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Thursday, August 4, 2011

DuPage County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad destroy half stick of dynamite found in Naperville

suntimes.com Dynamite found in bushes on property in the 3500 block of Fairmont Rd; controlled detonation in empty field by explosive experts; no word on arrests or investigation ...

Police issue alert for Lakeview strongarm robber; beat female victim near Belmont and Broadway

chicagotribune.com Robber described by police as a black male, the age 16-23, about 5' 4" 120-140 LBS ...

Jose Serrano shot and killed by armed robbers while attempting to sell auto parts

chicagotribune.com Shooting reported about 8:00 a.m. in the 12700 block of South Wallace St; no immediate arrests ...

Maggie Daley charity got $6.5-mil. city contract 4 days before Mayor Daley left office

chicagobusiness.com 'After School Matters' charity gets grant agreement worth up to $6,480,000  "to support ongoing summer jobs and after-school programs for youth" just four days before Rahm Emanuel is sworn into office; spokesmen for Mr. Emanuel say the timing of the gran was a coincidence ...

Dump truck and car crash on Stevenson (I-55): 29-yr-old man killed in car

chicagotribune.com 3:45 a.m. crash closes expressway lanes until 9:45 a.m. Thursday, five-mile backup ... beaconnews.suntimes.com Crash in northbound lanes near South Central Avenue ...

facebook.com Chicago Area Fire Photos: Stevenson Expressway crash at South Central Ave ...

Oswego Woman Found Dead at Sybaris Identified

oswego.patch.com Suzette A. O'Donnell, 53, of Oswego, found dead Friday at Frankfort Sybaris ... 

Carjackers attack Chicagoans, hit man with chemical irritant, take off unknowingly with woman and 3-yr-old son

chicagotribune.com Man was gassing car in Providence, Rhode Island when attacked; offenders took of with his black Mercury Mountaineer, released woman and child; no arrests ...

F-16s intercept Barrington plane without radio as Obama arrives in Chicago


dailyherald.com Fighter jets scrambled by the North American Aerospace Defense Command at 5:34 p.m. after a Kitfox Model 2 private plane flew into temporarily restricted airspace; plane escorted back to home base at Mill Rose Farm in Barrington ...

Batavia man killed in house explosion in Armenia, Wisconsin

dailyherald.com Dennis J. Chidester, 65, of Batavia killed, another adult killed, and a child injured; unknown vapor in house exploded; investigation underway ...

Chicago police officer credited with saving choking baby in Logan Square neighborhood

suntimes.com Officer performed CPR and airway maneuvers after a man came to his squad car for help and in a gas station parking lot, 2400 West Diversey Ave and told him in Spanish a baby was choking ...

Woman, 24, shot in the arm in her Oak Lawn home during home invasion by three men

chicagotribune.com Relative defended home with shotgun, 3 arrested after Oak Lawn police discovered vehicle that matched description of offenders' vehicle ...

Brian Hofer, 51, found dead in garbage can in Steger

chicagotribune.com Found dead Wednesday afternoon inside of a garbage can on the 0-99 block of East 231st Street in Steger with plastic bag over his head ...

Rescue crews, searchers recover body of canoeist Jeremy Asbell about 10 a.m. Thursday in Woodridge retention pond

chicagotribune.com Missing since canoe capsized early Tuesday in pond located east of Woodward Avenue and Frontage Road in unincorporated DuPage County, near Woodridge just south of I-55 ...

Boy, 13, shot in the chest in Bronzeville neihborhood

chicagotribune.com Shooting occurred about 5:20 p.m. in the 4200 block of South State Street ...
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