| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:16 AM
A probationary employee of the Cook County medical examiner’s office was fired after the remains of a train accident victim got separated and released to two different funeral homes, officials said.
The action was taken after the office...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:59 PM
A Hoffman Estates man has been charged with recording video under a young girl's skirt at a Wal-Mart in Palatine, prosecutors said today.
Juan Lara-Ramirez, 30, was arrested Friday after filming an 8-year-old girl at the store, 1555 N. Rand Rd.,...
| 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....
| May 3, 2013
| 4:11 PM
An attorney for the family of a Northern Illinois University freshman who died after a pledge party earlier this school year has added 16 sorority members to a lawsuit he had filed against the fraternity and its members.
The wrongful death suit,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:29 PM
A 77-year-old woman was mortally injured when she and her husband were struck by a car slowly backing out of a Palatine driveway near their home, police said tonight.
Jieru Chen and her husband were walking on the 400 block of North Hicks Road about noon...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| 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...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:58 AM
SPRINGFIELD — House Republican leader Tom Cross told his members today that he is looking at a run for state treasurer, potentially changing his career plans for the second time in a matter of weeks.
Cross informed his fractured House GOP caucus...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A Palatine man who Cook County prosecutors said flew into a fit of rage when his 4-month-old son wouldn’t stop crying was sentenced to 10 years in prison for seriously injuring the infant.
Jonathan Willard, 31, of the 1900 block of Cambridge...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:10 AM
A 30-year-old man died in a collision between a motorcycle and a car in Palatine, authorities said.
Husham Hussain, of the 200 block of North Wilke Road in Palatine, was pronounced dead around 10:35 p.m. Wednesday at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
A Palatine woman who “huffed” fumes from a cleaning product while driving and seriously injured two people after she passed out and struck another car was sentenced to 5 years in prison this morning.
Karli Casey, 20, pleaded guilty at the...