Justino Correa, 19, of the Humboldt Park neighborhood in Chicago was taken into custody by Chicago police in connection with the murder of the woman whose remains were found in Thatcher Woods in River Forest Thursday night.
Two men talked their way into the home of an Oak Park couple, age 86 and 84, in the 900 block of Wisconsin Avenue around 4 p.m., Sept. 30. While one distracted the owners by engaging them in conversation, the other removed miscellaneous jewelry from a bedroom. Loss was estimated at $500.
Oak Park and River Forest High School issued a warning by email and robocall Wednesday afternoon that a female student had been approached on Lake Street, Wednesday morning, by a man who tried to coax her into his vehicle.
An 18-year-old Oak Park man who's been in Cook County jail for 569 days, pleaded guilty Monday to criminal sexual abuse and robbery of a female 18-year-old Highland Park High School student on New Year's Eve, 2011.
An 18-year-old male in the 1200 block of North Austin Boulevard was arrested after he allegedly used an air rifle to shoot BBs out the window of his apartment at people standing outside on the walkway.
A laptop serial number entered into a database by employees at Cash America pawn shop, 6303 W. North Ave., helped Oak Park police trace the computer to a Sept. 3 burglary in the 1300 block of North Harlem Avenue, police said.