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Woman Defends Conditions On Urban Farm After Getting 25 Citations

An North Side woman has disputed the city’s claims that she has more than two dozen code violations at her home and the vacant lot she’s turned into an urban.

10/08/2014

Renderings show retail, office and hotel complex planned for the site of the former Purple Hotel at Touhy and Lincoln in Lincolnwood. (Credit: North Capital Group)

New Hotel, Grocery Store Planned For Purple Hotel Site

The Lincolnwood Village Board recently approved a $27 million incentive package for the proposed Shoppes at Lincoln Pointe.

07/21/2014

Robert Grossman is charged with aggravated DUI after fatally striking a pedestrian in Des Plaines. (Credit: Des Plaines Police)

Man Charged With DUI After Killing Pedestrian In Des Plaines

Robert Grossman, 44, is charged with one count of aggravated DUI resulting in death.

04/10/2014

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Man Arrested For Stabbing Woman In Rogers Park

The 21-year-old woman was arguing with a man around 6:10 a.m. in the 1600 block of West Touhy Avenue when he allegedly began stabbing her.

12/19/2013

One person was killed in a four-vehicle crash in Rosemont, along the perimeter of O'Hare International Airport. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

One Dead In Four-Car Pileup In Rosemont

Rosemont police said four vehicles were involved in the crash at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Higgins Road, between Mannheim Road and Touhy Avenue.

10/25/2013

Renderings show retail, office and hotel complex planned for the site of the former Purple Hotel at Touhy and Lincoln in Lincolnwood. (Credit: North Capital Group)

Developers Release Renderings Of Development At Purple Hotel Site

Developers have produced a mostly retail- and food-oriented complex for the 11 acres at 4500 W. Touhy. A 210-room hotel would go along the northern part of the site with frontage on Lincoln Avenue.

09/25/2013

Kristian Hernandez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

EMT Charged With Fatal North Suburban Hit-And-Run

A 36-year-old EMT arrested seven times in the past was ordered held on a $100,000 bond Friday after being charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident in the northwest suburbs earlier this week.

11/09/2012

Demolition crews work on the removal of the Hofmann Dam in Riverside, Ill. (Credit: Illinois Government News Network)

Governor Celebrates Removal Of Dam In Riverside

Usually, when you see politicians gather for ribbon-cutting ceremonies at public projects, it’s to mark their completion or dedication. But Friday, Gov. Pat Quinn and others gathered in a park in west suburban Riverside, along the Des Plaines River, to celebrate the destruction of a dam.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2012

A man was killed in a police shooting in Des Plaines. (CBS)

Des Plaines Police Defend Officers Who Shot Man Dead

Des Plaines police are defending the officers who shot and killed a man last weekend, saying he tried to kill them.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Rolf's Patisserie

Rolf’s Bakery Workers: We Were Left Out In The Cold

More than 100 people who worked at Rolf’s Patisserie are suing the owners of the Lincolnwood bakery following its abrupt closure last month.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

Mannheim Road Crash

Car Slams Into Semi Trailer On Mannheim Road

Rescue crews in Des Plaines had to extricate a driver early Wednesday, after a car crashed into a semi-trailer truck and ended up pinned underneath.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

Purple Hotel

Plans Moving Ahead To Redevelop Site Of Old Lincolnwood Hotel

Demolition and redevelopment are one step closer for a long-vacant Lincolnwood Hotel with a colorful exterior and a seedy history.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

American Airlines Flight 191

Memorial To Honor Victims Of American Airlines Flight 191

The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 in 1979 was the deadliest non-terror related airplane disaster in U.S. aviation history.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

An alleged taxi thief was caught in Rogers Park after a high-speed chase through several northern suburbs. (Credit: CBS)

Driver Of Stolen Taxi Caught After High-Speed Chase

A man was apprehended by Chicago Police this morning, after leading a chase through several northern suburbs for about an hour before crashing in Rogers Park.

01/26/2011

Rolf's Patisserie

Lincolnwood Bakery Set To Reopen

A well-known Lincolnwood baked goods manufacturer is reopening today — more than a week after its products were blamed for episodes of food poisoning.

WBBM Newsradio–01/03/2011

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Police: Man Assaulted Woman At Edgebrook Motel

A man has been charged assaulting a woman at a Far Northwest Side motel earlier this week, where police say he was holding her against her will.

12/08/2010

Parking Meter Pay Box

Parking Pay Box Pops Up To Dismay Of Businesses

Free parking on a block-long stretch of Touhy is now history. Local store owner says the new pay parking is driving customers away.

WBBM Newsradio–11/09/2010