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Monday, November 27, 2017

Victims Forced to Ground in Armed Robbery; 3 Street Robberies in South Loop; Garoppolo Anticipation + HL 360: MON NOV 27, 2017 12:12 PM

Man and two women forced to the ground by group of armed robbers in South Loop on 21st near Michigan Ave about 12:49 a.m. -- ABC 7 Chicago

Woman pushed down, robbed by two armed men near Indiana Ave and 21st St about 5:26 p.m. Saturday -- ABC 7 Chicago

Man battered and robbed of property about 8:07 p.m. Sunday on 35th St and State St, Chicago -- CBS 2 Chicago

Three teens in custody after beating and robbing man just after 8 p.m. Sunday on 35th St near CTA Green Line along State St  -- WGN News

Adult, two teens in custody after a garage burglary near Fay and Route 83 and hit-and-run crash with police car at West and Gladys in Elmhurst -- WGN News | Three arrested, one at large after garage burglary in Elmhurst Monday about 5:00 a.m. -- ABC 7 Chicago

Arizona woman, age 27, killed in hit-and-run crash on Route 59 near Grass Lake Rd in Antioch Township about 1:37 a.m. Sunday -- Daily Herald

Midwest Meat Market,  Lisa's Diner and nail salon destroyed by fire at Midlothian strip mall at 147th Street and Pulaski Avenue -- ABC 7 Chicago | Photos/Video -- Arlington Cardinal

House fire on Eagle Court in Riverwoods starts with "outside material" burning in backyard -- Daily Herald

Bonnie Liltz, Schaumburg mom that killed her severely disabled daughter in 2015, found dead of apparent suicide at home on Springinsguth Road Saturday evening -- Daily Herald

Woman dragged through parking lot when passenger in a passing car grabbed her purse at Orchard Place at Skokie Blvd and Golf Rd, Skokie -- NBC 5 Chicago

Seven killed, 36 wounded in Chicago for Thanksgiving weekend from Wednesday night to Sunday night -- CBS 2 Chicago
Two homes burn, one completely engulfed with flames; fire spreads to house to the south on 70th St near Union Ave, Chicago -- CBS 2 Chicago

Threats against Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills discovered on a Facebook page with no evidence threat is credible -- WGN News

Clarence House (London): Prince Harry, Northwestern University grad Meghan Markle engaged; Wedding in Spring 2018 -- ABC 7 Chicago

State of Illinois Board of Elections: Illinois candidates begin filing today -- Daily Herald

Elk Grove Farmers Market expands to include Elk Grove Winter Market in Christus Victor Church on first and third Saturdays of the month (8am-1pm) through April 2018 -- Daily Herald
 NFL … 
Chicago Bears have lost four straight since getting back to 3-4 with wins over Baltimore and Carolina -- Daily Herald

C.J. Beathard injury in SF 49ers game against Seattle Seahawks opens door for Jimmy Garoppolo to take over starting position -- ESPN | Looks like Jimmy Garoppolo could be the San Francisco 49ers (1-10) starting quarterback against his hometown Chicago Bears (3-8) on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 12 pm -- Daily Herald

Friday, November 24, 2017

Saving McDonald's Store #1 Replica; Horses Killed in Traffic in Hickory Hills

Cicero to Hometown: High-speed chase starting on I-294 ends with 4 in custody near 91st and Kolmar in Hometown -- NBC 5 Chicago
Woman, age 64, critically injured when her head became stuck in wrought iron fence at PNC Bank on West Fullerton Ave -- Chicago Sun-Times

Two horses killed after throwing riders and running into traffic near 95th and Kean Ave, Hickory Hills, Palos Township -- CBS Chicago

Metra trains stopping at Wheaton station despite Wednesday fire -- Daily Herald | VIDEO Firefighters at Wheaton Metra station on West Front Street -- ABC 7 Chicago

One killed, two injured in crash on northbound I-57 near 138th St, Posen Friday about 1:12 a.m. -- ABC 7 Chicago

Pedestrian fatally struck by car on IL-394 near East Glenwood Dyer Rd, Glenwood -- ABC 7 Chicago

