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  • Blotter: Fireworks cause $1,400 in damage in Downers Grove

    Blotter: Fireworks cause $1,400 in damage in Downers Grove
    The following items were taken from police reports: The sink, countertop and faucet in a Whitlock Park bathroom were damaged Nov. 9 or Nov. 10 after someone set off fireworks inside the sink, causing $1,400 in damage. Tools worth nearly $1,000 were...
  • Blotter: Physical attack by a sister-in-law reported in West Chicago

    Blotter: Physical attack by a sister-in-law reported in West Chicago
    The following items were taken from West Chicago police reports: A sliding glass door was reported shattered in the 900 block of Elizabeth Street on Oct. 26. A physical attack by a sister-in-law was reported in the 100 block of W. Washington Street on...
  • Blotter: Washburne students distributed inappropriate images via phones

    Blotter: Washburne students distributed inappropriate images via phones
    The following items were taken from Winnetka police reports: The west-facing exterior door of the Metra train station depot was damaged on Oct. 27. Repair costs $150. An unlocked vehicle parked in the 800 block of Cherry Street was entered on Oct. 28....
  • Cops: 2 arrested in Wicker Park 'Stroller Gang' thefts

    Cops: 2 arrested in Wicker Park 'Stroller Gang' thefts
    Two people have been arrested in connection with the theft of a $700 custom-made bike and tip money from a Wicker Park pizzeria last weekend by a band of young people dubbed the "Stroller Gang" who were caught on video, police said. An adult has been...
  • Pines police investigate home invasion robbery

    Pines police investigate home invasion robbery
    Six people survived a home invasion robbery that happened during the early morning hours Monday in Pembroke Pines, including a baby who slept through the nearly four-hour siege, police said. "At approximately 3 a.m., multiple suspects entered the...
  • Blotter: Cab driver stiffed in Glenview

    Blotter: Cab driver stiffed in Glenview
    The following items were taken from police reports: Several pieces of jewelry valued at more than $4,500 were reported stolen Nov. 4 from a home in the 900 block of Hunter Road. A check to pay for $259 in merchandise Nov. 4 at a business in the 1500...
  • Blotter: Costume jewelry reported stolen from Northbrook home

    Blotter: Costume jewelry reported stolen from Northbrook home
    The following items were taken from police reports: Costume jewelry was reported stolen Nov. 7 after a rear patio door was broken at a home in the 1800 block of Heather Road. Merchandise was stolen from a tractor trailer parked in the lot of a...
  • Suspect in wire theft arrested, thanks to recycling center's tip

    Suspect in wire theft arrested, thanks to recycling center's tip
    A man accused of selling stolen cable wire was arrested Monday after deputies said one of his buyers contacted them and said something felt suspicious about the sale. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said they got a call on Oct. 15 from a...
  • Minnesotan who lived on yacht and collected welfare pleads guilty

    Minnesotan who lived on yacht and collected welfare pleads guilty
    MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota man who collected food stamps and other public assistance while living on a yacht with his wife pleaded guilty on Monday to two felony charges, prosecutors said. Colin Chisholm III, 62, pleaded guilty in a court hearing to theft...
  • Free pizza offered at Wicker Park eatery after stolen bike returned

    Free pizza offered at Wicker Park eatery after stolen bike returned
    Hungry bikers scored slices of free pizza at a Wicker Park eatery in celebration of the restaurant's cook being reunited with his custom-made bike, which was stolen by a group dubbed the "Stroller Gang," according to staffers. "It's because we're so...
  • Bike stolen by 'Stroller Gang' in Wicker Park recovered, police say

    Bike stolen by 'Stroller Gang' in Wicker Park recovered, police say
    A $700 custom-made bike has been recovered after a band of young people dubbed the "Stroller Gang" stole it and tip money from a Wicker Park pizzeria over the weekend. About noon Saturday, a group of five young people, one of whom was pushing a...