A man suspected of robbing a bank in west suburban River Forest Saturday morning was arrested mere blocks away from the bank as he tried to make his escape, authorities said.
No charges will be filed in connection with an alleged sexual assault Saturday at Dominican University in west suburban River Forest.
In River Forest, people are honoring the victims of 9-11 by raising money for charity at the 13th Annual LemonAid event.
Known as the “No Boundaries Bandit,” the man described as a 200-pound Hispanic has robbed five Chicago banks, and now, seven in the suburbs—most recently in west suburban River Forest, according to the FBI.
Devin Bickham Sr., 42; and Devin Bickham Jr., 23, were convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Chervon Alexander, 29, of Chicago, who was fatally shot while sitting in a car in River Forest on July 11, 2011.
Firefighters rescued a 13-month-old dog who slipped into the Des Plaines River in River Forest.
River Forest Police are looking for a woman they believe was trying to abduct two children from Sunday school at a church.
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.
Chicago Police are investigating human remains found in a wooded area in west suburban River Forest on Thursday.
Detectives have one man in custody and are seeking a second man in what they’re calling “a very sophisticated” high tech scam to steal information from debit cards used at the ATM outside the Community Bank’s River Forest branch at 7777 Lake St.
A Chicago man has been charged with attempted murder and a slew of other crimes following a car crash in River Forest June 25.
John Malone, 20, was riding in an SUV with three others about 60 miles south of Chicago on Interstate 65, when the vehicle blew a tire and spun out of control.
Hundreds of mourners were packing into a church in west suburban River Forest on Wednesday, to pay their final respects to a young woman killed while working as a diplomat in Afghanistan.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped in Chicago today to visit the parents of the young U.S. diplomat killed in Afghanistan. Anne Smedinghoff was killed while delivering textbooks in southern Afghanistan earlier this month.
Loved ones honored a young diplomat from River Forest on Tuesday at her former high school, three days after she was killed in a Taliban bombing in Afghanistan.
A North Side man has been charged with allegedly beating and sexually assaulting an acquaintance with a sword in her west suburban River Forest home, police said.
A River Forest man who took in dozens of foster children since 1996 and volunteered with local youth groups was charged Friday with the sexual abuse of two girls.
Roman Catholics will gather Friday morning for a funeral mass for a priest who served in a number of Chicago parishes. Don’t look for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” on the list.
Millie Flannery says the terrorists attacks on 9/11 gave her an idea. She and her neighbors decided to hold a good old-fashioned lemonade stand to help the community.
A former North Chicago police officer offered to pay a man $400 — including $200 upfront — to kill his girlfriend, prosecutors alleged Friday.