| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:52 AM
A person of interest is being held in the death of a 39-year-old Chicago man found strangled in a commuter parking lot last week in Park Ridge, authorities said.
Park Ridge Police declined to comment further, saying they are continuing to follow up on...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:26 PM
A Cook County judge has dismissed criminal charges against a veteran Park Ridge police lieutenant accused of beating two teenagers in 2006, saying prosecutors violated due process by having the charges sealed while they investigated allegations of a...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:49 AM
St. Patrick's Day Events
Go to www.kidwinks.com to find St. Patrick's Day events and activities and tons of family friendly events and activities for kids throughout the Chicago area. Follow us on facebook for daily links to free events and...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
The death of a Park Ridge man who was found inside a burning car about six blocks from his house Wednesday night has been ruled a suicide.The 46-year-old man was discovered in the 100 block of North Aldine Avenue, according to the Cook County medical...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:04 PM
AWaukegan toddler was gravely injured when his mother’s boyfriend struck him repeatedly in the torso, authorities said today in the man's bail hearing.
The 3-year-old boy later died while being treated at a Chicago hospital, according to the Cook...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Halloween Family Fun in Chicago
Taltree Haunted Railway Garden
The Taltree Railway Garden covering nearly an acre, is an outdoor garden-scale model railway garden that engages visitors of all ages in an environment where they can explore,...
| May 22, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Two people were killed and four more seriously injured when two vehicles crashed into a PLS Check Cashiers store in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning.
The dead were identified as Franciszek Opiela, 57, of the 7800...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:53 PM
The deaths of two members of a late-night cleaning crew killed in a crash as they drove home have been ruled homicides, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
The dead were identified as Franciszek Opiela, 57, of the 7800 block West...
| May 31, 2011
| 7:03 AM
A Naperville man attempting to help a family of ducklings safely cross Interstate Highway 294 was killed Monday when he was struck by a limousine, state police said.
Edward Gardner was traveling north when he pulled over near Schiller Park about 9:30 a....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:14 PM
No charges will be filed against a person who stabbed a Palatine man to death Sunday in what police say was self-defense after a fight over the vaccination costs of a pit bull.
Corey Frazier, 21, was found stabbed multiple times in the torso around 9 p....
| Sep 13, 2012
Citing Park Ridge's precarious financial condition and the need to keep property taxes as low as possible, Mayor David Schmidt vetoed a contract with one of the city's five employee unions and pay raises for non-union employees.
Schmidt's veto of the...