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Man Fatally Shot In Hillside, Crashes Car Into Fire Station

Monday, November 28, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10:02 p.m. A Hillside man who was shot before crashing his vehicle in Hillside on Thanksgiving Day has died, Hillside police said. On Nov. 24, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Hezekiah D. Wyatt was shot while driving near the...
HILLSIDE, IL
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Elmhurst police, FBI looking for two bank robbery suspects

ELMHURST, Ill. — Elmhurst police and the FBI are looking for two suspects who robbed a bank Monday afternoon. One suspect presented a note to a teller at the Elmhurst-Wintrust Bank, 115 West Third Street, around 4:40 p.m. and demanded cash, according to a press release from Elmhurst police. The second suspect served as a […]
ELMHURST, IL
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Police Blotter: Woman overstays her welcome

A 30-year-old North Chicago woman was arrested for trespassing after initially refusing to leave KFC, 316 Madison St., around 7 p.m., Nov. 22. The woman finally exited the building but began to act erratically and started to scream at the KFC employees to come outside and fight, according to the Oak Park Police Department.
OAK PARK, IL

The Ongoing Case Of The Teen Found In A Freezer

Kenneka JenkinsPhoto by(The Crime Wire) On September 8, 2017, 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins was at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare hotel in Rosemont. The teenager was enjoying a party with her friends in room 926. The party was set to start at 11:30 pm that night. When one of Kenneka’s friends got to the party, they found her in an intoxicated state of being. She was reportedly swaying back and forth as she went to give them a hug. According to witnesses at the party, she had been drinking a lot of cognacs. However, her friends say that she was still acting out of the ordinary. She would shift moods between wanting to dance and be part of the group and being sad and wanting to isolate herself.
ROSEMONT, IL

Chicago First Alert Weather: Heavy coat weather

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A strong cold front will pass through the area this evening. According to CBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon, a few showers and storms possible, but mainly before 11:00 p.m. Temperatures will fall tonight and westerly winds will gust to 40 miles per hour.By Wednesday morning, temperatures will be in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits and teens. Clearing skies by late morning Wednesday, with highs in the low 30s. Wind chills remain in the teens through the afternoon. Cold Wednesday night with lows in the upper teens and low 20s, with wind chills in the single digits and teens. Mostly sunny, not as windy, but still cold for Thursday with highs in the mid 30s.Temperatures rebound back to the low 50s on Friday, then colder again this weekend with rain chances starting Sunday.TONIGHT: Evening showers and isolated storms, then windy and falling temperatures overnight. Low 27°WEDNESDAY: Clearing skies, windy and cold. Wind chills in the teens. High 33°THURSDAY: Mostly sunny and cold. High 36°
CHICAGO, IL

15-year-old in critical condition after being shot on Englewood porch

CHICAGO — A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday evening. Police said two unidentified men armed with handguns approached the 15-year-old, who was sitting on a residential porch, in the 700 block of West 60th St around 9 p.m. and opened fire. While fleeing the shooting, […]
CHICAGO, IL

Emergency landing at Chicago airport

CHICAGO, Ill. (WTVO) — A Boeing 747 was forced to make an emergency landing at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, and members of the military were onboard. The plane, which was flying from Topeka, Kansas to Poland, was 58 minutes into the flight when its sensors notified the crew of a possible fire. The Atlas aircraft landed […]
CHICAGO, IL
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Illinois officers hailed for rescuing child, woman from icy pond

Two Illinois police officers were hailed as heroes after they saved a young boy's life. The officers were called to an Aurora apartment complex after a 9-year-old child fell into a pond while attempting to grab his football from the icy water, WBBM-TV reported. According to the news outlet, a...
AURORA, IL

Report of smoke in cargo hold of plane full of soldiers that landed at O'Hare found to be false alarm

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A report of smoke in a cargo hold that prompted a plane full of soldiers to make an emergency landing at O'Hare International Airport this week turned out to be a false alarm.A total of 314 U.S. military personnel were on board the Atlas Air flight from Topeka, Kansas to Poland. We are told the soldiers were part of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.There were reports that smoke was spotted in the cargo hold of the 747.But on Tuesday, Atlas Air reported, "Upon further investigation, our team has confirmed that this was a false warning, and the aircraft will return to service."The Fort Riley base troops recently left the base and were heading to Europe. It is not clear what their exact mission was - but we know once the smoke was spotted in the cargo, the 314 soldiers landed in Chicago and evacuated the plane.
CHICAGO, IL