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  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Jan. 28

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Jan. 28
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 43-year-old Wheeling woman was arrested on the 2600 block of Willow Road on Jan. 21 for not having a valid driver's license and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 26-year-...
  • Niles woman dies after being hit by car near Glenview

    Niles woman dies after being hit by car near Glenview
    A 65-year-old Niles woman died Friday morning after being struck by a car while walking in unincorporated Glenview, authorities said. Janina Kasperek, of the 8500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, was pronounced dead just before noon Friday at Advocate...
  • Cops: Chicago bicyclist dies after 'minor' crash in Niles

    Cops: Chicago bicyclist dies after 'minor' crash in Niles
    A 72-year-old bicyclist died this morning after he was struck by a vehicle in a "minor accident" in north suburban Niles, officials said. Stanley Lorkiewicz of the 7500 block of North Octavia Avenue was riding his bicycle in 7700 block of North...
  • Missing 93-year-old woman found safe

    Missing 93-year-old woman found safe
    Update: A 93-year-old Park Ridge woman last heard from Tuesday afternoon was found safe this evening in Itasca, police said. Florence Brantman spoke with her family over the phone a little before 1 p.m. Tuesday to say she was heading to renew her...
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • Round Lake girl, 6, dies after traffic accident

    Round Lake girl, 6, dies after traffic accident
    A 6-year-old Round Lake girl died late Saturday from injuries incurred in an accident that afternoon in north suburban Round Lake Beach, officials said. According to a release from the Round Lake Beach Police Department, the child was injured in a 2-car...
  • Karen Black Dies at 74

    Karen Black, who was Oscar-nommed for "Five Easy Pieces" and starred in films including "Nashville," and "Easy Rider," died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. She was 74. Her husband Stephen Eckelberry announced her death on Facebook, saying "It...
  • Cops: Teen driver had drugs in system when woman killed by car

    Cops: Teen driver had drugs in system when woman killed by car
    A Des Plaines-area teenager had drugs in his system when the vehicle he was driving hit and killed a 65-year-old Niles woman last week, authorities said. Dustin Aranda, 18, was charged Thursday with aggravated driving under the influence causing death,...
  • Advocate Medical Group didn't adequately secure data, class-action suit says

    Advocate Medical Group didn't adequately secure data, class-action suit says
    Advocate Medical Group, already under federal and state investigation after the theft of computers containing personal information on millions of people, is now facing a class-action lawsuit from patients who say the Downers Grove-based physician group...
  • Man found dead in Des Plaines may have been victim of hit-and-run accident

    Man found dead in Des Plaines may have been victim of hit-and-run accident
    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...
  • Authorities seek black Dodge Challenger in fatal hit and run

    Authorities seek black Dodge Challenger in fatal hit and run
    In hopes of finding its driver, Cook County sheriff’s police have released a photo of a car similar to the one that struck and fatally wounded a 53-year-old Park Ridge man in Maine Township Monday. Ronald Bougan was struck by a black Dodge...