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FBI involved in search for missing Crystal Lake boy

FBI agents specializing in missing children are working with the Crystal Lake Police Department in the search for a missing 5-year-old boy. Andrew "AJ" Freund was last seen about 9 p.m. Wednesday on the 0-100 block of Dole Avenue. The boy is roughly 3 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 70 pounds. He has


Elmhurst neighbors bringing fight against gas station to council committee

Jennifer Veremis is well acquainted with the busy intersection of St. Charles Road and Route 83 in Elmhurst, but she and her neighbors worry the prospect of a BP gas station there would make traffic flow even worse.


2 top aides leaving Kim Foxx’s office

CHICAGO — WGN Investigates has learned embattled Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is losing two top deputies. A spokesperson confirms chief ethics officer April Perry and the head of the conviction integrity unit Mark Rotert are both leaving the office.


Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Divers Search Nearby Lake as Cops Remove Brown Bags From 5-Year-Old's Home

Police in a northwest suburb are searching for a 5-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday night. Crystal Lake authorities said Andrew Freund, who also goes by “AJ,” was last seen around 9 p.m. in the 0-100 block of Dole Avenue.


Townhomes & Condos For Sale in Elmhurst, Illinois - April 2019

Townhomes & Condos For Sale in Elmhurst, Illinois - April 2019. There are currently 66 townhomes & condos for sale in Elmhurst with an average list price of $459,564. Elmhurst Subdivisions with Townhomes & Condos for Sale:


Legendary Chicago sportscaster Chet Coppock dies after car crash

CHICAGO — Legendary Chicago sportscaster Chet Coppock died Wednesday from injuries he sustained in a car accident, his family confirms on social media. "His passing is untimely, unexpected and painfully sad, but all we can do at this time is remember how lucky we were to have such a unique and creat


Former Teacher Sentenced To 35 Years For Rape, Child Pornography

SKOKIE, IL — A former high school teacher and scholastic bowl coach was sentenced to 35 years in prison after admitting to raping at least one former student and possessing child pornography.


CITY OF ELMHURST: City Council Approves Purchase of 113-121 N. Addison Ave.

City of Elmhurst issued the following announcement on April 16. Elmhurst City Council approved the purchase of 113-121 N. Addison Avenue at a City Council meeting held on April 15, 2019.


Police: Hundreds of teens flood downtown Chicago; 31 charged in disturbances

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Hundreds of teens turned downtown Chicago into their Spring Break playground Wednesday night, flooding into Millennium Park, the Mag Mile and surrounding areas.


City Of Elmhurst Buys Pizza Palace Building

ELMHURST, IL - The city of Elmhurst has purchased the recently closed Pizza Palace building in downtown Elmhurst and plans to incorporate the property into its First Street & York Street Subarea Plan. The Elmhurst City Council approved the purchase of 113-121 N. Addison Ave. for $2,250,000 at its me


Concealed carry holder, felon killed in Chicago shootout

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a 64-year-old man with a concealed carry license and a man recently released from prison fatally shot each other in what is believed to be an attempted robbery.


I'm F'ed: Trump's Reaction to Mueller's Appointment, Other Top Takeaways From the Redacted Mueller Report

A 448-page report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller gives an inside look at Donald Trump's tumultuous campaign and presidency and its possible links to Russians who tried to help win him the presidency. The report says there's not enough evidence to charge Trump with a crime, but it details vague re


Donkey found wandering on I-90 in suburban Chicago

CHICAGO (Fox 32 News) - A donkey was found wandering Wednesday in the middle of I-90 near Arlington Heights Road, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office said. The donkey, named Dusty, escaped a trailer just before noon. He was purchased that day to be part of a petting zoo.


Felony charges filed in Naperville man's sex abuse condiment case

A Naperville man already facing a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly smearing condiments on a teen has been indicted on new felony charges of criminal sexual abuse by use of force and aggravated battery that was video recorded, according to court records.


Jerrell Dorsey, alleged gang member, found guilty in fatal shooting of 7-year-old Heaven Sutton

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A jury found alleged gang member Jerrell Dorsey guilty in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl as she sold candy with her mother near their Chicago home. Heaven Sutton was struck in the back by a stray bullet from gang crossfire in 2012 on the West Side.


Student Dies After Shooting Himself at Suburban Middle School

Authorities say that a seventh-grade student at a suburban middle school is dead after he shot himself on Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, police were dispatched to George Washington Middle School in suburban Lyons. Upon arrival, officers found a student with a gunshot woun


It happened here: In 1928, Charlie Birger was the last man publicly hanged in Illinois

On the day Birger was hanged, the Carbondale Free Press proclaimed: "Nerve Unshaken, Dies As He Lived; Smiles and Does Not 'Squeal.'" Birger was responsible for a lot of violence, but the crime that ultimately led to his death sentence was his involvement in the murder of then-West City Mayor Joe Ad


Illinois man pleads not guilty in drunk driving crash that killed 3 relatives in Kenosha County

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois man charged in a crash that killed three family members, including a doctor, a nurse and a dentist, has pleaded not guilty in Wisconsin. Forty-year-old Timothy Vandervere, of Beach Park, Illinois, appeared in Kenosha County Circuit Court Thursday where a judge found

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Boy, 14, hurt by neighbor’s accidental gunfire on Far South Side

A teenage boy was wounded by gunfire that went through a window Thursday in Riverdale on the Far South Side. The 14-year-old was in his bedroom about 8:40 p.m. when he was shot in his shoulder, Chicago police said. The boy’s condition was stabilized at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.


Appeals court reverses order that kept Westlake Hospital owner from closing

The owners of Westlake Hospital may proceed with closing the Melrose Park facility, a court has ruled. Pipeline Health won the favorable ruling in the Illinois Appellate Court Thursday morning.