Around 9:40 a.m., an alarm malfunctioned at the Bridgeview Courthouse, resulting in a brief evacuation of the building, police said. During the evacuation, a Chicago police officer was retrieving his firearm from a storage locker, when it went off, and a bullet struck the officer in the leg.
Bridgeview police were on high alert, and securing the Mosque Foundation on 93rd Street. Officers were keeping a close eye on people arriving for the Friday afternoon prayer service. Police and the FBI were taking the threats seriously, and while they know who is behind them, that man was not in custody Friday morning.
A southwest suburban man accused of shooting another man in the back Friday afternoon after a prayer service at a Bridgeview mosque has been ordered held on a $1 million bond.
Amid turmoil across the Middle East, Chicago area Muslims jammed the field at Toyota Park in Bridgeview on Monday, to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Four people were killed in a crash in southwest suburban Bridgeview Friday evening. The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Harlem Avenue.
A 6-year-old Justice boy is clinging to life after lifeguards pulled him—unresponsive and unable to breath —out of a south suburban pool Tuesday afternoon, the SouthtownStar is reporting.
A man and a woman are dead after a crash early Sunday in southwest suburban Bridgeview.
Emergency crews responded about 11:50 p.m. to the blaze that started in a first-floor unit of an apartment building in the 9000 block of South Harlem Avenue.
After 45 years in the same location in Bridgeview, Joe’s Italian Villa is closing on Tuesday, losing the lease it has had since 1968.
Weapons come in all sizes. A 20-year-old Bridgeview man’s on his way to bond court for allegedly using his vehicle in a lover’s quarrel, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.
State police say a 31-year-old Chicago man who allegedly caused the crash was charged with aggravated DUI.
Five Indiana men accused of attacking an alleged white supremacist group at a Tinley Park restaurant in May pleaded guilty and were sentenced Friday.
A southwest suburban man is finally free. Once again he can get a job, drive a car and buy gifts for his family on their birthdays.
A southwest suburban Bridgeview man was struck and killed early Sunday in a hit-and-run incident.
Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for respect and tolerance of religious differences as Muslims mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
With four months still left, it’s already been a busy year for Chicago-area bank robbers.
The 2012 B96 Pepsi SummerBash is Saturday, June 16th at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL! With acts such as Flo Rida, Gym Class Heroes, The Wanted, Big Time Rush, Sean Paul, Dev, Mike Posner, Karmin and more – this year’s show is packed with some superstar talent.
A naked man holding a rosary in his right hand called for help after venturing into a southwest suburban Orland Park lake on Tuesday and was saved by a man and a girl.
Miguel Coronilla, 39, was charged with felony aggravated battery, disorderly conduct and resisting a police officer, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office.
A 36-year-old Chicago woman was allowed to drive away with a blood alcohol level of 0.295, according to a published report.