Trial Set In 2013 Murder Of Indiana BusinesswomanRalph Perez Martinez, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, robbery and criminal confinement in the death of Mary Austgen, 76, of St. John, Ind., who was found dead in her 2011 GMC Yukon Denali in the garage of the Majestic Star Casino.
Car Catches Fire In Lake Shore Drive Apartment GarageFirefighters responded to the incident about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lake Shore Drive. The vehicle - which was parked in the basement - sent smoke through the building’s ventilation shaft.
Concrete Falls On Sidewalk After Parking Garage CrashA crash in an elevated parking garage in River North Sunday night caused pieces of concrete to fall to the sidewalk below and strike a pedestrian.
Man Found Dead In Loop Parking GarageThe man, whose age was not immediately known, was found dead inside a car parked in the garage about 10:30 p.m. in the 0-100 block of East Randolph Street.
"Hi Mom" Written In Snow For Mom With Leukemia "Made Me Cry"When Shari Hart was diagnosed with leukemia last week, her 14-year-old son wanted to do something special. So he wrote her a simple message: "HI MOM," with a smiley face inside the O.
Murder Trial Begins In Death Of Homeless Man Hit With Fire ExtinguisherTwo years ago Aug. 11, at about 1:30 a.m. on a moonless night, then-22-year-old Yancarlo Garcia of Chicago threw a 15-pound fire extinguisher off the roof of the Fulton Street Parking Deck in downtown Elgin.
Woman Shot To Death At Gary Casino Parking GarageMary Austgen was found in her car, in a parking garage. Police had no motive, and friends were mystified at the homicide.
None Hurt When Two Cars Catch Fire In Hyatt Parking GarageTwo cars caught fire in the garage beneath the East Tower of the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel Wednesday night, temporarily inconveniencing hundreds of hotel guests.
Man Charged With Attacking Girlfriend At Elgin CasinoA 27-year-old Crystal Lake man is charged with attacking his live-in girlfriend in the Grand Victoria Casino parking garage in northwest suburban Elgin.
BMW Crashes In Loop Garage, Lands On 2 Other Luxury CarsA man returning a rented BMW at a downtown parking garage accidentally smashed through a guard rail and landed on top of two other luxury cars on Thursday.
Schaumburg Police Investigate Reported Attack In Parking Garage A Schaumburg woman told police she was attacked earlier today in the parking garage of her apartment complex.
At Least 18 Trapped In John Hancock Center ElevatorAuthorities freed at least 18 people trapped in a John Hancock Center parking garage elevator early Saturday evening.
Teen Quickly Apprehended In Sexual Assault Of Woman, 68, In JolietA veteran Joliet police officer went into a library Wednesday and quickly found a suspect in the sexual assault of a 68-year-old woman.
Donations Pour In To Pay For Cremation For Slain Homeless ManAn outpouring of public donations has paid for the cremation of a homeless Vietnam-era veteran who was killed in downtown Elgin.
Family Wants Funeral For Homeless Elgin Man Killed In Fire Extinguisher AttackAfter a tragic life, an Elgin man’s children say they at least want their father to have the kind of funeral he wanted.