Park Ridge

Police Warn Of String Of Robberies At Drive-Up ATMsAn ATM user was able to foil an armed robbery attempt in north suburban Northbrook on Wednesday night.
Man Charged In High-Speed Crash After Fleeing Police In Park RidgeWilliam J. Kivit, 20, is charged with three counts of aggravated reckless driving and one count of aggravated fleeing and eluding for the June 3 crash at the intersection of Cumberland and Devon avenues in Park Ridge, police said.
Park Ridge Officer On Desk Duty After Inconsistencies Reported In Serious CrashA Park Ridge officer has been placed on desk duty after inconsistencies were found in his report regarding a two-vehicle crash that left four people injured Wednesday.
Four Injured In Park Ridge CrashShortly before 11 p.m., a 24-year-old woman was driving a 2014 Audi north on Cumberland Avenue, when a 1996 Chevy headed east on Devon Avenue at a high rate of speed ran a red light, and struck the Audi, according to a statement from Park Ridge police.
With Prom/Graduation Season Coming, Park Ridge Police Urge Parents To Keep An Eye On TeensAs teenagers get ready prom season and graduation, one suburban police department is asking parents to make sure they play it safe.
Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt Dies Of Sudden IllnessPark Ridge Mayor David Schmidt was first elected in 2009, and was re-elected in 2013. Park Ridge village manager Shawn Hamilton said Schmidt was stricken suddenly at home Wednesday night, and taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, where he died.
Killer Superbug Detected In L.A. Made Appearance At Chicago-Area Hospital Last YearCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports on the drug-resistant bacteria, which can kill 50 percent of those infected if it gets in the blood stream.
Pedestrian Hit By Vehicle In Park RidgeThe person, whose age and gender were not immediately known, was hit by a vehicle about 8:15 p.m. in the 300 block of West Touhy Avenue, according to Park Ridge police.
Serial Pickpocket Suspect Arrested, Charged With Class X FelonyStacy Blackwell, 28, is accused of stealing from purses hanging off the backs of chairs in area restaurants — a spot where most patrons feel their belongings are safe.
Two Men Sue Taxi Company, Claim Cabbie Kicked Them Out For KissingTwo men who say they were kicked out of a cab while on their way to Lakeview from O’Hare are suing the taxi company, alleging that the brief kiss they shared prompted the driver to throw them out in a suburban grocery store parking lot.
Cops: Teens Attacked Adult Near Taste Of Park RidgePolice say the videotaped attack left a 48-year-old Park Ridge man with a concussion.
'Person Of Interest' In Custody For Abducting 5-Year-Old Boy Sources said police in north suburban Park Ridge have a suspect in custody for the abduction of a 5-year-old boy who was sleeping in his parents' car when it was stolen on Thursday.