| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:19 AM
The following items were taken from police records:
•A 17-year-old boy from Homer Glen was charged with reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident after rear-ending another car near the 15700 block of Wolf Road on July 30....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
MISHAWAKA – A Walt Disney Elementary School fifth grade teacher accused of sending sexually explicit texts to a 12-year-old student at the school was sentenced to probation Tuesday.
Eric West, 30, pled guilty to Inappropriate Communication with a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Brown County Commissioner Tom Fischbach has admitted in magistrate court to starting a controlled burn without reporting it to the dispatch center.
Fischbach, 67, of Warner, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of starting an open burn. He was fined...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:41 PM
PONTIAC, Mo. -- A married couple from Oakland, Ark., are accused of a murder-for-hire plot this spring and summer in Ozark County, where they’re now in the jail in Gainesville. A special prosecutor says James Smart, 68, and his wife, Roberta, 70,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:53 PM
GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A 12-hour search for a man wanted on a domestic violence charge and his three young children ended when crew members found them clambering down a hillside at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, leaving baffled...
| Jul 16, 2013
The following were taken from police reports.
A 61-year-old Mokena man was charged with shoplifting June 13 after reportedly stealing a bottle of brandy, razors and cigarettes valued at $66.26 from the Jewel at 17930 Wolf Rd.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Singer Chris Brown expressed outrage Monday as a judge revoked his probation in his 2009 conviction for beating then-girlfriend Rihanna after prosecutors said he violated the terms by committing an alleged hit-and-run while driving without a valid...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:30 PM
L.A. County prosecutors are seeking to revoke the probation of singer Chris Brown in the 2009 beating of his then-girlfriend Rihanna and possibly send him to jail.
Brown is facing new charges of driving without a driver's license and a hit-and-run...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:32 PM
State litter-law amendment was long overdue Friday's print column Photo by Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune Whenever I start to feel sorry for cigarette smokers — addicted social pariahs who pay exorbitant taxes to feed their ruinous cravings —...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Singer Chris Brown is off the hook in his misdemeanor hit-and-run case, after a judge dismissed the charge, noting that a "civil compromise" had been reached.
Brown came to an agreement with the woman whose car he struck in Toluca Lake last May,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Two New York residents were arraigned on tobacco excise-tax violations Wednesday after police stopped the vehicle they were traveling in on Interstate 81, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
Shao Zhen Wang, 45, and Rong D. Lin, 50,...