- Cab Driver Killed When Car Jumps Curb, Strike Cemetery Tree
A 45-year-old taxi driver was killed Monday evening when his car jumped a curb, went through a fence and struck a tree in a west suburban cemetery, police said.
- Man Found Dead, Stabbed in Car
A man was found dead and apparently stabbed inside a car at an intersection in west suburban Cicero on Monday morning.
- Car Crash Kills 2 Teens
Two teenagers are dead after a car crashed into a pair of trees in the south suburbs.
- 8,500 in Cook County Due Tax Refunds
Some 8,500 owners of homes and other property across Cook County are owed about $9.8 million in refunds from overpayments caused by changes in assessment levels of their property, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said today.
- 13 Charged in Drug Sweep
Federal drug charges have been filed against 13 northwest suburban residents in a drug sweep conducted by the FBI, Chicago Police and eight suburban police departments.
- Man Rescues Father from House Fire
A man who suffered burns on nearly 40 percent of his body but went back inside his burning northwest suburban home late Monday to rescue his father is being hailed as a hero.
- Young Mother Who Wrapped Newborn in Plastic Bag Sentenced
A 15-year-old mother who pleaded guilty to wrapping her newborn in a plastic bag and leaving the baby outside her Uptown apartment building in July was sentenced Tuesday to probation and community service.
- Woman Sentenced in Beating Death of Portage Woman
All the legal wrangling that followed the death of northwest Indiana resident Ingrid Van Eck ended with a short sentencing in a quiet, almost empty courtroom Monday.