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.
Police in Riverside late Monday shut down an underage drinking party that attracted dozens of teens from across the western suburbs.
A 17-year-old high school student who police called “a major supplier of cannabis” to young people and high school students in west suburban Riverside was arrested and his drug operation taken down Friday.
An Ohio man is in jail here in Cook County for 60 days – accused of a magazine sales scam – and a suburban police chief is upset because he thinks the sentence should have been tougher.
Police in Riverside have busted a man for selling phony magazine subscriptions around the western suburb.
No one has come forward yet for a package of cash found by an 8-year old boy this week in west suburban Riverside.
Authorities have charged a southwest suburban man with hurling racial slurs and spitting at a woman and her son in a road rage incident.
West suburban police are complaining about what they call the toothpaste effect – gang members being squeezed out of Chicago and into their communities.
Police in west suburban Riverside are on the lookout for a former resident who escaped a Wisconsin jail last month.
Police are searching for a man who may have followed a 10-year-old child to school Wednesday afternoon in west suburban Riverside.
An off-duty Harvey police officer was arrested for driving drunk early Tuesday after he allegedly crashed into a stationary vehicle in west suburban Riverside.
A west suburban man is dead, after a sport-utility vehicle he was driving crashed and rolled over at the junction of two residential side streets in Riverside.
A Riverside woman said she was raped near a Metra station last week, setting off a massive police search and putting a neighborhood in fear.
A sexual assault less than a block from the Metra train station in Riverside last week has left neighbors feeling on-edge.
A burglar who stole a laptop computer from a west suburban home last month and gave police a pretty good lead — a photo of his face taken by the computer — has been arrested.
A man on a Metra train Monday night was only trying to ease his fears about a bad dream he had, but the note he passed to the train conductor was mistaken for a bomb threat.
A burglar who took a laptop computer from a west suburban home may have unknowingly given police a pretty good lead — a photo of his face taken by the computer.
A Chicago man arrested for the 99th time when he was caught using his 3-year-old child as a ruse to beg for money pleaded guilty at his indictment hearing Monday and was sentenced to 18 months in prison.