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.
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.
Des Plaines police are defending the officers who shot and killed a man last weekend, saying he tried to kill them.
More than 100 people who worked at Rolf’s Patisserie are suing the owners of the Lincolnwood bakery following its abrupt closure last month.
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.
Demolition and redevelopment are one step closer for a long-vacant Lincolnwood Hotel with a colorful exterior and a seedy history.
The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 in 1979 was the deadliest non-terror related airplane disaster in U.S. aviation history.
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.
A well-known Lincolnwood baked goods manufacturer is reopening today — more than a week after its products were blamed for episodes of food poisoning.
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.
Free parking on a block-long stretch of Touhy is now history. Local store owner says the new pay parking is driving customers away.
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- Mount Prospect Man Falls To Death From Albany Park RoofA Mount Prospect man fell to his death from a roof in Albany Park Friday afternoon.113
- 3 Dead, 8 Hurt In Shootings Since Friday NightThe most recent fatal shooting happened about 1:50 a.m. Saturday in the Hyde Park community, roughly half a mile from President Barack Obama’s home in neighboring Kenwood.198
- Some People You Should Know: The MelodeersIt all began when barbershop patrons started singing while waiting to get their hair cut. A century or so later, the Melodeers chorus is taking the music to a dazzling new height with 140 ladies singing in unaccompanied four-part harmony. CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.155
- Mother Of Student Pushed Down School Stairs ‘Enraged’ At Security GuardNew video surfaced Friday that appears to show sophomore Lauren Goodlow being pushed by a male security guard. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.329
- House Passes Concealed Carry Plan Opposed By Senate LeaderGun owners in the only state still banning concealed weapons would win that right under a plan approved by the Illinois House on Friday, but the governor and other powerful Democrats oppose the plan because it would wipe out local gun ordinances -- including Chicago's ban on assault weapons.220
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