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Driver Charged With 4th DUI In Fatal Crash
KANE COUNTY, IL -- A 34-year-old Huntley man accused of driving under the influence of methadone and THC from cannabis in a crash that killed 24-year-old Amanda Matthiessen of Bartlett now faces charges, prosecutors told the Elgin Courier-News. Evan Smorovsky has been charged with reckless homicide
Police investigate after man found fatally shot inside Northfield home
Significant police activity on Tower Road between Hibbard and Green Bay. Please avoid the area at this time. If you are in the area, please follow the officers' instructions.— Winnetka Police (@WinnetkaPolice)August 14, 2018
Man ID'd in fatal motorcycle accident
“He was really a nice guy,” said Fred Chamberlain of Dana Plastic Container Corp. in Roselle, located in the Chicago suburbs. “He did his job well. I’m really sad to see him pass.”
Illinois megachurch paid $3.25M to settle lawsuits over child sex abuse by church volunteer
A man is escorted out of Willow Creek Community Church, during a family service, at 67 Algonquin Road, in South Barrington, Ill., on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018.
Boy Scout camp staffer, 19, charged with sexual assault of underage boys
Coleman R. Leonard, 19, of Cary, Illinois, faces six charges: repeated sexual assault of a child, two counts of child enticement, fourth degree sexual assault, sexual assault of a child under 16 and exposing a child to harmful material.
Budweiser Horses Coming To Gas Station Grand Opening
LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL --The legendary Budweiser Clydesdale horses will be coming to Lake in the Hills at the end of this month. The horses will be on hand at a grand opening event from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Lake in the Hills Speedway, 2700 W. Algonquin Road, on Aug. 30, according to the village of Lake
Mom Dead, 2 Young Kids In Critical After Lake Co. Crash
LAKE COUNTY, IL -- A 26-year-old Zion woman is dead and her two young children are in critical condition following a collision in Beach Park Friday evening, authorities said Monday. The woman was driving a 2014 Kia Forte south on Green Bay Road near Nemisis Avenue at about 6:04 p.m. when her vehicle
Indian American Insurance Agent Sunil Shah Announces Run for Mayor of Schaumburg, Illinois
Sunil Shah is among three individuals running for the mayoral seat in Schaumburg, Illinois.Shah, as well as fellow candidate Nafees Rahman, are political newcomers, joining longtime Schaumburg Trustee Tom Dailly in announcing their candidacy for the seat which has been held by 31-year incumbent Al L
Robber Attacks Woman In Park Bathroom: Police
ELGIN, IL -- An Elgin man is accused of following a woman into a bathroom at Festival Park on Saturday morning, beating her and taking her belongings before he ran away, police said. The attack occurred at about 9:45 a.m. at the park, 132 S. Grove Ave. The man, who has been identified as Raphael Tho
Children, 6 and 8, among 4 injured in Beach Park crash
The driver of the Kia, a 26-year-old woman from Zion, and one of her passengers, a 6-year-old child, both suffered critical injuries in the crash, the sheriff’s office said. They were both initially taken to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, and the juvenile was later airlifted to Lutheran Gen
Is this your ring? 72-year-old wedding band found in suburban Walmart parking lot
Based on the size, Sheppard believes it is a man’s ring. There is an inscription on the inside of the ring, including what appears to be a wedding date of 6/1/46.
Woman Fatally Shot In Skokie Hotel Room
SKOKIE, IL — A woman was fatally shot at a Skokie hotel Saturday night. Around 11:49, officers responded to a 911 call reporting gunfire the Hampton Inn, 52o1 Old Orchard Road, police said. When they arrived, police found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital and later
Staffer Stabbed By Co-Worker At Skokie Business: Police
SKOKIE, IL — A Chicago man was charged with attempted murder after stabbing a co-worker following an argument at a Skokie business last month, police said on Thursday. A call from emergency room staff at a local hospital led to the investigation and arrest of a man who worked at an unspecified busin
Illinois man arrested for 6th OWI offense on I-41 in Racine County
RACINE COUNTY — A 42-year-old man from Grayslake, Illinois was arrested early Sunday morning, Aug. 12 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 6th offense.
'Despondent' Man Found Dead Near HC Storm School In Batavia: Cops
BATAVIA, IL — Batavia Police have launched a death investigation after a man who was described as armed and "despondent" was found dead behind H.C. Storm Elementary School Saturday evening. The man's body was discovered in a wooded area southwest of the school property by police who were at the scen
Woman dead after shooting at Skokie hotel
Upon arrival, officers found a woman with a gunshot wound. The woman was taken to the hospital, where she died.
Buffalo Grove Fire Department Warns of Keyless Ignition Dangers
In early August of 2018, the Buffalo Grove Fire Department responded to a call at a multi-family dwelling for the odor of natural gas; once on the scene, fire officials determined there were high (and deadly) carbon monoxide (CO) levels. The cause of this serious issue was due to a car that was acci
Arlington Heights Man Killed In Wilmette Harbor Explosion
CHICAGO (CBS) —The Wilmette Harbor is expected to reopen Sunday after a deadly explosion took the life of a 67-year-old man.A boat exploded in the harbor Saturday morning. The 67-year-old man from Arlington Heights was on board.The roughly 32-foot twin engine boat was near a fueling dock. That’s whe
60-Year-Old Man Dies, Another Injured in Wilmette Harbor Boat Explosion
Officials, including the U.S. Coast Guard and Wilmette police, responded to the north suburban harbor around 8 a.m. Saturday.
Man Wanted in Fatal Aurora Crash Turns Self in to Police
Kendrick Scott, 19, surrendered to authorities about noon at the Aurora Police Department, according to police. He was charged with reckless homicide.