| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
A 22-year-old Oak Park man was arrested at 6 p.m. April 23, at his house on the 1100 block of South Lombard Avenue in connection with a theft that occurred Jan. 3 on the 900...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:37 PM
A 20-year-old man died of injuries he suffered after being hit by an SUV that fled the scene while he was crossing a West Side street, officials said.
Artez McBride, of the 0 to 100 block of North Long Avenue, was pronounced dead at 2:23 a.m. at...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:02 PM
A man who was shot in April in Oak Park was an informant who had been aiding federal investigators in a Chicago drugs and guns case, according to federal court documents.
Authorities have charged a 37-year-old man from Chicago with attempted murder in...
| 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 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 5, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The following items were gathered from police reports:
A 40-year-old Rockford woman was jogging west on Le Moyne Parkway from East Avenue at 6:58 a.m. April 29 when a thin man in his 20s ran up from behind, grabbed her and put his hand over...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Police are investigating the death of a 38-year-old man found with trauma to the head in an alley in the North Austin neighborhood early Friday morning.
Gabriel Rios, of the 5300 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue, was found in an alley behind the 5100...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Chicago police have launched a homicide investigation after a 38-year-old man was found dead in an Austin alley of apparent head trauma. In addition there were at least five other people shot in the city Thursday into Friday morning, officials said....
| May 19, 2014
Lois Brach stepped onto the pool deck at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile and looked around.
The Spanish Majolica tile wall, the terra-cotta fountain of Neptune, the reflected light from the fish-scale patterned stained glass windows on the...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:05 AM
An education coalition will hold a news conference this morning to press its case that a Chicago Board of Education vote last month to "turn around" three schools was invalid because of conflicts of interest board members have with the politically...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Debra K. Ferguson started work as commissioner of Virginia's Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services on April 28, filling the post left by the retirement of James W. Stewart III earlier this year.
"I'm new to Virginia. I have a lot to...