Timera D. Branch, 34, of Streamwood, charged with first-degree murder in the November 2009 slaying of John Keyes, 17, of Elgin. (Credit: Police Booking Photo)

Woman Gets 34 Years For Killing Boy Who Fought With Son

A Streamwood woman was sentenced to 34 years in prison on Wednesday for using her car as a weapon to kill a 17-year-old boy over a dispute with her son.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Jessica Cruz

Mother Tied Plastic Bag Around Newborn’s Neck, Left Him In Trash

A 19-year-old northwest suburban woman gave birth to a full-term baby boy in a Salvation Army store bathroom last week, then wrapped a plastic bag around his neck, put him in a garbage bag and covered his body with paper towels.


(Sketch provided by Streamwood Police)

Streamwood Police Question Person Of Interest In Baby’s Death

Streamwood police say they are questioning a person of interest in the death of a newborn found last week in a bathroom at a Salvation Army Store.


(Sketch provided by Streamwood Police)

Dead Infant Found In Washroom Trash Can

A Saturday autopsy determined an infant boy found in a garbage can at a northwest suburban Salvation Army store Friday afternoon was strangled.



Mom Convicted Of Killing Teen With Car In Elgin

A Streamwood mother has been found guilty of killing a teen with her car in Elgin two years ago.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011


Murder Trial To Begin For Streamwood Mom

The murder trial of a Streamwood mother is slated to begin today in Kane County.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

Route 59 Crash

4 Injured, Roads Shut Down In Streamwood Crash

Serious injuries were reported this morning, when a car and a sport-utility vehicle collided on Route 59 in Streamwood.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

James Mandarino

Sentencing Postponed For Former Streamwood Cop

Sentencing was suddenly postponed Monday morning for a former Streamwood police officer, who was convicted of beating an unarmed, kneeling man while his dashboard video camera was rolling.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

Police Generic

Police Easily Catch Hit-And-Run Driver In Elgin

Police in Elgin didn’t have too hard a time finding a hit-and-run driver in the last couple of days.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

Former Streamwood Police Officer James Mandarino (CBS file)

Verdict Coming In Suburban Officer’s Brutality Trial

The misconduct trial of a former suburban police officer has wrapped up and is now in the hands of the judge.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2011

Former Streamwood Police Officer James Mandarino (CBS file)

Ex-Cop Who Struck Motorist: I Feared For My Safety

The ex-Streamwood police officer accused of beating a motorist last year took the stand in his aggravated battery trial.


Bernie Madoff

Area Man Charged With Selling Madoff’s Prison ID

A Streamwood man has been arrested by a federal agent for allegedly selling celebrity con man Bernie Madoff’s prison identification card through eBay, police said.


James Mandarino

Brutality Trial To Begin For Streamwood Cop

The trial begins today for a Streamwood police officer accused of brutality.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2011


Man Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In NW Suburb

A 49-year-old Elgin man died Monday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash in northwest suburban Streamwood.


Wal-Mart Fire

Fire Evacuates Streamwood Wal-Mart

A fire Friday morning prompted the evacuation of a Wal-Mart store in northwest suburban Streamwood.

CBS 2–10/29/2010