Mount Prospect

Agnieszka K. Wojdyla (Mount Prospect Police)

Flower-Pot Thief Caught Green-Handed: Police

A Mount Prospect Police sergeant pulled over motorist Agnieszka K. Wojdyla early May 27 because she did not have her headlights on, police said in a news release. As the officer was interviewing Wojdyla, he noticed several flower pots and urns in the back of her vehicle.


Surveillance photo shows suspect at the Chase bank branch in Mount Prospect on Wednesday. He later robbed a bank in Skokie. | Skokie police

Man Tries To Rob Mount Prospect Bank, Then Hits One In Skokie

A man who robbed a bank in north suburban Skokie on Wednesday also tried to rob a bank in northwest suburban Mount Prospect earlier in the morning, according to police.


The 1800 block of West Algonquin Road in Mount Prospect, where police say a vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian and then sped off late Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Pedestrian Killed In Mount Prospect Hit-And-Run

About 8:15 p.m., a 46-year-old Arlington Heights man was struck by a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of Algonquin Road, east of Briarwood Drive, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police. The man was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, where was he was pronounced dead.


Julio Avila and Eduardo Castro are charged with aggravated battery. (Credit: Mount Prospect Police)

Two Charged In Mount Prospect Shooting

Julio Avila, 21, and Eduardo Castro, 18, were each charged Tuesday with a count of aggravated battery with a firearm.


Thomas Perry | photo from Mount Prospect police

Mount Prospect Man Facing Child Pornography Charge

A northwest suburban man is facing a felony charge after investigators found pornographic images of children on his home computer.


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Black Mount Prospect Family Files Hate Crime Lawsuit Against White Neighbor

A black family in Mount Prospect is suing their white neighbor – accusing her of harassing and terrorizing them for the past five years.


Artist rendering of battery suspect (Mount Prospect Police)

Older Man Asks 22-Year-Old For A Date, Touches Her Inappropriately When She Refuses

The battery suspect is described as being between 50 and 60, 150 pounds and having a protruding stomach. He’s losing his dark-colored hair and walked while “leaning back and to the right.”


A Mount Prospect banquet hall has closed, leaving couples in the lurch. (CBS)

Shuttered Banquet Hall Leaves Brides And Grooms In The Lurch

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports Bristol Court Banquets and Legendary Catering has left some couples high and dry with impending wedding dates.


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Two Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Mount Prospect

July Diaz-Hernandez and Victariao Lopez-Rosales were found dead in a bathtub at their home in the 500 block of West Dempster Street.


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Mount Prospect Building Evacuated Out Of Fear Of Collapse

A building housing a carpet outlet and an electronics store was evacuated in northwest suburban Mount Prospect, amid fear that the roof would collapse.


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Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For Sexual Messages With Girl

A northwest suburban man was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for exchanging Facebook messages of a sexual nature with a 12-year-old girl.


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Metra Train Hits Elderly Cyclist In Mount Prospect

Trains on Metra’s Union Pacific/Northwest Line were being delayed Wednesday morning, after a cyclist was struck by a train near Mount Prospect.


Robert M. Jastrebski (photo from Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Mount Prospect Stabbing Found Hanged In Jail

A man who allegedly stabbed his brother with a steak knife in June at his Mount Prospect home was found hanged at the Cook County Jail, authorities said.


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2 Men Push Elderly Woman To Ground, Steal Her Purse

The 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.


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Chicago-Area Native Develops Fan-To Fan Ticket Scalping App

A 25-year-old Mount Prospect native is one of Chicago’s newest entrepreneurs.



Mount Prospect Man Falls To Death From Albany Park Roof

A Mount Prospect man fell to his death from a roof in Albany Park Friday afternoon.


A resident of Des Plaines walks through floodwater to get to his home on Friday. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Des Plaines Blames Neighbors For Flood Problems

The City of Des Plaines is blaming Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights for some of its flooding problems.


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Profiled: An Elementary School Teacher In Chicago

Kristin Solis teaches first grade at Euclid Elementary School. Find out why she loves her job.


A man in a mask robs a Mount Prospect bank. (CBS)

Masked Man Robs Mount Prospect Bank

Police and federal agents are searching for a man who robbed a Bank of America branch in northwest suburban Mount Prospect on Thursday afternoon.



Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The 2013 Super Bowl

From casual bars to those with a taste of New Orleans, consider watching the Super Bowl at a sports bar in Chicago. Where to go? Check out the list for details.