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  • Blotter: Underage drinking, trespassing in Barrington

    Blotter: Underage drinking, trespassing in Barrington
    The following items were taken from Barrington police reports: A 28-year-old from Marshfield, Wis. was arrested for driving on a suspended license, failure to yield, no insurance, failure to wear a seat belt and failure to notify the Secretary of...
  • Blotter: Diamond chain valued at $7,500 stolen from Wilmette residence

    Blotter: Diamond chain valued at $7,500 stolen from Wilmette residence
    The following items were taken from police reports: A gold and diamond chain valued at $7,500 was stolen from a residence in the 500 block of Lavergne Avenue on Dec. 12. Several unauthorized transactions were charged to the debit card of a resident in...
  • Blotter: Two men seen dumping sofas in Skokie

    Blotter: Two men seen dumping sofas in Skokie
    The following items were taken from Skokie police reports: Cash and a computer were stolen from Kely Cleaners, 4016 Golf Road, between 3 p.m. on Dec. 14 and 6:20 a.m. on Dec. 15. Entry was gained by breaking out the glass in the front door. Cash was...
  • Blotter: Man punches female motorist in face in Orland Park

    Blotter: Man punches female motorist in face in Orland Park
    The following were taken from police reports. A 39-year-old Romeoville man was charged with battery after punching a female motorist in the face near 143rd Street and Wolf Road on Dec. 5. A 45-year-old Chicago man was charged with DUI and possession...
  • Cedric Bartee: A cosmetology graduate with 20-plus arrests since his teens

    Years before he was a car-theft suspect shot by a deputy, Cedric Bartee was a failed gun-shop burglar. He was also a two-time shoe thief — caught at retail stores in the Orlando area with expensive footwear stuffed down his pants. But more...
  • Former Windsor police chief's mug shot released

    Former Windsor police chief's mug shot released
    The confused and lengthy effort to find the missing mug shot of a former Windsor police chief accused of embezzlement has finally yielded a booking photo — but the picture of why it was hard to get remained fuzzy until recently. Arlis "Vic"...
  • 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...
  • Theft of Corona child's wheelchair brings an outpouring of generosity

    Theft of Corona child's wheelchair brings an outpouring of generosity
    The theft of an expensive pink wheelchair used by a Corona child with Down syndrome has prompted a search by police and an outpouring of community generosity. Sometime between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 a.m. Thursday, the wheelchair used by 4-year-old...
  • Laptop with 2800 Northwestern Memorial patients' data stolen

    Laptop with 2800 Northwestern Memorial patients' data stolen
    Nearly 3,000 people are being notified that a laptop computer stolen in October contained private health information about patients of the Northwestern Memorial Healthcare group, hospital officials said late Friday. The 2,800 people affected had been...
  • 1 killed, 13 others wounded in shootings, including man, 18, hurt near park

    1 killed, 13 others wounded in shootings, including man, 18, hurt near park
    One man was killed and 13 other people were injured in shootings in Chicago since Wednesday afternoon, police said. There was a shooting near Jackie Robinson Park and Mount Vernon Elementary School about 1:10 p.m., said police spokesman Thomas Sweeney....