Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it’s not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for robbing the bank is surprising, though: He was homesick for prison.
A 37-year old homeless man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning his dog in an empty apartment in the northern suburbs.
A north suburban police department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who allegedly stole more than $250 from a charitable contribution jar.
An aging ex-con who deliberately got caught robbing a bank so he could go back to prison should have his wish fulfilled, federal prosecutors say.
Police credited a call from a local resident who provided a description of the thieves led officers to one of the suspects, and arrests of the other two soon followed.
Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.
The driver of a Ford F-150 pickup was westbound on Dempster Street just before 11 p.m. when he crossed into the eastbound lanes and hit a taxi head-on, according to Niles police.
Lifeway Foods calls it the champagne of milks: a yogurt-like drink full of calcium and protein called kefir. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.
Offers of help are pouring in for a Niles animal shelter that was decimated when a runaway school bus plowed into it earlier this week. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Engineers have brought the 840-year-old Leaning Tower of Pisa back from the brink. Now, a $23,000 engineering study is being done to determine what is needed to save the concrete replica in Niles.
Niles police are looking for a man who tried to entice a teenage girl to go with him Wednesday evening.
“Do you know who I am?” Cook County prosecutors said the tipsy off-duty tactical Chicago Police officer boasted, slurring his words in the early morning hours of Nov. 5, 2010.
Niles police allege he worked with at least one other man and a couple women to lift expensive chainsaws from power tool stores in Michigan and Wisconsin.
A Niles man told police that he was hit by a car driven by a man who had been exposing himself just seconds earlier.
The Village of Niles is honoring three public services department employees tonight who rescued a bicyclist from flood waters last Thursday morning.
A man was killed in a crash in north suburban Niles early Saturday.
A puppy is back with its rightful owners after it was stolen from a car in Niles on Monday afternoon.
(UPDATE 4/4/2013: The puppy has been found and return to its owners) NILES, Ill. (CBS) – A woman had her dog stolen after leaving it in a parked car on the 5700 block of Touhy […]
Jason Logsdon, who took on the media-created “Bad Hair Bandit” moniker after allegedly robbing several salons throughout the Chicago area, pled not guilty Friday to five counts of armed robbery, Pioneer Press is reporting.
A car chase that started in southwest suburban Burbank and ended in a crash in north suburban Niles injured two people Thursday night, police said.