Riverside

Coyote

Coyote Believed Responsible For Puppy’s Death In Riverside

The coyote attacked a 9-pound Bichon-Poo puppy about 3 p.m. Dec. 29 in its backyard in west suburban Riverside.

01/03/2013

Gregory Cook, 42, has been charged with two counts of residential burglary. (Riverside Police)

Police: Burglar Was Going To Re-Gift Stolen Goods

Gregory Cook has eight prior convictions for burglary and is a self-admitted Hell Bound Biker Club gang member, police say.

12/21/2012

Gregory Cook is accused of using stolen goods as Christmas presents. (Credit: Riverside Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Trying To Use Stolen Goods As Christmas Presents

Police say Gregory Cook repackaged stolen goods for Christmas gifts for his friends and family.

12/21/2012

Demolition crews work on the removal of the Hofmann Dam in Riverside, Ill. (Credit: Illinois Government News Network)

Governor Celebrates Removal Of Dam In Riverside

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.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2012

Railroad Crossing

Man Struck, Killed By Freight Train In Riverside

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.

10/06/2012

Mary Ann Malik

Woman Gets Probation For Filing False Report Of Sexual Assault

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.

08/28/2012

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Cops Arrest 28 For Underage Drinking At Party In Riverside

Police in Riverside late Monday shut down an underage drinking party that attracted dozens of teens from across the western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

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High School Student Arrested, Suburban Drug Operation Taken Down

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.

08/04/2012

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Police Chief Unhappy With ‘Extremely Light’ Sentence For Scammer

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.

07/18/2012

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Man Arrested For Magazine Subscription Scam; Says People Are ‘Easy To Fool’

Police in Riverside have busted a man for selling phony magazine subscriptions around the western suburb.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Charles Vacek

Boy, 8, Finds And Turns In Package Of Money In Riverside

No one has come forward yet for a package of cash found by an 8-year old boy this week in west suburban Riverside.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

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Man Charged With Hurling Racial Slurs In Road Rage Incident

Authorities have charged a southwest suburban man with hurling racial slurs and spitting at a woman and her son in a road rage incident.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

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West Suburban Police: Gangs Are Being Pushed Into Our Towns

West suburban police are complaining about what they call the toothpaste effect – gang members being squeezed out of Chicago and into their communities.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Steven Sampson, a Wisconsin jail inmate, escaped from a work camp on Jan. 30, 2012, and could be headed for west suburban Riverside. (Credit: Riverside Police Department)

Escaped Wisconsin Inmate Could Be Headed To Riverside

Police in west suburban Riverside are on the lookout for a former resident who escaped a Wisconsin jail last month.

02/05/2012

Stock Photo (Christopher Furlong/ Getty Images)

Riverside Police Seek Man Who Followed 10-Year-Old Girl To School

Police are searching for a man who may have followed a 10-year-old child to school Wednesday afternoon in west suburban Riverside.

01/25/2012

A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Harvey Cop Charged With Driving Drunk In West Suburbs

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.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Riverside Fatal Crash

Driver Dead After SUV Rollover Crash In 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.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Mary Ann Malik

Police: Riverside Woman Made Up Rape Story

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.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

(Credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Neighbors Pray For Riverside Rape Victim

A sexual assault less than a block from the Metra train station in Riverside last week has left neighbors feeling on-edge.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2011

Dominick Harvey, 43, is charged with two counts of residential burglary for breaking into two homes in Riverside and stealing cash, jewelry and computer equipment. (Credit: Riverside Police Department)

Cops Nab Burglar Who Left Pic Of Himself On Laptop

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.

09/22/2011

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