Two Elmwood Park men have been arrested on gun trafficking charges after allegedly stealing at least 30 firearms from a collector and selling the guns all over Cook County.
Viktor Barkov got a Ruger SR40 handgun from his closet and put the gun to his son’s head, police said. “If you don’t go back to school I’m going to put a hole through your head,” he reportedly said.
Kamil Starzec, 20, was arrested and charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, manufacture and delivery of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sgt. John Wasilenko faces three felony charges, including financial exploitation of an elderly person and official misconduct. He’s accused of ripping off 85-year-old Angelo Ditore.
A Cook County official says Elmwood Park Police Sgt. John Wasilenko stole tens of thousands of dollars from an elderly man suffering from dementia. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Rose Martorana-Lollino, of Elmwood Park, claims Twitter accounts @dreadfulFATchic and @dreadfullyLARGE published “hurtful and slanderous” statements about her minor daughter.
State child welfare officials are investigating allegations of neglect in connection with the death of a 4-month-old Elmwood Park girl
The Better Government Association has found that local police are allowed to work when they’re close to what’s considered drunk.
An Elmwood Park police sergeant has been accused of using his police powers to target women he could seduce, when he was supposed to be working. He also has been accused of targeting the men who are in those ladies’ lives.
The parents of a 25-year-old Marine from Elmwood Park who didn’t make it back from Afghanistan have honored a request made by their son.
Police in west suburban Elmwood Park are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found in a home.
It’s hard to achieve perfection, especially in sports, but the 8th grade girls’ basketball team at St. Celestine’s in Elmwood Park is almost there.
Though the Christmas holiday is getting nearer, vandals and pranksters haven’t displayed a holiday spirit. Communities around Chicago have reported acts of theft and vandalism to Christmas displays recently.
Students at St. Patrick High School on the city’s Far Northwest Side are honoring a fallen U.S. Marine Monday morning, after he was killed in combat in Afghanistan.
They went in wearing masks and came out carrying dozens of dogs and cats. Now, an Elmwood Park man and his mother are under arrest for keeping dozens of animals in a home so filthy it was deemed uninhabitable.
A family and a village mourn the life of a man who only a few weeks into active duty as a U.S. Marine was killed in combat in Afghanistan.
An Elmwood Park 911 dispatcher talked a desperate father through CPR after his 3-week-old daughter stopped breathing, and paramedics were later able to resuscitate the girl on the way to the hospital.
A man died Tuesday night after apparently being assaulted Sunday in west suburban Elmwood Park.
An Elmwood Park code inspector was arrested by Cook County Sheriff’s police for allegedly filing a false inspection report on a rental property he owns.
A car was struck by a freight train this morning in west suburban Elmwood Park, forcing police to shut down multiple roads.