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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

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

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

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-19 18:24:20

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

Dryer fire at Elgin home causes $30K in damage

A fire at a home Monday morning in northwest suburban Elgin caused $30,000 in damage. The fire was reported about 10:24 a.m. at a home in the 800 block of Suzanne, according to a statement from the city of Elgin. The source of the fire was determined to be a dryer in the laundry room and the blaze w

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-19 21:54:00

6 Counts Of Child Endangerment, DUI For Speeding Driver: Blotter

HIGHLAND PARK, IL - The following information comes from the Highland Park Police Department as a record of incidents reported to the police and of those arrested by police. Readers are reminded than an arrest is not an indication of guilt, and criminal charges, which are often dropped or reduced, r

PATCH - 2018-03-20 02:35:03

Massive search planned for woman missing since November from Downers Grove

The police officials and the non-profit Missing Persons Awareness Network are asking for the public's help in finding 22-year-old Cheyann L. Klus, last seen Nov. 27 at her home in Downers Grove, according to the Missing Persons Awareness Network. Law enforcement, family and friends plan to hold a pr

BUGLENEWSPAPERS.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

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

3 men killed, 3 others wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday afternoon

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three men were killed and at least three others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was gunned down early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side. He was dr


Beach Park man charged with sexual assault of 5-year-old girl

A north suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl. Edmundo Aboytes | Lake County Sheriff's Office Edmundo Aboytes, 87, is charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, according to a statement from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Officers w


Police: 2-year-old girl and father missing from Near West Side

A 2-year-old girl and her father are missing from the Near West Side, according to Chicago Police. Talayeh Stevenson and 28-year-old Nicholas Byrd were last seen Thursday in the 2300 block of West Monroe, police said. The girl was described as a 2-foot-2, 36-pound black girl with a light complexion,


Man Grabs Girl, 15, at Roosevelt Red Line Station; Police Report At Least 9 Similar Incidents

Chicago Police Department Police have released photos of a man, wanted for grabbing a 15-year-old girl March 15 at the Roosevelt Red Line station. Police are asking for the public's help in the search for a man who grabbed a 15-year-old girl Thursday morning at the Roosevelt CTA Red Line station in


Fire Caused By Smoking Materials Displaces 4 Palatine Residents

Crews battle a fire in Palatine March 15 that displaced four. Four Palatine residents were displaced from their single-family ranch home after a fire broke out inside the home's two-car attached garage Thursday, March 15. The fire department is calling the fire accidental in nature due to careless u


DUI Arrests For Cleveland, Lake Forest, Evanston Men: Blotter

WINNETKA, IL - The following information comes from from the Glencoe, Winnetka and Northfield police department as a record of police activity and incidents reported to the police. Anyone arrested is innocent unless proven guilty. Criminal charges represent merely accusations by the state and are of


Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick's Day

CHICAGO - The Chicago River has been dyed a bright shade of green, kicking off the city's St. Patrick's Day festivities. Thousands of people lined the riverfront downtown Chicago on Saturday to see the dyeing, a tradition for the holiday that dates to 1962. A parade was also scheduled. Mayor Rahm Em


2 wounded in shooting on Dan Ryan

Two people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side. The pair, whose ages and genders weren't immediately known, showed up at St. Bernard Hospital about 3:30 a.m. and told Chicago Police they had been shot while traveling on Interstate 94 near 76th Street,


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