A dispatcher for a south suburban fire department has been charged with buying stolen fire equipment to sell at a south suburban pawn shop.
Prosecutors have dropped state charges against former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who has already admitted in federal court that she stole nearly $54 million in public money.
A Cook County Circuit Court employee has been charged with stealing $3,500 in traffic ticket payments, the fourth clerk’s office employee to face criminal charges this year, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
The owner of a popular coin shop in Evanston has been jailed, on allegations some of his biggest customers were crooks, and he knew it.
A winning $10,000 Illinois Lottery ticket has turned out to be unlucky for a 19-year old man from the northwest suburbs.
It’s said a picture is worth a thousand words and in this case it’s all we got.
A former ambulance service executive from Wayne, Ill., has admitted to embezzling from her company, while making a $200,000 salary.
A contractor with ties to deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to probation Monday, after admitting to using a state drug-screening contract to bilk taxpayers out of thousands of dollars.
A man whose theft of a diamond ring from a west suburban home was proven by an X-ray of his stomach pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to 12 days in jail and two years’ probation.
A home repairman is charged with stealing a diamond ring from the owners of a house where he was working, then swallowing it when he got caught.
A 46-year-old man who sold 22 identical aluminum panels to a scrap metal yard in Alsip has been charged with a series of metal thefts in the southwestern suburbs.
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- 3 Critically Hurt In Kennedy CrashThree people were critically injured in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway on the Northwest Side Sunday morning.271
- Woman Found Dead At O’HareA woman was found dead near a bus stop at O’Hare International Airport Saturday, authorities said.308
- Toddler Reunited With ParentsPolice on Sunday were looking for the parents or guardians of a little boy who was found in the West Side Douglas Park neighborhood.233
- A Dozen Illinoisans Come Within One Number Of $600M Powerball JackpotOne number in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing was the difference for a dozen Illinois players between being $10,000 richer and living the life of a multi-millionaire.404
- 12 Arrested After Youth ‘Flash Mobs’ Erupt On Michigan AvenueOne adult and 11 juveniles were arrested Saturday night after police responded to groups of teens running through traffic around North Michigan Avenue on the Gold Coast.410
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