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  • 'Lumberjack bandit' strikes in Wicker Park, bike stolen

    'Lumberjack bandit' strikes in Wicker Park, bike stolen
    Brandon Holmes says he has no idea who stole his bike early Tuesday morning, but it must have been a lumberjack. When Holmes, 25, exited Nick’s Beer Garden in Wicker Park around 3 a.m., his bike—his only means of transportation apart from...
  • Seattle man says he killed 4 in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.

    Seattle man says he killed 4 in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.
    A Seattle man who confessed to killing four people in Washington and New Jersey this year said each shooting was part of a mission of vengeance against the U.S. government for its actions in the Middle East, according to court documents released...
  • Seeing Michael Brown

    In the chorus of voices last week protesting the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., one stood out: President Obama's. On the surface, what he said was routine in a presidential, consoler in chief kind of way: We've lost an 18-year-...
  • Blotter: Damaged mailbox in Frankfort

    Blotter: Damaged mailbox in Frankfort
    The following items were taken from Frankfort police reports: Unspecified items were stolen from an unspecified number of unlocked vehicles on the 800 block of Glenbarr Lane on Aug. 11. A residence on the 200 block of Kansas Street sustained...
  • Police Files for Aug. 21

    Thalia Street: Vandalism was reported in the 200 block at 8:17 a.m. Monday. A man reported rocks being thrown through a window. Broadway Street: A caller reported the theft of two bottles of sake from Whole Foods Market in the 200 block at 10:02 a.m....
  • Thieves still love older Hondas and pickups most, says NICB [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Truck, Government/Legal, Safety, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Nissan, Toyota No one wants to have their car stolen, but a new study by the National Insurance Crime Bureau has some bad news for older Honda owners and pickup...
  • Gloucester weekly crime log

    In the 6800 block of Waltons Lane On Aug. 2, a credit card fraud report was filed in which a male victim lost his wallet in Gloucester on July 29. On the same date, a purchase was made a Wal-Mart in Gloucester for $368.96 and two additional purchases...
  • Blotter: Lawn statues valued at $1,000 stolen in Des Plaines

    Blotter: Lawn statues valued at $1,000 stolen in Des Plaines
    The following items were taken from Des Plaines police reports: A car stereo valued at $800 was stolen from a car parked in a lot on the 1200 block of Washington St. between Aug. 16 and Aug. 17. A welding machine valued at $500 was stolen from a...
  • Blotter: Thief swipes love seat in Tinley Park

    Blotter: Thief swipes love seat in Tinley Park
    The following items were taken from police reports: A 32-year-old Matteson woman drove her car into a guardrail on the northbound side of the 19200 block of Harlem Avenue on Aug. 3. She was charged with DUI with a blood-alcohol concentration above the...
  • Blotter: Tattooed teen steals bike in Oak Park

    Blotter: Tattooed teen steals bike in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports. A 16-year-old boy, with tattoos on both arms, and three other boys on bicycles pushed a 13-year-old Oak Park boy off his blue and green bicycle on the 200 block of Chicago Avenue at 5:57 p....
  • Blotter: Bath accessories stolen in Vernon Hills

    Blotter: Bath accessories stolen in Vernon Hills
    A 31-year-old Waukegan man was arrested Aug. 3 in the 700 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. He was served with a warrant out of Cook County for contempt of court. A 36-year-old Mundelein man was arrested Aug. 5 on Hawthorn Parkway near Constitution...