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  • Blotter: Woman took $1,000 worth of clothing in Vernon Hills

    Blotter: Woman took $1,000 worth of clothing in Vernon Hills
    The following were taken from Vernon Hills police reports: A 56-year-old North Chicago woman was arrested Dec. 6 in the 0-99 block of Hawthorn Center. She was charged with the theft of $1,000 worth of clothing. A 21-year-old Vernon Hills man was...
  • Blotter: Stolen license plates found in Downers Grove

    Blotter: Stolen license plates found in Downers Grove
    The following items were taken from police reports: A 42-year-old Chicago woman was arrested Dec. 15 for having stolen license plates on her car. A 33-year-old Wheaton woman and a 33-year-old Lombard woman were arrested Dec. 16 for stealing almost...
  • Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest

    Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. Jewelry valued at $75,000 was stolen between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 out of a home on the 200 block of Gale Avenue. A basement door had been forced open for...
  • Blotter: Man charged with possession of child pornography in Oak Park

    Blotter: Man charged with possession of child pornography in Oak Park
    The following items were collected from reports released by the Oak Park Police Department. Two men ages 20 to 30 and of medium build approached an Oak Park resident on the 600 block of Harrison Street at 1:30 a.m. Dec. 14 and one man struck the...
  • Blotter: Woman charged with theft in Highland Park

    Blotter: Woman charged with theft in Highland Park
    The following items were taken from Highland Park police reports: A Highland Park woman, 20, was charged Dec. 19 with three counts of theft and three of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a package delivered to the front of a home in the...
  • Identity theft fraud targeted high schoolers and dead people

    Identity theft fraud targeted high schoolers and dead people
    A Pembroke Pines man has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for a $760,000 identity theft fraud that targeted high school students and dead people, authorities said Monday. Jude Estama, 42, of Pembroke Pines, pleaded guilty earlier...
  • Ex-PTA leader admits stealing from Arlington Heights group, gets probation

    Ex-PTA leader admits stealing from Arlington Heights group, gets probation
    The former president of an Arlington Heights parent-teacher association was sentenced to 24 months of probation Monday after she admitted to stealing money from the organization. Denise Hoppe, 48, pleaded guilty to theft and forgery at a hearing in Cook...
  • Miramar mayor seeks to add police officers at a cost of $1.5 million

    Miramar mayor seeks to add police officers at a cost of $1.5 million
    Mayor Lori Moseley wants to bring more police officers to the city's streets, saying the current staffing level of 204 officers isn't adequate. While crime is down in the city, Moseley says the additional officers are needed so that the police...
  • San Diego region has become hub of gang-controlled prostitution rings

    San Diego region has become hub of gang-controlled prostitution rings
    It began with teachers and counselors becoming suspicious. The same teenage girls were often absent from their classes on Fridays and Mondays. When they came to school, they wore flashy jewelry and provocative clothing and often carried more than one...
  • Death sentence for DA's murderer helps calm Texas county

    Years and many appeals will likely pass before convicted killer Eric Lyle Williams finds himself inside a small room with mint-green walls in Hunstville. There, he will be strapped to a gurney and partially covered with a white sheet while drugs that will...
  • NYPD shooter had history of arrests and mental health treatment

    On the morning he shot his ex-girlfriend, Ismaaiyl Brinsley took to Facebook with a heavy message. “I Always Wanted To Be Known For Doing Something Right,” Brinsley wrote. “But My Past Is Stalking Me And My Present Is Haunting Me.&...