Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
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.
Renee Strasser, a 25-year veteran of the department, was appointed to her new post Monday.
Northbound 75th Street ramp to I-294 will be closed overnight July 7-10.
Victims were from Palos Hills, Worth and Chicago. Witness tells CBS-2 Chicago that Camaro was traveling at speeds up to 100 mph.
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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.
Numerous sightings of funnel clouds reported in skies over western suburbs.
Glen Ellen man stopped for not wearing pants, stolen sign, deceptive practice and more in the Western Springs police reports.
Riverside police nab Indian Head Park man who grabbed concert tickets from seller during meeting arranged on Facebook where he used real name, cops say.
Summit residents report hawks are getting feisty in southwest suburb.
LaGrange Police reports May 30 through June 2.
Western Springs police officers will be carrying the Special Olympics' Torch on its 50,000 mile journey through town this Sunday, June 8.
Western Springs Police and Lyons Township High School produce timely safety reminder that crosswalk safety is everyone's responsibility.
Police warn residents to lock up articles after thieves pilfer items from unlocked vehicles.
BNSF will be replacing rail ties. Crossing closed overnight Friday until 4 a.m.
66-year-old man pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a train Tuesday evening near LaGrange Stone Avenue train station.
Western Springs police will be aggressively enforcing seat belt and child safety seat laws through Memorial Day as part of statewide "Click It of Ticket" campaign.
Just another Saturday night in LaGrange. Police reports for April 12.
South Cook County police departments taking part in program.
Riverside Police will tweet locations of speed enforcement patrols Monday through Friday.