| 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-...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Q: You recently wrote that half of all cats are fat. Is that because they're indoors all the time? If so, shouldn't they at least spend some time outside; it seems beneficial for the exercise. -- G.C., Tulsa, OK
A: Keeping cats indoors is not the...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:59 PM
A Schaumburg motorist was killed early this morning during a wreck on I-294 tollway near Des Plaines.
At 3:50 a.m. David Adams was southbound on I-294 near Golf Road when he lost control of the 1997 red Ford Mustang he was driving and swerved to the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:42 PM
A Wood Dale motorist who lost control of the vehicle she was driving and crashed in northwest suburban Des Plaines died today, authorities said.
The woman, identified at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Gabriele Barnes, was behind...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:36 PM
A man was hit by a Pace bus and killed early this afternoon near the border of Oak Park and Forest Park in the western suburbs, authorities said.
The man, identified as Edward Taube of Forest Park, was hit near Madison Street and Harlem Avenue by a No....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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