Football Focus 2014

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  • Villa Park police look for man accused of indecent exposure Oct 23, 2014 6:59 AM
    Villa Park Police are asking for help finding a Hispanic man who has asked women for directions before indecently exposing himself, authorities said. The first indecent exposure was reported at about 9 a.m. on May 12 near Washington and Yale streets, Villa Park Police said in a news release Thursday. The second exposure was at about 9:20 a.m. on Oct. 21 near Washington and Cornell, authorities said. In both incidents, authorities said the man drove up in an older model, cream-colored, 4-door sedan, and stopped a female to ask for directions to Roosevelt Road before exposing himself.

  • State of Siemens’ site angers Batavia Oct 23, 2014 5:30 AM
    Batavia officials are increasingly irate over the status of the grounds of the former Siemens factory. The buildings were torn down five years ago, but Siemens has yet to remove foundations and plant a lawn. “It looks like a bomb has gone off in a neighborhood that is very close to a school,” said Alderman Kyle Hohmann.

  • Prospect Hts. police save man from heroin overdose Oct 22, 2014 8:08 PM
    The 32-year-old man was pale, unconscious and "on his death bed," Prospect Heights police said. Next to him in the motel were several syringes police belive he used to shoot heroin. By Wednesday morning, hours later, he stood in front of police, crediting officers with saving him from an overdose. "Hopefully by using these tools to keep them alive, then they can get help," Chief Jamie Dunne said of a reversal drug given to the man.

  • Man charged in Leyden Twp. hit-and-run Oct 22, 2014 10:46 PM
    A man who police say hit a bicyclist in Leyden Township on Saturday night and then drove away has been charged.

  • Tri-Cities police reports Oct 22, 2014 11:35 PM
    Beulah Allen, 53, of St. Charles, was charged with retail theft at 7:23 p.m. Oct. 17 at Goodwill, 450 N. Randall Road, according to a police report.

  • Elgin man state’s latest bust in child pornography sting Oct 23, 2014 10:50 AM
    Authorities have charged an Elgin man as part of an ongoing investigation into a child pornography operation, Illinois Attorney General spokeswoman Maura Possley said Wednesday. Jesse Hansen, 33, of the 300 block of North Street is charged with two counts of dissemination of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography.

  • Northwest suburban police blotter Oct 21, 2014 3:41 PM
    Thieves stole a 2015 silver Jeep Compass valued at $23,000 from Napleton Jeep, 1155 W. Dundee Road, Arlington Heights. The theft was reported Oct. 10. And burglars entered on Oct. 12 a home on the 900 block of North Carlow Drive in Des Plaines and stole items valued at $13,100.

  • Tri-Cities police reports Oct 21, 2014 6:05 PM
    Tri blotter

  • Bolingbrook teen’s hearing postponed in terrorism case Oct 21, 2014 4:56 PM
    A Bolingbrook teen accused of trying to join the Islamic State terrorist group must wait at least two weeks before learning if he’ll to need to stay behind bars pending trial. On Tuesday, a planned detention hearing for 19-year-old Mohammed Hamzah Khan was postponed to Nov. 3. Federal Judge Susan Cox allowed the delay after prosecutors filed a motion to continue the hearing. Khan’s attorneys didn’t object.

  • Police retrace steps of suspected serial killer Oct 21, 2014 9:36 PM

    By Tom Coyne And Michael Tarm

    Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find six more bodies and hinted at a serial killing spree over two decades. But determining whether others have fallen prey to Darren Vann, 43, a former Marine convicted of sexual assault in Texas in 2009, could take years, a former high-ranking agent at the FBI’s Chicago office said.

  • Details emerge in one-car crash death of Wonder Lake man Oct 21, 2014 5:38 PM
    Investigators have released new details about the circumstances leading up to the death of a Wonder Lake man in a one-car crash over the weekend. The Bull Valley Police Department said Tuesday that Aaron D. Sutherland, 22, was driving at a high rate of speed, was not wearing a seat belt and had illegal drugs in his vehicle when his car went off the road on the 300 block of Ridge Road in a heavily wooded area of McHenry County.

  • Scheme to smuggle marijuana into jail uncovered Oct 21, 2014 6:30 PM
    A Cook County jail guard, a Chicago police dispatcher and three inmates have been charged in what federal authorities say was a scheme to stuff marijuana and other contraband into sandwiches to smuggle them into the jail.

  • Mount Prospect man pleads guilty to sexual assault Oct 21, 2014 4:10 PM
    A 54-year-old Mount prospect man pleaded guilty to sexually assauling a girl five years ago. In exchange for his guilty plea to the class X felony, Maximino Camacho-Landa was sentenced to nine years in prison and ordered to register as a sex offender.

  • Beer-seeking Wheeling burglar gets four years Oct 21, 2014 5:49 PM
    A Wheeling woman who entered a stranger’s home and announced “I want beer” will get a four-year prison sentence instead. Convicted in September of residential burglary, Lidia Zuradzka, 52, was sentenced to prison Tuesday.

  • Peaceful grotto damaged by vandals in Geneva Oct 21, 2014 6:04 PM
    A paint-wielding vandal has defaced a Christian shrine, left over from the days when the Kane County Government Center was a Catholic seminary, in the woods of the campus in Geneva.

  • Elk Grove Village police make arrest in bank robbery Oct 21, 2014 11:09 PM
    Elk Grove Village police have made an arrest in connection with a Tuesday bank robbery, officials said. Parkway Bank, 951 Meacham Road in Elk Grove Village, was robbed about noon by a man wearing sunglasses, a light blue baseball cap and a black jacket, according to an email from the FBI.

  • Des Plaines man gets probation for 2005 battery Oct 21, 2014 6:01 PM
    Gabriel Torres-Loza, of Des Plaines, was sentenced to two years probation in exchange for pleading guilty to a 2005 aggravated battery.

  • More time needed in latest Lake County DNA case Oct 21, 2014 8:57 PM
    Attorneys continue to wait on DNA test results to determine if a Chicago man was wrongly convicted in a grisly January 2000 attack on a North Chicago man.

  • Former Barrington Hills couple accused of bankruptcy fraud Oct 21, 2014 7:47 PM
    A dentist and his wife, both formerly of Barrington Hills, were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges of making false statements in a bankruptcy.

  • Tri-Cities police reports Oct 20, 2014 4:54 PM
    Joslynn F. Nelson, 18, of South Elgin, was charged with retail theft and obstruction of justice at 12:38 p.m. Oct. 13 at Walgreens, 2100 W. State St., according to a police report.

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