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'We have a missing child:' Crystal Lake police release father's call to 911

The father of Andrew "AJ" Freund, 5, told Crystal Lake police in a 911 call Thursday morning that he hadn't seen his son since 9:30 the previous night. Police released the 911 recording today.


Kim Foxx recuses Cook County State's Attorney's Office from Jedidiah Brown battery case

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A group of Chicago police officers took Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx to court Tuesday morning. They wanted her to be removed from a criminal case involving local activist Jedidiah Brown, and a special prosecutor appointed.


Brothers file federal lawsuit against Smollett's lawyers for defamation

CHICAGO (AP) - Two brothers who said they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself are suing the "Empire" actor's attorneys for defamation. A lawyer for Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo filed the federal lawsuit Tuesday in Chicago on behalf of the brothers


Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Search Expands to Park, Ponds

Police and first responders descended on wooded areas and ponds in a northwest Chicago suburb Tuesday as they continued their search for a 5-year-old boy who disappeared last week.


Richards grad to host 8th annual One Skate

Richards High School graduate Jordan Moeller returns to host his eighth annual fund raiser for Children's Oncology Services, Inc. (COSI) on Saturday, May 4. In its first seven years "One Skate at a Time" has raised more than $70,000.


At Least 14 Overdoses Reported On West Side, Person Seen Distributing Drugs From Car

CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 14 people are confirmed to have overdosed in a two block area on Chicago’s West Side. The Chicago Fire Department said those being treated for overdoses in the 700 block of North Homan Avenue were taken to several hospitals including Norwegian, St. Mary and West Suburban.


Dixmoor woman facing neglect charges threatened police chief at court hearing, police say

A Dixmoor woman charged earlier this month with elderly and child neglect now stands accused of assault after allegedly threatening the police chief during a municipal court appearance last week, police said.


Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on April 15

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on April 15 in the suits below:. Case number 2019-M1-112220 was filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. Case number 2019-M1-300733 was filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County.


Eagle Ridge, Oak Lawn, Illinois - April 2019

Eagle Ridge is a condominium and single family home subdivision built in the 1990's and early 2000's. Eagle Ridge is located in Oak Lawn, Illinois north of 111th Street and east of Central Avenue. There are currently 3 homes for sale ranging from $314,900 to $349,999.


Study: Illinois named 9th most gambling-addicted state

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- When it comes to gambling, a new study suggests Illinois has some of the country's highest rollers. Illinois was named WalletHub's ninth most gambling-addicted state in 2019. According to the study, Illinois had the most gambling-related arrests per capita.


This All-You-Can-Eat BBQ Buffet In Illinois Will Make Your Stomach Happy And Full

If you can’t get enough all-you-can-eat experiences, there’s a BBQ buffet in Oak Park, Illinois that belongs on your bucket list. This famous eatery is known for its ribs and award-winning sauce, and it’s about time you tried it for yourself.


BTG to perform at 115 Bourbon St.

The Beverly Theatre Guild will present “Footloose–The Musical” at 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W. 115th St., in Merrionette Park, Thursday to Saturday, May 2 to 4, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m.


1 dead, 14 hospitalized for suspected heroin overdoses in East Garfield Park

CHICAGO — One person was found dead and 14 others were transported to area hospitals for possible drug overdoses. The incidents happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood.


Homewood Estates, Homewood, Illinois - April 2019

Homewood Estates is a single family home subdivision built in the 1970's. Homewood Estates is located in Homewood, Illinois south of 183rd Street and west of Governors Highway. There are currently 2 homes for sale ranging from $207,900 to $222,500.


Mother of missing Illinois 5-year-old not talking to police

CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a 5-year-old suburban Chicago boy who went missing last week is refusing to cooperate with detectives, police said Monday. JoAnn Cunningham has declined to say anything further to police since her initial report that Andrew "AJ" Freund had disappeared sometime between We


Ashford Manor, Tinley Park, Illinois - April 2019

Ashford Manor is a townhome community built from the late 1980's to mid 1990's. Ashford Manor is located in Tinley Park, Illinois south of 159th Street and east of 80th Avenue. There are currently 3 homes for sale ranging from $99,900 to $189,900.


'I’ve seen ugly things': How to (peacefully) sell vacation property after a death in the family

Four years ago, Paige Hansen’s grandmother died unexpectedly, leaving her three grown children (Hansen’s mother, aunt and uncle, all in southwest suburban Chicago) two ski condos in Colorado.


Increase Your Chances Of Winning The Illinois Lottery

Here's how you can increase your chance of winning big money from an Illinois Lottery scratch-off ticket. Sometimes when I stop for gas, I will actually go inside the building. It's usually to purchase a drink or snack.


Husband of woman found on fire in O'Fallon, Illinois taken into custody in Tennessee

O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- The husband of a woman who was found set on fire in O'Fallon, Illinois has been taken into custody in Tennessee. Monday afternoon, police said they were looking for Andrew Montez McKissick, who was wanted regarding the death of 35-year-old Sherry J. Billups. McKissick is


Illinois may have a legal weed bill by late April 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois- A bill to legalize marijuana in Illinois could be filed as soon as April 29. Key supporters of the weed bill says this could be one of the first issues discussed by state lawmakers when they return from spring break.