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Ban On Vaping Indoors In Public Eyed By Palatine
PALATINE, IL — Vaping could face some new restrictions in Palatine as village officials consider possible ways to limit the habit because of health concerns. While no measures have been officially proposed, a ban on vaping indoors in public, as well as an increase in the age allowed to buy vaping pr
News From Your Neighbors: Suspect in fatal Northfield shooting nabbed after police swarm Winnetka; victim identified
News From Your Neighbors: Suspect in fatal Northfield shooting nabbed after police swarm Winnetka; victim identifiedWinnetka Police warn of an ongoing situation on Tower Road between Green Bay and Hibbard roads. Photo courtesy of Trent Weyermuller
2 Rescued From Burning Car That Crashed Into Gas Pump In Palatine
PALATINE, IL — A car erupted into flames after hitting a gas pump Monday at a Palatine station. Two people were rescued from the burning vehicle, according to the Daily Herald.
Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Skokie Hotel Shooting
Ariana Alcala, 23, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Illinois megachurch paid $3.25M to settle lawsuits over child sex abuse by church volunteer
A man is escorted out of Willow Creek Community Church, during a family service, at 67 Algonquin Road, in South Barrington, Ill., on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018.
$1.5 million bail ordered for man charged in Hoffman Estates double-fatal DUI
Police say Mary Kendzior was driving when the crash occurred about 9:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Route 72 and Beverly Road in Hoffman Estates. The women died as a result of multiple injuries suffered in the collision, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Palatine Chamber of Commerce Presents 'Explore Palatine'
The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) is spearheading 'Explore Palatine', an event that encourages residents to make a point of shopping in Palatine, and supporting the local business community on Saturday, September 8, 2018.
Blowing Man May Have Been Trying To Drug Woman At Mall: Cops
SCHAUMBURG, IL — A woman shopping at Woodfield Mall told Schaumburg police Monday that a man might have tried drugging after blowing in her direction, according to the Daily Herald. The woman was not hurt in the incident, and investigators don't believe there's a threat to the public, the report add
1 Killed in North Shore Shooting, Suspect in Custody: Police
Steve Shapiro, who lived in that same block, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:55 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Authorities said he was 71 years old.
Police investigate after man found fatally shot inside Northfield home
Significant police activity on Tower Road between Hibbard and Green Bay. Please avoid the area at this time. If you are in the area, please follow the officers' instructions.— Winnetka Police (@WinnetkaPolice)August 14, 2018
Rolling Meadows Man Missing 10 Days After Last Seen In Chicago
ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — Family members and Rolling Meadows police are still searching for a 76-year-old man who went missing 10 days ago on the South Side of Chicago. An $11,000 reward is being offered for finding Vasudevareddy Kethireddy, and volunteers searched the West Englewood neighborhood where
Prominent attorney fatally shot in suburban Chicago home
NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP)- Police say an attorney who argued 30 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court has been fatally shot during a domestic altercation inside his suburban Chicago home.The Cook County medical examiner's office says 71-year-old Steve Shapiro died in the Monday night attack in Northfield.
Indian American Insurance Agent Sunil Shah Announces Run for Mayor of Schaumburg, Illinois
Sunil Shah is among three individuals running for the mayoral seat in Schaumburg, Illinois.Shah, as well as fellow candidate Nafees Rahman, are political newcomers, joining longtime Schaumburg Trustee Tom Dailly in announcing their candidacy for the seat which has been held by 31-year incumbent Al L
Driver Charged With 4th DUI In Fatal Crash
KANE COUNTY, IL -- A 34-year-old Huntley man accused of driving under the influence of methadone and THC from cannabis in a crash that killed 24-year-old Amanda Matthiessen of Bartlett now faces charges, prosecutors told the Elgin Courier-News. Evan Smorovsky has been charged with reckless homicide
Man ID'd in fatal motorcycle accident
“He was really a nice guy,” said Fred Chamberlain of Dana Plastic Container Corp. in Roselle, located in the Chicago suburbs. “He did his job well. I’m really sad to see him pass.”
Is this your ring? 72-year-old wedding band found in suburban Walmart parking lot
Based on the size, Sheppard believes it is a man’s ring. There is an inscription on the inside of the ring, including what appears to be a wedding date of 6/1/46.
Mom Dead, 2 Young Kids In Critical After Lake Co. Crash
LAKE COUNTY, IL -- A 26-year-old Zion woman is dead and her two young children are in critical condition following a collision in Beach Park Friday evening, authorities said Monday. The woman was driving a 2014 Kia Forte south on Green Bay Road near Nemisis Avenue at about 6:04 p.m. when her vehicle
Staffer Stabbed By Co-Worker At Skokie Business: Police
SKOKIE, IL — A Chicago man was charged with attempted murder after stabbing a co-worker following an argument at a Skokie business last month, police said on Thursday. A call from emergency room staff at a local hospital led to the investigation and arrest of a man who worked at an unspecified busin
Budweiser Horses Coming To Gas Station Grand Opening
LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL --The legendary Budweiser Clydesdale horses will be coming to Lake in the Hills at the end of this month. The horses will be on hand at a grand opening event from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Lake in the Hills Speedway, 2700 W. Algonquin Road, on Aug. 30, according to the village of Lake
Woman Fatally Shot In Skokie Hotel Room
SKOKIE, IL — A woman was fatally shot at a Skokie hotel Saturday night. Around 11:49, officers responded to a 911 call reporting gunfire the Hampton Inn, 52o1 Old Orchard Road, police said. When they arrived, police found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital and later