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  • Oak Park, La Grange police blotter: April 8

    Oak Park, La Grange police blotter: April 8
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park An 18-year-old man was charged March 26 with assault, criminal damage to property and harassment by electronic communications after he argued with and threatened his mother on the 0-100...
  • Woman dies following Oak Park crash

    Woman dies following Oak Park crash
    A 79-year-old woman died after a car she was in hit a tree in Oak Park Sunday morning, authorities said. The woman, identifed as Ethel Baskins, of the 900 block of West 51st Street in Chicago, was pronounced dead at 8:44 a.m. at Loyola University...
  • Barrington motorcycle crash kills west suburban man

    Barrington motorcycle crash kills west suburban man
    A 19-year-old man died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed this afternoon in northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said. Joseph Masino, of the 9200 block of Primrose Court, was pronounced dead at 3:39 p.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
  • Geneva woman killed in motorcycle accident in Kane County

    Geneva woman killed in motorcycle accident in Kane County
    A Geneva woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle accident when she struck a guardrail on U.S. Hwy. 20 in unincorporated Plato Township in Kane County, said officials. Sharon Schultz, 54, of the 700 block of Lancaster Lane in Geneva, was...
  • Police reports: Motorcyclist flees, laptop stolen

    Police reports: Motorcyclist flees, laptop stolen
    The following items were taken from Niles police reports: •A Chicago man was charged with DUI April 19 on the 7900 block of Touhy Ave. •A Des Plaines man was charged with DUI April 19 on the 8000 block of Milwaukee Ave. •A laptop...
  • Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn Park

    Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn Park
    A pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning, Anne Arundel County Police said. About 2 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to assist a man whose right arm had been struck by a passing vehicle, according to Lt....
  • Sutton Foster gives a scarred performance as 'Violet'

    Sutton Foster gives a scarred performance as 'Violet'
    A little more than halfway through "Violet," the musical revival that recently opened on Broadway, the show's central characters gather in a Memphis dance hall. The band, playing directly behind the actors, starts thumping, and people start boogieing....
  • Woman arrested in alleged hit-and-run that left a pedestrian dead

    A Los Angeles woman was apprehended Sunday in connection with an alleged hit-and-run hours earlier that left a pedestrian dead in South Los Angeles, police said. Vernice Taylor, 56, was arrested about 5 a.m. on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter, ...
  • Shootings across city overnight injure 8, 1 dies in police shooting

    Shootings across city overnight injure 8, 1 dies in police shooting
    Overnight shootings across the city left at least eight people wounded, including a 15-year-old boy, in addition to a man shot to death by police, authorities said. The 15-year-old, the youngest person shot overnight, was injured in a shooting about 11:...
  • One child dead, 14 hurt as cops seek driver in hit-and-run day-care crash

    One child dead, 14 hurt as cops seek driver in hit-and-run day-care crash
    Joel Rosado sprinted to the scene as soon as he heard the screeches and saw a black Toyota Solara plow into the Goldenrod Road KinderCare, where a 4-year-old girl lay dying and 14 others were injured. "We could see the teachers were, like, panicking,"...
  • Five killed when van lands on top of car in Hesperia

    Five killed when van lands on top of car in Hesperia
    Five people, including three children, were killed when a van veered into oncoming traffic in Hesperia early Sunday, struck another vehicle and landed on top of the car. The crash occurred shortly before 7 a.m. when the driver of the van traveling...