| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Investigation Discovery's "Devil You Know" this week looks into another aspect of Chicago-area serial killer John Wayne Gacy: How his actions affected those who loved him.
Gacy, a successful Des Plaines businessman and community volunteer who performed...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:53 PM
If you have been gaming at area casinos since their inception, you know just how far that experience has come over the industry's 21 years.
When Illinois's first casino, the Argosy Alton Belle near St. Louis, opened in September 1991, then-current...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 10:44 AM
A tanker truck struck and killed a pedestrian in Elk Grove Village Friday night, police said.
Jose Resugio Meza-Horatio, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene about 9:45 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. The truck was...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Mount Prospect police today asked for help from any witnesses to an accident that killed a 64-year-old woman this weekend.
Zofia Wilhem, 64, who police said lived in Des Plaines, but who also had recently lived in the 8100 block of Grace Avenue in Niles,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:57 PM
A 53-year-old Park Ridge man was found dead this evening near a Cook County forest preserve after being being struck by a hit and run driver in Des Plaines, officials said.
Ronald Bougan of the 00 to 100 block of North Northwest Highway was found at...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:57 PM
A convicted sex offender was found guilty today of felony attempted child abduction charges in Cook County Criminal Court after he tried to abduct a 12-year-old boy last July in Elmwood Park.
Judge Thomas Tucker convicted Jeffrey Jewitt, 30, after a one-...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:06 PM
A Chicago man who allegedly used someone else's credit card at a northwest suburban casino was later caught with seven fake charge cards and a machine that makes the plastic cards in his apartment, police and prosecutors said Saturday.
| Sep 2, 2012
| 3:13 PM
A north suburban man faces felony and misdemeanor charges after Cook County sheriff’s officers found an unloaded AK-47-style weapon behind his home following a dispute with his neighbor, officials said.
Timothy Bogacki, of the 4000 block of Touhy...
| Feb 24, 2013
Business licenses issued in January in Washington County:
- Paramount Feed & Supply Inc., 19310 Longmeadow Road, Hagerstown, trader’s license
- Bare Escentuals Beauty Inc., 495 Premium Outlets Blvd., Suite 470, Hagerstown, trader’s license,...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:13 AM
A Des Plaines woman and a Bellwood man have been arrested on charges of trying to help immigrants gain U.S. legal residency by arranging fraudulent marriages in Las Vegas and Illinois in exchange for up to $17,000.
Teresita Zarrabian, 60, and Michael...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Rivers Casino in Des Plaines grossed the most amount of money in February than any other month and still continues to beat other casinos in …...