| May 8, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday said a 20-year-old man "intentionally committed homicide" when he rammed his SUV into a squad car, killing one officer and injuring another.
Appearing with Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Westmont Park District officials are hoping that properties purchased by the village for storm water mitigation will serve a dual purpose and allow for the creation of new park land in the suburb.
The village has purchased two private properties since...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 3:52 AM
An Elgin police officer was injured overnight in a traffic crash in the northwest suburb, police said.
The two-car crash occurred at the intersection of Dundee Avenue and River Bluff Road sometime about midnight, Elgin Police Departent Cmdr. Dan O'...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:18 PM
A person riding a bicycle across train tracks in Elgin was pronounced dead overnight after being struck by a freight train, officials said.
Elgin police and fire department officials responded at 12:35 a.m. to the National Street Train Station after the...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Elgin fire officials are investigating whether arson is the cause of a small fire at the Tower Building, an art deco high-rise that has marked the city's skyline since 1929.
Someone passing by the building at 100 E. Chicago St. around 7:45 p.m. Sunday...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Elmhurst Public Works committee members this week tweaked their recommendation on reinstating the city's rear yard drain cost-sharing program after committee member Alderman Diane Gutenkauf had second thoughts on how the city should approach so-called...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A Lincolnwood man was drunk and had been racing another driver on the Edens Expressway at speeds above 100 mph before he rear-ended a car driven by a Minnesota man, killing him, prosecutors said.
Jose L. Colon, 21, charged with murder, aggravated DUI...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Charges are pending today against a 63-year-old Wilmette woman who was allegedly involved in several hit-and-run crashes in Evanston on Sunday morning, injuring at least two people, before she was arrested in Skokie, officials said.
| May 8, 2014
| 11:26 AM
A motorcycle rider was killed early Thursday in a collision with a deer in southern San Diego County, the California Highway Patrol said.
A 45-year-old man from Potrero was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson along State Route 94 near Tecate when the incident...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Federal officials said Thursday they hoped a new "rescue pen" would help reduce the death toll from overdoses involving prescription painkillers.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the sale, by prescription, of the prefilled auto-injector of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Multiple felony and misdemeanor charges were filed Tuesday against a Wilmette woman who police said was involved in a series of hit-and-run crashes in Evanston on Sunday that left one person in serious condition, authorities said.
Annemarie T. O'...