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Suburban Chicago Crime

Man Shot To Death Near Former High School

Posted 09.11.2013 | Chicago

A 21-year-old Evanston man is dead after police say he was shot to death Tuesday night roughly one block from Evanston Township High School. Card...

Prosecutors: Mom Murdered Son Over Ice Cream Argument

Posted 09.10.2013 | Chicago

A Sauk Village, Ill. woman stabbed her teen son to death during an apparent argument over ice cream, Cook County prosecutors said Monday. Robin Erw...

Police: Brothers Shot In Evanston Cigar Shop Were Murdered

Posted 08.07.2013 | Chicago

A week after two brothers were found shot to death in the basement of their family's Evanston, Ill. cigar shop, police are now stating the brothers we...

Murder Charges Sought After Man's Fatal Shooting In Restaurant

Posted 08.05.2013 | Chicago

An alleged gunman has been charged with murder after police say he shot another man to death at point blank range in front of his wife and two childre...

2 Brothers Found Shot To Death In Cigar Shop

Posted 07.31.2013 | Chicago

Two brothers were found shot to death in the basement of their family-owned cigar shop in suburban Chicago leaving behind a family with many questions...

Man Charged With Murdering Wife After She Refused Him Sex

Posted 07.31.2013 | Chicago

A suburban Chicago man is charged with murdering his wife after she asked for a divorce and refused to have sex with him "one last time." Police sa...

Police: Couple Left Baby In Car To Shop For Sex Toys

Posted 07.08.2013 | Chicago

Police say a Wisconsin couple left their 9-month-old baby in a hot car outside a suburban Chicago sex toy store while they shopped inside. Liberty...

Man Shot In Thwarted Jewelry Store Robbery At Suburban Mall

Posted 06.25.2013 | Chicago

Updated story A security guard at a suburban Chicago jewelry store shot a would-be robber attempting to smash a display case with a sledgehammer Su...

Police: Man Killed Wife, Daughters Before Taking His Own Life

Posted 06.13.2013 | Chicago

Investigators are trying to piece together a motive after a suburban man from the Chicago area allegedly killed his wife and two daughters before shoo...

PHOTO: Cops Find 100 Pounds Of Pot In Recycling Bin

Posted 06.11.2013 | Chicago

"Going green" took on a whole new meaning when suburban Chicago police investigated "suspicious items" inside a recycling bin and found a massive stas...

Man Fatally Stabs Dog He Thought Was 'Possessed'

Posted 06.10.2013 | Chicago

A suburban Chicago man was held on $50,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors say he fatally stabbed his father's dog in April because he thought the anima...

10 Arrested In Massive Teen Brawl On Last Day Of School

Posted 06.07.2013 | Chicago

The last day of school was anything but a calm affair at Proviso East High School in suburban Chicago after 10 arrests were made following a massive f...

Limo Driver Drove 23 Kids To Prom While Drunk: Police

Posted 05.13.2013 | Chicago

It's usually adults who worry about kids drinking and driving on prom night — not the other way around. A suburban Chicago limo driver was charg...

UPDATE: Suspect Wanted In Orland Park Home Invasion Found Dead

Posted 05.11.2013 | Chicago

Updated story A home invasion and robbery that led to a shooting in a wealthy Chicago suburb has taken a stranger and even more dramatic turn after...

Woman Charged In Husband's Shocking Cold Case Murder 34 Years Later

Posted 05.09.2013 | Chicago

More than 34 years after gunmen burst into the affluent suburban Chicago home of Carl Gaimari and shot him dead, his wife Jacquelyn Greco has been cha...

Police: Woman Set Fire To Home Because Husband Hogged Their Pot

Posted 05.01.2013 | Chicago

A Chicago woman charged with arson almost sent her new apartment up in smoke after discovering her husband had smoked their entire stash of marijuana....

Newborn Found Dead In Fast-Food Restaurant Bathroom

Posted 04.05.2013 | Chicago

Police are investigating the death of a newborn found abandoned in the bathroom of a suburban Chicago Popeye's restaurant Thursday. Restaurant empl...

Police Station Shooting Suspect: 'I Am Dying Of Cancer'

Posted 04.03.2013 | Chicago

A man who said he's facing a terminal illness was shot inside the Vernon Hills, Ill. police station Wednesday after allegedly pulling a gun on an offi...

Teen Shot Dead Through Kitchen Window

Posted 03.19.2013 | Chicago

A 15-year-old girl was shot dead over the weekend in suburban Calumet City, just south of Chicago's Far South Side. Police say the teen girl, Ashay...