| Aug 7, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•An unknown vandal broke the garage-door window panes of a residence in the 600 block of North Washington Street, causing $50 in damage.
•A 48-year-old Channahon man wanted...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
A new business that promises to power up your life is open in Orland Park.
Battery Giant, which carries everything from car batteries to hearing-aid batteries, held its grand opening June 22 at 15006 S. La Grange Road in the Orland Greens shopping...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:10 PM
It's like stuffing a car full of clowns ... A carload of TV stars with Chicago ties are among the 765 artists set to make funny April 1-7 at the 16th annual Chicago Improv Festival.
"I'm thrilled that Craig and I will finally get to make stuff up for...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th St.
*"The Waiting Room" (U.S.; Peter Nicks, 2012) Shot over five months in an Oakland public hospital, "The Waiting Room" explores the state of medical care for the nation's...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A man has been charged with felony stalking after authorities said he spent hours placing phony orders for pizza for his estranged wife.
Prosecutors said that, in one day, the man placed orders for 18 pizzas at four Schaumburg-area restaurants,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:13 AM
The cabdriver charged in a weekend sexual assault of a passenger in Schaumburg has also been charged for a similar assault against a passenger on Feb. 2, authorities said in court this morning as a judge set bail totaling $2 million for the two incidents....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:48 AM
UPDATE: Saturday morning, Schaumburg police said Freddie Chafin was returned to his home after receiving assistance from an unknown subject. He was unharmed and appeared to be in good health.
Previous story from Friday night:
A 72-year-old Schaumburg...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Bond for an Elgin man accused of breaking into homes in several northwest suburbs and taking cash, electronics and sporting equipment was set at $750,000 this morning in Cook County Circuit Court.
Ryan P. Marshall, 27, of the 1100 block of Stratford...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Two more felony drug cases were dismissed in Cook County Circuit Court today as a result
of the arrest of three Schaumburg police officers who authorities say set up their own narcotics business.
“We're just happy the state did the right thing in...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:38 PM
A man died and a woman was seriously injured in a 2-car traffic crash on the Far South Side this morning, police said.
Two cars collided at 10:35 a.m. in the 3300 block of East 100th Street, said police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.