Two Men Plead Guilty In Wire Thefts Tied To Indiana, IllinoisPolice have said the men were spotted in September coming out of the Cook County Forest Preserve in Calumet City, Illinois. They were arrested with a large amount of copper wire.
DuPage County May Start Killing Mosquitoes In Forest PreservesWith West Nile virus being a possibility, the Forest Preserve in the county plans to spray adulticides in certain situations.
Lake County Forest Preserves Recycling Donated Christmas TreesInstead of throwing your tree away, you can donate it to be recycled and used for mulch at one of eight Lake County forest preserves.
Forest Preserves Kick Off 100-Year Anniversary PartyThe Cook County Forest Preserve District starts an eight-day celebration of its 100th birthday this Sunday.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Father Of Girl Found Alone In Forest PreserveCook County Sheriff's police have taken steps to bring a 35-year-old man back from Michigan, after he showed up there a day after allegedly leaving his 3-year-old daughter alone in a forest preserve in northwest suburban Prospect Heights earlier this week.
Father In Custody After Girl Found Alone In Forest PreserveThe girl, whose name is Aliya, was found around 6:30 p.m. walking along Palatine Road, on the western edge of the Allison Woods Forest Preserve.
Woman Lied About Being Stabbed At Forest Preserve: AuthoritiesA woman made up a story about being stabbed in a northwest suburban forest preserve after injuring herself with a knife, believing she would be in trouble with the law if she was caught with a weapon, authorities claim.
Woman Sexually Assaulted In West Suburban Forest PreserveA woman was sexually assaulted Friday night in a forest preserve in the western suburbs, near Maywood and Forest Park.
$1M Bond For Man Charged In Oak Forest ShootingLuis Gonzalez, 33, of the 5500 block of South Kolin, was charged Monday with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm and vehicular invasion.
Man Charged In Oak Forest ShootingLuis Gonzalez, 33, of the 5500 block of South Kolin, was charged Monday with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm and vehicular invasion.
Woman Found Dead In Waukegan Forest Preserve The body of a 52-year-old Waukegan woman was found in the Lyons Woods Forest Preserve on the northeast side of Waukegan this past Wednesday, and authorities are waiting for toxicology tests to determine the cause of death.
Suspect Arrested In L.A. For 1992 Murder Of Skokie TeenA Los Angeles man who was a suspect in the 1992 murder of 15-year-old David Chereck, from Skokie, has been arrested in connection with the case.
Ex-Marine On Death Row In Virginia Faces Murder Trial In Lake CountyA former north suburban man sentenced to death last Friday in Virginia murder will likely stand trial in Lake County later this summer for the brutal murder of two young girls on Mother’s Day 2005.
Body Found In Rosemont Forest PreserveA Cook County SWAP team, comprised of people sentenced to community service, discovered the body while cleaning the forest preserve in the 6200 block of River Road in Rosemont.
MissingMan Found Dead In Barrington Hills Forest PreserveThe Cook County Sheriff’s office is investigating, but could not immediately say whether foul play was involved.