| May 18, 2014
| 7:57 AM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:52 AM
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....
| May 22, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail on felony armed robbery charges after Niles police say they followed a woman home from work on May 15 and robbed her outside her garage.
A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned home...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:02 PM
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....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:39 PM
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.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:33 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:33 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:01 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:34 PM
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...