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  • Police: Love shrine builder also stole car

    Police: Love shrine builder also stole car
    A woman who built a shrine to an unrequited love while squatting in a Buffalo Grove home allegedly drove a stolen vehicle to pick up her belongings, according to Buffalo Grove police. As the Buffalo Grove Countryside first reported, on Feb. 23...
  • Pompano man with passion for riding dirt bikes paralyzed after hit-run street crash

    Pompano man with passion for riding dirt bikes paralyzed after hit-run street crash
    In 30 years of hairpin turns and high-flying jumps in daredevil dirt track motocross, Robert Games has suffered enough spills and crashes to break at least 29 bones. "Some more than once," Games, 43, said. But those injuries pale in comparison to what...
  • Portage man charged after car slams building

    Portage man charged after car slams building
    A Portage man was taken into custody Friday after he drove into a business and trapped a woman under his car for almost 40 minutes. Valparaiso police transported Bernard Nygra, 68, of the 2300 block of Samuelson Road, to Porter County Jail on charges...
  • Teen seriously injured in Aurora shooting

    A 16-year-old Aurora resident was seriously injured during a shooting Thursday night while walking with a friend on the Near East Side. At about 8:20 p.m., officers were called to the area of Farnsworth and Dearborn Avenues. Upon arrival, they found the...
  • Evidence of discrimination in Ferguson, Missouri, not a shock

    Evidence of discrimination in Ferguson, Missouri, not a shock
    When it was revealed that the U.S. Department of Justice investigation had uncovered evidence that the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department had participated in a "pattern and practice" of discrimination against African-Americans, it wasn't exactly a...
  • Lisle man charged with robbing gas station

    Lisle man charged with robbing gas station
    Charges were filed Thursday against a 35-year-old man accused of the March 2 armed robbery at a Lisle gas station less than a mile from his home. John R. Smith, 35, of the 4500 block of Beau Monde Drive in Lisle, is charged with aggravated robbery for...
  • Easton meth cooker gets same term at resentencing

     Easton meth cooker gets same term at resentencing
    An Easton man convicted of cooking methamphetamine at his West Ward home may have won a resentencing at appeal, but that proved no guarantee he'll end up serving any less time in prison. On Friday, 54-year-old Michael L. Williams was given 61/4 to 21...
  • Anthem is warning consumers about its huge data breach. Here's a translation.

    Anthem is warning consumers about its huge data breach. Here's a translation.
    There's a special folder in my email inbox where I keep communications from companies where data breaches have allowed my personal information to be stolen--or maybe it's a special circle of hell. Its volume grows almost month by month. It holds...
  • High school teacher indicted for sex with male student

    A former New Jersey high school teacher has been indicted for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a male student and improper relations with two others. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announced the indictment of Nicole McDonough on...
  • Blotter: Two try to pass off fake Benjamins

    The police blotter includes incidents listed in the official reports of the Buffalo Grove Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. BURGLARY A thief...
  • The lessons of Ferguson

    The lessons of Ferguson
    The Justice Department on Wednesday released a devastating critique of police and city officials in Ferguson, Mo., where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by an officer last year. Though the department did not find cause to bring a civil rights...