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Summit (Cook, Illinois)

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  • Rash of 'Twilight'-induced seizures prompts warning

    Rash of 'Twilight'-induced seizures prompts warning
    Shaking, sweating and swooning are par for the course among the passionate young fans of the "Twilight" series. But reports that a scene in "Breaking Dawn" has been sparking seizures in theaters nationwide has epilepsy experts on the alert and parents...
  • Des Plaines, Park Ridge police blotter: March 7

    Des Plaines, Park Ridge police blotter: March 7
    The following items were taken from police reports: Des Plaines The front door of a residence on the 1100 block of North Lismore Drive was damaged in a burglary attempt sometime between Feb. 20 and Feb. 26. A student had his ChromeBook computer...
  • Elgin man charged in speeding incident that severely injured woman

    Elgin man charged in speeding incident that severely injured woman
    An Elgin man was ordered held in lieu of $900,000 bail Sunday in connection to a July incident when he allegedly injured a woman while driving nearly 100 mph on a 40 mph road. Noe Aguilera, 22, of the 600 block of Thorndale Drive, faces a felony...
  • Police: Gang member faces attempted murder charge for shooting officer

    Police: Gang member faces attempted murder charge for shooting officer
    A man who shot a Chicago police officer last week has been charged with attempted first degree murder and other crimes, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday. Mario Froylan, 27, of Summit, allegedly shot an off-duty cop during an attempted robbery the...
  • Authorities ID man struck, killed by car in Summit

    Authorities ID man struck, killed by car in Summit
    Authorities have identified a 47-year-old man fatally struck by a car this morning in southwest suburban Summit. Salatiel Mendoza, of the 7200 block of West 61st Place in Summit, died on the scene early this morning, according to the Cook County medical...
  • Investigation nets arrests, drugs -- and alligator

    Investigation nets arrests, drugs -- and alligator
    Spurred by the shooting of an off-duty police officer, a three-month joint investigation of a street gang faction ended this week with eight arrests in Summit and Chicago, along with the confiscation of guns, drugs -- and an alligator. After an arrest...
  • Thursday ready to release new album

     
    New Jersey's rock outfit Thursday returns on April 12 with a new album, No Devolución.  Here's a link to www.SPIN.com's exclusive interview with singer Geoff Rickly and premiere stream of “Magnets Caught in a Metal Heart,...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (mp3) (WLS-AM) Host Bill Cameron with Lynn Sweet of the Sun Times, Ray Long and Eric......
  • 2 killed in separate suburban crashes

    A 35-year-woman was killed after the car she was driving went into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on with another vehicle in south suburban Matteson, officials said today. Christine Brown, 35, of the 17000 block of Anthony Avenue in Hazel Crest, was...
  • The President & Mrs Obama Take on Bullying Prevention

    The President & Mrs Obama Take on Bullying Prevention
    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will host the first-ever White House Conference on Bullying Prevention Thursday.          "For a long time bullying was treated as an unavoidable part of growing up but more and more we're seeing how...
  • Stimulus funds wasted in national home weatherizing program, critics say

    Stimulus funds wasted in national home weatherizing program, critics say
    Martha Stevenson was out of work and behind on her mortgage payments when her furnace started to go. When Stevenson, 60, contacted the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, she was told workers could replace her furnace, vent her...
  • 'Emergency summit' on missing, endangered youth

    Saying he is alarmed by the rate of attempted child abductions in the Chicago area -- as well as by the perceptions that the cases are handled less vigorously when they involve black and Latino youth -- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., tomorrow will...