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Monday Sep 15 | via Daily Herald
2. An on-duty Wheeling police officer struck and killed a pedestrian with his car early Sunday morning, authorities said. The crash remains under investigation. Comment?
Saturday Sep 13 | via Daily Herald
Hanover Park police said Saturday no charges have been filed in a homicide investigation, denouncing a social media posting by authorities in southeast Missouri as misleading and inaccurate. "It's not true to say anyone has been arrested and charged," Deputy Chief Andy Johnson said, adding that the investigation of the murder of Schaumburg resident Lee Shaw on the 6600 block of Scott Lane Sept. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via Daily Herald
Police charged a Schaumburg man with attempted murder for hire after prosecutors say he offered to pay an undercover officer $10,000 to kill his wife and another man. Bail was set at $500,000 Friday for Nuruddin Khan, 49. He is being held in Cook County Jail on charges of solicitation of murder and solicitation of murder for hire. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via Daily Herald
Hanover Park police are "running down several leads" in the fatal weekend shooting of a 35-year-old Schaumburg man -- the village's first homicide since 2011, Deputy Police Chief Andy Johnson said Tuesday. Police have canvassed the Pebblewood Court complex -- a mix of condos and rental apartments -- several times and interviewed neighbors since the shooting on the 6600 block of Scott Lane near west Lake Street, Johnson said. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via Chicago Tribune
Two Hoffman Estates teenagers were arrested early Monday and accused of smashing more than 50 mailboxes while driving around Schaumburg overnight. Community members reported seeing a white vehicle around 1 a.m. with a passenger smashing residential mailboxes with a pipe, according to a Schaumburg press release. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via Daily Herald
The fatal shooting of a Schaumburg man in Hanover Park on Saturday is being investigated as a homicide, police said Monday. Lee Shaw, 35, of the 1900 block of Prairie Square, was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m. Saturday after being taken to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Hanover Park Deputy Police Chief Andy Johnson said. Comment?
Saturday Sep 6 | via Chicago Tribune
Illinois' tough-sounding DUI statutes make one thing clear: Those arrested for drunken driving are almost guaranteed to lose their licenses for a time. But in suburbs across the Chicago area, a Tribune analysis found a special plea deal is regularly cut that allows those arrested to weave around get-tough laws and remain behind the wheel. Comment?
Friday Sep 5 | via Daily Herald
2 at Starbucks, 2964 W. Euclid Ave. Credit cards in the wallet were used at Best Buy and Target for $2,000 and the Apple store in Schaumburg for $2,000. • Burglars stole tools, motor cross helmet, knee protectors, and boots between Aug. 23 and Sept. Comment?
Friday Aug 29 | via Daily Herald
Cook County jurors found Mitchell Barnes not guilty of attempted murder Friday. But the 11-woman, 1-man jury convicted the former Barrington-area man of home invasion and robbery, making the 22-year-old eligible for a prison term of up to 30 years when he is sentenced. Comment?
Friday Aug 29 | via Chicago Tribune
A Cook County jury today convicted a Barrington Hills man of home invasion and robbery but acquitted him of an attempted murder charge stemming from a robbery and beating at a Schaumburg hotel. Comment?
Thursday Aug 28 | via Daily Herald
A Cook County assistant state's attorney testified Thursday that Mitchell Barnes made statements implicating himself in a 2011 attack on a resident of the Homestead Studio Suites in Schaumburg. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 27 | via Daily Herald
"Mitchell Barnes told them how it was going to go down," said Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Susanne Groebner. Comment?
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