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ICE announces 44 arrests in Chicago-area operation

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 44 people during a five-day operation this week targeting “egregious immigration law violators” in the Chicago area, officials … Read more ›

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Memorial Day Weekend Roadside Safety Checks in West Chicago

West Chicago, Illinois: May 21, 2012 – A roadside safety check will be conducted by the West Chicago Police Department and the DuPage County Sheriff’s … Read more ›

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Car burglar caught by West Chicago Residents High Tech Camera System

The images show one of the two possible suspects of recent car burglary's and neighborhood vandalism. The teens could not have picked a worst place … Read more ›

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Two More Individuals Charged Following Investigation Into Possession of Synthetic Cannabis

West Chicago, Illinois – April 3, 2012 – On Friday March 30, 2012, two additional arrest warrants were obtained in regards to the executed search … Read more ›

Pedestrian struck, killed by car in West Chicago

A female pedestrian died after being hit a car Friday night in West Chicago, police said. According to a press release from the West Chicago … Read more ›

Excessive force lawsuit filed following Fermilab shooting

A Cicero teenager filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that a West Chicago police officer used excessive force earlier this month when he fired on … Read more ›

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Traffic Safety Campaign Continues in West Chicago

West Chicago, Illinois: February 27, 2012 – The West Chicago Police Department announced that Campaign #2 of the Illinois Department of Transportation funded grant was … Read more ›

College of DuPage Police Chief Joe Mullin (Photo provided)

COD names new police chief

A former deputy chief of the College of DuPage police force has been selected to lead the department after the chief of the community college … Read more ›

Off-duty cop shoots passenger in hit-run car on Fermilab property

The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Saturday morning on the Fermilab grounds in Batavia that involved an off-duty police officer, officials 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 ›