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Woman charged in cousin’s fatal shooting in Skokie hotel

Lesly Coronel, 22, was celebrating her birthday at the Hampton Inn at 5201 Old Orchard Road last Friday evening. Police said they were called to the hotel for reports of shots fired. When police arrived, they found Coronel with a gunshot wound. Coronel was taken to the hospital where she died from h

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-16 02:39:15

Des Plaines Blotter: Man Denied Cigars Tips Over Bread Rack | Journal & Topics Media Group

A woman told police she received a telephone call at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 from a man claiming to be with the Social Security Administration. He told her that her Social Security number had been used in money laundering, drug distribution and trafficking in Texas. He emailed the woman an arre

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-15 17:38:16

Man charged with fatally shooting prominent attorney

After the shooting, police tracked Gately to his apartment, where he barricaded himself inside. He was taken into custody hours later after about 90 police officers responded to the scene.

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 02:30:34

Brother-In-Law Charged With Murdering Northfield Attorney

NORTHFIELD, IL — A brother-in-law of the prominent attorney shot to death Monday evening has been charged with his murder. John Gateley, III was charged with first-degree murder and attempted first degree murder in the fatal shooting of Stephen Shapiro, 72, according to a spokesperson for the Cook C

PATCH - 2018-08-16 00:24:48

Prominent attorney fatally shot in suburban Chicago home

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP)- Police say an attorney who argued 30 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court has been fatally shot during a domestic altercation inside his suburban Chicago home.The Cook County medical examiner's office says 71-year-old Steve Shapiro died in the Monday night attack in Northfield.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-14 18:12:00

Plum Grove Hills, Palatine, Illinois - August 2018

Plum Grove Hills is a single family neighborhood built in the 1970's and 1980's. Plum Grove Hills is located in Palatine, Illinois east of Quentin Road and north of Euclid Avenue. There are currently 8 homes for sale ranging from $399,000 to $615,000.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 17:22:07

Charges announced in slaying of Northfield attorney

John Gately III is charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in theshooting of 72-year-old Stephen Shapiro, according to Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-15 23:42:04

Rosemont Poised For Possible Demonstrations | Journal & Topics Media Group

The body of Miss Jenkins, a resident of Chicago, was found at 12:24 a.m. on Sept. 10, 2017 inside the walk-in freezer. Authorities believe that she accidentally walked into the freezer while attending a party on the hotel’s ninth floor. She had been reported missing about 24 hours before her body wa

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-15 20:04:09

Heavy Storms Don't Stop Niles National Night Out | Journal & Topics Media Group

Olivia Aygar, 1, of Niles, cautiously pets Shadow, the 15-foot Burmese python, as animal handler Jim Galeno of JG’s Reptile Roadshow looks on during National Night Out at Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church.

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-15 19:25:41

Winnetka standoff connected to Northfield fatal shooting, police say

"I was driving three four hours ago, saw and stopped. So it's very interesting, having at night, the SWAT team staged on Green Bay. It's not like this stuff happens all the time in the suburbs here," said Blake Segvich, who lives in the area.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 11:44:38

Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Skokie Hotel Shooting

Ariana Alcala, 23, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-14 19:23:21

News From Your Neighbors: Suspect in fatal Northfield shooting nabbed after police swarm Winnetka; victim identified

News From Your Neighbors: Suspect in fatal Northfield shooting nabbed after police swarm Winnetka; victim identifiedWinnetka Police warn of an ongoing situation on Tower Road between Green Bay and Hibbard roads. Photo courtesy of Trent Weyermuller

WILMETTEBEACON.COM - 2018-08-14 13:24:49

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.


Ban On Vaping Indoors In Public Eyed By Palatine

PALATINE, IL — Vaping could face some new restrictions in Palatine as village officials consider possible ways to limit the habit because of health concerns. While no measures have been officially proposed, a ban on vaping indoors in public, as well as an increase in the age allowed to buy vaping pr

PATCH - 2018-08-14 15:45:49

Park Ridge Blotter: Teen Faces Stolen Vehicle, Alcohol Charges, More | Journal & Topics Media Group

Samira Jabeen, 37, of 527 Dempster St. #2W, Mount Prospect, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. She allegedly struck another vehicle at Oakton Street and Northwest Highway at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8. She allegedly left the scene as

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-15 14:00:08

Northalsted Market Days 2018 - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times

There was plenty to see and do during the two days, with DJs spinning in various areas, drag performers lip synching for their lives in the hot sun and g- go boys shaking their money makers to remixed tunes.

WINDY CITY TIMES - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

2 Rescued From Burning Car That Crashed Into Gas Pump In Palatine

PALATINE, IL — A car erupted into flames after hitting a gas pump Monday at a Palatine station. Two people were rescued from the burning vehicle, according to the Daily Herald.


Firefly Provides Zero-Emission Yard Management with Orange EV Trucks, Deploying the First Class 8 Electric Truck in Michigan - Illinois Latino News

KANSAS CITY, Mo.andGLENVIEW, Ill.,August 14, 2018/PRNewswire-iReach/ —Orange EVandFirefly Transportation Servicestoday announced the deployment ofOrange EV T-Series pure electric terminal trucksinto yard management operations for a leading manufacturer of consumer packaged goods. Providing emission


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


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