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Man Fleeing Police in Stolen Uhaul Dies After Plunging Van Into Little Calumet RiverNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
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A Mexican Culinary Journey: Discover 3 Remarkable Restaurants in Winnetka
This article presents a guide to three delightful Mexican restaurants located in Winnetka. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to share your comments below!
After 14 car break-ins in one night, Winnetka police remind residents to lock car doors
A recent string of car break-ins has police once again urging residents to lock their car doors. At least 14 cars were illegally entered overnight Feb. 13-14 in Winnetka, according to the Winnetka police reports. Multiple burglaries reportedly occurred on Boal Parkway and in the 1100 and 1200 blocks of Asbury Avenue. In many of […] The post After 14 car break-ins in one night, Winnetka police remind residents to lock car doors appeared first on The Record.
As a suburban Chicago mall prepares to close, others ramp up
A suburban Chicago mall will soon close its doors for good, marking another major mall closure that stands in stark contrast with the heightened efforts of other popular shopping centers aiming to stay relevant in challenging times. According to multiple reports, Spring Hill Mall will close most of its stores...
You Can Thank Illinois Restaurant for Inventing This Famous Food
I think if you live in Chicago you are the only residents in Illinois that are thankful for this unique food invention. When it comes to hot dogs just grill it up and splash some mustard on it and I am good to go. However, those in Chicago have to spice things up with their hot dogs. The Chicgao-Style hot dog is the state's most famous food invention, but it's a unique taste that not everyone likes.
Snow and then 70s? Chicago's wacky weather calls for flurries, cold and spring-like temperatures
Thursday afternoon, the Chicago area hit a high of 61 degrees. By Friday afternoon, winter is set to come back like a boomerang, with temperatures in the mid 30s, followed by scattered snow showers, NBC 5 Meteorologist Alicia Roman said. But that's not the only weather whiplash in store for...
Suburban father of 4 killed while working security in shooting inside Austin Family Dollar
A suburban father of four who worked as a security guard at a West Side dollar store was shot and killed inside the store Friday.
Blind seal gives birth at a zoo in Illinois
A blind seal at a zoo in Brookfield, Illinois, gave birth to her first pup earlier this month.
Woman struck and killed in hit-and-run on Dan Ryan Expressway
CHICAGO — A woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle on the Dan Ryan Expressway. According to Illinois State Police, it happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday on northbound Interstate 94 at 34th Street. ISP troopers said a female pedestrian was reportedly standing on the expressway when she was struck by a vehicle. The […]
Chicago, Cook Co. team up for Vehicle Safety Days starting Saturday
CHICAGO (CBS) -- Starting Saturday, Chicago police and the Cook County Sheriff's Office are teaming up to help keep cars safe from thieves. The first Vehicle Safety Day occurs at J & Salomon Auto Shop on Western between Cullom and Montrose from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All kinds of safety help like steering wheel locks, catalytic converter etchings, and theft prevention information will be available."What this is really about, and this is key, is how do we empower each other to be safer. And this is what this Vehicle Safety Day does," said Glen Brooks, Director of Community Policing with the Chicago Police Department.Participants can even sign up for a stolen vehicle tracking system from the Cook County Sheriff's Office. There will be Vehicle Safety Days every week through the beginning of May.
This Illinois City Was Just Named Ugliest in the Entire State
Saying a city is ugly is subjective and can be based on personal preference. Some of the reasons a community is called ugly could be the decaying infrastructure, a lack of green space, or excessive billboards and ads that clutter up the landscape. A new study by Travel Alot is...
Des Plaines Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, a total of 6 crime cases were reported in Des Plaines. The crimes, as per the data, were categorized as Arrest, Theft, and Assault. Arrests, being the most frequent, accounted for half of the total crimes, with 3 instances. Thefts were the second most common with 2 reported cases. The least common was Assault, with just one case reported. The data indicates that the majority of these crimes occurred on February 17th, with incidents ranging from as early as 4:00 AM to as late as 8:14 PM. This suggests that criminal activities in the place are not limited to a specific time frame. The data, while alarming, is vital for law enforcement agencies to strategize their efforts in curbing crime in Des Plaines.
Teens broke into a Wisconsin luxury dealership and drove off with 9 cars worth $583,000, police say
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A group of teenagers believed to be from the Chicago area broke into a luxury car dealership in Wisconsin and drove off with nine vehicles worth more than a half-million dollars, police said. Sunday’s heist at a Jaguar-Land Rover dealership in Waukesha was captured on...
Illinois Woman Gets TSA Pat Down at O’Hare Because of her Hands
If you're headed on vacation this spring, you might want to monitor what you put on your hands before you leave for the airport. Or you might get a pat down.
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New restriction for dollar stores in Chicago
Dollar store companies looking to build in the city of Chicago will have to follow a new ordinance passed by the city council on February 21st, reports the Chicago Tribune. In a vote of 42-7, the small-box retailer ordinance became official. It restricts dollar stores from opening within a mile of pre-existing locations. The ordinance also states that stores must also display signs with maintenance and emergency information.
Chicago man accused in Christmas Eve carjacking at Oak Lawn gas station
CHICAGO — A Chicago man accused in an armed carjacking at an Oak Lawn gas station has been taken into custody, police say. According to Oak Lawn police, 22-year-old Marvin Johnson has been charged with one count of aggravated vehicular high jacking. Oak Lawn police say the charge stems from an alleged carjacking that occurred […]
16-Year-Old Charged with Reckless Homicide in Fatal Chicago Crash That Killed Infant
A 16-year-old male juvenile has been slapped with a series of felony charges stemming from a deadly car accident in April of last year that claimed the life of an infant and severely injured a woman, Chicago police stated. The teenager, whose name has not been disclosed due to his...
Fire rips through home in South Chicago neighborhood
CHICAGO (CBS) -- A fire shot through the roof of a residence in the South Chicago neighborhood Friday evening.The fire broke out in a two-and-a-half story frame house in the 8500 block of South Burley Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire Department.The Fire Department called a still-and-box alarm for additional manpower and equipment.The snow falling Friday night created tough conditions for firefighters, but they were able to knock down the fire quickly.No one was hurt.
Former Elk Grove Village man arrested in Mexico for 2005 cold case murder
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. - A former Elk Grove Village man was arrested in Mexico for a 2005 murder in the northwest suburb. Juvenal Salto, 63, has been taken into custody on two counts of first degree murder after investigators acting on new leads located him in Mexico. Salto was...
Robbers in Chicago Not Just Taking Phones, Demanding Account Access to Drain Funds
Victims struggle to recover funds amid surge in mobile payment robberies, prompting demands for enhanced security. Reports of robberies involving criminals targeting individuals' payment apps have surged, prompting widespread concern among Chicago law enforcement agencies and policymakers. In a recent incident in Chicago, a victim recounts a harrowing ordeal where armed assailants, brandishing guns, masks, and hoodies, robbed her at gunpoint, leaving her traumatized and financially depleted.