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  • Police Log: Calls include shoplifting, assault, stolen vehicle

    Police Log: Calls include shoplifting, assault, stolen vehicle
    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
  • Former tenant, friend charged with burglarizing Gary home

     Former tenant, friend charged with burglarizing Gary home
    GARY—Two Gary men have been charged with burglary, residential entry and theft after the homeowner saw his former tenant outside the home and another man holding a bag. The former tenant, Corey Barrett, 33, is in custody at the Lake County Jail,...
  • Blotter: Cash stolen from cars in Arlington Heights

    The following items were taken from police reports. Arlington Heights A light pole sustained $500 in damage in the front yard of a home in the 1600 block of East Waverly Avenue overnight March 15. An unspecified amount of money was reported stolen from...
  • Passage of Prop. 47 expected to increase caseload for Burbank city attorney's office

    The Burbank city attorney’s office expects to prosecute more than 100 new criminal cases a year with the passage of Proposition 47, which reduced penalties for several criminal offenses. Under the initiative, certain property and drug-related...
  • Airline worker accused of stealing cash at Newark checkpoint

    An airline worker has been accused of stealing cash from a passenger's wallet at a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say a passenger discovered his wallet was missing $576...
  • Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race

    Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race
    After months of strife at the College of DuPage, the race for its board of trustees has become a fierce battleground. Twelve candidates are vying for three six-year terms on the board, with many of the hopefuls citing continuous reports of financial...
  • Blotter: Food reported stolen in Westmont

    Blotter: Food reported stolen in Westmont
    The following items were taken from police reports: Westmont A catalytic converter valued at $750 was stolen from a car parked March 16 in the 500 block of North Cass Avenue. Hazel Gillis, 51, of 7983 Woodridge Drive, Unit 112, Woodridge, was...
  • $60,000 in gold stolen from car after precious-metals show

    A Montana man attending a precious-metals show in northern Idaho says someone broke into his vehicle and stole $60,000 worth of gold. Ralph Smith of Ronan, Montana, tells the Coeur d'Alene Press newspaper (http://bit.ly/1EEmOXi ) that the theft...
  • Chief: Shooting near Edinboro campus was drug-related heist

    An Edinboro University student charged with shooting two others in an off-campus apartment was being robbed of drugs by the victims, who will likely also face charges, police said Tuesday. The shooting suspect, 20-year-old Devin Stevenson of Franklin,...
  • Blotter: Purse stolen at Geneva wedding

    The following items were taken from Geneva police reports: Geneva A backpack containing a wallet, gaming system and other items was stolen after being inadvertently left on a driveway March 9 in the 2200 block of Rockefeller Drive. A purse containing...
  • Husband 'cries every night' since wife killed; man gets 60 years for stabbing

    Husband 'cries every night' since wife killed; man gets 60 years for stabbing
    Chris Moody says he has cried every night since Michael O. Correa-Ortiz thrust a knife into his back, arms and legs — the same bloody blade the disguised intruder had just used to repeatedly stab Moody's wife of nearly 21 years, Lyssa. The...