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Man fatally struck by train ID'd | Police reports, March 7-19

A man who stepped off the platform and in front of a Metra express train in downtown Riverside on March 7 reportedly had been released earlier that day from a hospital where he'd been taken after an incident last month in Lyons. On Feb. 25, Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, of Stickney, was taken to MacNeal H


Chicago cop charged with sexually assaulting suspect in custody

A veteran Chicago police officer was charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a suspect who was in custody. Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault/force and one felony count of official misconduct/forbidden act, according to the Cook County Sta

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 16:00:24

Police: Man shot up crack while driving in Riverside neighborhood as kids played

A man is facing charges after police pulled him over Monday afternoon and learned he had been injecting crack cocaine while driving through a residential area in west suburban Riverside. Brian Conley, 39, of Berwyn, was charged with drugged driving, according to Riverside police. He also faces sever

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 00:49:00

He came back: A new life for a homeless heroin user

Four years ago, Chris Ross weighed 70 pounds and was living in a rat-infested abandoned building in Maywood, where he used heroin and crack cocaine and panhandled and stole to support his addiction. Then, he met Forest Park resident John Netherly and his life began to turn around. As Ross tells the

FOREST PARK REVIEW - 2018-03-20 20:00:00

Lisa Hernandez Wins Illinois State House District 24 Primary

OAK PARK, IL - Incumbent Lisa Hernandez (D) defeated Robert Reyes in the Illinois State House District 24 Democratic primaries. Hernandez emerged with 57.6% of the vote, while Reyes finished with 42.4%. Hernandez, who has represented the 24th District since 2006, was also challenged by Reyes in 201

PATCH - 2018-03-21 09:13:13

DuPage County Technical Issue Delays Election Results

WHEATON, IL - In the midst of a close election night for both the Illinois 6th Congressional District and the GOP gubernatorial race, DuPage County's voting machines crashed. DuPage County officials said in a news release that "certain technical difficulties occurred in closing the precincts." To r

PATCH - 2018-03-21 03:21:21

Bending Oaks, Downers Grove, Illinois - March 2018

Bending Oaks is a townhome and single family home subdivision built between the late 1980s and late 1990s. Bending Oaks features town homes with floor plans ranging from 1,575- to 2,206 square feet of living space. Bending Oaks is located in Downers Grove, Illinois north of Maple Avenue and east of

PATCH - 2018-03-20 16:18:38

Illinois Primary 2018: Young voter turnout low across Chicago area; workers locked out of Hyde Park polling place

Despite what appears to be a steady stream of voters, it doesn't look like the Chicago area will see a record breaking turnout at the polls - especially among young and first-time voters aged 18 to 24. "Less than 3 percent of those mentioned have actually voted today. When you look at the number of

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 11:14:42

Massive search planned for woman missing since November from Downers Grove

The police officials and the non-profit Missing Persons Awareness Network are asking for the public's help in finding 22-year-old Cheyann L. Klus, last seen Nov. 27 at her home in Downers Grove, according to the Missing Persons Awareness Network. Law enforcement, family and friends plan to hold a pr

BUGLENEWSPAPERS.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Man shot to death in Back of the Yards was city worker

A man who was shot to death Saturday night in the Back of Yards neighborhood worked for the Department of Streets and Sanitation. Terrell L. Jones and a 27-year-old man were traveling south in a Chevrolet Equinox at 10:33 p.m. in the 4900 block of South Ashland when two males got out of a dark-color

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-19 18:45:00

Winning $1M Lottery Ticket Sold In Woodridge

WOODRIDGE, IL - The luck o' the Irish shone down upon one Illinois Lottery player who bought a winning $1 million St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle ticket in Woodridge. The winning ticket was sold at Leo's Wine and Spirits, 3018 Hobson Rd. in Woodridge, according to a news release from the Illino

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:56:43

Chicago woman's prepaid card stolen, tax return drained in just hours

A Chicago woman watched in horror as thieves drained her prepaid card, just days after getting her tax return. So how can you make sure your account is protected? Zola heard says she's been a loyal "Western Union Net Spend Customer" for 10 years. "You can just wire me money from anywhere, and it com

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-03-20 04:32:00

Drunk driver threatens police after arrest in Riverside

A man repeatedly threatened officers after being arrested Thursday morning in west suburban Riverside. Officers conducted a traffic stop after spotting a 2006 Chevrolet sedan traveling more than 30 miles over the speed limit about 12:09 a.m. on westbound Ogden Avenue, according to Riverside police.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 07:41:00

Persons of interest being questioned about armed-robbery spree on Northwest Side

Police are questioning two people of interest regarding a string of armed robberies earlier this morning on the Northwest Side. The two juvenile people were arrested earlier today in the 7600 block of North Rogers Avenue, Chicago Police said. Police also recovered the 2005 black Nissan sedan that wa

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 02:52:00