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Lawsuit Filed Over Fatal Crash At Harlem & Dempster | Journal & Topics Media Group
Members of the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force Major Crash Assistance Team (NORTAF) responded to the scene of the Thursday, Sept. 6 fatal crash at Dempster and Harlem, were seen examining a Cook County Sheriff’s Police squad car involved in wreck.
Evanston Man Charged With Murder Of Accomplice: Task Force
WAUKEGAN, IL — An Evanston man was charged with the murder of his accomplice in a botched robbery early Tuesday in Lindenhurst, according to the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force. Police received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. about a possible robbery at a home in the 300 block of Teal Road. When off
Largest Pumpkin In Illinois Grown In Wheaton
WHEATON, IL — Part of the Halloween season is the annual tradition of picking out the perfect pumpkin: that one that stands out above all the rest in the endless rows of gourds in the orchard. For one Wheaton man, the quest to cultivate a legendary pumpkin resulted in a 1,500-plus pound gourd of epi
2 Will County Sheriff’s deputies shot in Joliet
JOLIET, Ill. — Two Will County Sheriff’s deputies were shot while helping police in Joliet with a search warrant.The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Richards Street, on Joliet’s southwest side.The deputies were trying to enter a building when someone inside started sho
Naperville 2018 Sex Offender Safety Map
NAPERVILLE, IL -- Before you take the kids out trick or treating on Halloween, you may want to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Naperville currently has 31 registered sex offenders listed on theIllinois Sex Offender Registry, 24 of whom are classified as sexual predators.
Elmhurst Police Plan Roadside Safety Checkpoint
ELMHURST, IL —The Elmhurst Police Department continues to take part in a year-long traffic enforcement grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation and will conduct a roadside safety checkpoint starting Oct. 19 as part of that grant, the department said. The goal of the grant is to save live
Man charged after accomplice shot dead during attempted robbery
At 2:30 a.m., officers responded to calls of a person shot during the robbery at a home in the 300 block of Teal Road, according to the Lake County Major Crime Task Force. When they arrived, officers found a 34-year-old Chicago who had been shot.
Wheaton North Show Choir, Flight, Hosts Wheaton Holiday Housewalk
The Fifth Annual Wheaton Holiday Housewalk is Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door and may be purchased in Wheaton at Ivy Restaurant, 120 N Hale St.; Carlson Paint, Glass and Art Store, 111 E. Front St.; P.S. Flowers, 125 W. Front St.; Café K'Tizo, 1
Wacky Wednesday: Will County Jail Blotter Oct. 16
JOLIET, IL - The following people were taken into custody at the Will County Jail on Tuesday, Oct. 16. How many of the new prisoners do you recognize?
Wheaton Man Grows State’s Biggest Pumpkin
Growing the biggest pumpkin in Illinois takes time, patience and cash. He pays up to $500 for the seeds, and sometimes they don’t deliver.
Ice Castles are coming to Lake Geneva winter 2018
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. -- Ice Castles will be turning Lake Geneva, Wis.,into a winter wonderland this December,WITI reports.
Fast UFOs flying over Maywood, Illinois 14-Oct-2018 • Latest UFO sightings
I was walking home and noticed a light in the sky making a circular movement. I crossed the street to see if it was a light coming from a nearby business, but it was not. It was just one light above the clouds/mist so I could not get a clear view of the object. The object was going in a circular mot
Top 10 Most Expensive Streets in Wheaton
The following are the Top 10 most expensive streets inWheatonThe average price for homes on these streets range from $860,000 to $1,320,000.
Contractor wanted on home fraud charge, suburban homeowners say work not completed
Todd Liszka's Facebook page, T.J.'s Handyman Service, shows off dozens of videos and pictures of home repair projects that he says were done "very well" and look "very nice."
2 Traffic Stops, 2 Passengers Arrested: Montgomery Police Log
MONTGOMERY, IL — Montgomery police made two early morning arrests Saturday, according to police logs. In both cases, police arrested the passengers of cars they'd pulled over after learning they had active warrants. These arrests do not imply guilt.
How To Celebrate Halloween In Wheaton
WHEATON, IL — With Halloween right around the corner, you're likely to have a couple of ghouls and goblins you know who are ready to get a headstart on the fall festivities. Luckily, Wheaton residents can choose from several different Halloween-inspired activities in the coming days leading up to tr
Pedestrian struck by Metra train in West Hinsdale, inbound BNSF trains stopped
Inbound BNSF Metra train #1276 struck a pedestrian outside West Hinsdale Tuesday around 5:20 p.m., according to Metra, , but the extent of their injuries are unclear. Both inbound and outbound trains were halted for a time in the area, but only inbound trains remained stopped as of 5:40 p.m. Outboun
Jewelry Stolen During Home Burglary In Wheaton
According to a police summary, the suspect or suspects used force to get in through the front door of the home. Once inside, they ransacked several rooms.
Top 10 Most Expensive Streets in Downers Grove
The following are the Top 10 most expensive streets inDowners GroveThe average price for homes on these streets range from $783,000 to $1,105,750.
Two Aurora Men Arrested, Charged Following Shooting in Aurora
Two Aurora men were arrested and charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon in connection with a shooting that occurred on Saturday.According to the Aurora Police Department, officers responded to the area of S. Fourth St. and Marion Ave. at around 2:40 a.