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Mount Prospect police chief retires, ends 27-year tenure in village

Daily Herald reports: Mount Prospect Police Chief John Dahlberg will retire effective June 5, ending a 27-year tenure that saw him rise through the department’s … Read more ›

State police point finger at prints analyst

The Illinois State Police said Friday that it had reassigned a fingerprint analyst and is reviewing a number of the analyst’s cases in Cook and … Read more ›


If you are drinking on New Year’s Eve, watch your step

Most New Year’s Eve revelers know it’s dangerous to drink and drive, but now there’s new evidence that it’s also dangerous to drink and walk. … Read more ›

Kyle Pillischafske

Man allegedly flees scene of crash, hides in park

A Cook County judge set bond at $30,000 Tuesday for a Mount Prospect man charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after allegedly running … Read more ›

Police investigating home invasion near school

Mount Prospect police are investigating a mid-morning Friday home invasion, which prompted a lock down at a nearby school. Police said several people entered the … Read more ›

Mom calls for probe in son’s 2004 death after fight involving Daley nephew

The mother of a young man killed in a drunken confrontation involving a nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley 7 1/2 years ago is … Read more ›

Five charged in burglary attempt

Five men were arrested after Schaumburg police say they posed as construction workers in an attempt to burglarize elderly residents’ home. Alan Ely, 23, of … Read more ›

Mother faces battery charges after baby taken to hospital with broken leg

The mother of a baby boy taken to the hospital this week with a broken leg faces felony battery charges. Veronica Perez, 33, of the … Read more ›

Man arrested in drive-through burglary released from jail

A teen who was arrested in September after police said he crawled through a restaurant drive-through window and stole food has been released from jail. … Read more ›

Christopher Byers is charged with videotaping in a Harper College women's bathroom. (Provided by Harper College)

Harper student charged with taping in bathroom

A 21-year-old Harper College student is charged with hiding in a bathroom stall and videotaping women on campus with his cell phone. Christopher Byers, of … Read more ›