Matthew Wieczorek | Hillside Police Department

Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Police Chase Through Western Suburbs

A man is facing several felony charges after authorities say he led them on a chase through the western suburbs last week and tried striking officers with his vehicle.


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Police: Man Tried To Run Over Officers During High-Speed Chase In Western Suburbs

A man who just got out of jail yesterday is now accused of leading police on a high-speed chase in the western suburbs today, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.


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Woman Fatally Shoots Herself In Hillside Hotel

A woman was killed in what was likely an accidental shooting at a hotel Sunday morning in west suburban Hillside, police said.


Joi Taylor (Credit: Hillside Police)

Police: Proviso West Cafeteria Monitor Had Sex With Student

Joi Taylor, 32, an employee of Proviso West High School in Hillside, is charged with criminal sexual assault in a position of authority, and indecent solicitation of a child, according to Hillside police.


Delora Johnson (Credit: Hillside Police)

Woman Charged With Offering Sex To Hillside Police Chief For $20

Delora Johnson, 24, walked up to Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek and asked for a cigarette about 7 p.m. outside the station in the 4700 block of West Roosevelt Road, Cook County prosecutors said at a bond hearing. When Lukaszek said he didn’t have one, she offered to perform sex acts on him for $20, prosecutors said.



One Dead In Crash On I-88

The crash happened about 11:20 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-88 near Mannheim Road, Illinois State Police said. The vehicle crashed and rolled over, police said.


Police outside Proviso West High School. (Credit: CBS)

Proviso West H.S. Lockdown Lifted After Bullet Found In Cafeteria, Two In Custody

Proviso West High School in suburban Hillside was on a precautionary lockdown and two teens are in police custody, according to Hillside Police.


Former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman talks to reporters outside the Maywood courthouse, after his wife dropped domestic violence charges against him. The charges led to his ouster from CeaseFire. (Credit: CBS)

Former CeaseFire Director’s Wife Drops Domestic Violence Charges

Former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman’s wife has dropped the domestic violence charges that led to his ouster from the nationally-renowned violence prevention group.


Tio Hardiman, arrested on domestic abuse charge. (Credit: Hillside Police)

Head Of Chicago Anti-Violence Group Arrested For Allegedly Hitting Wife

The head of a publicly funded anti-violence group is now facing charges after allegedly attacking his wife inside their suburban home.


Flood waters poured into many homes in north suburban Northfield. (Courtesy: Brian Bell)

Red Cross Providing Shelter For 200 Affected By Floods

The American Red Cross has opened seven shelters to provide relief for nearly 200 people who were forced from their homes this week by flooding in Cook, DuPage, Lake, and DeKalb counties.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2013

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Nursing Home, Apartment Building Evacuated Due To Flooding In Hillside

An apartment building was evacuated Monday due to flooding in west suburban Hillside.


Proviso West High School (Credit: CBS)

18 Proviso West Students Arrested, Suspended Over School Brawls

The first fight happened inside Proviso West’s lunchroom on Monday. Hillside police arrested 15 students, all of them taken out of the school in handcuffs.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

Adel Daoud

No Bond For Teen Accused Of Plotting To Bomb Downtown Bar

An 18-year-old man from Hillside has been ordered held without bond, after he was indicted on charges he plotted to detonate a car bomb outside a downtown bar.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Congressman Joe Walsh

Walsh: Arrest In Car Bomb Plot Proves My Point About ‘Radical Islam’

Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) said Tuesday that the recent arrest of a Muslim teenager from Hillside for allegedly plotting to detonate a car bomb outside a downtown bar proves his point about radical Islam is a real threat that exists in the Chicago suburbs.

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2012

Adel Daoud

Defense Attorney: Case Against Bomb Plot Suspect Is Suspicious

The defense attorney for the 18-year-old boy from Hillside accused of trying to set off what he thought was a car bomb downtown says the government’s case is suspicious.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012


Prosecutors: Hillside Man, 18, Plotted To Blow Up Downtown Bar

An alleged plot to bomb a downtown Chicago bar apparently has been foiled, and a young man has been arrested, in a FBI undercover operation.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

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House Finished For Family Of Disabled Veteran

The family of a disabled Iraqi War veteran will be getting the keys to a new home Tuesday, built in west suburban Hillside for them free-of-charge.

WBBM Newsradio–06/29/2011

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New Home To Be Built For Wounded Iraq War Veteran

This is a big day for a wounded Iraq War veteran and his family – groundbreaking for their new house.

WBBM Newsradio–03/30/2011

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Suit: High School Teacher Tells Student ‘I Wanna Hit It’

A west suburban high school band teacher allegedly told a teenage girl ‘I wanna hit it’ and made sexually suggestive gestures while she was a student in his class, a lawsuit filed Thursday claims.


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6 Charged In Brawl That Injured 3 Hillside Cops

Six people have been charged in connection with a Friday morning brawl outside a west suburban bowling alley that left three police officers injured.