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Tiny jail towels, iPad thief smiles, cigarette ripoff and a hard-to-swallow milk shake in the latest annals of Patch Chicago crime-n-shame.
A Port Barrington girl involved in the crash was not injured.
Officer Logan Dreyer administered CPR to a baby that stopped breathing during a private event in North Chicago over the weekend.
Steven LaVoie, CEO of ArrowStream, was shot by a despondent employee who then turned the gun on himself, according to police.
A woman locks up her dog in filth, a suspicious texter and a man with red fingernails this week in the annals of PatchChicago crime-n-shame.
Storms washed out a portion of roadway on Thomas Road near McDonald Road in Burlington leaving behind a 10-foot wide sinkhole, according to media reports.
The shooting occurred in Kenosha, Wis., early Saturday morning.
The scammers went so far as to use a photo of a teen who lost her battle with cancer in 2007 on fliers they handed out as they went door-to-door in a Fox River Grove neighborhood.
Three brothers from the Grundei family have died in recent weeks: two following a shooting that occurred in Huntley and one in a drowning in Deerfield.
The accident happened shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday on Route 53 in Rolling Meadows.
William Hurley of Cary was killed following the two-vehicle crash Sunday morning in unincorporated Marengo.
The West Dundee mom had four of her five children in the minivan when the crash occurred on Interstate 90 near Route 72 on Sunday, according to media reports.
The accident occurred Wednesday morning and is causing delays on the Northwest line.
A 40-year-old man is dead following a crash in Elgin Tuesday evening.
The accident happened just before noon on Saturday outside King David's Airsoft and Hobbies at 1432 S. Butterfield Road, according to media reports.
A fight that broke out between the two brothers Monday evening ended with one dead, according to media reports.