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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
Women Use Taser To Rob Victoria's Secret In Wheaton
WHEATON, IL — Wheaton Police are asking the public for help in identifying three female suspects who used a taser to rob a Victoria's Secret store Tuesday. The robbery took place around 1 p.m. in the 151 Town Square store location, according to police.
Schaumburg man who pleaded guilty in Gilberts killing gets 2½ years probation
If the saying "no good deed goes unpunished" is true, then Su Won Kil is your testimonial.The 50-year-old former Gilberts man, who ready had a penchant for helping others and volunteering, took in a man who needed help and had nowhere to live in early 2010 that he met through the Cornerstone Church
Fire Officials Battle Apartment Fire In Prospect Heights
CHICAGO (CBS) —Firefighters are working to extinguish flames at an apartment building in Prospect Heights.Officials are warning to stay away from the area of Apple Drive and Plaza Drive in order to allow emergency response agencies to extinguish the apartment building fire.They report heavy fire com
Fire burns for hours, damaged suburban apartment complex
So far, only minor injuries have been reported. One firefighter and two civilians sustained minor injuries. They were treated at the scene, officials said.
Girl, 6, found unresponsive in water at Crystal Lake beach
According to police, the girl was found about 12:50 p.m. Tuesday at Three Oaks Recreation Area, 5517 Northwest Hwy. People at the beach pulled her from the water; a lifeguard and bystanders performed CPR until paramedics arrived.
Palatine Police Blotter | Journal & Topics Media Group
An unlocked bicycle was taken from the Metra station, 137 W. Wood St., between 3 and 5:45 p.m. Monday, July 16.
Elk Grove Blotter: Hoffman Estates Man Faces Weapons Charges | Journal & Topics Media Group
Darnell Franklin, 26, of 973 Atlantic Ave., Hoffman Estates, was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, being armed as a habitual criminal, possession of a firearm without a firearm owners identification card and possession of ammunition without a firearm owners identification card. He was ta
2 boys blamed for more than $100,000 in damage to South Elgin trolley museum
SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. — Authorities say two boys ages 11 and 13 are responsible for more than $100,000 in damage at theFox River Trolley Museumin suburban Chicago.
ALDI To Hire 75 People For Batavia Warehouse
BATAVIA, IL — ALDI is planning a hiring event to fill 75 second shift positions at its Batavia Warehouse. The event will take place on July 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Two Brothers Roundhouse.Open positions start at $17.25, according to a press release from ALDI. Job requirements include:18 years or
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
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.
'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
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.
Kids Cause $110,000 In Damage At Train Museum
The vandals, ages 11 and 13, knocked out the windows of eight boxcars, according to police.
LITH Man Sentenced In Fatal Algonquin Bypass Crash
MCHENRY COUNTY, IL – A 42-year-old Lake in the Hills man has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a 2016 DUI crash that killed 35-year-old Alex J. Misurelli of Crystal Lake. Hector Chavera pleaded guilty to an aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol charge Monday, accord
4th Wheaton College Player Enters Guilty Plea In Hazing
WHEATON, IL — The fourth ex-Wheaton College football player has entered a guilty plea in the 2016 hazing of an underclassman. James Cooksey, 23, joins three of his former teammates in pleading to a misdemeanor charge and having the remaining felony charges against them dropped, Daily Herald reports.
Judge Sets Trial Date for Jason Van Dyke
The trial for Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will begin Sept. 5, 2018, in Cook County, Illinois, the judge ruled Tuesday.
Police Continue Search For Driver In Fatal Hit and Run
The Woodstock Police Department continues to ask for the public's help in tracking down the driver in a fatal hit-and-run that happened in March 2017. Daniel P. Anderson, 43, of Woodstock, was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Route 14 near Lake Shore Drive around 9:48 p.m. on Thursday, Marc
Coroner Confirms Person Found Dead In Elmhurst
ELMHURST, IL — The DuPage County Coroner's Office confirmed they were called to the scene where a deceased person was found in Elmhurst. According to the coroner's office, an autopsy will be performed Monday.