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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Child porn charges filed against preschool teacher in west suburbs

    Child porn charges filed against preschool teacher in west suburbs
    An Oak Park man recently hired as a preschool teacher in the western suburbs has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, authorities said. Richard Gertler was arrested after Berwyn police discovered he was trading pornographic...
  • Four charged in Niles armed robbery

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Berwyn woman, Far South Side man died of hypothermia

    Berwyn woman, Far South Side man died of hypothermia
    A 96-year-old Berwyn woman and a 73-year-old Far South Side man died from cold-related causes on Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner’s office determined today. Dorothy G. Kuseck, of the 1800 block of South Wesley was declared dead at 2:50 p....
  • Readers offer New Year's resolutions on pet care

    Here are some 2013 New Year's resolutions from near and far, posted by fans on my Facebook page: "My resolution is for my heart and mind to follow the Serenity Prayer in my pet rescue efforts: 'God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot...