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  • Blotter: Wallet stolen from shopping cart at Homer Glen store

    Blotter: Wallet stolen from shopping cart at Homer Glen store
    The following items were taken from police reports: Homer Glen A customer's unattended wallet was stolen from a shopping cart at the Meijer store, 15169 S. Bell Road, on Jan. 20. A 42-year-old Homer Glen man was charged with improper use of...
  • Blotter: Man did shots, fell asleep in car while with young daughter

    Blotter: Man did shots, fell asleep in car while with young daughter
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park A 28-year-old Arcola man who admitted drinking five shots of hard liquor at Dave & Buster's was charged with DUI and endangering a child after police found him asleep in his car with...
  • Man described as paranoid shoots, wounds mental health worker at Los Angeles-area clinic

    A man described as paranoid shot and wounded a mental health worker Monday during a struggle at a Los Angeles-area clinic where he had sought help, but the employee was expected to survive, officials said. The shooting occurred shortly after noon at a...
  • Egypt: Release of Mubarak's sons caps weekend of violence, deals latest blow to 2011 uprising

    In a sign of confidence by a tough Egyptian government, Hosni Mubarak's two sons were freed Monday after almost four years in prison, following a weekend marked by a spate of protester killings by an increasingly heavy-handed police force. Criticism is...
  • Sheriff: Bodies found near car of Ga. couple reported missing after meeting Craigslist seller

    The car belonging to a Georgia couple who were reported missing after traveling to meet a person claiming to sell a classic auto has been found in a lake and two bodies were found nearby, authorities said Monday. Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, the man...
  • Four sentenced to prison for sham ransom scheme

    Four people were sentenced to federal prison Monday after pleading guilty to running an extortion racket that tricked Latino families into paying ransoms to free relatives they were told had been kidnapped. Ruth Graciela Raygoza, 64, of Chula Vista;...
  • Arlington Heights police called many times before woman's hatchet slaying

    Arlington Heights police called many times before woman's hatchet slaying
    Local authorities encountered an Arlington Heights man at least a half-dozen times before he was accused of brutally killing his wife with a hatchet in Wisconsin last year, newly released police records show. Beginning in March, police were called...
  • Spring Television: Get cozy � there's lots to watch

    We've entered the most recalcitrant part of the calendar. The nights are long. The windshields are frosty. Football is (almost) over, and baseball season seems like a distant dream. At least TV is stepping up to keep us entertained. Between broadcast,...
  • Newport News may raise towing fees, 'drop fees'

    Newport News may raise towing fees, 'drop fees'
    Proposed changes to a city ordinance, which the City Council will consider Tuesday, would raise the rates towing companies can charge for certain services. Under the changes, the basic fee for light vehicles would remain $120. This category would now...
  • A murder at the edge of the world takes 'Fortitude' to crack in gripping miniseries on Pivot

    A sick child. Buried treasure. A bit of wiggle room in honoring wedding vows. An all-important tourist project suddenly imperiled. Plus polar bears that outnumber humans, which means everyone (kids included) totes a rifle just in case. That's about the...
  • Boy, 14, shot to death in south suburban Riverdale

    Boy, 14, shot to death in south suburban Riverdale
    Fewer than 200 students attend Roosevelt Junior High School in Dolton. They all know each other. Monday, grief counselors met students to talk with them about a fellow student's killing.  Officers responded to a call of shots fired around 7:25 p.m....