Former Dixon City Comptroller Rita Crundwell, Who Admitted To Embezzling $53 Million, Is Released From Prison Years EarlyFormer Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell was released from prison Wednesday, years ahead of schedule.
Mom Charged After Driving With Kids Inside Inflatable Pool On RoofA Dixon mom was arrested after she was found driving while her kids sat inside an inflatable pool on top of her car.
Accused Dixon Shooter Remains in Jail On $2 Million BondA Lee County Judge Friday denied a request from the attorney of accused Dixon shooter Matthew Milby's attorney to reduce his $2 million bond. Milby, 19, appeared in court via video from jail to face three charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm. He has been in jail since Thursday, since being released from the hospital for minor injuries he sustained during a shootout with school resource officer Mark Dallas.
Police Apprehend Suspected Dixon High School ShooterSchool officials, students, parents and police applaud the officer's quick action.
Calumet City Officials Upset About Mass Murderer Moved Near School, ParkOriginally he went to live near Seventh Avenue School in La Grange before officials there forced him to leave the suburb.
'Heroic': Police Resource Officer Shoots Suspect Who Opened Fire At Dixon High SchoolA police officer shot and wounded an armed former student in an exchange of gunfire outside Dixon High School on Wednesday.
Crundwell Documentary Returns To Dixon, IllinoisA documentary detailing former Dixon bookkeeper Rita Crundwell's theft of nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city is scheduled to be shown later this month.
Dixon Man Kills Son, 5, Then Himself Amid Child Sex Abuse ProbeDixon Police Chief Danny Langloss said both Christopher Michaels and his father, Robert, suffered gunshot wounds to the head.
DePaul Filmmaker Develops Documentary On Dixon's Rita CrundwellA new documentary film is in the works about one of the biggest municipal thefts in history.
Dixon OKs $40M Settlement With Auditors Who Missed Massive EmbezzlementOfficials of the northern Illinois community of Dixon approved a $40 million settlement late Tuesday with auditors and a bank in the case of former Comptroller Rita Crundwell's theft of nearly $54 million in city funds.
Dixon To Recoup $40 Million After Crundwell TheftsDixon Mayor Jim Burke said Wednesday that the city has settled a lawsuit with auditors and a bank in connection with Crundwell's thefts.
Crundwell Appeals Sentence, Lawyer Claims Dixon Residents 'Not Victims'An attorney for the former Dixon comptroller, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, is appealing her nearly 20-year federal prison sentence.
Ex-Dixon Comptroller Serving Time In Minnesota PrisonThe convicted former comptroller of Dixon, Ill., who stole tens of million of dollars in city money, has arrived at her final prison destination.
Dixon Only Gets Fraction Of Money Stolen By ComptrollerThe City of Dixon has only gotten back about one-fifth of the tens of millions of dollars. stolen by its former comptroller, authorities say.
State Charges Dropped Against Ex-Dixon Comptroller, Last Home SoldProsecutors have dropped state charges against former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who has already admitted in federal court that she stole nearly $54 million in public money.