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Prospect Heights fire: Massive blaze at condominium complex, hundreds displaced
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Ill. (WLS) --Firefighters are at the scene of a massive condominium complex fire in northwest suburban Prospect Heights.The fire is burning in the 800-block of McIntosh Court. Each time firefighters have appeared to get the blaze under control, flames have flared up again.A residen
Man In Construction Outfit Tried To Rob Des Plaines Bank
DES PLAINES, IL — A man donning a yellow construction hat and reflective vest tried to rob a grocery store bank branch in Des Plaines on Wednesday, according to the FBI. The unidentified man showed up at the TCF Bank branch at the Des Plaines Jewel Osco, 1500 Lee St., around noon.
Inferno in Prospect Heights: Images Show Shocking Aftermath
Hours after the flames were put out, the damage left behind by an enormous fire in Prospect Heights is captured in staggering aerial images. The fire left hundreds of residents homeless and three people injured. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
Police: Suburban couple locked girl in basement because they believed she was possessed by demon
Randy Swopes, 48, and Katherine Swopes, 49, were both arrested and are held on child endangerment and unlawful restraint charges.
Lake Co. Sheriff's Office Targets Speeders
From Illinois Speedway:Sheriff Mark Curran is reminding motorists that Wednesday, July 25, 2018 is Speed Awareness Day. Expanded traffic safety patrols will be visible throughout the county to remind motorists to drive within the speed limit. Sheriff Curran stated, "This isn't about writing tickets,
Deer Park Town Center To Host Jazz, Wine Fest
From Deer Park Jazz & Wine Festival:The seventh annual Deer Park Jazz & Wine Festival is set for Saturday, August 4th, at Deer Park Town Center in Deer Park, IL. For the first time in the festival's history it will feature two of the most sought after Latin Jazz groups in the Midwest. The music kick
Provenance, Northbrook, Illinois - July 2018
Provenance is a new single family and townhome subdivision in Northbrook, IL built starting in 2017 by Red Seal Homes. Providence is located in unincorporated Cook County with a Northbrook address and Northbrook schools. Provenance consists of 3 separate areas: The Terraces, Villas at Provenance and
Palanois Park, Palatine, Illinois - July 2018
Palanois Park is a single family home neighborhood located in Palatine, Illinois. Palanois Park is between Northwest Highway and Palatine Road. There are currently 5 homes for sale ranging from $244,899 to $399,900.
Boy, 6, Seriously Injured in Fox River Boating Accident
A 6-year-old boy was seriously injured Sunday when he was run over by a boat in the Fox River in northwest suburban McHenry County.The boy was swimming in shallow water about 4:45 p.m. near Picnic Grove Park at 598 Birch Lane when he was hit by the boat as it returned to dock, according to the McHen
Local Named to Seventh Annual Jewish "36 Under 36" List
CHICAGO – Northbrook community member Margaux Friend, 34, has been named to the seventh annual "Double Chai in the Chi: 36 Under 36" list of young Jewish movers and shakers in Chicago.
Girl found unresponsive in water at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake
SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE- A young girl was found unresponsive Tuesday afternoon in the water at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake and taken to a hospital.Emergency crews were notified at 12:51 p.m. and responded to the area of 5517 Northwest Highway, according to Crystal Lake police.The 6-year
Teen Shot In Leg By Unknown Shooter: Palatine Police
PALATINE, IL — A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg by an unknown individual Tuesday afternoon, according to Palatine police. The department did not know the victim's condition.
Gun-Carrying 20-Year-Old Flees, Struggles With Police In Evanston
Nicolas Moreno, 20, of the 2000 block of Dodge Avenue in Evanston, was arrested shortly after 11:36 p.m. after a pair of officers on patrol near Dodge and Foster noticed a large group of people on the street, according to police.
'The Bridge' in Palatine Highlights Suicide Prevention, Education
The recent and highly-publicized suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and television host Anthony Bourdain have reignited the entire conversation around mental health and its connection to suicide. Palatine-based,The Bridge Youth and Family Services(The Bridge) serves Palatine Township, and conti
Whitner a Nominee for 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® - Cuse
Since 1992, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®has brought together a select group of college football players from across the country to honor their dedication to volunteerism and enriching the lives of others. While players are often recognized for their accomplishments and achievements on game day
After Allegedly Assaulting Player, Baseball Coach Resigns
WINNETKA, IL — Parents and police are satisfied with the resolution of a May 31 incident at Hibbard Park in Winnetka when the coach of a youth baseball team allegedly physically assaulted one of his players, Pioneer Press reported. A representative of the Wilmette Baseball Association said that the
Hunting Knife Wielding Skokie Man Charged With Carjacking Attempt
SKOKIE, IL — A 29-year-old Skokie man is accused of trying to carjack two motorists early Tuesday, police said. Hours after drawing a knife on a man in in the CTA Yellow Line parking lot in an unsuccessful attempt to steal his car, he tried to jump into the driver's seat of another car at a Morton G
Libertyville Student Picked For National Merit Scholarship
LIBERTYVILLE, IL – A Libertyville high school student has been selected for a National Merit Scholarship, which will be financed by the university she plans to attend. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced about 550 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships Monday. These Merit
Woman wounded in shooting blocks from scene of fatal police shooting
According to the reporter on the scene, a gun battle between two gangs broke out near 70thStreet and Chapple Avenue, just blocks from where a barber was shot and killed by police over the weekend.
Woman Killed By Carjacker Was Attending Romeoville Convention
CHICAGO, IL — A woman who was shot to death by a carjacker Sunday in Chicago was on her way to Romeoville for a Jehovah's Witnesses convention, according to reports. Police said the 59-year-old was getting into a car with a 70-year-old man and woman at around 7:15 a.m. when a would-be carjacker walk