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Austin (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • Pug found tied to a sign to be reunited with owner - 3 years later

    Pug found tied to a sign to be reunited with owner - 3 years later
    No one knows where Prince Charming has been the last three years, but today the pug is happily riding in a car, on his way to reunite with his owner. Monday afternoon, Cristina Parrilla, who now lives in Maryland, received a call from the Felines &...
  • Interview: Odd jobs made David Koechner a comedic Champ

    Interview: Odd jobs made David Koechner a comedic Champ
    You don't spend nearly a decade in Chicago pursuing a career in improv comedy without working a couple of jobs to sustain yourself — just ask David Koechner. The actor and comedian best known as Champ Kind in the “Anchorman” films...
  • Oak Park police blotter: '88 Camaro stolen, light scares off intruder and more

    Oak Park police blotter: '88 Camaro stolen, light scares off intruder and more
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A blue 1988 Chevrolet Camaro valued at $12,000 was stolen between 11:30 p.m. May 29 and 5 a.m. May 30 on the 400 block of South Taylor Avenue. A person turning on yard lights scared...
  • Oak Park police reports: Man with mustache takes grill, arrest in theft of UPS package

    Oak Park police reports: Man with mustache takes grill, arrest in theft of UPS package
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man about 40 to 50 years old with a mustache was seen stealing a grill from the rear of a home on the 800 block of South Austin Boulevard between 7:08 and 7:27 p.m. June 7 and driving...
  • Oak Park, River Forest police blotter: April 14

    Oak Park, River Forest police blotter: April 14
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park •A woman who met a man on an Internet dating site and invited him to her house on the 400 block of South Ridgeland Avenue said he came at 1:36 p.m. April 2, showed her a silver...
  • 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...
  • Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed

    Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed
    Robert Donahue was told it could take up to a month to fix the damaged utility boxes near his home in Orland Park. It took just a few days. Donahue, featured in the June 3 column, originally contacted "What's Your Problem?" asking for help fixing...
  • Police reports: Stolen bikes, DUI arrest, broken drive-through window

    Police reports: Stolen bikes, DUI arrest, broken drive-through window
    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...
  • Oak Park blotter: Woman grabbed while jogging, 100-oz. bottles of Tide stolen, and more

    Oak Park blotter: Woman grabbed while jogging, 100-oz. bottles of Tide stolen, and more
    The following items were gathered from police reports: Oak Park 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...
  • 15-year-old killed, 6 others wounded in city shootings

    15-year-old killed, 6 others wounded in city shootings
    A 15-year-old boy was killed and at least six other people were shot in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said. Including those attacked Sunday, at least four people have been shot to death and...
  • New mental health chief learning Virginia's system

    New mental health chief learning Virginia's system
    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...