin Summers, 31, and Nicholas Puccio, 23, a Comcast sales...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
A 22-month-old girl is in state custody after her parents left her alone while they were burglarizing cars in Wheeling, authorities said today.
Eric Harris, 21, and Emeline Vernillet, 22, of the 500 block of South Milwaukee Avenue in Wheeling, were...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:45 PM
A traveling salesman from Georgia has been arrested in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village after authorities said he molested two girls and a woman at a local hotel swimming pool.
Charles Smith, 55, of the 1300 block of Howard Way in Lawrenceville, Ga.,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Two women in Cook County have been infected with the West Nile virus, the first such reports this year, according to health agencies.
The two woman are both in their 60s and both are still hospitalized, according to Amy Poore, a spokesperson for the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 1:19 PM
A Hoffman Estates man was sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court on Monday to nine years in prison for selling drugs in the parking lot of a hospital to an undercover police officer.
Malatios Jabbour, 36, of the 1800 block of Huntington Boulevard in...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The number of reported cases of humans with West Nile Virus in Illinois increased over the past week from two to six, and all instances were found in Cook County, officials said today.
The Illinois Department of Public Health updates its records of human...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:36 PM
A Cook County Jail inmate locked up only five days ago jumped into a construction pit and was trapped as he and other inmates were escorted to kitchen duty this afternoon, a jail spokesman said.
The man, 40, was expected to be given a psychological...
| Mar 28, 2008
Nakia Adams said she was gripped by fear and confusion when her ex-boyfriend continued to violate an order of protection she had obtained from a Cook County judge.
It wasn't until she turned to Family Rescue, an agency that serves victims of domestic...
| Jan 2, 2009
Peter Diessel fidgeted as he sat at a table with other men who had physically abused women. It was his latest attempt to change behavior that stretches back 18 years. His problem, he told the group, had surfaced shortly after his honeymoon.
| May 21, 2009
Desperate to help their autistic children, hundreds of parents nationwide are turning to an unproven and potentially damaging treatment: multiple high doses of a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders.
The therapy is based on a theory,...
| May 26, 2009
Member of Fiat dynasty
Susanna Agnelli, 87, a member of Italy's powerful Fiat auto dynasty and a former foreign minister, died May 15 in a Rome hospital. She had been at Gemelli Polyclinic since April 3 after breaking a leg in a fall....
| Apr 29, 2009
| 12:21 PM
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