| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 19-year-old Wilmette man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on Jan. 21 and charged with criminal damage to property after an investigation into a Dec. 29 incident on the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A 21-year-old Mount Prospect man has been charged with criminal sexual abuse of an underage person in Glenview in connection with an incident that allegedly happened over the summer, authorities said.
Glenview police arrested Richard Wolnik, of the 1800...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Aggravated battery charges have been filed against a Northbrook woman after a Mount Prospect baby was hospitalized for head injuries, police said.
Tamara L. Nelson, 19, of the 2300 block of White Oak Drive in Northbrook, was charged Monday with...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A Mount Prospect family has filed a lawsuit alleging that a neighbor repeatedly berated them with racial slurs and harassed and intimidated them because they are African-American.
The suit by Iris Howe and her two children alleged the harassment began...
| Dec 8, 2012
Reinhold Weege, who created the popular Emmy-winning sitcom "Night Court" about an often-anarchic, after-hours New York courtroom and its cast of memorably loony characters, has died. He was 62.
Weege, who also wrote and co-produced the television...
| Jan 2, 2013
Chicago artist Curtis Bewley is the increasingly common face of HIV. At 58, he's lived with the virus for 15 years.
Despite being on his fifth treatment regimen, he enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle, working as an advocate for other folks with HIV,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man accused of severely beating a woman this week in unincorporated Cook County near Palatine.
An arrest warrant was issued today for Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, of Mount Prospect, according to a...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A 61-year-old man who allegedly told police he has been ordering marijuana by mail from California for the past year has been charged after police intercepted a package containing more than a pound of the substance, authorities said today.
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
A man accused of choking and beating a woman this week in the northwest suburbs told her that he would "kill her or bury her alive" after she told him she wanted to end their relationship, prosecutors said in court today.
Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, of Mt....
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A North Lawndale man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he was busted with more than 1.5 pounds of heroin Saturday that was valued at about $71,000.
Lajuan M. Jackson, 19, of the 900 block of South Independence Boulevard, faces a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For Lee DeWyze, being attached to the "American Idol" brand hasn't yielded the best luck for a career.
During the show's 2010 season, the Mount Prospect, Ill., native won America over as that earnest paint salesman with a gritty voice and guitar...