Round Lake man in critical condition after one-vehicle rollover crash with entrapment near Route 134 and Venetian Drive, Ingleside -- Lake County News-Sun
Armed home invaders pretending to be delivery men in Noble Square and Lincoln Park -- NBC 5 Chicago

Erick R. Johnson, 18, charged with robbing two Columbia College Chicago students at Grant Skate Park in the South Loop -- ABC 7 Chicago

Joliet man Angel Barbosa charged with using elderly woman’s stolen credit card -- Chicago Sun-Times

Female suspect, Flor Perez, age 18, charged with first degree murder for fatal shooting on SOuth Maplewood Ave in Brighton Park, Chicago on October 27, 2017 -- WGN News

Cary man in custody found dead in McHenry County Jail; preliminary autopsy finds no suspicious causes -- Northwest Herald

Volo Auto Museum wants to save McDonald's site from wrecking ball, and move it from Des Plaines to Volo -- Daily Herald

Elgin police officer suspended after resident complains about son being pepper-sprayed -- Daily Herald
Smaller group of demonstrators, remembering Laquan McDonald, march on Mag Mile in Black Friday protest -- ABC 7 Chicago

UPS employee says he found nooses hanging at Palatine facility; UPS says they were temporary pull ropes replacing broken chains -- WGN News 

Christmas tree shortage leads to higher prices nationwide; customer happy with price at Gethsemane Garden Center in Andersonville, Chicago -- ABC 7 Chicago

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Minnesota Woman Robbed in Chicago; Holiday Train; Turkey Testicle Festival

VIDEO: Minnesota woman robbed, car taken by two at gunpoint while visiting relatives in Chicago -- ABC 7 Chicago

New FBI boss Jeffrey Sallet says Chicago has targets attractive to terrorists -- ABC 7 Chicago

Death of 7-week-old infant involves "suspicious injuries" at 3:10 AM call to an apartment on East Main Street in Round Lake Park -- Lake County News-Sun

Man shot Wednesday night on South Pulaski near 19th St, Lawndale neighborhood -- Chicago Sun-Times

Armed man with child hostage surrenders from barricade situation at home near 87th St and King Dr -- WGN News

Barrington woman torches her Infinity QX70 with a flamethrower near home, then reports it stolen in Schaumburg -- 

Thirty years later, Chicago's “Max Headroom” TV pirate affecting WGN and WTTW remains at large -- Ars Technica

Two men arrested after shots fired at Evergreen Cemetery graveside services for man who was shot and killed Monday in Palos Heights -- CBS Chicago

Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman's female operative, Guadalupe Fernandez Valencia, 57, in Chicago court facing charges involving vast shipments of drugs -- Chicago Tribune

Chicago police officer Brian J. Hansen cited for racist and threatening Facebook posts amounting to 60 rule violations -- ABC 7 Chicago
CTA proposes first fare increase ($0.25) since 2009 -- ABC 7 Chicago

Chicago Park District proposes property tax hike for 2018 budget proposal -- Chicago Sun-Times
Judge swears in new U.S. attorney John Lausch Jr for northern Illinois -- Crain's Chicago Business

Donald Rimgale, Chicago firefighter who inspired De Niro's character in 'Backdraft,' dies -- Chicago Tribune

VIDEO: Three teens rescue baby that fell from Nissan at Route 72 and Route 31 in West Dundee -- Daily Herald

Neighbors concerned about destruction of wildlife property with development of Lifetime Fitness 24-hour fitness center -- Lake Zurich Courier

Brightly decorated CTA  ‘L’ train is set to return on Friday, November 24th -- CBS Chicago

The best Black Friday Deals in the Chicago area -- NBC 5 Chicago

How to prevent package thefts, especially during Holiday Season -- NBC 5 Chicago

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Aurora Police Catch Two with Stolen Gun; Flammable Panels Found River East Center Building • WED NOV 22, 2017 11:56 AM CT

River East Center in Streeterville has same Reynobond PE metal panels with polyethylene core that burned London's Grenfell Tower that killed 71 people in London -- CBS Chicago

