Heavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on Monday and early Tuesday left several roads impassable, and many basements flooded, especially in the northern suburbs, where the rain was heaviest.
The deputy, part of the canine unit, was in a department SUV that collided with a garbage truck at Wadsworth Road and Metropolitan Avenue about 5:35 a.m.
A north suburban convenience store was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday, a crime police say may be related to other robberies in the area.
Two men arrested for breaking into a north suburban home, where they tied up two teenage girls and stole a safe, were breaking into homes under construction in Lake County to support drug habits, police said.
A north suburban man and his son are missing near St. Louis, and police have been questioning the man’s wife.
A north suburban man who allegedly tried to abduct four young girls as they walked on the street Wednesday is behind bars on a $1 million bond Thursday after police say he was involved in an accident leaving the area.
Philip Smith will be remembered as a man who could build almost anything.
The head of a north suburban law enforcement agency was defending tactics used in a couple of raids carried out in the last several months.
A man has been arrested in Lake County on charges that he murdered a woman in Georgia and kidnapped another one to make a cross-country dash up north.
A man was killed over the weekend when he was ejected from an SUV and then struck by another vehicle. A second person in the SUV was critically injured when he was also ejected from the vehicle.