An experiment in the science lab went awry Thursday afternoon, triggering a smoke alarm. That caused the evacuation of some 2,000 students and staff out of warm classrooms.
If you spot snow in the northwest suburbs tonight, don’t worry, it’s not an untimely return of the Polar Vortex, it’s just a special viewing party for the Disney movie “Frozen.”
A manhunt was underway Tuesday morning for a parolee accused of breaking into an elderly woman’s home over the weekend and beating her.
A parolee is wanted for allegedly breaking into an elderly woman’s home Sunday in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows during a ruse burglary and battering the resident, police said.
Tiffany Ensalaco, 34, was driving a blue 1994 Ford pickup southbound on Illinois Route 53 south of Kirchoff Road in Rolling Meadows just after 7 p.m., when she lost control of the vehicle and it drifted across the road into a concrete median.
Shortly before 10 a.m., the man, believed to be about 60 years old, walked into the Charter One bank at 3901 Kirchoff Road and demanded money from a teller.
Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.
A last-second play has put the Elk Grove’s high school football team in the national spotlight, thanks to an unbelievable Hail Mary play.
Police have released a sketch of a man who attempted to lure a girl into his car Sunday in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows.
The West Nile virus is back. State health officials have confirmed two human cases in the northwest suburbs.
Storms packing enough power to leave anyone drenched to the bone passed through Chicago on Thursday, but the area is still severely short on rain.
Cook County prosecutors say nobody cared about a baby who was left home alone and accidentally died of suffocation.
Northwest suburban Rolling Meadows is trying to put together a 4th of July parade — on the cheap.
A prisoner who was being taken to a bond hearing Saturday morning in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows was shot by police after trying to escape.
A $5,000 reward is being offered in hopes of finding two men — including one wearing a paintball mask — who robbed a northwest suburban bank last month.
Three bank robbers are on the loose, including a man who wore a paintball mask to rob a northwest suburban bank Friday afternoon and another wanted for sticking up a Logan Square bank an hour later.
Cook County’s plan to shut down suburban courthouses on weekends went into effect last week with the closure of the Bridgeview courthouse. But police who now must transport arrestees to the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago for bond hearings reported that longer round trips were the only problem.
If you live in Rolling Meadows, Police are warning you – the boot is coming.
Because the suburban Cook County courthouses will be closed on weekends starting next year, there will soon be five fewer options for wedding or civil union ceremonies.
Get into trouble on the weekends in Cook County and no matter where you are arrested — from Schaumburg to the city’s West Side to Orland Park — you’ll soon be able to appear before a judge only at Chicago’s 26th and California courthouse.