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Former Catholic priest faces new charges after abusing boys in Illinois, Missouri and California

CLAYTON, Mo. -- A former Catholic priest is facing new charges a decade after being declared sexually violent and admitting he abused about 30 boys in Illinois, California and Missouri.


3 New Foreclosed Houses In The Park Ridge Area

PARK RIDGE, IL — Don't want to break the bank, but still looking for a house nearby? . A tour of the most recently foreclosed properties in the Park Ridge area could be a smart place to start!


5 Des Plaines Area Foreclosures Up For Sale

DES PLAINES, IL — Do you feel like affordable houses are pretty tough to find in your community? Why not look at foreclosures in the area? You could very well find a diamond in the rough!


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Cook County approves settlement in 2013 jail beating case

CHICAGO — Cook County commissioners have approved a $1.5 million settlement of a lawsuit brought because of the jailhouse beating of a northern Illinois woman. The woman was arrested in 2010 after returning to what was once her family home in Wilmette, forgetting her parents sold the house. Attorney


A full night's sleep is within reach

It's an experience new parents know all too well -- many months of sleepless nights as newborns wake to feed, to cry, and to be held. After months of intermittent sleep, caregivers look forward to the six-month mark, when some babies begin sleeping through the night.


Illinois woman dead following crash on Illinois State Route 1

Clark County, Illinois - An Illinois woman is dead following a crash on Illinois State Route 1, just south of Marshall. According to the Illinois State Police, that woman has been identified as Audria Truelove, age 20 of Martinsville, Illinois.


Park Ridge Weekend Weather Forecast

PARK RIDGE, IL — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Partly cloudy until afternoon. Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening, and windy overnight.


Travel Advisory from the Illinois State Police

Due to a crash at Route 1 and Ernst Road, traffic is shut down in both directions. Please choose an alternate route for the time being.


Records: 75 percent revoked Illinois gun licenses ignored

CHICAGO (AP) — Police say that of the people who received gun license revocations last year in Illinois, more than 75 percent ignored the notices. Illinois State Police issued a report late Thursday in response to questions about the gunman who fatally shot five co-workers at a suburban Chicago ware


Woman found dead, 4 others wounded in overnight shootings including 15-year-old boy

A 47-year-old woman was found dead, and four other people were wounded, including a 15-year-old boy, in separate shootings overnight, Chicago police said. About 12:25 a.m., officers responded to shots fired in the 5300 block of West Iowa Street and found a 47-year-old woman lying on the sidewalk nea


Park Ridge Park District staff look for modifications to $33 million Oakton Park plan

Park district staff are seeking modifications to a roughly $33 million plan for Park Ridge’s Oakton Park as efforts to develop a master plan for the 16.5-acre site move forward.


Some Southern Illinois state’s attorneys push back on possible Illinois semi-automatic weapons ban

CARBONDALE — Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti received a standing ovation at a Marion town hall meeting Feb. 4 for his pledge to support gun owners in the event of a statewide semi-automatic weapons ban.


Evanston Man Faces Felony Charge After Loaded Gun Allegedly Found in Vehicle

An Evanston man was charged with a felony after officers allegedly recovered a loaded handgun in the backseat of his car Thursday morning in the north suburb. Someone called police at 11:50 a.m. to report a possibly armed male inside a white Volkswagen in the 2400 block of Main Street, according to


R. Kelly due in court after turning himself in to police

Chicago — R. Kelly turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday, hours after Illinois prosecutors announced he had been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Kelly is accused of abusing four victims, at least three of whom were allegedly underage, in incidents that date back


The Jussie Smollett case's far-reaching consequences: 'The worst possible thing at the worst possible time'

Fires require oxygen, combustion and fuel to burn. When Chicago police charged Jussie Smollett — a black and gay actor, who reported he had been attacked by two white men with a rope, shouting homophobic and racist slurs — with filing a false police report this week, the news landed like a lighted m


5 motorcycles swiped from O’Fallon, Illinois dealership

O'FALLON, Ill. - Thieves swiped five motorcycles from a local business early Friday morning. At the Metro East Motorsports in O'Fallon, a rock or large piece of concrete was thrown through a window. Five thieves wearing black clothing and motorcycle helmets ran into the showroom, grabbed five new Ka


One Hospitalized After SUV Flips In Glenview

Several lanes of Shermer Road were blocked in Glenview early this morning (Friday) at Harrison Street as firefighters extricated the driver of a GMC Terrain crossover SUV that had been struck by a minivan and flipped in the intersection.


At least 4 injured in mutli-vehicle rollover crash on South Halsted

CHICAGO (WLS) -- 5 people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash early Saturday. The crash occurred in the 6900 block of South Halsted Street at approximately 2:10 a.m., police said.


Downers Grove North Student, 17, Hit By Car, Not Expected To Recover, School Says

CHICAGO (CBS) — A student at Downers Grove North High School hit by a car near the school on Tuesday will “not recover from her injuries,” school officials said Friday, adding that her family is making “final arrangements.” Principal Janice Schwarze said in a statement posted on the school’s website