Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Woman found dead face down off road near Joliet

A woman was found dead Friday evening, lying face down off a roadway near Joliet in Will County, authorities said.

The woman, who authorities estimate was 18 to 25 years old, was found by a group of juveniles in the 1500 block of California Avenue around 5:15 p.m., according to a press release...

Man shot by hit-and-run suspect among 3 injured in city shootings

A man shot after he pursued a hit-and-run suspect was among three people wounded in city shootings on Friday, Chicago police said.

The 43-year-old man told police he saw a three-car crash near Augusta Boulevard and California Avenue around 9:50 p.m. in the West Side’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Community Alert issued after woman, 23, sexually abused on Northwest Side

Police are alerting residents of the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side after a 23-year-old woman was sexually abused Friday evening.

It happened about 5 p.m. inside a grocery in the 4600 block of West Irving Park Road, a Community Alert from police said.

A man approached the victim,...

Madigan’s lawyer defends how he handled harassment complaints as major case snares spotlight

The attorney charged with looking into the sexual harassment complaint that rocked House Speaker Michael Madigan’s Democratic organization acknowledged she regrets she didn’t react faster after a female campaign worker said she received unwanted advances and text messages from a longtime Madigan...

Murder charges filed in Illinois DCFS worker's death

 A man implicated in the death earlier this year of an Illinois child welfare worker has been indicted on first-degree murder charges.

Sauk Valley Media reports Andrew Sucher of Rock Falls was indicted Thursday on the new charges, and appeared in Carroll County Court on Friday. There his bond was...

Businessman who caused crash that killed young girl gets 6 months in jail; parents say they forgive him

A New Lenox businessman was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail and two years probation for driving with cocaine in his system and causing a crash that killed a 4-year-old girl.

Leonardo Martinez, 48, pleaded guilty in October to aggravated driving under the influence in the 2012 crash.

In asking...