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  • 7 years for Wheeling man in sex assault of girls, 9 and 11

    7 years for Wheeling man in sex assault of girls, 9 and 11
    A 26-year-old Wheeling man today was sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court to seven years in prison for sexually molesting two young girls in 2008. Carlos Luz-Flores, of the 300 block of Inland Drive, pleaded guilty in Rolling Meadows branch court to...
  • Woman dies after car collides with semi in Wheeling

    Woman dies after car collides with semi in Wheeling
    A woman in her 50s died in a car crash in Wheeling overnight, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. The accident happened at Wheeling and Palatine roads about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to authorities. The woman was westbound on...
  • Wheeling police investigate shooting death of 23-year-old

    Wheeling police investigate shooting death of 23-year-old
    As police continued their investigation Thursday into the shooting death of a 23-year-old Wheeling man, officials said witnesses have given conflicting reports about the moment gunfire broke out as a crowd of neighbors gathered to enjoy the warm spring...
  • Man accused of trying to bribe witness

    Man accused of trying to bribe witness
    A Lincolnwood man who is facing charges of illegally diverting gas and power to his pet food company was hit with more charges of trying to bribe a witness in the case, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday. Joel Sher, 56, allegedly offered $5,000 to a...
  • Body piercing shops still getting into compliance with 2007 Illinois registration law

    Body piercing shops still getting into compliance with 2007 Illinois registration law
    The revelation this month that a Palatine shop apparently has been performing body piercings for years without proper state registration underscores that it could take more time before the growing industry is largely in compliance with the 2007 law,...
  • Elusive search for cheap auto parts

    Elusive search for cheap auto parts
    Are affordable replacement parts for cars and trucks going the way of the shade tree mechanic? Corvette owner Dick Ruzzin thinks that may be the case. Two years ago a drunk driver forced Ruzzin's 2005 Vette off the road. A former chief designer for...
  • Internet sales-tax dodge darkens the future of bricks-and-mortar businesses

     
    "It's trickle-down bad," says suburban lighting gallery owner Glen Kaplan, describing the 15 to 20 percent drop in his business that he attributes to the increasing numbers of consumers who avoid paying sales taxes by shopping online. "The village loses.....
  • Simon-less 'American Idol' is too soft and mostly clueless

     
    After just the third show of the season, my disillusionment with the 10th season of “American Idol” continues to grow, as my fears that a Simon Cowell-less panel not only would be too soft on contestants, but would let through......
  • Video: Chatting with 'American Idol' finalist Haley Reinhart

     
    After Thursday night's show, Pop & Hiss caught up with the 13 chosen "American Idol" finalists, who were immediately (and we mean immediately) thrust into the spotlight of flashing lights and eager reporters looking for a sound bite from America's......
  • 'American Idol' Top 3 greeted as hometown heroes

     
    American Idol top 3 -- Haley Reinhart, Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina -- visit their hometowns, as does top 4 finisher James Durbin....
  • Man charged with abusing boy for 4 years

    Man charged with abusing boy for 4 years
    Bail was set at $250,000 in Cook County Bond Court today for a 59-year-old Wheeling man whose alleged sexual abuse of his son's friend began over a decade ago and continued for four years, according to prosecutors. Police arrested Reuven "Randy" Bogoff,...
  • 12-year-old aids cops in underage drinking sting

    A 12-year-old was among the undercover operatives used by authorities last weekend to crack down on liquor establishments serving alcohol to minors. The Cook County Sheriff's Office conducted random compliance checks at liquor stores, bars and...