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2 Kids Critically Injured in Crash on Chicago's South Side
Two young children were among three people critically injured in a car crash on Chicago's South Side early Friday, authorities said.The two-car crash took place at around 6:15 a.m. in the 4900 block of South King Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood, according to Chicago police.A 3-year-old girl an
Dog Rescued From 2nd-Floor Apartment Fire In Palatine
PALATINE, IL — A dog was rescued and three people were displaced from a two-story apartment building fire Thursday that took 30 firefighters to extinguish, according to the Palatine Fire Department. No one was hurt in the blaze, the department said.
66 immigrant children separated from parents at border are in Chicago
The locations of the detention centers have not been disclosed, but the children are under the care of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Heartland Alliance, a non-profit, licensed agency in Chicago.
5 Wounded in Bronzeville Shooting Early Saturday
A 26-year-old man was shot in his head, and was in critical condition at University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. A 15-year-old boy was shot in his leg. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.
Waukegan man charged with sexually assaulting Mount Prospect woman
A Waukegan man who prosecutors said told a woman to "just go with it" while sexually assaulting her in her Mount Prospect home was ordered held on $200,000 bail Friday.Juan Banos-Cruz, 25, was charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and home invasion, felonies that carry maximum penalties of
Carjackers Can't Start Car; Juvenile Arrested In Oak Park: Cops
The victims told police they had been approached by two suspects, one armed with a handgun, who demanded their car keys. Police say they believe the suspects were unable to start both cars.
Drugged Driver Arrested After Driving Wrong Way: Cops
RIVERSIDE, IL — A drugged driver was arrested in Riverside after running through a stop sign and driving in the wrong lane, police said. Cynthia L. Ancheta, 53, of the 0-100 block of Lawton Road, was charged with DUI-drugs (Zolpidem and Losartan), driving in wrong lane, improper lane use, disobeying
Chicago man warns others after website selling designer clothes scams him
“Just making anybody feel good, that's what I'm all about. Positivity,” said Kenneth Harper.
Waterlogged city welcomes dry weekend weather
Rainfall following the area’s latest deluge totaled over 4 inches across parts of the metro area, with amounts in excess of 3 inches common. This has left most rivers across northern Illinois in flood, including the Fox, Des Plaines, Du Page, and Illinois. At a time of the year when sunshine is most
Park Ridge July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide
PARK RIDGE, IL – July 4th is quickly approaching, which means it's time to fire up that barbecue, stock up on sparklers, and find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on near you this Independence Day. We gathered up all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in
Skokie sues, claims Evanston's gouging on water rate
The village's suit, filed late Wednesday, comes nine months after Evanstonfiled suit in state courtto enforce payment of the then newly-adopted rate which it imposed after talks with the village about a new water rate contract broke down following the expiration of the old agreement.
Oak Lawn Man Under Influence Of Heroin In Lyons Car Crash: Cops
LYONS, IL -- An Oak Lawn man got into a car accident in Lyons while he was under the influence of heroin, prosecutors said. James Kamphuis, 25, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on charges of driving under the influence.
Niles Blotter: Police Report Tobacco Sales To Minors At 5 Locations | Journal & Topics Media Group
A 30-year-old Morton Grove man was charged with possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no headlights. Police stopped him in the 7300 block of N. Waukegan Road at 12:27 a.m. Saturday, June 9 for allegedly driving without lights. He was allegedly in possession of a glass jar of
Car misses turn at Starbucks, ends up at McDonald's
A number of cars were damaged about 9:40 this morning when a driver apparently lost control while rounding a curve at the Starbucks drive thru at Dempster and Dodge in Evanston.The car ended up plowing through bushes separating the Starbucks parking lot from the adjoining McDonald's lot, knocking ov
2 children critically injured in crash on South Side
The accident, involving a Dodge Charger and Hyundai sedan, happened just after 6 a.m. Friday at the intersection of 49th and King Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Brewing Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Zesty Sprouting Mix | Food Poison Journal
NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is recalling its NOW Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix – Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165 – because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, has the potential to be contaminated withSalmonella, an organism which can cause ser
Third Man Sentenced In 2014 Bensenville Murder
BENSENVILLE, IL — A Chicago man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison after the murder of a Bensenville tobacco store owner in 2014, according to the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office. Stephan Russell, 25, was sentenced for the murder and attempted robbery of Hussein Saghir.
Three promoted at police department
Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington announced three promotions at the department Thursday.Cmdr. Joseph Dugan was promoted to deputy chief, Sgt. Dennis Leaks was promoted to commander and Detective Tim Sullivan was promoted to sergeant.Dugan had most recently headed the detective bureau and was p
Des Plaines River Inches Toward Flood Stage | Journal & Topics Media Group
Des Plaines River flooding occurs on Campground Road just south of Miner Street and the Union Pacific Railroad bridge in Des Plaines, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (Tom Wessell/Journal photo)
Man tries to lure 16-year-old girl to car in Mount Prospect
The girl was walking just before 9 a.m. in the 300 block of North William Street when a gray, four-door car pulled into a driveway in front of her, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police. The driver rolled down the window and told her to get into the car.