Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
Still time for police, firefighters and EMTs to enter a team for the Sept. 13 event.
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 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.
Applications for Darien, IL, police officers are due by 4 p.m. July 28. Testing will be held at Hinsdale South High School on Aug. 23.
A young woman is charged with attempted murder after a chase with a biker gang that began in Burr Ridge, ended in Bedford Park, and led to one man's death.
Alfreda Giedrojc charged with the first-degree murder of her infant granddaughter in October 2013 appeared in court on Tuesday morning.
Trial date for John L. Wilson Jr., the man accused of murdering 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl likely to be pushed back.
Also, a 'playful game of slap' leads to a hospital trip in this week's OMG PD.
Also in this week's OMG PD, a car is towed for owing thousands in parking tickets and a cabbie gets battered by his fare.
Oak Brook informercial king slammed by judge as "deceitful to the very core" as sentence was imposed Monday.
Also in this week's OMG PD, a man is arrested for screaming at a snowplow driver.
Area police say pothole damage is motivating thieves to brazenly pluck tires from your cars — even during the day.
A look at weird crime in the Chicago area.
The detail was conducted on the westbound Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) at York Road by ISP District 15 officers on Feb. 21 and 22.
Illinois State Police say concealed carry permits will be printed and mailed on a daily basis as they are approved.
Also in this week's OMG PD, a woman sues saying her hair care product failed to deliver and a man is arrested for screaming profanities in his apartment.
Breaking Bad fan arrested for second time running his own meth lab, sheriff says.
A look at weird crimes in the Chicago area.
Pedro Cerritos Seriteno, 35, of Mexico, was indicted in 2002 and a warrant was issued for his arrest for a criminal sexual assault charge.
The Illinois State Police will conduct Roadside Safety Checks in DuPage County on Friday and Saturday.