Two adults and four children killed in house fire in Lost Nation, Illinois, 25 miles southwest of Rockford -- Arlington Cardinal

Fire in boiler room damages Southwestern Airlines facility at Midway, but does not affect airline operations at Midway or elsewhere -- CBS Chicago

Three juveniles charged with potential connections to 16-20 carjackings -- NBC 5 Chicago

Ex-Gage Park charter school teacher Megan Kotarski charged with sex abuse -- ABC 7 Chicago

Robber arrested after he's chased down by women from Pizzo's bead store to the Patisserie Coralie coffee shop in Evanston -- NBC 5 Chicago

New charges filed against fugitive Chicago cop Eddie Hicks -- Chicago Sun-Times

Puppy Fatally Attacked by Pit Bull in Wheaton -- NBC 5 Chicago

Chicago Supper Club $125: Six-course cannabis-infused meal and beverages, including a cannabis cocktail at location not yet disclosed -- CBS Chicago
Shots fired at convenience store at Ballard Rd and Potter Rd, unincorporated Des Plaines -- Arlington Cardinal

Aurora police find stolen gun in SUV after hearing shots fired; arrest teen near Gates and Melrose -- Daily Herald

Itasca man killed at 75th St and Fort Hill Dr while changing a tire midnight Tuesday -- Daily Herald

Schaumburg mom Bonnie Liltz, who killed disabled daughter, ordered back to prison -- Daily Herald

Outcry over plans to demolish McDonald's Store #1 replica on Lee St, Des Plaines -- Daily Herald

Waukegan man claims CVS employee stole $1 million instant-winner lottery ticket -- Lake County News-Sun

Batavia family sues Six Flags Great America after vicious attack by mob of patrons during Fright Fest in September 2017 -- Lake County News-Sun

Man accused of pushing police, firefighters trying to put out car after crash into ditch in Sycamore -- Daily Chronicle

Monday, October 9, 2017

Quadriplegic Participant Alan Robinson in 2017 Chicago Marathon Progresses Well After Sunset

Alan Robinson started the 2017 Chicago Marathon at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, and was still out on the course as of 9:50 p.m. The 62-year-old is known as a walking quadriplegic, also called an incapable quadriplegic, who has completed all his races following a tragic car accident in 1991. A common misconception with quadriplegia involves complete inability to move legs or arms, but some can walk and use their hands, depending on damage to the spinal cord.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Man caught defacing Christopher Columbus statue fell off his bike while fleeing

Kyle Miskell, 30, was charged with criminal damage to government property, a felony, and criminal defacement of property in connection with spraying a Christopher Columbus status with red spray paint. , according to Chicago police

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Extra Alarm Fire Destroys Shrine of Christ The King Sovereign Priest Church

Blaze Devastates 92-Year-Old Shrine of Christ the King Amid Restoration […]


Extra-Alarm Blaze Devastates Historic Woodlawn Church […]

Firefighters Battle Chicago Church Fire [...]

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Chicago Shootings Weekend October 2, 2015 to October 4, 2015

6 wounded in shootings Saturday morning to Sunday Morning […]

2 shot, including 15-year-old boy, since Friday night […]

Friday, November 7, 2014

Thursday, November 6, 2014

VIDEO: Aircraft at O'Hare Lands Sideways into the Wind on November 6, 2014

Passenger aircraft at O'Hare landing sideway into the wind.

Video with flight delay information from ABC 7 Chicago […]

Chicago Weather O'Hare Data November 06 2014 […] | Flight Delays and Flightaware Misery Map

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Voters Reject Proposal to Raise Taxes to Fund Antioch Rescue Squad at Antioch Fire Department

Antioch and Antioch Township reject proposal to raise taxes to fund rescue squad at the Antioch Fire Department […]

Antioch rescue squad rejected the six-month deal, and the village decided to end the relationship June 1, 2013 […]

Lawsuit against Antioch Rescue Squad contended in 2012 that rescue department employee Shannon Volling and former employees Julie Banser and April Soulak complained to supervisors about the harassment but were ignored […]

Daily Herald Endorsed "Yes" in November 2014 Election […]

Antioch Rescue Squad (Official)

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Maywood Firefighters Sent Home for Failure to Remove US Flag Decals from Lockers in Week Before 9/11

Firefighters in the village of Maywood say they were sent home for refusing to take American flag decals off their equipment [...]

