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Police officer fatally shoots driver allegedly trying to run him over during death investigation, police say
PALATINE, Ill. (WLS) -- A Palatine police officer and a resident were injured Sunday morning when someone drove a car into them as police investigated a murder. Palatine police were called to the 300 block of North Brockway Street just before 2 a.m. by someone stating a "murder" had occurred, police
TGI Fridays in Vernon Hills closes after 25 years
The TGI Friday's restaurant that had operated on Route 60 in Vernon Hills for 25 years closed abruptly this past week in what appears to be an isolated case. Would-be diners are being directed to locations in Wheeling and Lake Zurich in a situation that appeared to catch everyone off guard although
Safety at the forefront as Des Plaines prepares for Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration
Leaders are urging caution and safety as thousands of faithful Catholics make the pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines this week for annual feast day celebrations.
Caterpillar to close another Illinois facility
DEERFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) – Caterpillar is closing another facility in Illinois. The company reported to the state that 285 employees will be laid off when their Joliet plant closes next year.
Gallery: Recent arrests booked into Lake County Jail
Here are the recent bookings by the Lake County Sheriff's Department. Note: All Parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Gregory Eugene Bullock Jr. Timothy Gerard Garcia Jr.
Police: Body found after officer fatally shoots driver attempting to run him over
PALATINE, Ill. -— (WGN) -- A Palatine officer responding to reports of a murder shot and killed a driver after he attempted to run him over early Sunday, officials say; police later discovered a woman's body in a nearby apartment.
Woman Arrested After Escaping Handcuffs At Cook County Courthouse
CHICAGO, IL — The Cook County Sheriff's Office said a 19-year-old woman was taken into custody Sunday night, two days after she escaped from the Cook County courthouse in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood Friday, Dec. 7. According to the sheriff's office, Alicia Gines was arrested near the inter
Man shot dead by Palatine police investigating reported murder
A Palatine police officer responding to a reported murder shot and killed a man who intentionally ran him and civilian over with a vehicle early Sunday near the village's downtown, authorities said.
BREAKING: Officer-Involved Shooting, Body Found in Palatine
CHICAGO (CBS)– The Palatine Police Department responded to a call stating a “murder” had occurred just before 2 a.m. Sunday. When police arrived on the scene in the 300 block of N. Brockway St., a vehicle in a parking lot started to drive at a high speed and appeared to be intentionally targeting th
Woman, 19, arrested after escaping police custody at Cook County courthouse
SUMMIT, Ill. (WLS) -- A 19-year-old woman who escaped police custody last week was arrested Sunday evening in south suburban Summit, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
Culver's Franchisee Eyes Mr. Beefy's, Villa Bleu
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL – The family that runs Culver's restaurants in Woodstock, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg is now looking to buy two Fox River Grove restaurants. Dan Skoubis, the owner of both Mr. Beefy's, 512 Route 14, and Villa Bleu, 516 Route 14, is in negotiations with Barry Himmelfarb, a local C
Officer fatally shoots man driving car that struck 2
PALATINE, Ill. (AP) — Police in suburban Chicago say an officer shot and killed a man who struck the officer and another person with a vehicle. Police in Palatine say officers investigating a reported homicide were standing outside talking to a local resident about 2 a.m. Sunday when the speeding ve
Glendale Heights man killed in Hanover Park crash
A 29-year-old Glendale Heights man died Saturday morning from injuries suffered in a crash in Hanover Park, officials said. Karol Zaleski was taken to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates after being involved in a crash at Briar Lane and Irving Park Road, according to the Cook County medica
City of Highland Park Board of Fire and Police Commissioners met December 4
City of Highland Park Board of Fire and Police Commissioners met Dec. 4. A. Special Meeting of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners – September 25, 2018. B. Closed Session of a Special Meeting of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners – September 25, 2018.
City of Highland Park Committee of the Whole will meet December 10
City of Highland Park Committee of the Whole will meet on Monday, Dec. 10. 1. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting Held on November 26, 2018 - (5:30 PM) 1. Capital Improvement Plan Overview & Construction Updates - (5:45 PM)
Wheeling’s Holiday Lights To Appear Again Next Year
Bright white and green holiday lights, twirled around village trees and large decorations standing at village landmarks, will return to Wheeling next year for approximately $39,522.
Suburban Soccer Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting 2 Players
A suburban Chicago recreational soccer coach has been charged in the sexual assault of two women who played for him. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports 55-year-old Ruben Betancourth of Streamwood is charged with criminal sexual assault. He was ordered jailed Friday.
Wheeling Celebrates McDonald’s Reopening
It was clear to see everybody was lovin’ it on Wednesday morning (Nov. 28) when the Wheeling McDonald’s restaurant located on Lake Cook Road celebrated its grand re-opening after undergoing major renovations inside and out.
Woman slips out of handcuffs, escapes custody at Cook County courthouse
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 19-year-old woman facing a robbery charge escaped custody on Friday while making a court appearance at the Cook County courthouse in Chicago. Police continued late Friday to search for Alicia Gines, who was arrested on a 2017 robbery charge. She was placed on the Cook County elect
Buffalo Grove police: Woman drove drunk while children were asleep in back seat of car
The following items were taken from Buffalo Grove Police Department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Alexander T. Huerta, 27, of the 1500 block of Elm Avenue in Round Lake Beach, was arrested Dec. 1, and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled su