| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The number of reported cases of humans with West Nile Virus in Illinois increased over the past week from two to six, and all instances were found in Cook County, officials said today.
The Illinois Department of Public Health updates its records of human...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:48 PM
A former Inverness woman today pleaded not guilty to charges that she arranged the 1979 slaying of her husband during what authorities said was a staged home invasion.
Assistant Public Defender Deana Binstock entered the not guilty plea on behalf of...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:27 PM
A McHenry County judge appointed to preside over the trial of a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley held court today for the first time in the controversial case.
Judge Maureen P. McIntyre was appointed over the case of Richard Vanecko after the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Jurors weighing the fate of Robert Maday have asked to see two handguns he is alleged to have used in a high-profile escape and bank robbery in 2009.
The query came Tuesday as the federal jury weighing bank robbery, escape and weapons charges against...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A convicted sexual predator is in custody after being arrested while loitering at a children's play area in a restaurant near Elk Grove Village, the Cook County sheriff's office said today.
Joseph O'Brien, 36, was arrested last Sunday after the manager...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 26-year-old Wheeling man today was sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court to seven years in prison for sexually molesting two young girls in 2008.
Carlos Luz-Flores, of the 300 block of Inland Drive, pleaded guilty in Rolling Meadows branch court to...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:31 AM
A 77-year-old Schaumburg man is accused of offering a 9-year-old girl money to allow him to perform a sex act with her at a park Sunday, police said.
A judge in the Cook County courthouse in Rolling Meadows set bail at $50,000 this morning for Paul R....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Authorities say two men used a cable television service call for cover as one of them forced his way into a woman’s Wheeling residence armed with a handgun in search of valuables.
Kevin Summers, 31, and Nicholas Puccio, 23, a Comcast sales...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
A 22-month-old girl is in state custody after her parents left her alone while they were burglarizing cars in Wheeling, authorities said today.
Eric Harris, 21, and Emeline Vernillet, 22, of the 500 block of South Milwaukee Avenue in Wheeling, were...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:00 PM
A 57-year-old Bartlett man was arrested recently after Cook County authorities said they found an estimated 90,000 DVDs illegally imported from Asia in his residence.
Bond for Joseph Palmisano, of the 300 block of Oakmont Drive, was set at $25,000...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Bail was denied this morning for the son of a man found duct-taped to a chair and stabbed to death, while the son's three alleged accomplices were ordered held on bail ranging from $1.5 million to $3 million.
Mathew Nellesen, 19, appeared in Cook County...