| May 22, 2014
| 12:20 PM
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Eight people from Indiana have been arrested for allegedly stealing computer equipment, TVs and over-the-counter medication from freight trains in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana, officials said today.
In addition to the rail thefts, the eight-...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Two more skiers have been killed by a large avalanche, this one in Colorado, bringing to 15 the number of fatalities nationwide this season.
The bodies of Justin Lentz, 32, and Jarrad law, 34, both of Portage, Wis., were recovered Sunday afternoon...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:09 AM
For the first time in 127 years of village history, the Wilmette police department has promoted a woman officer to a supervisory role with the rank of sergeant, officials announced this week.
"It's an honor to be promoted, and I'm looking forward to the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:17 PM
A Buffalo Grove woman found lying on train tracks in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove was struck by a train, authorities said.
About 8 a.m. personnel from the Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to a body lying on the train tracks south of...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 3:00 PM
A man struck by a Metra train Friday night in Glen Ellyn died from his injuries, authorities announced Saturday.
The man, identified by police as Daniel J. Carrillo, 25, most recently of Tucson, Ariz., was among five people injured Friday in three...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Two Highland Park residents have been charged with prostitution and pimping.
Jose Lome-Rodriguez, 25, and Berta Perez-Molina, 43, both of the 300 block of Temple Avenue in Highland Park, were arrested July 19 after an undercover Lake County Sheriff's...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Authorities revealed new details about a marijuana farm where a 15-year-old girl was allegedly held captive in a metal box.
The Lake County Sheriff's Department said in a statement released this weekend that the girl was sexually assaulted repeatedly...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Two men who prosecutors say kidnapped a 15-year-old girl and kept her in metal box on a rural Northern California property are due in federal court this week.
Ryan Alan Balletto, 30, and Patrick Steven Pearmain, 25, face numerous charges and are...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:33 PM
A 15-year-old girl who was kidnapped and locked in a metal box on a property in rural Northern California was fed only crackers and water, authorities said.
The girl, who was reported missing April 2 from a San Fernando Valley home, was on the 681-...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Two men accused of cultivating marijuana and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl they allegedly kept in a metal box were assigned defense attorneys this week and are due back in court Friday.
Ryan Alan Balletto, 30, and Patrick Steven Pearmain, 25,...