| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
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.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Engineers from Union Pacific were in Park Ridge this week inspecting for the second time a railroad viaduct called a "public safety hazard" by city officials after a chunk of concrete fell from the viaduct and reportedly cracked a resident's windshield...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:34 PM
A Park Ridge man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the first-degree murder of his 77-year-old mother, whom he threw over a railing into the basement of her retirement home in 2006 during a disagreement over a will.
Wayne Weinke Jr., 58, was...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:37 AM
It may not be gold in Sochi Games, but the Niles Police Department is celebrating a top-10 finish in Special Olympics fundraising.
The near northwest suburban police department ranked 10th in fundraising for the 2013 Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:53 AM
An autopsy is expected today for the Palatine man who died after driving the wrong way in Arlington Heights Monday afternoon, causing a five-vehicle crash that critically injured another driver.
Stanley Ksiazek, 51, of the 2000 block of Bayside Drive,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Future ethics complaints against Park Ridge officials will have to say what laws or rules are believed to have been violated, and aldermen will get the final say on whether complaints will be investigated, under proposed changes to the city's ethics...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Park Ridge Finance Director Kent Oliven recently told aldermen that, as things currently stand, the city will have to raise its property tax levy by 16.38 percent, or $2.9 million, in December to cover the ballooning debt to a special taxing district used...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Growing up in their Park Ridge home, Jean McCabe's daughters said their mother would often tell them, "For those who have much, much is expected."
It was that one simple principle, her daughters said, that shaped a lifetime spent in service of others....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
It's a night of design, dining, culture and craft at the second of Wicker Park Bucktown's Orange Dot First Fridays. From 5 to 10 p.m. tonight, there's plenty to keep browsers busy. With 32 events—20 inside of the Flat Iron building—expect...