| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:49 AM
A Wells Fargo Bank branch in Pembroke Pines was robbed Saturday morning, the FBI said.
A robber entered the bank on North University Drive at 9:35 a.m. and demanded money, according to a news release. Customers were in the bank, but no one was hurt. The...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Alexander Wachs makes his living playing video games for the enjoyment of a vast online audience, and a few weeks ago, he was guiding an avatar through the zombie-infested wasteland of "DayZ" when loud thumps interrupted his adventure.
"Hold on, guys,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The Bolingbrook teen’s plan to join terrorists in the Middle East was carefully laid out, with plane tickets connecting through Austria, a contact to take him across the Syrian border to the Islamic State stronghold and even a letter left for his...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:09 AM
The Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar center Friday recently learned he was being transferred to Hawaii after eight years at the agency's Aurora facility, according to court records.
Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized with self-...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:31 AM
The Naperville man accused of setting fire to the FAA radar facility in Aurora last week was looking forward to moving to Hawaii and was about to be feted with a going away party, his sister told a 911 dispatcher.
But he also had been acting strangely,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:20 PM
A woman who robbed a Wilmette bank Tuesday is suspected in the robbery of a Skokie bank last week, authorities said.
Police responding to a holdup alarm at the BMO Harris Bank at 1701 Sheridan Road about 11:50 a.m. Tuesday said they learned from a...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:47 PM
A man who helped the FBI build a criminal bankruptcy fraud case against his ex-wife is now suing the federal agency, claiming it kept nearly $150,000 in cash and jewelry seized from the former Winnetka woman that he says is owed to him for child support....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:32 PM
The NFL has appointed former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III to conduct an investigation into how the league has pursued and handled the evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday night.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:27 PM
A law enforcement official in New Jersey said Thursday that he sent a video in April of former Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to NFL chief security officer Jeffrey Miller, according to a new report.
The Associated Press report...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Police were holding a "person of interest" following an attempted bank robbery in Oak Park this afternoon, a village spokesman said.
The robbery attempt took place at the US Bank branch at 104 N. Oak Park Ave. at 2:17 p.m., said Dave Powers, a spokesman...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A man 20 to 25 years old with a thin mustache robbed the Fifth Third Bank, 840 S. Oak Park Ave., of an unknown amount of cash Oct. 3.
He approached the teller at 10:34 a.m., implied he had a gun and handed her a note. After getting the cash, he fled...