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Racine Police: Father and son rob elderly man at gunpoint after offering to hold open car door

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A father and son have been arrested and are now facing charges after police say they robbed an elderly man at gunpoint, taking $700 from him. Keyonta Williams Jr. and Keyonta Williams Sr. are both facing charges of Armed Robbery following the March 14 incident. Police were

CBS 58 - 2018-03-23 21:39:00

Des Plaines Man With 16 DUIs Held Without Bond Over Latest Arrest

Judges warned releasing the 52-year-old could jeopardize the safety of the community and ordered him to remain jailed. ROLLING MEADOWS, IL - A Des Plaines man with more than a dozen drunk driving convictions has been ordered held without bond Thursday after he was arrested and charged with driving w

PATCH - 2018-03-24 00:02:58

Lane Closures Begin On Route 120 At Highway 41

CHICAGO - Expect delays and longer travel time next week for trips through the area of Illinois Route 120 and U.S. Highway 41 in Park City in order for a resurfacing and bridge reduction project on Route 120, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. Starting Monday, weather permittin

PATCH - 2018-03-23 21:00:40

Lake County history museum to open Saturday in Libertyville

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. - A museum that presents a chronological walk through Lake County history opens Saturday in Libertyville, north of Chicago. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that the Bess Bower Dunn Museum is a $1.6 million retrofit of a corporate office space. It features a 20-foot-lo

NATIONALPOST.COM - 2018-03-24 13:34:42

Father charged, accused of driving daughter to buy heroin that killed her

Terry Hibbard OZAUKEE COUNTY -- A man who gave his daughter life, is now accused of playing a role in her death. Prosecutors say 60-year-old Terry Hibbard took his daughter, Taralyn, to buy the heroin that killed her. According to a criminal complaint, the Grafton man told investigators he took his

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-03-23 02:07:12

Man dies, 2 officers injured in shootout in Aurora

AURORA, Ill. - Authorities say a man has died and two police officers were wounded in a shootout following a suburban Chicago traffic stop. The shooting happened around 10 p.m. Thursday near Galena Boulevard and Lasalle Street. The Aurora Police Department says two special operations investigators f

WGNTV.COM - 2018-03-23 11:23:06

Caught on camera: Kenosha police look to identify bank armed robbery suspects

KENOSHA - Kenosha police are looking for help to identify a pair of suspects who robbed the TCF bank on 63rd St. on Thursday, March 22. Officials say the two subjects entered the bank around 9:20 a.m., both armed with handguns, and demanded money from the teller. After the teller gave them money, th

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-03-23 13:41:54

Video shows woman's fatal shooting by Elgin police officer

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) - A compilation of police body-camera and dash cam footage released Thursday shows the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding woman by an Elgin officer along a Chicago-area interstate. At one point, before Decynthia S. Clements steps out of her burning SUV, an

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-22 23:10:01

Chicago-area woman charged with murder in mother's death

LOMBARD, Ill. (AP) - Suburban Chicago prosecutors have charged a 28-year-old woman with first-degree murder in her mother's strangulation death. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that a DuPage County judge set bail at $3 million on Friday for Stephanie DeFalco of Lombard. DeFalco was char

13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-23 20:49:00

Woman, 24, Killed In Elgin Crash

ELGIN, IL - A 24-year-old woman is dead after a van collided with a semi along Big Timber Road Thursday morning, according to media reports. The collision occurred just west of Route 31 in Elgin at about 9:50 a.m. when a semi heading east on Big Timber struck a van that was heading west but driving

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:51:45

Police Find Cocaine, PCP In Car During Traffic Stop: Police

A Long Grove man was taken into custody after police allegedly first found cocaine on him and then found more cocaine and PCP in his car. LIBERTYVILLE, IL - A Long Grove man faces drug charges after authorities pulled him over in Libertyville and found a vial of PCP and cocaine in his car, police s


LITH Shopping Center Sells For $5.05 Million

LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL - A shopping center that formerly housed a Dominick's grocery store in Lake in the Hills has sold for $5.05 million. The 99,451-square-foot Centre at Lake in the Hills, located at the high-traffic corner of Algonquin and Randall roads, is now in escrow. The new owners of the sh


Lake Geneva Hillcroft Mansion sold for $11.25 million

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. - The Hillcroft Mansion on Lake Geneva's Wrigley Estate sold for $11.25 million Wednesday. After being on the market for nearly two years, it broke the record of the highest price sale price of a single-family home in Wisconsin. It's also the highest sale price ever for a Lake Gene

NBC26 - 2018-03-23 10:41:26

Chinese Space Station Could Crash In Midwest States

A Chinese space lab known as Tiangong-1 that launched nearly seven years ago is expected to re-enter the earth's atmosphere in the coming days and nobody knows for sure where it will crash - although experts believe it will likely happen in the Midwestern United States, specifically in Illinois, Iow


Crystal Lake Shoppers: T.J. Maxx Is Moving

T.J. Maxx in Crystal Lake will be moving. But thankfully, the popular store will still be staying in town. In fact, T.J. will only be moving a mile down the road, the Northwest Herald reports. City officials recently announced T.J. will move its store from its current location at Country Corners Sh


Killer Gangster Gets Light Sentence Under Plea

JOLIET, IL - When Christopher Stamps was a Joliet teenager, he was not focused on his academic studies or pursuing a chosen career path. He was a hard-core gangsta. At 16, Stamps packed a loaded gun to chase after his Will County gang rivals, ones who made him mad, on places like Facebook. In Octob


Cop Arrested for Raping a Mentally Ill Man Who Was Chained to a Hospital Bed

Chicago, IL - Chicago police officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was accused of sexually assaulting a man in his custody, while the man was shackled to a hospital bed. Calhoun has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and official misconduct. DNA evidence and photos that were taken from Calh


2 Injured In House Fire Near Grayslake

ELGIN, IL - Two people injured in a house fire near Grayslake were in stable condition following the Wednesday afternoon blaze, fire officials told the Daily Herald. The fire broke out in a two-story home in the 18000 block of West Springwood Lane in an unincorporated area of Lake County at 2:32 p.m


Kenosha Police: Three taken into custody after student found with marijuana edibles at school

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) - A 30-year-old man and two teens are taken into custody after a school resource officer reported finding a student in possession of marijuana edibles at school. The Kenosha Police Department says a 15-year-old boy at Harborside Academy was trying to sell marijuana edibles in

CBS 58

Wisconsin man charged with fatal hit-and-run in Zion

A Wisconsin man was arrested Monday and charged with a fatal hit-and-run crash last October in north suburban Zion. Dennis C. Russell Jr., 34, was arrested at his Kenosha home on an outstanding warrant related to the crash, according to Zion police. He was charged with felony counts of failure to re