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Person shot by police in Addison

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A person was shot by police in west suburban Addison Thursday morning, police said. Police responded to a domestic incident in the 200-block of North Mill Road and a person was shot by police.


Gov. Pritzker sigsn Illinois’ first gun licensing bill into law

CHICAGO — It took more than 15 years and a number of votes, but the state will have it’s first gun licensing law later Thursday. Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoed one version of the bill and promised a second veto if he had the chance. Instead, Democrats waited until J.B. Pritzker took over to send it to t


Illinois Emergency Management Agency warns residents to brace for weekend storm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to prepare for this weekend's blast of winter weather, which is forecasted to dump between 4"-8" of snow on northern Illinois, followed by cold arctic air that will bring single digit temperatures to the state.


Addison Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Suspect

CHICAGO (CBS) — Addison police shot a person armed with a knife, after they ignored orders to drop the weapon, as officers were responding to a domestic disturbance Thursday morning, police said.


Metra UP West Trains Halted for Pedestrian Hit in Lombard

Inbound Metra trains were halted Thursday morning on the Union Pacific West line for a pedestrian struck by a train in Lombard. Commuters were urged to use the BNSF line as an alternative, Metra spokesman Tom Miller said.


It’s not a matter of when Addison Russell will rejoin Cubs, but ‘if’ he will

Although shortstop Addison Russell is under contract, neither his teammate nor his manager are ready to assume he’ll be back on the field. “The ‘if’ word is still attached to this entire scenario,” manager Joe Maddon said Thursday.


CODE RED: Weekend winter storm to hit Central Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — ACODE RED WEATHER ALERT remains in effect for Saturday as another round of winter will soon be targeting central Illinois. At least this evening into Friday will offer a break in the action with mostly cloudy skies and seasonably chilly temperatures, but by late Frida


Police reports: Car parked in Franklin Park reported stolen

The following items were taken from the Franklin Park and Northlake Police Department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. A 2013 Ford Mustang was reported stolen Jan. 14 from the 10900 block of Belmont Avenue.


Visiting a Medical Cannabis Clinic in Illinois

ADDISON, IL (CBS 58) -- Governor Tony Evers indicated this week that he plans on taking a “first step” towards medical marijuana legalization, a step that could ultimately lead to full legalization down the road.

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Cubs Convention panels we'd like to see: Where's Bryce? Why’d ya do that, Joe? Should Ronnie Woo retire?

Created 33 years ago by former Cubs marketing wizard and current Blackhawks President John McDonough, the annual Cubs Convention returns Friday to the Sheraton Grand Chicago. A three-day infomercial for a multibillion-dollar business that people pay to attend, the convention model has been replicate


'All the ingredients are in the bowl': Joe Maddon says Cubs' biggest improvements will come from within

Cubs manager Joe Maddon reinforced his belief that team President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer will address a need if they sense one with the same urgency that landed the likes of Aroldis Chapman, Cole Hamels and Jesse Chavez in past deadline deals.


The Polar Vortex Has Fractured, Illinois Will Get Hit Hard

Illinois residents had it very easy in December and the first half of January, but severe and punishing weather changes are ahead, that may last up to six to eight weeks, thanks to a fracture in the Polar Vortex.


Elk Grove Man Charged With Aggravated Battery To Merchant

The following reports were taken from the files of the Elk Grove Police Dept. The Journal & Topics Newspapers publishes the Elk Grove Police Blotter each week. Alexander Malinowski, 32, of 19 Keswick Rd., Elk Grove Village, was charged with aggravated battery to a merchant and retail theft. He was t


CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Knife-Wielding Driver Approaches Window In Niles Road Rage Incident

CHICAGO (CBS)–Charges have been filed in connection with a road rage incident caught on camera on a busy intersection in suburban Niles on Wednesday. A video shows two drivers stop their vehicles around 11 a.m. Jan. 16 near Touhy and Milwaukee avenues.


4 in custody after leading cops on I-290 chase in stolen car

CHICAGO -- Four people are in custody Thursday after leading police on a chase along the Eisenhower Expressway from the East Garfield Park neighborhood to west suburban Westchester.


Illinois State Police conducting roadside safety checks in February

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Illinois State Police announced scheduled roadside safety checks for the month of February. Troopers will be on the lookout for drivers to stop what they call the fatal four violations:


Des Plaines Blotter: Details Scant In Battery Reports

These items are from Des Plaines Police Department incident reports. The Des Plaines Journal publishes this police blotter every Wednesday. If anyone has information that can help solve a crime, call the police department at 911 or 847-391-5400.


Winter Storm Watch to begin Friday; Heaviest snow expected overnight into Saturday

CHICAGO -- A Winter Storm Watch has been issued beginning Friday evening through Saturday morning. According to the National Weather Service, heavy snow is expected and accumulations of three to seven inches is possible.


Woman forced onto railroad tracks, sexually assaulted on South Side

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was forced onto railroad tracks on the South Side and sexually assaulted at gunpoint Tuesday night, Chicago police said. The woman was walking under a viaduct near 94th Street and Woodlawn Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. A man walked up and asked for money and when she said no, he


Man Convicted Of Stabbing Woman 39 Times At Park In Glen Ellyn

GLEN ELLYN, IL --- After two hours of deliberation, a jury found a 50-year-old man guilty of first degree murder Thursday in the 2013 stabbing death of a Wheaton woman whose body was found in Glen Ellyn's Panfish Park. Myron Ester was found guilty of stabbing Linda Valez, 39, nearly 40 times and pla