| Oct 12, 2014
| 5:01 PM
NFL lawyers have rebuffed a request from the NFL Players Association that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell testify in the pending appeal of indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice, according to sources.
Whether Goodell is ordered to...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The team of extortionists marched into the owner’s office at a Chicago granite company looking to collect on a $500,000 debt.
One of them, a beefy former union bodyguard named George Brown, did the talking. Another, plumbing contractor Vito Iozzo,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
A teller at a Bolingbrook bank was shot in the arm during a robbery this morning, one of three bank robberies in the area, according to officials.
The woman was shot around noon after an armed robber entered the First Midwest Bank branch at 450 N....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:52 AM
A $25,000 reward is being offered for information about the man who shot and wounded a teller during a bank robbery in Bolingbrook last week.
The teller was wounded in the arm during the Aug. 11 robbery at the First Midwest Bank branch at 450 N....
| 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...
| 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....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 2:32 PM
After Islamic State's beheading of journalist James Foley, President Barack Obama's administration is making little headway in efforts to secure the release of three other Americans held by the insurgent group in Syria, officials said.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:16 AM
An intensified police search for Eric Matthew Frein in the Canadensis area Thursday night was called off after about three hours.
A state trooper told a gathering of reporters along Route 390 at 9:45 p.m. that roadblocks had been lifted and state police...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:07 PM
The Border Patrol has apparently not disciplined any agents in deadly force investigations in a decade, an agency official said, in spite of a series of shootings at the Southwest border that have generated criticism from police experts and fierce...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:08 PM
The body of a Chicago woman who was allegedly bludgeoned to death and stuffed in a suitcase at a resort hotel in Bali is expected to be sent back to the U.S. to be examined by the FBI.
Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found stuffed in a hard-sided...