Prospect Heights District 23 Teachers Go On StrikeClasses at Prospect Heights School District 23 have been canceled for at least the next two days, after the union and the school board could not agree on a new contract.
Man Charged With Robbing Mount Prospect BankJames Cagney, 20, walked into the Bank of America branch at 1080 S. Elmhurst Road about 3 p.m. Tuesday and handed a teller a deposit slip that said “all money in the bag. Be quiet or be killed,” according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago.
Flower-Pot Thief Caught Green-Handed: PoliceA 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.
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.
Pedestrian Killed In Mount Prospect Hit-And-RunAbout 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.
Two Charged In Mount Prospect ShootingJulio Avila, 21, and Eduardo Castro, 18, were each charged Tuesday with a count of aggravated battery with a firearm.
Mount Prospect Man Facing Child Pornography ChargeA northwest suburban man is facing a felony charge after investigators found pornographic images of children on his home computer.
Black Mount Prospect Family Files Hate Crime Lawsuit Against White NeighborA black family in Mount Prospect is suing their white neighbor - accusing her of harassing and terrorizing them for the past five years.
Older Man Asks 22-Year-Old For A Date, Touches Her Inappropriately When She RefusesThe 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."
Shuttered Banquet Hall Leaves Brides And Grooms In The LurchCBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports Bristol Court Banquets and Legendary Catering has left some couples high and dry with impending wedding dates.
Two Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Mount ProspectJuly Diaz-Hernandez and Victariao Lopez-Rosales were found dead in a bathtub at their home in the 500 block of West Dempster Street.
Mount Prospect Building Evacuated Out Of Fear Of CollapseA building housing a carpet outlet and an electronics store was evacuated in northwest suburban Mount Prospect, amid fear that the roof would collapse.