The attorney for the family of a man struck and killed by a Wheeling police officer claims new video casts doubt on the officer’s version of events.
In November 2013, Virgilio Carvajal-Mendoza, 24, of Wheeling provided alcohol to the girl until she was drunk, then drove her to an apartment complex, according to a statement from Wheeling police. Carvajal-Mendoza then sexually assaulted the girl while she was in and out of consciousness.
A Wheeling police officer is on paid leave as the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team investigates a fatal crash yesterday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A Wheeling police officer’s vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning in the northwest suburb.
Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.
Residents in Fox Point Mobile Home Park along the Des Plaines River fought to save their homes last April and now they’re trying to save them from the wrecking ball.
Shamekia Goodwin-Badger began working for Wheeling police May 27, 2008 after being employed with Hawthorn Woods police for four years
A twin-engine Beechcraft crashed just north of Chicago Executive Airport, in Wheeling, Tuesday evening.
Two men were charged with the shooting death of a man who was standing next to an alleged gang member the pair were targeting Wednesday night in northwest suburban Wheeling.
A man was fatally shot a block from his home in northwest suburban Wheeling on Wednesday.
It’s going from bad to worse in one Wheeling mobile home park.
After 2nd graders from Riley Elementary in Arlington Heights recited facts about the history of immigration in the U.S., some 7th graders took the stage at London Middle School in Wheeling to outline their proposals before their peers and politicians.
Nine years later, a Wisconsin woman is recalling the trauma she suffered at the hands of her ex-husband who left her to die in a Wheeling storage locker.
One Chicago suburb is cancelling its July 4th fireworks display, but it has nothing to do with budget problems.
The 90-plus-degree heat wave continues in Chicago, and the heat could cause some problems for your morning commute.
Ever see sports car at a red light? The engine’s revving, the light changes, the driver hits the gas, and you’re supposed to be really impressed? That’s not quite what happened on Mothers’ Day in north suburban Wheeling.
A popular restaurant in the northwest suburbs has been closed for most of the day because the Cook County Health Department says there have been concerns about gastrointestinal illness.
Wheeling police are asking for the public’s help in solving a cold case, exactly 20 years later.
Chicago’s northwestern suburb of Wheeling is a little over 8 miles square, and known for its restaurants. The Metra line passes through Wheeling, allowing for an easy commute to Chicago. The village boasts good schools, racial diversity, forest preserve space and even an airport. Family Circle August 2008, lists Wheeling as one of the 10 best towns in the US to live in.
Neighbors in Wheeling have been experiencing flooding over and over again, and they say nature isn’t only to blame.