| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park Police Department reports.
A red and white Yamaha DT 175 motorcycle valued at $2,500 was stolen between 12:01 and 12:09 a.m. June 29 from the front yard of a home on the 900 block of South Humphrey Avenue....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The ex-wife of NBA basketball star Dwyane Wade is suing her former husband’s attorney and the Dolton police, alleging they assaulted her and filed false charges against her.
Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, who lost custody of the couple's two boys in...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
An autopsy today determined the death of a woman found at her South Holland home was a homicide, authorities said.
Rachel Galbreath, 33, of the 16700 block of South State Street, died of multiple injuries from an assault, according to an autopsy...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:40 PM
A Chicago building owner pleaded guilty to contempt of court and was sentenced Thursday to six months in Cook County Jail for failing to make court-ordered repairs to the abandoned structure before it collapsed in a fire, killing two Chicago...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
• A 41-year-old Orland Park man was charged with domestic battery in connection with an incident at a Mokena-area home on Jan. 13.
•A 21-year-old Chicago Heights woman was...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 2:27 PM
A 20-year-old woman staying at a south suburban motel last summer opened her door just a crack when she heard someone knocking early in the morning, prosecutors said Saturday.
When she did, authorities allege, Donald C. Gatewood stormed in and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:39 PM
The push to toughen state exams for Illinois grade school students triggered widespread drops in 2013 scores, with hundreds of schools in some of the state's poorest communities seeing performances plunge, test results show.
But some schools in affluent...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
An Elmwood Park woman who claimed federal courts had no jurisdiction over her has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for filing 13 fraudulent tax returns claiming refunds of more than $8 million, prosecutors said today.
Sharon Alicia Anzaldi, 67, was...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:45 AM
An Illinois man was arrested in Orange City after he bit a law enforcement official, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.
Mark Jerrell Shannon, 19, of South Holland, Illinois was arrested Monday around 12:15 p.m. near the Target at 2575...
| Sep 25, 2013
The sun had sunk behind the trees. In the fading light, the woods were dusky shadows.
And faintly, just barely, I thought I heard something.
I stood still and listened in the quiet of the darkening forest.
Hoo hoo hoo. Hoo.
An owl. I was smiling...
| Jun 9, 2013
When Chinese President Xi Jinping talked with President Barack Obama this weekend, it brought back memories of last fall's presidential campaign.
Remember the contentious prime-time debates? The endless attack ads? What I remember, as a voice for U.S....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A woman who abducted her 21-month-old son last month has been ordered held without bail after being extradited from Memphis, Tenn., where she was arrested and the boy found safe, police said.
Taneil Curtis, 33, was charged with felony child abduction...