Autistic Boy, 5, Struck And Killed By Car In PalatineThe boy was walking alone across southbound Palatine Road just east of Winston Drive when he was struck by a gray 2006 Hyundai Sonata about 4:15 p.m., according to a statement from Palatine police.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Father Of Girl Found Alone In Forest PreserveCook County Sheriff's police have taken steps to bring a 35-year-old man back from Michigan, after he showed up there a day after allegedly leaving his 3-year-old daughter alone in a forest preserve in northwest suburban Prospect Heights earlier this week.
Father In Custody After Girl Found Alone In Forest PreserveThe girl, whose name is Aliya, was found around 6:30 p.m. walking along Palatine Road, on the western edge of the Allison Woods Forest Preserve.
Two Hurt When School Bus, SUV Collide In InvernessThe driver of an SUV suffered "very serious" injuries and a school bus driver also was hospitalized on Thursday, after their vehicles were involved in an ugly wreck in northwest suburban Inverness.
Head-On Collision Ties Up Busy Intersection In Prospect HeightsA head-on collision resulted in injuries and nearly shut down a busy intersection in Prospect Heights early Wednesday.