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Metra train evacuated in Barrington for report of suspicious package

Canine units swept the train about 3:30 p.m. and found no signs of a threat, Barrington police said.

Student arrested after threats made to high school delay graduation ceremony in Summit

Although the threat did not indicate a specific date, the high school said it increased police and security at entrances of the building on Monday.

Boy, 17, killed in Dolton crash

Davien Gaines was driving west on 154th Street at a high speed about 11:30 p.m. Monday when he lost control and the vehicle slammed into a tree near Sunset Drive.

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Man refused to hang up cellphone during Riverside DUI stop: police

The officer saw Demarco McCranie, 53, weaving in and out of traffic in a gray 2007 Mercury about 12:40 a.m. on Harlem Avenue near Addison Road.

Suburban high school will reprint yearbooks after white nationalism controversy

Students at Oak Park and River Forest High School should get their books in three or four weeks.

Man killed in crash on Bishop Ford

A vehicle and a semi-truck were involved in the crash, Illinois State Police said. One man is dead.

Man hit by Metra train in Highwood

The collision occurred about 10:30 p.m. just past the Highwood station on the Union Pacific North Line.

Armed robber strikes cellphone store in Downers Grove: cops

The male suspect brandished a handgun while robbing Android Wireless & Repair at 6315 Woodward Ave., police said.

Chicago teen crashed into 2 vehicles after firing gun in Evanston: cops

Mario Moss pulled out a handgun and fired a single shot into the air during an argument last week in the 700 block of Dodge Avenue, police said.

DuPage Medical CEO’s death a suicide: police

Michael Kasper led an era of growth at independent physicians group

Man charged with fatally stabbing woman at her Round Lake Beach home

Alonzo Campos, 20, allegedly shot the 48-year-old woman multiple times with a BB gun before stabbing her to death, authorities said.

Students to get autographs even though yearbooks are delayed by ‘white nationalism’ hand gestures in photos

The blank signature pages are expected to be distributed before school is out for summer.

Man charged with selling drugs in fatal St. Charles overdose

Jose Charles, 25, is charged with one count of drug-induced homicide for the death of Trevor Brubaker.

Woman killed in Round Lake Beach home identified

The preliminary results of an autopsy indicated Mariana Castro-Tellez died of injuries caused by sharp-force trauma.

Man killed by stray bullet during fight in East Chicago

"Currently, there is no evidence to suggest that the victim was an involved party in the fight or the intended target of the shots fired," Wilder said.

Man killed in Roselle crash

Jakub Gonda, 22, was driving a Volkswagen Jetta about 8 a.m. when it hit the tree in the 100 block of Pratt Boulevard in unincorporated Roselle.

Man killed in motorcycle crash on I-55 ramp in Summit

Ramiro Rueda Jr., 24, was driving a black 2012 Kawasaki motorcycle about 10:20 p.m. when he lost control on the ramp from 1st Avenue to northbound I-55.

13-year-old boy seriously injured in NW suburban hit-and-run

Authorities think the boy was riding his bicycle around 3 a.m. on Route 59 just south of Route 22 when he was struck by a vehicle.

Man charged with fatally shooting 14-year-old boy in Gary

Anthony Lamont Tripplet Jr. is charged with murder in the April 25 slaying of Arion Lilly in northwest Indiana.

Man killed when car’s hood flips up, is rear-ended in East Chicago

Clinton Miskel Jr. was a passenger in a Ford Taurus traveling south on Cline Avenue when the vehicle’s hood lifted up and the driver slowed to a stop near Chicago Avenue.

Felon gets life without parole for murdering elderly man at his Crete Township home

In 2014, Jesus Larosa strangled the 85-year-old man with a telephone cord while he was on parole for another murder.

Naperville motorcyclist dies weeks after Morton Grove crash

Andrew Clark was riding a motorcycle on April 25 when he was struck head-on by a driver turning left.

Woman killed in her Round Lake Beach home: police

Officers were called for gunfire in the 1500 block of Cherokee Drive and found the woman.

Lombard woman gets 26 years for strangling mother

Stephanie DeFalco, 29, pleaded guilty in April to a count of first-degree murder in the slaying of her mother, Judith DeFalco.

Spring Grove man charged in fatal shooting

John Maki Jr., 47, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the death of Dylan Sanchez.

Photos of possible ‘white nationalism’ hand gestures delay release of suburban high school yearbook

The hand gestures were discovered May 15, the day the books arrived at Oak Park and River Forest High School

Man charged with shooting at ex-wife’s house in Beach Park

About 10:30 a.m., Andrews drove to the house in the 12900 block of West Wakefield Drive to confront his ex-wife’s husband, authorities said.

No explosives found after bomb threat at Huntley High School

The student "had made a comment that he made bombs at home and wanted to bring them to school," police said.

Man murders ex-girlfriend’s new partner in northwest Indiana: police

He allegedly became enraged over their tardiness to pick up her foster son, police say.

Person killed in Naperville crash: police

A Nissan was traveling south on Naperville Boulevard at Washington Street when it was struck by a Hyundai traveling the opposite way.

Brush fire burns 50 acres of Palatine forest preserve

The fire was first reported at 10:46 a.m. in the northwest corner of the Deer Grove East Forest Preserve near Dee Lane and Preserve Drive.