Man Charged With Stealing Cash From Elderly Winner's Hand At Elgin CasinoThe elderly man said he had just cashed the $5,000 check at Grand Victoria Casino, 250 S. Grove Ave., and was playing the slots when 34-year-old Sean Sheppard walked up to him and struck up a conversation, according to Elgin police.
Caretaker Charged With Stealing More Than $6,000 From Elderly Cancer PatientThe victim and her 45-year-old son noticed a series of unauthorized withdrawals from the woman’s bank account over several months, police said.
Oak Park Police Respond To Report Of Home Invasion, Woman Tied Up
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.
Elderly Woman Airlifted To Hospital After Early Morning CrashThe 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.
Elderly Woman Killed In Oak Park CrashEthel 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.
Elderly Woman Shot In Brighton ParkA 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.
Elderly Woman Pulled From Chicago RiverThe 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.
Elderly Woman Found Dead In SnowbankMcHenry 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.
2 Men Push Elderly Woman To Ground, Steal Her PurseThe 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.
Woman Critical After Lawndale High-Rise FireA fire at a senior citizen high-rise in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood left an elderly woman critically injured Friday afternoon.
Police Debunk Woman's Story Of Jewelry Robbery On Mag MileThe 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.