| Jun 8, 2012
| 2:05 PM
A homeless man from Mount Prospect has been charged with luring a 12-year-old Springfield girl into sending him nude pictures of herself after they became friends earlier this year on Facebook, police said.
Jonathan Pascolini, 23, is charged with...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Authorities have charged two Elgin teenagers as adults in the June 7 shooting death of a 16-year-old boy.
Elgin police gang-unit officers on Monday night arrested Ricky Moreno and Mario A. Williams, both 15, in connection with the death of Nestor A....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Chicago is engaged in a much-publicized debate over a proposal to ticket rather than arrest people busted with small amounts of marijuana, but in many suburbs, police have been doling out possession tickets for years under local ordinances.
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Charging that no one cared about the baby who was left home alone and accidentally died of suffocation after falling into a pile of clothes, a Cook County prosecutor asked for a lengthy prison sentence Tuesday for the grandmother who was legally...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:45 PM
A traveling salesman from Georgia has been arrested in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village after authorities said he molested two girls and a woman at a local hotel swimming pool.
Charles Smith, 55, of the 1300 block of Howard Way in Lawrenceville, Ga.,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Two women in Cook County have been infected with the West Nile virus, the first such reports this year, according to health agencies.
The two woman are both in their 60s and both are still hospitalized, according to Amy Poore, a spokesperson for the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 1:19 PM
A Hoffman Estates man was sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court on Monday to nine years in prison for selling drugs in the parking lot of a hospital to an undercover police officer.
Malatios Jabbour, 36, of the 1800 block of Huntington Boulevard in...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:36 PM
A Cook County Jail inmate locked up only five days ago jumped into a construction pit and was trapped as he and other inmates were escorted to kitchen duty this afternoon, a jail spokesman said.
The man, 40, was expected to be given a psychological...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A 61-year-old man who allegedly told police he has been ordering marijuana by mail from California for the past year has been charged after police intercepted a package containing more than a pound of the substance, authorities said today.