A driver allegedly caught with alcohol in his car while dropping off a high school student Friday in west suburban Riverside had previously used a fake name to continue driving despite his prior DUI convictions, police claim.
A shotgun blast to his vest made a believer out Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel.
Police in west suburban Riverside say they arrested two men over the weekend they believe are responsible for more than 40 burglaries since April.
One suburban police chief thinks law enforcement agencies across the state need to be better prepared if and when medical marijuana becomes legal in Illinois.
A Riverside man was arrested last Thursday for drunkenly falling and passing out on his mother, pinning her to the kitchen floor, according to a press release from the Riverside Police Department.
A Chicago woman angered that her husband had smoked all their marijuana is charged with starting a fire inside a west suburban apartment.
A woman in west suburban Riverside has been charged with theft after allegedly stealing packages from people’s front porches, police said.
A high school student was arrested Friday after a school fight due to him allegedly stealing cannabis from another student’s home.
A west suburban police chief thinks he’s found a way to beef up security around his village’s schools without putting police in every building.
Police said Monday they’re following several leads in their search for a second suspect in an elaborate gasoline theft scheme.
A west suburban man was charged with theft after authorities uncovered an elaborate gasoline-stealing ring involving two men who would sell the stolen petrol at gas stations and vacant lots on Chicago’s West Side.
For those who thought coyotes were shy retiring creatures of the woods, think again.
Twelve men were greeted with hugs and some tears.
The man told police that when he walked by Riverside Brookfield High School, he received a brainwave message from recording artist Justin Bieber telling him to go to the school to see the kids there.
The coyote attacked a 9-pound Bichon-Poo puppy about 3 p.m. Dec. 29 in its backyard in west suburban Riverside.
Gregory Cook has eight prior convictions for burglary and is a self-admitted Hell Bound Biker Club gang member, police say.
Police say Gregory Cook repackaged stolen goods for Christmas gifts for his friends and family.
Usually, when you see politicians gather for ribbon-cutting ceremonies at public projects, it’s to mark their completion or dedication. But Friday, Gov. Pat Quinn and others gathered in a park in west suburban Riverside, along the Des Plaines River, to celebrate the destruction of a dam.
The death of a man who was hit by a freight train Friday night in west suburban Riverside was a suicide, an autopsy has determined.
A 47-year-old west suburban woman was given probation Monday for falsely reporting a sexual assaulted while walking home from a train last November.