A southwest suburban couple saved a wounded bald eagle from falling prey to coyotes after spotting the bird in their yard on Friday.
As Barrington police crack down on students caught sexting and two other suburban middle schools investigate their own sexting incidents, one psychiatry expert said authorities should not rely on criminal charges to punish youths who probably don’t know any better.
Counselors were visiting a middle school in southwest suburban Homer Glen on Friday to talk to children about the dangers of sexting, as police investigated an incident involving sexually explicit images shared by 6th graders.
The investigation, which started Monday, involves multiple reports of sexting among sixth-grade students, according to a statement Principal Kristen Schroeder and Assistant Principal Candis Gasa sent to parents and posted to the school’s website Thursday.
A teenager who was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that crashed, killing a 16-year-old passenger, in Homer Glen last fall has been sentenced to two months in juvenile prison, the SouthtownStar is reporting.
Two people were killed and 12 people were injured during shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
A 3-year-old boy drowned in a backyard pool southwest suburban Homer Glen in Sunday morning, the Herald News reports.
Flames were visible from as far as 10 miles away as the fire raged at a large mansion-style home in the 15200 block of 163rd Street in Homer Glen.
A 16-year-old girl died on Saturday following a traffic crash in southwest suburban Lockport.
Southwest of Chicago, a three-time lottery winner says she would share her system – if there were one.
A pair of Joliet men face up to three years in prison after Will County prosecutors charged them with grooming many roosters for cockfighting in Homer Glen.
A 73-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly fondling girls in Homer Glen and Chicago.
A Homer Glen family who lost their home in a fire earlier this week gained an entire community’s good will, as neighbors have rallied behind them.
Sweetie is one lucky pig.
A 34-year-old south suburban man is being held on $350,000 bond for allegedly assaulting an elderly relative and then hijacking her vehicle.
For the fifth time this year and the second time in a week, a wild animal with rabies has been discovered in Will County.
Services will be held later this week for a southwest suburban soldier who was killed in Iraq last week.
Pfc. Michael Olivieri of south suburban Homer Glen is remembered as a dedicated soldier and husband who was preparing to celebrate his first wedding anniversary.
HOMER GLEN, Ill. (STMW) – An off-duty Elmhurst police officer was killed in a crash Saturday morning on an icy stretch of Route 6, authorities said.