A 27-year-old man who most recently lived in St. Charles and faced charges for raping a woman was found dead Tuesday in a hospital parking lot after police said he shot himself, the Daily Herald reports. Michael Griffin, who had a recent address on Meadowlark Court in St. Charles, was found in the front seat of his car at 9:59 a.m. in the hospital parking lot at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin after missing a 9:30 a.m. court hearing, according to the Daily Herald.
Patch.com, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 04:26 PM
TCF Bank Customers in Illinois and Wisconsin Donated During Breast Cancer Awareness Month to Support Susan G. Komen; Donations Total $430,000 in Three Years )--TCF Bank and its customers raised $166,000 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to support Susan G. KomenA . TCF Bank customers donated funds at 183 branches in Illinois and Wisconsin to support Susan G. Komen's efforts to save lives, ensure quality care and find a cure for breast cancer.
Business Wire, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 06:54 PM
Seven people were taken to hospitals after high carbon monoxide levels were discovered Wednesday morning at a high school in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. A high level of carbon monoxide was reported at Harper High School at 6520 S. Wood St., and prompted a HazMat response, according to Fire Media Affairs.
WLS-AM Chicago, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 02:02 PM
You might not want to think about it yet, but the holiday season is right around the corner, and the city of Chicago realizes it too! The city is getting ready for the 101st annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Daley Plaza. The free event will kick off on November 25 at 4:30 p.m. and will feature several special guests.
My FOX Chicago, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 08:53 AM
Dance Theatre of Harlem returns to Chicago after more than a decade-and-a-half to perform Robert Garland's Return and Gloria as well as Ulysses Dove's Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven. "After 16 years, it is a privilege to host the return of Dance Theatre of Harlem and we could not be more thrilled that this pioneering company is back to regale audiences with their stunning repertoire and incredible dancers," states Executive Director Brett Batterson of the Auditorium Theatre on 50 E Congress Parkway.
Examiner.com, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 04:10 AM
North Aurora resident Samuel Luther, 16, is pictured here with his bebionic3 bionic arm, which was reported stolen in Chicago. NORTH AURORA #x2013; A North Aurora father wants to find his son's bionic arm, which went missing in Chicago earlier this month.
Kane Co. Chronicle, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 01:50 AM
A 30-year-old man who was tased after allegedly fleeing local law enforcement agencies is scheduled to be sentenced. On Oct. 15, Davenport admitted to vehicular eluding and resisting arrest.
Canon City Daily Record Newspaper, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 11:02 PM