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Battery, Retail Theft: Palos Heights Police Blotter
PALOS HEIGHTS, IL — Palos Heights police publish their activity reports weekly on their website, outlining incidents and arrests. Here's a bit of what they've been up to lately. Charges listed do not indicate convictions.
Cook Co. Investigator Arrested For Route 59 Retail Thefts
JOLIET, IL - A 47-year-old Cook County Corrections investigator who lives in Romeoville spent a good portion of his weekend behind bars at Will County's Jail after Joliet Police busted him for a series of retail thefts at the Kohl's on Route 59, according to police. Amarildo Ponce was arrested on ch
Cook County Calendar of Events Dec. 12 – Dec. 18
Implied Horizons: Watercolors by Anne Nordhaus-Bike. Five Seasons Family Sports Club, 6901 S. Madison St., Burr Ridge. Artist Anne Nordhaus-Bike will speak about her work on display at the Five Seasons Family Sports Club. The exhibition displays 19 of Nordhaus-Bike’s watercolor paintings.
Video: Richards bowler rolls 300!
The Richards High School varsity and JV boys bowling teams both won first place at the Tinley Park Invitational on December 8. Sophomore Blake Attig provided a highlight of this and any other season.
Woman Arrested After Escaping Handcuffs At Cook County Courthouse
CHICAGO, IL — The Cook County Sheriff's Office said a 19-year-old woman was taken into custody Sunday night, two days after she escaped from the Cook County courthouse in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood Friday, Dec. 7. According to the sheriff's office, Alicia Gines was arrested near the inter
Security guard at Dolton school charged with pulling gun on student
DOLTON (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A school security guard is facing felony charges after he allegedly put a gun against a student’s chest last month at Academy for Learning High School in south suburban Dolton.
CTA Red Line service suspended on South Side for medical emergency
CHICAGO (WLS) -- CTA Red Line service on the South Side as been temporarily suspended for a medical emergency, the CTA said Wednesday morning. Service between 95th and 47th streets is suspended because of a medical emergency near the tracks at 63rd Street, the CTA said.
Woman, 19, arrested after escaping police custody at Cook County courthouse
SUMMIT, Ill. (WLS) -- A 19-year-old woman who escaped police custody last week was arrested Sunday evening in south suburban Summit, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
19-year-old man taken to hospital after Amtrak train splits car in half at Whiting crossing
WHITING — A 19-year-old man was extricated from the front seat of a car that was sheared in half Tuesday when it was struck by an eastbound Amtrak train carrying 104 passengers, police said.
Man fatally stabbed during fight with woman in South Shore
CHICAGO — An investigation is underway after a man was fatally stabbed during a fight in South Shore. The incident happened shortly after midnight Wednesday in an apartment building building in the 7700 block of South Essex Avenue.
3 arrested after $2.5 million in marijuana seized in Berwyn, South Loop, prosecutors say
Three men have been arrested after nearly $2.5 million worth of marijuana was seized in the near west suburbs and the South Loop, prosecutors said Tuesday. Brothers Ruben and Sergio Estrada were taken into custody Monday by the Chicago police narcotics unit, with help from a department SWAT team, af
Lyft driver propositioned, groped 17-year-old passenger, police say
A Lyft driver allegedly fondled and propositioned a 17-year-old female passenger during an October ride from Worth to her home in Lyons, police said. Anthony Vicari, 40, of Chicago, was charged Monday with misdemeanor battery after Lyons police confirmed with the ride-sharing company that he had bee
SEIU to give Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle $1M toward mayoral bid
CHICAGO — The Service Employees International Union state council will put its money where its mouth is in the race for mayor, following its endorsement of Toni Preckwinkle with a $1 million contribution to her campaign.
Central Middle School, Tinley Park, Illinois - December 2018
Central Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 146, and is located at 18146 Oak Park Avenue in Tinley Park, Illinois. There are currently 29 homes for sale ranging from $90,000 to $389,900.
Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz Hires Former Cook County Judge John S. Fotopoulos
Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz is proud to announce that former Cook County judge John S. Fotopoulos has joined the firm as a practicing attorney. Fotopoulos Law Office, a division of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz, is located in Orland Park, Illinois, with a Joliet office opening soon.
Lyft driver accused of sexually harassing 17-year-old passenger on ride to Lyons
A Lyft driver has been charged with battery after Lyons police said he sexually harassed and tried to have sex with a 17-year-old passenger. Lyons spokesperson Ray Hanania said Anthony Vicari of Chicago was called to pick up a 17-year-old girl in Worth and take her to her home in Lyons on Oct. 12.
Cook County Health Offers Tips for Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of seasonal depression triggered by the change in seasons. Typically depression symptoms begin in fall or winter and subside in the spring. Approximately half a million people in the U.S. suffer from SAD, while 10 to 20% may suffer from a more mild form of
Traffic Stop Turns Up Tramadol Hidden In Stool Softener Bottle
OAK LAWN, IL -- Oak Lawn police found opioid analgesics during a traffic stop, prosecutors said. Ryon Kalwa, 41, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance. Kalwa also has outstanding arrest warrants out of Lake and DuPage counties.
Man charged more than $1,000 for Burger King penny Whopper deal
LOS ANGELES, California -- A Los Angeles man says he tried to take advantage of thepenny Whopper deal that Burger King is offering through its app, but his bill ended up totaling more than $1,000.
Indiana State Police Trooper Saves Woman Pinned by Her Own SUV
An Indiana State Police Trooper saves a Michigan woman’s life after a serious accident at a toll booth in Hammond. A news release from Indiana State Police Lowell District says the 40-year-old woman was brought back after having no pulse. Troopers say she stepped out of her SUV at the toll booth Sat