Volunteers Remove Invasive Plants Around Chicago AreaInvasive plants can impact native growth and block sunlight from reaching the ground, which can hurt soil conditions and habitat for wildlife, according to the group.
Marquette Owens Charged With Stabbing Woman In Front Of Her Son In Lake County Forest PreserveMarquette Owens, 60, is charged with aggravated battery and attempted murder, according to the Lake County Forest Preserves Ranger Police.
Woman Stabbed While Walking With Child In Lake County Forest PreserveA woman was stabbed while walking with her young child in a Round Lake forest preserve Monday afternoon.
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.