Park 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.
CBS 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.
The 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.
Stacy 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 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.
Police say the videotaped attack left a 48-year-old Park Ridge man with a concussion.
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.
A 5-year-old boy who was the subject of an AMBER Alert was found safe in Skokie on Thursday, after he was taken in a carjacking earlier in Park Ridge.
It has been two years since Nikki Mallek’s brother was found in northwest suburban Park Ridge bound and strangled. And she is struggling to find answers and justice.
One person was injured Saturday morning after a fire broke out in a northwest suburban Park Ridge home.
The largest outbreak of a very specific and very dangerous bacteria in the U.S. has been linked to procedures performed at a north suburban hospital last year.
Gregory Magnuszweski is charged with four burglaries in Park Ridge, but is suspected in at least 30 other robberies in the village, as well as dozens in Chicago and Schiller Park, police said.
A car turning into a parking space ended up driving through the window of a Park Ridge restaurant Saturday afternoon, Pioneer Local is reporting.
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.
A police officer is being lauded as a hero for pulling a suicidal man out of the path of a train Wednesday — just one day after another man was killed in the same area.
A pedestrian died when he walked in front of a Metra train in northwest suburban Park Ridge.
The theft of four computers from a major hospital chain in Chicago, has potentially placed the personal information of more than 4 million patients in jeopardy.
Police in the north suburbs have arrested two women for a wide-ranging pickpocket scheme, largely targeting restaurant patrons.
A prostitute given $300 in dye-stained $20 bills led police to the home of the man suspected of robbing a northwest suburban bank while wielding a hammer, according to the FBI.
Police say that a man armed with a hammer who robbed a bank Monday in northwest suburban Park Ridge visited three other bank branches in the northwest suburb before the robbery.