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The latest on local crime and public safety.
The missing rifles were surplus from the Department of Defense.
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.
The accident happened shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday on Route 53 in Rolling Meadows.
The accident occurred Wednesday morning and is causing delays on the Northwest line.
The accident happened just before noon on Saturday outside King David's Airsoft and Hobbies at 1432 S. Butterfield Road, according to media reports.
The man had someone take his picture while making the sign in front of the Skokie museum.
Amber Gail Creek, 14, died of asphyxiation and her partially clothed and frozen body was found with a garbage bag over her head, according to media reports.
The crash happened at 2 p.m. Friday at a Mount Prospect Jewel-Osco, according to media reports.
The incident began after a woman had her wallet stolen from a Des Plaines restaurant.
Every Monday Patch highlights one of Cook County’s most wanted fugitives.
The victim, a 42-year-old from Chicago, was killed while walking on Touhy in Des Plaines Wednesday evening.
The body, which was found Sunday in Evanston, could be that of a Des Plaines woman who has been missing since February.