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  • 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...
  • Oak-Leyden employee accused of stealing from a client

     Oak-Leyden employee accused of stealing from a client
    An Oak-Leyden Developmental Services employee has been arrested on charges she stole more than $16,000 from a disabled client in recent years, police say. Contessa Gordon-Elliot, 40, of the 1600 block of North Lotus Avenue in Chicago, was arrested May 6...
  • South Berwyn schools seek tax hike for improvements

    South Berwyn schools seek tax hike for improvements
    Voters living south of Cermak Road in Berwyn will decide March 18 whether to increase their taxes to renovate and expand District 100 schools. Two questions are asking for a $1.40 tax rate increase, up to $4.30 from $2.90, which would raise almost $6....
  • 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...
  • Woman, 61, dies after Berwyn house fire

    Woman, 61, dies after Berwyn house fire
    A 61-year-old woman died of injuries suffered in a house fire in west suburban Berwyn, officials said. Patricia Emery, of the 1600 block of South Ridgeland Avenue was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood at 2:45 a.m. Friday. An...
  • Jury finds woman guilty in neglect, animal cruelty case

    Jury finds woman guilty in neglect, animal cruelty case
    A Cook County jury this afternoon found a 52-year-old woman guilty of criminal neglect and animal cruelty in a case that began when her mentally disabled son was found near death outside a Berwyn home authorities said was unhealthy and overrun by animals....
  • South Side man's is 27th cold-related death of season

    South Side man's is 27th cold-related death of season
    An Archer Heights man died of cold-related causes late last week, making his the 27th cold-related death in Cook County this season, authorities said. Saul Lopez, 50, was pronounced dead at 5:20 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Hospital, according to the...
  • Northwest Side woman is 26th cold-death of season

    Northwest Side woman is 26th cold-death of season
    An Oriole Park woman’s death was at least the twenty-sixth from cold-related causes this season in Cook County, authorities said today. Kathleen Karson, 56, was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday at her home in the 7700 block of...
  • Buffalo Grove man charged with soliciting teen

    Buffalo Grove man charged with soliciting teen
    A 31-year-old Buffalo Grove man was held on $500,000 bond after police arrested him outside a high school where he thought he was meeting a 15-year-old girl, according to authorities. Randy Overla was charged with traveling to meet a minor and...
  • Woman killed in Berwyn house fire identified

    Woman killed in Berwyn house fire identified
    A woman who died in a house fire in Berwyn was identified today as Karen Lindsey, who was alone when flames swept through her home, authorities said. Lindsey, 64, was pronounced dead on the scene Tuesday morning after firefighters searched her...
  • Oak Park, River Forest, La Grange police blotter: Feb. 25

    Oak Park, River Forest, La Grange police blotter: Feb. 25
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park A 26-year-old Chicago man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and illegal possession of ammunition without a firearm owner's...