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Driver Found Dead In Car By Hikers Is Missing Elderly Man

The man found dead inside a car by three juvenile hikers over the weekend had been missing for several weeks, authorities said Monday. Dale Kropke, 76, was reported missing on March 4 after he never showed up for a scheduled checkup at Condell Medical Center. The Round Lake Park man was found dead i

PATCH - 2018-03-19 21:05:07

Elderly Man Injured In Jewel-Osco Lot Hit-And-Run

CARY, IL - Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a woman accused of striking a 72-year-old man with her SUV and then driving away Saturday afternoon in Cary, police said. The hit-and-run occurred in the Jewel-Osco parking lot, 696 Northwest Highway in Cary, at about 4 p.m. Th

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:54:56

Racine Police investigating homicide after driver shot, crashes into tree

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) - Racine Police are investigating a deadly shooting. Police responded to a shots-fired call just after 10:30 Sunday night near Arlington Avenue and Kearney. They found the driver of a van hit a tree and was shot. The person died at the scene. Any witnesses, or citizens with inf

CBS 58 - 2018-03-19 16:22:00

Body of missing Round Lake man located

MUNDELEIN, Ill. -- Hikers found the body of a missing Round Lake man in Mundelein. He was found dead in his car which had crashed into a tree. Dale Kropke had been missing for the last two weeks. Tonight his family confirms he is the man who was found in a field this morning. They say they are relie

WGNTV.COM - 2018-03-19 02:43:36

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

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

Chicago alderman blames drunken suburbanites for St. Patrick's Day mess

A Chicago alderman stirred up controversy by calling out young suburbanites for the mess that had to be cleaned up after the city's St. Patrick's Day celebration. Alderman Brendan Reilly (42nd Ward) tweeted in the aftermath of Saturday's festivities, "My thanks to Streets & Sanitation for cleaning-u

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-19 21:24:41

Man Shot Near Green Line Stop In Austin Neighborhood

CHICAGO, IL - A 49-year-old man was shot in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in Austin Sunday, police said. He was hit in the chest around 6:30 p.m., according to police. The shooting happened near the Central Green Line stop. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, wher

PATCH - 2018-03-19 15:59:05

Hikers find fatal car wreck in Mundelein

Three juvenile hikers discovered a fatal car wreck Sunday morning in unincorporated Mundelein of the northern suburbs. About 11:10 a.m., the hikers found a gold 2010 Toyota Prius crashed into a tree at 20303 W. Winchester Rd., the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. One of the hikers believed there w

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-18 20:50:00

Feds: Man helped bring Tyshawn Lee murder weapon to Chicago

The feds have accused a Chicago man of helping bring to the city the weapon used in the execution-style killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee. Anthony Morgan, 31, faces four gun charges in a federal indictment filed last week. He appeared Monday in the courtroom of U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cole, wh

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-19 15:27:00

Girls Out Hiking Find Wreckage From Fatal Crash: Police

LAKE COUNTY, IL - Three girls out hiking near Mundelein happened upon the wreckage from a fatal crash Saturday morning, authorities said Sunday. The three juvenile hikers were walking in the area of 20303 West Winchester Road in unincorporated Mundelein at 11:10 a.m. Saturday when they spotted a car

PATCH - 2018-03-19 00:40:19

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man Charged in Shooting That Shut Down Kennedy Expressway

A 34-year-old man has been charged with shooting a man on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday night, leaving the inbound lanes from the Edens closed for hours during an investigation. Tayan E. Williams, of Zion, was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm, according to Illinois


Deerfield, Highland Park High School Students Walk Out Of School

HIGHLAND PARK, IL - More than 1,600 students from Highland Park High School and Deerfield High School participated in Wednesday's national school walkout. At both schools, some students marched off campus to make their voices heard publicly. A group of DHS students headed to Village Hall, where they


Robbers grab 2 cell phones and strike victim downtown

A robbery trio grabbed their victim's two cell phones and struck him in the face in the 1700 block of Maple Avenue. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. 1700 Maple Three male suspects grabbed two cell phones from a 35-year-old Evanston man as he exited a resta


Authorities Search Pond For Missing Elderly Man's Car

ROUND LAKE PARK, IL - The search continues for an elderly man in Lake County who has been missing since earlier this month. On Wednesday morning, Grayslake Fire Protection District crews responded to a retention pond at the corner of Alleghany Road and Saddlebrook Drive for a report of a vehicle jus


3 In Custody As Skokie Police Investigate Shots Fired Report

SKOKIE, IL - Police asked people to stay away from the area of Church Street and Lawler Avenue Friday as they investigate a report of shots fired. Skokie Police said the scene was believed to be secure around 10 a.m. but asked motorists and pedestrians to avoid Church Street between Gross Point Road