A Logan Square teenager who first made headlines in 2012 when he designed the winning city sticker, only to have it pulled over concerns it contained gang signs, was arrested Tuesday for driving a stolen van.
Police are questioning one person and seeking the second following a brief chase on the South Side in which an officer was injured.
The officer is being treated at Little Company of Mary Hospital for a leg injury, police said. He may also have a concussion.
A Chicago mom says the disability accessible van for her son was stolen, leaving him, and her, in a desperate situation.
A mother on the South Side got a big scare Thursday night when her van was stolen with her 3-year-old sleeping inside.
A trip into the city was a costly one for a Lombard family. While they were at Greek Fest on Sunday, someone stole their van, but it’s not just any van – it’s a handicapped accessible vehicle that belongs to a special young man who can’t even get to the doctor now.
Hearing about his plight, a Newsradio 780 listener steps forward to pay nearly $300 in towing and impound fees.
His custom van’s been recovered but man says there are tickets and towing costs to pay. He calls it unfair.
Loss of his wheelchair-accessible van from Metra station lot is an unwelcome 50th birthday surprise.