After a man whose license has been revoked seven times in the past was arrested for drunk driving for the fourth time last weekend, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel said it was the last straw.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.
In an unusual move, a suburban police chief has filed an official complaint against a judge for letting a defendant walk without a cash bond.
Vance Nono, of Lyons, has been charged with domestic battery, battery to a police officer, DUI, and other counts.
West suburban police are learning how to handle coyotes peacefully, though not quietly.
A west suburban police officer rescued some teens from an overturned canoe last week.
Police in Riverside are saying shoeprints left in the snow led to the arrest of three men who committed several robberies throughout the western suburbs.
Benjamin G. Alvarez, 39, faces two Class A misdemeanor charges of battery to an unborn child and domestic battery.
Police say a Brookfield man set up another man in a phony shooting threat to a west suburban high school on Friday to get back at him for a drug deal rip-off.
Riverside police say there were 383 coyote sightings last year in the west suburb.
A woman and a Shih Tzu named Tuxedo narrowly escaped serious injury after an oncoming train in west suburban Riverside struck the woman’s vehicle on Thursday.
It was between zero and 5 degrees when the pit bull was out in the cold, abandoned in his cage in the parking lot of the MacNeal Professional Building in Riverside.
Riverside police arrested three boys Thursday for stealing UPS packages in the west suburb.
A west suburban police chief’s plan to start tweeting the names of those arrested for DUI is on hold for the moment. An update from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Get caught driving drunk in Riverside, and your name and offense will end up in the Twitterverse.
A suburban police chief said Tuesday that smart phone apps allowing parents to track their kids as they go trick-or-treating is all well and good, but the best way to keep kids safe is a lot simpler: go with them.
A Berwyn man is facing harassment charges for allegedly posting naked photos of his ex online — and threatening to post more if she didn’t come back to him.
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.