Near West Suburban Police See Rise In Chicago Gang ArrestsA police chief said pressure on gangs by Chicago Police is creating challenges for departments in the near west suburbs.
Cops: Riverside Man Slashed Ex-Wife’s Tires, Found With 74 KnivesHoward J. Lavaty, 55, was charged with one count of felony violation of order protection and one count of criminal damage to property.
Woman Charged With Driving Drunk With 3 Kids In CarPolice said Lucero Reyes was driving 51 mph in a 35 mph zone before swerving over the curb, onto the grass, and veering back into traffic.
Woman Convicted In Crash Pleads Guilty To Driving On Revoked LicenseA woman who was charged in a 2007 crash that killed two teenagers pleaded guilty to driving while her license was revoked last month.
Man Charged With Four Riverside Home BurglariesA man has been charged with burglarizing four home in west suburban Riverside over the past eight months.
Woman, Terrier Attacked By 2 Escaped Dogs In RiversideThe woman managed to fend off the dogs until she reached her driveway, but her terrier was attacked while she was trying to pull him through the door, police said. She was able to grab him out of the mouth of one of the attacking dogs but suffered a bite to her hand in the process.
Two Coyotes Attack Dog In Riverside Yard: PolicePolice are warning pet owners to keep a close eye on their animals since this is mating season for coyotes.
Man Tried To Hide Drugs During Riverside Traffic StopJames A. Doran, 60, has been charged with six felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a license, according to a statement from Riverside police.
Phone Scammers Pretending To Be Cook County Sheriff’s OfficialA police chief in west suburban Riverside is warning residents about recent phone scams in which a caller claims to be a commander with the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Car Burglary Suspect Caught After He Stops To Ingest Crack: PoliceMartin Daniels of Chicago, 52, is suspected in a string of thefts to cars, stealing from unlocked vehicles and taking everything from iPhones to pocket change.
Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Heroin, Pot, XanaxA Southwest Side man admitted to using heroin, smoking marijuana and ingesting Xanax while driving before being involved in a crash Friday evening in west suburban Riverside, police said.
SUV Hauler Takes A Little Off The Top At Railroad Viaduct: PoliceThe vehicles on the second level of the car carrier could not clear the structure.