| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:22 AM
An unidentified man believed to be in his 20s was hit this morning by a northbound CN Freight train at the Lake Street crossing in Grayslake, authorities said.
According to Grayslake Police Chief Phillip Perlini, the man was walking south along the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:45 AM
A 44-year-old Ingleside man has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence after Des Plaines police say he struck and killed a Chicago man Wednesday evening in Des Plaines.
Robert Grossman, of the 26000 block of West Boesch Place, was...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:23 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
After driving into a parking lot on the 2000 block of South Pine St. April 16 and attempting to break into a car, a man fired 5 shots from a small caliber handgun into the air before...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Four people were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries after a car crash this morning in Des Plaines, authorities said.
The collision involved a van and a car, and took place at about 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Wolf Road and Jarvis...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:46 PM
The definition of graffiti depends on whom you ask.
Anything scrawled with paint pens, spray paint, markers and even shoe polish on private or city property is blight, according to Debbie DeLopez, a program manager at the city’s Graffiti Blasters....
| 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...
| 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 13, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Appearing at a court hearing on Monday, "Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller said that other members of the crew were tasked with obtaining written permits to shoot on CSX train tracks on Feb. 20, when an oncoming freight train unexpectedly came on...
| 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'...