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  • Man charged in altercation outside Palatine bar

    Man charged in altercation outside Palatine bar
    A Palatine man is accused of punching another man and seriously injuring him during an altercation outside a local bar over the weekend. Michael Platt, 35, of the 200 block of West Wilson Street, was charged with aggravated battery causing great...
  • Suspect in killing runaway Amber Creek pleads not guilty

    Suspect in killing runaway Amber Creek pleads not guilty
    The Palatine man charged with killing 14-year-old runaway Amber Creek in 1997 pleaded not guilty to intentional homicide in a Wisconsin courtroom this morning, according to online court records. James Eaton, 36, could face a mandatory life sentence if...
  • Palatine man dies 10 days after altercation outside bar

    Palatine man dies 10 days after altercation outside bar
    A man who was seriously injured during an altercation outside a Palatine bar earlier this month has died, authorities said today. Ryan Flannigan, 26, of the 100 block of West Colfax Street in Palatine, was pronounced dead at 3:48 p.m.at Advocate...
  • Mother helps end Wisconsin intoxication law

    Mother helps end Wisconsin intoxication law
    Plainfield resident Sherry Anicich sat stunned in a Wisconsin courtroom last summer as a jury failed to convict a man of strangling her 21-year-old pregnant daughter, a crime he admitted committing. Brian Cooper told authorities he killed and then...
  • Plainfield woman gets 52 years for former boyfriend's murder

    Plainfield woman gets 52 years for former boyfriend's murder
    A Will County judge today sentenced a Plainfield woman to 52 years in prison for the 2007 murder of her former boyfriend. A jury in March found Gabriela Escutia, 25, guilty of the shooting death of Javier Barrios near a Meijer store in Plainfield. She...
  • Mom of slain pregnant woman sues Home Depot

     Mom of slain pregnant woman sues Home Depot
    The Plainfield mother of a pregnant woman who was slain in 2012 is suing the company that employed her daughter and the man convicted of killing her. Sherry Anicich, the mother of Alisha Bromfield, 21, who was about seven months pregnant in August...
  • Guilty verdict in woman's murder brings solace to mother year after mistrial

    Guilty verdict in woman's murder brings solace to mother year after mistrial
    On her second Mother’s Day since the killing of her pregnant daughter, Sherry Anicich returned to church for the first time. Her priest said she was looking better, as if the Plainfield woman was finally beginning to heal after the August 2012...
  • Man sentenced to 2 life terms for killing pregnant woman

    Man sentenced to 2 life terms for killing pregnant woman
    A Plainfield man will spend the rest of his life in jail after a Wisconsin judge sentenced him to two consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole last week for murdering a pregnant Plainfield woman in 2012. Brian M. Cooper, 37, was found...
  • 4 police agencies involved in chasing woman driver

    4 police agencies involved in chasing woman driver
    A 50-year-old Oak Forest woman accused of ramming two Mokena squad cars and nearly hitting two police officers while fleeing into Orland Park and Tinley Park has been charged with three felonies in Will County and DUI/drugs in DeKalb County, where she was...
  • Man recorded police chase, posted video to YouTube: prosecutors

    Man recorded police chase, posted video to YouTube: prosecutors
    A seven-minute video shot by a speeding motorcyclist as he eluded police could end up costing the rider up to six years in prison when he is sentenced Friday. Hamza Ali Ben Ali was accused of trying to goad a Westmont officer into a high speed chase...
  • 7 people charged in Naperville drug bust: authorities

    7 people charged in Naperville drug bust: authorities
    DuPage County authorities have charged seven people in an ongoing drug investigation that centered on a Naperville apartment complex. The arrests capped a four-month investigation, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said today. The...