Tom Weitzel

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

Suburban Police To Crack Down On Drunk Driving Through Twitter

Get caught driving drunk in Riverside, and your name and offense will end up in the Twitterverse.

12/10/2013

Milo Simmon (Left) and Earl Toomer (Right) (Credit: Riverside Police)

Cops Arrest 2 Men Accused Of More Than 40 Robberies Since April

Police in west suburban Riverside say they arrested two men over the weekend they believe are responsible for more than 40 burglaries since April.

07/22/2013

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Suburban Police Chief Criticizes Medical Marijuana Plan

One suburban police chief thinks law enforcement agencies across the state need to be better prepared if and when medical marijuana becomes legal in Illinois.

06/21/2013

(CBS)

Suburban Police Chief Finds Unique Way To Bolster School Security

A west suburban police chief thinks he’s found a way to beef up security around his village’s schools without putting police in every building.

02/12/2013

Cook County government seal (CBS)

Circuit Court Clerk’s Staffer Reassigned Amid Gang Allegations

A man who says he was a gang member at age 13 has been reassigned from a court job at age 46, after the Chicago Crime Commission identified him as a current gang leader.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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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