Flag problem traced back to a decision by several firefighters to replace a tattered American flag last month in one of Maywood’s firehouses. The new flag mysteriously disappeared early Aug. 23. The order on decals was issued last week  [...]

Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh says there’s a culture of racism in the department and issued memo saying all decals and stickers, including American flags and military stickers, be removed from lockers and helmets.  He shows a picture of a monkey smoking a cigarette that was taped on a locker as "proof" [...]

“My dad was a fireman for 26 years in Maywood, I took over his locker and on the outside of his locker I have a Marine Corps decal on my locker, it's been there for well over 30 years, I take great offense to that,” said David Flowers Jr., Maywood Firefighter Union Predident [...]

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Steve LaVoie, CEO of Arrowstream, Transfers to Rehab Institute of Chicago from Northwestern Memorial After GSW to Head and Abdomen

Steve LaVoie, CEO of Arrowstream headquartered in the Bank of America building on LaSalle St, and who police said was shot by a disgruntled employee at the end of July, has left the intensive care unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and been transferred to the Rehab Institute of Chicago [...] Jody & Steve Lavoie [...]

One Severely Injured in Gang Machete Attack at Brown Line Kedzie Station, Chicago

Seven people, including three juveniles, arrested and charged with attacking two brothers with a machete at the Brown Line Kedzie CTA station in the Albany Park neighborhood Monday September 8, 2014 at 12:30 am ... one severely injured with machete wound 6 inches long and 1 1/2 inch deep  [...]

Victims said they weren't in a gang; refused to flash gang signs [...]

Kedzie Brown Line 4700 N 3200 W ...

Friday, August 29, 2014

Man Waves ISIS Flag Before His Arrest for Fleeing Police, Blowing Red Lights

Emad Karakrah, 49, was charged with felony counts of disorderly conduct, aggravated fleeing and driving without a valid license after he told police there was a bomb in his car during a traffic stop. Police stopped the a silver Pontiac after a report of a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood of 7700 South Kedzie Avenue [...]

Karakrah lives in the 5900 block of South Kedvale [...]

Taken into custody about 9:18 a.m. Wednesday after blowing red lights in Ashburn neighborhood; also charged with driving with an object that obstructed his view [...]

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Google? Rob Stafford: Allison Rosati's Co-Anchor or Wife

We know Rob Stafford as Allison Rosati's co-anchor on NBC5 News at 6P and 10P. He anchors with Allison Rosati on all three newscasts.

Stafford joined NBC5 News in Chicago as weekend anchor and reporter in September, 2007.   He moved to the main anchor position in July, 2009.

As a Dateline investigator, his Dateline report on hazing in the United States Marine Corps received a national news Emmy in 1997, and he was also nominated for Emmys in 1998 and 1999. In 2000, Stafford received an Edward R. Murrow Award for his Dateline investigation into racial profiling.

On June 10, 2014 a Google image search for Rob Stafford reveals header photos of Allison Rosati with her name captioned and Rob Stafford photos with the "Wife" captioned under his photos.

Time to contact

See Google Images search rob stafford ...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Chicago Tribune Publishes Vintage WGN-TV Photo Gallery; Includes On Scene News, Bozo, Garfield Goose, Ray Rayner, Wrigley Images

The Chicago Tribune published "Vintage: WGN-TV" on April 17, 2014,  The Chicago Tribune described the television station's debut with the following words, "But last night, with the speed of light, a stellar program was flashed in all its sparkling beauty to screens as far away as 45 miles" [...]

Monday, May 12, 2014

Man Critically Injured Trying to Stop Teen Stealing His BMW at 52nd and Lake Park Ave, Chicago

Man, age 34, critically injured Saturday, May 10, 2014 after he was thrown from his own car and run over by another car after he tried to stop a teen from stealing his BMW at a gas station at 52nd St and Lake Park Ave [...]

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