Never try to separate a woman from her designer purse. A north suburban woman chased and caught a man who snatched her $2,600 Louis Vuitton purse through her vehicle window as she waited in line for a car wash in Evanston on Monday.
Three masked individuals, one armed with a handgun, forced her back inside where they bound the victim before ransacking her home. An undisclosed amount of jewelry and cash were taken, police said.
A 58-year-old Wilmette man died early Sunday, after falling backwards onto a glass coffee table in his home.
A north suburban police officer was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to theft for ordering a DUI suspect to pay an unnecessary cash bond.
More than 200 people, including the mother and sisters of fallen Marine Sgt. John Phillips, took part in a ceremony unveiling a plaque to Phillips, 29 years after the Wilmette man died in a Beirut bombing attack.
A new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.
Premier Bank has become the third Illinois bank to fail this year, and the second this month. State regulators worked with the bank for months in an attempt to save it.
A contractor who specializes in tear-downs is buying a historic Prairie-style home and cottage on adjoining lots in east Wilmette, but preservationists say the chances for saving both are looking good.
An Evanston man has been charged with residential burglary after police reportedly caught him near the scene of a Friday burglary in north suburban Wilmette.
A Wilmette man has been convicted and sentenced to prison for the beating death of his aunt on Christmas Day.
A suburban ice cream store is serving up more than just your favorite flavors this summer. It’s dishing up job skills and a whole lot more for some special teenagers, CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.
Employees at four Chicago area funeral homes have avoided a strike by signing off on a new three-year contract.
Workers at four local funeral homes are expected to go on strike Tuesday morning because of a labor dispute.
A Chicago teen has been arrested for breaking a woman’s hand while trying to steal her purse in Wilmette.
The American Civil Liberties Union recently put out a letter complaining that a North Shore school district was using software that blocked gay and lesbian-oriented Web sites, leaving the school district “furious.”
A Wilmette police officer stands charged with ordering a drunken driving suspect to pay her a cash bond for release, even though no such bond was legally required.
New allegations are being made in connection with one of the many sex abuse cases against the Rev. Donald McGuire, a Roman Catholic priest who is now serving a 25-year prison sentence.
A young man from Chicago was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday, one week after pleading guilty in a fatal drunk-driving crash last June in Wilmette.
A Metra train fatally struck an elderly Evanston man Friday afternoon in an apparent suicide in north suburban Wilmette.
There are ways to impress a woman, but telling her you just killed two people and that she might be next is probably not the most skillful way to do it.