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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A fire at a senior citizen high-rise in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood left an elderly woman critically injured Friday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A senior citizen is refusing to leave her South Side home, even though it’s literally crumbling around her.
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.
A 63-year-old woman died in a fire at a West Rogers Park apartment building on Monday.
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.
An elderly woman died Sunday after a mobile home fire in southwest suburban Hodgkins.
Veterinarians euthanized all 81 cats found on the property of an elderly Cicero woman because the animals were infected with feline leukemia.
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.
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.