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Judge finds Mount Prospect man unable to comprehend actions — and not guilty — in fast food break-in

A Mount Prospect man made international news in September following his arrest for climbing through the drive-up window of a fast food restaurant after hours … Read more ›

Rash of Burglaries Reported in Mt. Prospect

NBC Chicago reports: Police in Mount Prospect warned residents Tuesday about a recent rash of burglaries in the northwest suburb. Get the full story: NBC … Read more ›

Cops: Teens went on ‘joy ride’ with pizza delivery car

Two teenagers looking for adventure on Thursday night allegedly stole a pizza delivery car that was left running as the driver delivered food, Des Plaines authorities said. … Read more ›

A driver uses a cellphone in Evanston in 2010. (Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune)

Ban on cell use while driving could go statewide

Drivers throughout Illinois would not be able to use hand-held cell phones when behind the wheel under a measure making its way through the Illinois … Read more ›

Arlington Heights man faces weapons charges

The Daily Herald reports: A 25-year-old Arlington Heights man is charged with unlawful use of a weapon after police said he threatened a motorist with … Read more ›

Mount Prospect massage parlor owner convicted of sex trafficking

A federal jury has convicted a Mount Prospect massage parlor owner of forcing undocumented immigrants to engage in prostitution. Read more at the Chicago Tribune. Read more ›

4 charged in Mount Prospect home burglary

The Daily Herald reports: Four residents of Chicago’s West Side were caught fleeing the scene of a home burglary in Mount Prospect Tuesday afternoon, according … Read more ›

Teens charged in Prospect High School break-in

The Daily Herald reports: A pair of Mount Prospect teens face burglary charges alleging they broke into Prospect High School earlier this week and stole … Read more ›

Mount Prospect man charged with abusing two boys

The Daily Herald reports: A 21-year-old Mount Prospect man faces domestic battery charges after police said he used a board and belt to repeatedly strike … Read more ›

Bond set at $15K for man charged with shaking baby

Bond was set at $15,000 for a Mount Prospect man charged Jan. 18 with shaking his infant son because he wouldn’t stop crying, police said. … Read more ›