A former North Chicago police officer, his son and an acquaintance will stand trial starting Oct. 21 for their involvement in the fatal shooting of a Chicago woman in a River Forest parking lot in 2011.
Police said a woman standing in an alley about to enter her apartment near Harrison Street and Lyman Avenue was attacked by a male and a female who knocked her to the ground around 10:20 p.m. on July 18.
Newspaper steel "honesty boxes" were discovered removed from spots around Oak Park about 4:30 a.m., July 7. A Sun-Times box disappeared from the 100 block of North Marion Street, and a Red Eye box and Hoy box were removed from the 700 block of South Austin Boulevard.
Oak Park police arrested Thomas C. Sumlin, 21, of Snellville, Ga., at Cook County Jail and charged him with the theft of $16,000 worth of iPhones, removed from a storage locker at Radio Shack in the 900 block of Madison Street, the evening of June 27.
River Forest police arrested one of two men July 1 who they say hooked up an ATM skimming device and a covert camera to record PIN numbers on an ATM machine at the Community Bank of Oak Park-River Forest branch in River Forest at 7777 W. Lake St.