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Teens accused of strangling, stabbing man, pouring gasoline and lighting him on fire, then running him over in Chicagoland area
Authorities said Tia Brewer, 16, and Francisco Alvarado, 18, stabbed Luis Guerrero, 18, set him on fire and ran over him with a car. Brewer and Alvarado were charged with first-degree murder. Brewer has been charged as an adult. A third man, Jesus Correa, 18, was charged with concealment of a homici
Man charged with DUI in fatal Schaumburg car accident
Feroz Q. Khan, 25, is accused of driving under the influence of drugs and felony aggravated driving under the influence of drugs resulting in death, according to a statement from Schaumburg police. The bond hearing for Khan, a resident of northwest suburban Streamwood, was scheduled for Friday after
Tow truck driver charged after hauling pizza delivery car away with bo | Where Orlando Turns First For Breaking News, Weather, and Traffic
GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. -An Illinois tow truck driver was charged after he hauled away a pizza delivery car while a 11-year-old boy with Down syndrome was inside the vehicle,WLSreported.
Underwear-Nabbing Burglar Arrested In Aurora: Cops
AURORA, IL — A man was arrested in Aurora Wednesday after he allegedly broke into a woman's residence and pilfered two pairs of underwear. Police say Uriel Cardenas, of the 800 block of Lebanon St., forced his way into a house in the 100 block of N. Lincoln Ave. just before midnight.
Car towed with 11-year-old boy still inside, Glendale Heights police say
GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. — A suburban tow truck driver on Friday towed a pizza delivery man’s car while his 11-year-old son was still inside, police said.
Illinois State Police Wrap Up Fatal I-90 Police Shooting Probe
ELGIN, IL -- The police-involved fatal shooting of an Elgin woman is now being reviewed by the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Elgin Police Chief Ana Lalley said Thursday. Decynthia S. Clements, 34, was fatally shot on Interstate 90 following a standoff that closed down the highway on March 1
Fat cat seeking fur-ever home in Chicago suburbs
MORTON GROVE, Ill. — A fat cat in the Chicago suburbs is seeking a fur-ever home.Bruno came toWright-Way Rescuein Morton Grove in April and has been stealing hearts ever since, according to the shelter at 5915 N. Lincoln Ave.The 7-year-old polydactyl cat tips the scale at 25 pounds. He likes to walk
Officials announce charges after body found burning in West Chicago
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. — Officials announced charges Thursday in the murder investigation of a man whose body was found burning in the western suburbs on Tuesday.West Chicago police said the body was found in a field in the 1300 block of Joliet Street around noon. The chief of police said fire fighters
DuPage County Warrant Of The Week
DUPAGE COUNTY, IL — A Streamwood man has been chosen as DuPage County Sheriff Zaruba's "Manhunt Monday," according to a post on the sheriff department's Facebook page. Carlos Quezada, 29, is wanted for a charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Domestic Stabbing Under Investigation In Batavia: Cops
When police got to the scene, they found a male, 29, with a "laceration" on one of his hands. Police say they encountered another male, 28, outside of the home with " multiple puncture wounds to his back."
1 Dead In Schaumburg Crash That Left SUV Wrapped Around Tree
SCHAUMBURG, IL — One person was killed following a Wednesday night two-vehicle accident that left an SUV wrapped around a tree in Schaumburg, the Daily Herald reports. Another individual was taken into custody by police, but no charges had been filed as of Thursday morning, the report added.
Police: Driver who caused fatal Schaumburg crash was speeding, under influence of drugs
Chavez was trapped in his vehicle and had to be extricated and given medical assistance at the scene. Chavez later was taken to Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, where he was pronounced dead at 10:15 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Pizza delivery man says car was towed with disabled son inside
GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. (WLS) --An 11-year-old boy with Down syndrome was inside a vehicle that was towed while his father delivered a pizza to a mosque is west suburban Glendale Heights Friday afternoon, according to the delivery man.Jon Razman said he went to MSI Masjid in the 1700-block of Bloomin
Teen stabbed, set on fire, run over in West Chicago; 3 charged
DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said Tia Brewer, 16, and Franciso Alvarado, met with the victim, Luis Guerrero, 18, near the West Chicago Library and stabbed and strangled Guerrero.
Elk Grove Village Buys Hotel Site Near Technology Park | Journal & Topics Media Group
Elk Grove Village trustees voted to approve a real estate contract purchasing the former Motel 6 at 1600 Oakton St. for $5.61 million, from Elk Grove Holdings, Inc., a real estate corporation not affiliated with the village.
Elgin firm's electric-powered planes taking off amid rising fuel costs
“Having a smaller plane that's more environmentally friendly - that has to be a good thing right?” Mathew Hare said while visiting downtown Chicago from Cambridge, England.
250 Stolen Items Recovered In Burglary Case: Riverside Cops
RIVERSIDE, IL — A Chicago woman involved in burglaries and thefts in three different states was arrested by Riverside Police on Tuesday. Riverside Police, assisted by South Barrington detectives, arrested Izalis Morales, 19, of Chicago at 10 p.m. Aug. 14. Police said Morales was charged with possess
Psychiatrist Stabbed After Denying Pot Prescription: Authorities
ELGIN, IL -- A Crystal Lake man apparently desperate to get a prescription for medical marijuana is accused of a trying to killhis psychiatrist who refused to write the script for him, the Daily Herald reports. Elliott C. Lockwood, 20, of the 0 to 99 South Oak Street, is being held on a $250,000 bai
Analysis: Elgin pays property taxes more than two times national average
Elgin, population 112,123, recorded a median sale price of $188,000, based on data from the 605 properties sold during the first half of 2018. In 2017, homeowners paid a median property tax bill of $4,862, according county tax data from the Kane County Assessment Office.
Naperville's 'Last Fling' 2018 Guide: Music, Food, More
NAPERVILLE, IL — As the days start to get shorter and school gets back into session, it's becoming painfully clear (even to the most loath to admit it) that summer is coming to an end. Luckily, the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling 2018 — set for Aug. 31 through Sept. 3, gives friends and family one las