A jury Friday found 20-year-old Saul Sandoval and 21-year-old Juan Ramos guilty of armed robbery for the Aug. 3, 2014, heist, according to a statement from Riverside police. The verdict was delivered after a five-day trial at the Maybrook Courthouse in west suburban Maywood.
A man threatened his mother with a machete and later held her hostage in a west suburban police station parking lot because she refused to buy him $4,000 worth of basketball cards and a costume mask on eBay, according to police.
Linda B. Lopez was sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to pay $1,000 in restitution.
A Berwyn man is charged with DUI after he allegedly drove past a marked police car and through five consecutive red lights early Tuesday in west suburban Riverside.
Riverside Police say it was 3:18 a.m. when 30-year-old Eric Quiroz was driving down Harlem with several other friends in the car.
Lamawr Palmer, 31, was charged with one felony count of theft of school property, according to a statement from Riverside police.
Riverside Police arrested three juveniles after investigating a reported shooting with Airsoft guns Saturday night. Four other teens were cited and two Airsoft handguns and an Airsoft pump shot gun along with a bag full of airsoft pellets.
Riverside police and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services were investigating an incident in which a boy shot his sister with a BB gun.
Twenty-year-old Miguel Angel Ocampo of North Riverside was arrested and charged with several offenses, including DUI, speeding, reckless driving and having no vehicle insurance, police said.
A 10-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle in a school zone Thursday afternoon in southwest suburban Riverside.
A man free on bond after being charged with robbing an elderly man in west suburban Riverside in August was arrested last weekend and charged with another robbery in Chicago.
The “Bully Bandit” is suspected of striking again Thursday morning in south suburban Riverside, in his fourth suspected bank robbery in the past month after a year-and-a-half hiatus.
Jeffrey Waiman Wo, 41, was charged with one count of disorderly conduct after he was seen “lurking around St. Mary’s School playground” at 97 Herrick Rd. about 12:41 p.m. Tuesday, according to a statement from Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel.
Police say a woman who passed out drunk while driving in the west suburbs on Monday night woke up and smashed her vehicle into a squad car as officers tried to rouse her in Riverside.
The explosion happened about 11 p.m at ArcelorMittal, 13500 S. Perry, Riverdale Police said.
The driver said she meant to park her 2000 Honda Accord in front of First American Bank, 15 Riverside Road, around noon when her foot mistakenly pushed the accelerator, according to police.
A suburban senior opened her door to see a friend being attacked by jewel thieves. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Poor Hugo, he’s been stuck on a ComEd electrical pole for two days.
After a man whose license has been revoked seven times in the past was arrested for drunk driving for the fourth time last weekend, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel said it was the last straw.
An independent-minded suburban police chief suggests trouble ahead now that Governor Pat Quinn has signed a law banning ticket quotas, reports WBBM’s John Cody.