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Stanley Miller (Rolling Meadows Police Dept.)

Police Seek Parolee In Home Invasion That Left Elderly Woman Injured

A parolee is wanted for allegedly breaking into an elderly woman’s home Sunday in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows during a ruse burglary and battering the resident, police said.

06/09/2014

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Elderly Woman Airlifted To Hospital After Early Morning Crash

The incident happened at 12:45 a.m. near 75th Street and the curve at Route 34. The woman was traveling westbound in her Cadillac sedan when it hit a median, crossed over eastbound lanes and rolled over into a ditch.

05/29/2014

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Elderly Woman Killed In Oak Park Crash

Ethel Baskins, of the 900 block of West 51st Street, crashed a vehicle into a tree in the 1300 block of North Harlem Avenue about 8:15 a.m.

05/12/2014

A bullet pierced the trunk of an elderly woman's car and struck her in the back as she was driving in the Brighton Park neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Elderly Woman Shot In Brighton Park

A woman who apparently was in the wrong place at the wrong moment is in the hospital, with a gunshot wound to the back suffered while driving in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

05/07/2014

Crews work to pull a woman out of the Chicago River near Merchandise Mart early Friday. (Photo by Sam Charles)

Elderly Woman Pulled From Chicago River

The woman was reported in the water near the Orleans Street bridge just before 1 a.m., fire officials said. Crews arrived at the scene in about two minutes. The water temperature was about 50 degrees.

05/02/2014

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Elderly Woman Found Dead In Snowbank

McHenry County Sheriff’s police said they were notified at about 7:15 a.m. that a driver had spotted a body in the snow along the 11500 block of Hemmer Road in unincorporated McHenry County near Huntley.

03/03/2014

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2 Men Push Elderly Woman To Ground, Steal Her Purse

The elderly victim told police she was walking to the Church of the Nazarene at 1501 S. Linneman Road in Mount Prospect about 6 a.m. Sunday when the attack occurred.

07/08/2013

A fire at 3030 W. 21st Place left a woman critically injured. (Chicago Fire Department)

Woman Critical After Lawndale High-Rise Fire

A fire at a senior citizen high-rise in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood left an elderly woman critically injured Friday afternoon.

05/24/2013

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Police Debunk Woman’s Story Of Jewelry Robbery On Mag Mile

The purported victim, a 68-year-old woman from Homewood, told authorities she was accosted by about a dozen African American men while walking in the 700 block of North Michigan around noon Wednesday in front of Saks Fifth Avenue.

05/16/2013

Florence Banta. (Credit: Family photo)

Missing Woman, 80, Found Dead At Bottom Of Trash Chute

An elderly woman reported missing Saturday was found dead Monday at the bottom of a trash chute in the Near North Side high-rise building where she lived.

04/01/2013

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Man Carjacks Woman, 88, In Orland Park

An elderly woman was hospitalized Monday after she was attacked by a man who stole her car in the parking lot of a southwest suburban Walgreens.

07/31/2012

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Elderly Woman Injured In Bronzeville Home Invasion

An 88-year-old woman sustained injuries after struggling with a masked man who broke into her South Side Bronzeville neighborhood Friday night and put a knife to her throat and robbed her.

06/24/2012

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Front Porch Collapses, But Woman Refuses To Leave

A senior citizen is refusing to leave her South Side home, even though it’s literally crumbling around her.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Billy Tribbett (Chicago Police Department)

Man Accused Of Dragging Elderly Woman With Car

A judge in Chicago has set bond at $350,000 for a robbery suspect accused of dragging an 80-year-old woman for a block in his car after she refused to let go of her purse.

12/24/2011

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63-Year-Old Woman Dies In West Rogers Park Fire

A 63-year-old woman died in a fire at a West Rogers Park apartment building on Monday.

10/31/2011

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$1.5 Million Bond For Man Accused Of Raping Elderly Woman

Bond was set at $1.5 million Monday for a 34-year-old man charged with the attack and rape of an 83-year-old woman in a field behind a southwest suburban Home Depot store Friday morning.

09/26/2011

An elderly woman was killed after a fire in southwest suburban Hodgkins on Saturday afternoon. (CBS)

Elderly Woman Dies After Hodgkins Fire

An elderly woman died Sunday after a mobile home fire in southwest suburban Hodgkins.

07/03/2011

More than 50 cats were removed from his Cicero home, which officials say was covered in filth inside. (CBS)

81 Cats Found At Cicero Home Euthanized

Veterinarians euthanized all 81 cats found on the property of an elderly Cicero woman because the animals were infected with feline leukemia.

06/29/2011

Car Pulled Out Of Pond In Phoenix, Ill.

Elderly Woman Rescued After Car Plunges Into Pond

An 87-year-old woman lost control of her car and drove into a retention pond in south suburban Phoenix Friday but was pulled out after emergency responders dove in after her.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

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Police: Man Killed Elderly Mother, Self

The decomposing bodies of an elderly southwest suburban and her son were found by police conducting a well being check at their home on Wednesday morning.

03/16/2011

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