Maywood man with more than 10 traffic arrests charged again
A Maywood man facing a felony traffic charge has a history of driving on a revoked license, Riverside police said Friday.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
District 113A Names New Superintendent
It was a tough choice between three finalists, but when it came down to it, one stood out.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Snowy Shoeprint Lead Police To Burglary Arrest Of 3
Police in Riverside are saying shoeprints left in the snow led to the arrest of three men who committed several robberies throughout the western suburbs.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Riverside Man Charged With Kicking Pregnant Fiancee
A west suburban Riverside man was charged with battery to an unborn child after he allegedly kicked his pregnant fiancee in the abdomen Saturday during a domestic dispute at their home.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Brookfield man accused of calling in phony shooting threat at former high school
An 18-year-old west suburban man has been charged with calling in a phony shooting threat at Riverside-Brookfield High School, naming an ex-friend as the potential shooter as revenge for being ripped off in a drug deal, police said.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
383 Coyote Sightings Reported In Riverside Last Year
About 70 percent of the town's coyote sightings in 2013 happened in the area bordered by Longcommon Road, Byrd Road, 26th Street and Des Plaines Avenue, according to a first-time statistical release from police.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Federal Jury Convicts Ex-Cop In Torture, Murder Plot
Steven Mandell was accused of plotting to kidnap, torture, extort money, and then kill and dismember Riverside businessman Steve Campbell in an office he and an accomplice had equipped with saws and a sink in which to drain the victim's blood.
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Wayne M. Gniot, Lauderdale Lakes, WI,
Wayne M. Gniot, 70, of Lauderdale Lakes, WI, died peacefully at home Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Amtrak Train Hits Vehicle In Riverside
An Amtrak train struck a vehicle near Harlem Avenue on the border of west suburban Riverside and Berwyn on Thursday, delaying Metra BNSF line trains.
Ex-Chicago cop blames government witness in murder plot trial
Former Chicago cop Steve Mandell took the stand in federal court Thursday to defend himself against charges he plotted multiple murders.
Cops: Couple does heroin, passes out in car at train crossing
A suburban couple who drove to Chicago to buy heroin got stuck at a train crossing on the way back and did all the heroin, authorities claim, and were passed out in the running car when police found them.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Riverside High student charged with threatening teachers
A west suburban high school student is facing several criminal charges for threatening two teachers at, according to police.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
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Divergent theories for Kustok trial
As the murder trial of Allan Kustok gets underway Tuesday with jury selection, one fact is not in dispute: A revolver he gave his wife several weeks earlier for their 34th anniversary was used to kill her.