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.
Police in Riverside arrested a con man over the weekend, who they say has been in hiding around the Chicago area for two years.
A Chicago man was arrested for the 99th time Wednesday and charged with drug possession after allegedly using his 3-year-old child as a ruse to beg for money in west suburban Riverside.
A west suburban man who stabbed himself during a drunken fight with his girlfriend Wednesday is also facing domestic battery charges.
Thieves walked off with two air conditioning units at the post office in Riverside over the weekend.
Over the weekend, some Chicago area residents were merely kept awake by a severe round of storms.
A west suburban man who called police to report an unleashed dog at a park Tuesday was later arrested for allegedly pouring gasoline on the animal and threatening to set it on fire, police said.
Riverside Police are now working with a description given by a witness of the hit-and-run driver and vehicle, which struck a child who was riding a bicycle near a school earlier this week.
Two students were cited after apparently becoming drunk at a west suburban high school basketball game last week after drinking Four Loko.
A 15-year-old west suburban high school student has been charged with six felonies after four other students who allegedly obtained drugs from him began to suffer ill effects from the drugs and were taken to a hospital on Friday.
Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver that struck a crossing guard Thursday in west suburban Riverside.
A west suburban man who allegedly jumped out of a car and stripped naked in the street in Tuesday night’s frigid temperatures has been charged with public indecency and public intoxication.
A man is charged with driving drunk and resisting arrest, after fighting with a police officer in a Riverside parking lot on Christmas Eve.
Four people were injured early Saturday after the vehicle they were in crashes into a tree and bursts into flames in west suburban Brookfield.