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  • Blotter: Car stolen in Oak Park

    Blotter: Car stolen in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: Two men aged 18 to 20 robbed a Maywood man at gunpoint of his brown leather wallet containing cash on the 0-100 block of Madison Street at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 7. The two approached him from...
  • 21-year-old charged with child abduction in Oak Park

    21-year-old charged with child abduction in Oak Park
    The following items were taken from Oak Park police reports: A 21-year-old Glen Ellyn man was charged with child abduction after he grabbed a 15-year-old Oak Park girl on the 400 block of Madison Street at 8:52 p.m. July 29 and tried to pull her into...
  • Hamid Karzai: 'Foreigners' control Afghanistan's destiny

    Hamid Karzai: 'Foreigners' control Afghanistan's destiny
    Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai took parting shots Tuesday at Pakistan and the United States, saying neither has genuinely worked toward peace in his country. Addressing his ministers and cabinet for what was expected to be a final time before...
  • Blotter: Men charged in theft from River Forest Public Works building

    Blotter: Men charged in theft from  River Forest Public Works building
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. Two Chicago men, ages 63 and 32, were charged with theft and criminal trespass to state-supported land after they tried to steal metal parts at the rear of...
  • Blotter: Laptop, wallet taken in Blue Line incidents

    Blotter: Laptop, wallet taken in Blue Line incidents
    The following items were collected from reports released by the Oak Park Police Department. An Oak Park man was sitting on the CTA Blue Line train at 6:50 p.m. Nov. 14 when a man 20 to 30 years old entered at the Austin stop, stole his Apple laptop...
  • U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines

    U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines
    The U.S. has pledged to get rid of all stockpiles of land mines except those to defend South Korea, the State Department said Tuesday. The decision to exclude the Korean peninsula follows a commitment the U.S. made in June that it would not make, keep...
  • 23 fire extinguishers taken near school in Highland Park

    23 fire extinguishers taken near school in Highland Park
    The following items were gathered from Highland Park and Deerfield police reports: Highland Park Twenty-three fire extinguishers were taken from the grass near Highland Park High School on St. Johns Avenue, on Aug. 6. The 10-pound extinguishers were...
  • Civil War soldier sends a request from the battlefield

     Civil War soldier sends a request from the battlefield
    On Sept. 4, 1864, John Finney reached his 20th year. Two years after enlisting in the Illinois 65th Volunteer Infantry to fight for the Union in the Civil War, he could report good health against great odds. Finney refused to speak of his months as...
  • Criminal trespass and damage in Lake Forest

    Criminal trespass and damage in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports. A 55-year-old Northfield man was arrested on Sept. 24 at 11:29 p.m. following a single-car crash on Route 41 at Westleigh Road and charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 22-...
  • Naperville police blotter: Eyeglasses stolen, abusive worker

    Naperville police blotter: Eyeglasses stolen, abusive worker
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: The hood of a car was dented between July 10 and 16 in the 1500 block of Raymond Drive. A male worker became verbally abusive with a customer at her home in the 3500 block of Frankstowne...
  • West suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct....