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  • Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Gun and rifle stolen, and more

     Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Gun and rifle stolen, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16. Two 21-year-old Chicago...
  • Blotter: Tattooed teen steals bike in Oak Park

    Blotter: Tattooed teen steals bike in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports. A 16-year-old boy, with tattoos on both arms, and three other boys on bicycles pushed a 13-year-old Oak Park boy off his blue and green bicycle on the 200 block of Chicago Avenue at 5:57 p....
  • Woman convicted of animal cruelty sentenced to probation, must have mental evaluation

    Woman convicted of animal cruelty sentenced to probation, must have mental evaluation
    A Berwyn woman whose teenage son was found dying outside a house crowded with hundreds of cats, dogs and birds was sentenced Monday to probation and barred from owning any animals, Cook County prosecutors said today. Lydia Price, 52, was found guilty in...
  • Online insurers spend less to get new customers, report says

     Online insurers spend less to get new customers, report says
    Online car insurance companies such as Progressive and Geico typically spend significantly less to land new customers than more traditional players such as State Farm and Allstate, a new report from William Blair & Co. says. On average, insurers that...
  • Rains close Taste of Chicago; more on the way

    Rains close Taste of Chicago; more on the way
    A storm system that moved through northeast Illinois early Saturday morning dropped heavy rain, closing down Taste of Chicago for the day and flooding communities in the area's south and southwest suburbs. More rain is on the way tonight. Because of the...
  • Fewer than 3 percent of nation's banks are minority institutions

    Fewer than 3 percent of the nation’s 6,730 banks are minority institutions, but that’s still a bigger percentage than a decade ago, according to a study released Monday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The FDIC defines a “...
  • Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers

    Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers
    There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.   A first violation...
  • Sentencing delayed for Berwyn woman guilty of neglect, animal cruelty

    Sentencing delayed for Berwyn woman guilty of neglect, animal cruelty
    A judge today delayed the sentencing of Lydia Price, a Berwyn mother whose disabled son died outside a home that contained hundreds of cats, birds and other animals. A Cook County jury in May found the 52-year-old west suburban woman guilty of three...
  • Trio accused of stealing $16,000 worth of Radioshack phones, tablets

    Trio accused of stealing $16,000 worth of Radioshack phones, tablets
    Two men and a woman were accused of stealing $16,000 worth of cellphones and tablets from a McKinley Park Radioshack Wednesday afternoon. The trio was caught, county prosecutors said, after the getaway vehicle got a flat tire. Anthony Sanchez, 43, and...
  • 4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint

    4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint
    Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.   A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
  • Berwyn man charged in death of Forest Park cyclist

    Berwyn man charged in death of Forest Park cyclist
    A Berwyn man has been arrested and charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed a man riding his bicycle in Forest Park on Sunday. Joel Mendoza, 21, was charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving death and...