CRIME & SAFETY
1 dead after altercation leads to shooting in west suburb: Broadview police
One person has died after an altercation and shooting early Wednesday morning in the west suburbs, Broadview police said.
Chase ends in rollover crash in St. Charles
KANE COUNTY, Ill. — Deputies say a chase ended in a rollover crash in St. Charles on Tuesday afternoon. According to Kane County deputies, the chase started at South Randall Road and Gyorr Avenue, over two miles away from where it ended near Crane Road and Twin Silos Drive. Just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday, […]
Family says man killed by Elk Grove Village police was having diabetic episode, called 911 himself
The family of a 24-year-old man shot and killed by Elk Grove Village police Friday said he was having a diabetic episode and had called 911 himself for help.
Former NFL player Sergio Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Killing His Mother
MAYWOOD, Ill. (NEWSnet/AP) — Former NFL Player Sergio Brown pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of first-degree murder and concealing a homicide in the September death of his mother. The body of his mother, 73-year-old Myrtle Brown, was discovered Sept. 16 near a creek in Maywood, about 12 miles...
Lengthy Standoff Ends in Aurora Suburb
A five-hour SWAT standoff in an Aurora neighborhood ended without any arrests. The incident, initially reported as a mental health crisis, had residents sheltering in place and students escorted home by police. Despite the massive response, no crime was committed and no ongoing threat exists.
Firefighters battle fire in Elmwood Park home
Firefighters battled a house fire in west suburban Elmwood Park Thursday morning.
Quick-Thinking Suburban Teenager Saves Choking Man at Downers Grove Restaurant
Discover the story of a quick-thinking 15-year-old who saved a choking man's life while working at a Downers Grove restaurant. Just four days into the job, the teen's knowledge of the Heimlich maneuver proved invaluable in a crisis.
Elgin Police Officer on Leave Following Arrest: Local Updates from the Illinois Attorney General's Office
The Illinois Attorney General's Office has shared details about a police officer now on administrative leave due to an arrest. Elgin Police Chief Ana Lalley said more action is likely after reviewing the criminal charges. She stressed that this officer's actions don't reflect the whole department, which is dedicated to integrity, accountability, and community service.
Local Ulta Store in Oak Brook Victim of Retail Theft; Three Chicago Women Arrested
Three Chicago women, Damonica Stewart, 27, Omesha Hawkins, 28, and Onequa Hawkins, 32, face charges of burglary and retail theft from an Ulta store in Oak Brook, Illinois. The charges were announced by DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Oak Brook Deputy Chief of Police Reid Foltyniewicz. The alleged theft occurred on December 4, 2023, with items worth over $300 stolen.
Unresponsive Drug Overdose Victim at Suburban Studios Arlington Heights
Drug overdose at Suburban Studios on Arlington Heights Road near Algonquin Road in Arlington Heights. YouTube Tips ⓘ Police, firefighters and paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 5:39 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2023 to a [...] SEE CARDINAL NEWS >
2 SIU-Carbondale students from Chicago suburbs killed in downstate crash
Two Southern Illinois University students from the Chicago suburbs died Monday morning in a truck crash downstate, Carbondale police said.
Chicago man accused of human trafficking in Cook, DuPage counties arrested
LOMBARD, Ill. (WTVO) — A Chicago man was arrested last week following a two-month long investigation by Illinois State Police (ISP) into human trafficking in Cook and DuPage counties. Heggie Carr, 46, faces two counts of involuntary servitude and two counts of trafficking persons after police allege he controlled the freedom of at least four […]
Latrice Phillips of Naperville charged with murder of Calvin Truitt at Oakbrook Terrace Hilton
A Naperville woman is charged with murder for the shooting death of a 33-year-old man at an Oakbrook Terrace hotel Saturday night.
Western Springs Fire Department Joins 'Keep the Wreath Red' Campaign for Holiday Fire Safety
The Western Springs Department of Fire & Emergency Services will participate in the 'Keep the Wreath Red' program. This is a collaboration with the Illinois Fire Chief's Association, running from December 7 to January 3, 2024. The program aims to increase fire awareness during the holiday season.
Update - 500 Block of Concord
The investigation into the murders of Alberto Rolon, Zoraida Bartolomei and their two children is nearing completion, but is not yet finalized. The investigation has revealed that Zoraida Bartolomei and the suspect, Nathaniel Huey Jr. had a relationship together. The existence of this relationship was known both by Bartolomei’s husband, Alberto Rolon and Huey Jr.’s girlfriend, Ermalinda Palomo.
Ohio woman loses hundreds in puppy scam, issues holiday pet purchase warning
Autumn Carney of West Salem Ohio learned a tough lesson when it comes to buying a puppy sight unseen while shopping online.
Aurora Police Department Secures DOJ Grant for Advanced De-Escalation Training
Aurora, Illinois – The Aurora Police Department (APD) in Illinois has been awarded a significant grant by the Department of Justice for de-escalation training, totaling $79,550. This grant places APD among a select group of 46 recipients nationwide. The funding will be used to develop and enhance various training...
Chicagoland gang leader confesses to aiding ISIS and narcotics trade
This article contains AI-assisted content. Chicago, Illinois - Jason Brown, aka “Abdul Ja’ Me” and “Matthew Dobbs”, 41, of Lombard, has pleaded guilty to three federal charges, one of which involves providing material support for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). The other two charges are distributing fentanyl, and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Three Men Arrested at Naperville Bowling Alley with Weapons and Drugs
Naperville, Illinois — Following a Naperville Bowling Alley incident, Judge Joshua Dieden has denied pre-trial release for Demarveus Butler, Terrance Reed, and Rubin Tart. The trio faces charges related to the possession of machine guns and drugs, as announced by the Naperville Police Department and the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office. The arrest followed a surveillance operation at the Bowlero parking lot, leading to a vehicle search that revealed multiple firearms and narcotics.