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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


 TOP NEWS … 
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


 TOP NEWS … 
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
 CRIME … 
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
 SOCIETY … 
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


 TOP NEWS … 
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 -- Arlingtoncardinal.com 

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
 MONEY … 
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
 PEOPLE … 
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
 HOLIDAYS … 


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

 TOP NEWS … 
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 … 
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
 COURT … 

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
 HOLIDAYS … 



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