Madeline Buckley,

Madeline Buckley

Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by Madeline:

Man charged with multiple sex crimes after hours-long standoff in Crystal Lake home: police

Man charged with multiple sex crimes after hours-long standoff in Crystal Lake home: police → Read More

South Shore train derails outside Millennium Station, causing minor injuries

A South Shore train derailed outside Millennium Station Saturday morning, causing minor injuries to four people, officials said. → Read More

SWAT officers rescue person seen bobbing in frigid Lake Michigan waters

Chicago police officers dove into ice at the edge of Lake Michigan and pulled someone out of the frigid water Saturday morning in the Gold Coast, Chicago police said. → Read More

Family and friends remember store owner shot during robbery in South Side’s Park Manor: ‘He was always helping out everyone'

Family and friends remember store owner shot during robbery in South Side’s Park Manor: ‘He was always helping out everyone.’ → Read More

In Illinois — the Prairie State — little prairie land remains. But work is being done to save what’s left in Cook County and restore more.

Illinois is nicknamed the Prairie State, but less than 1% of its original prairie remains. Now Cook County is seeking to restore some of its prairies. → Read More

St. Barnabas School in Beverly will reopen Wednesday after being closed Tuesday because about 140 students had flu-like symptoms, officials say

A Catholic grade school in Chicago’s Beverly community will reopen for classes Wednesday after it was closed and disinfected Tuesday because nearly 140 students had flu-like symptoms, officials said. → Read More

One person seriously injured after train hits car on Far South Side

A car was hit by a train Saturday morning on the Far South Side, seriously injuring one person, officials said. → Read More

Man charged after missing Cleveland teen with ‘obvious signs of psychological abuse’ found in Riverside, police say

A Riverside man is facing charges after police said he hid a 16-year-old girl who ran away from her home in Cleveland. → Read More

Investigators complete interviews with survivors of Lisle cigar lounge shooting: ‘A true motive is not yet clear’

Investigators have finished interviewing the two men who survived a shooting Friday night in a Lisle cigar lounge, but their accounts did little to explain the attack, in which a retired Illinois State Police trooper was killed, authorities said. → Read More

Coronavirus in the Chicago area: What is coronavirus and what precautions should people be taking?

With the coronavirus hitting close to home, what can people in the Chicago area do to stay healthy? → Read More

Judge allows R. Kelly girlfriend to retrieve belongings from Trump Tower weeks after fight

A girlfriend of R. Kelly’s will be allowed to return to Trump Tower to retrieve her belongings weeks after she was accused of attacking another girlfriend at the singer’s residence in the downtown skyscraper, a Cook County judge ruled Thursday. → Read More

Chicago man was more than 4 times over legal alcohol limit when he crashed car, critically injuring 4-year-old daughter, prosecutors say

A 40-year-old man had more than four times the legal limit of alcohol in his system when he crashed his car and seriously injured his 4-year-old daughter and causing her to be placed on a ventilator, Cook County prosecutors alleged during a court hearing Monday afternoon. → Read More

At least 1,000 anti-abortion marchers rally in the Loop

At least 1,000 anti-abortion marchers shut down Loop thoroughfares Saturday afternoon, rallying from the Daley Center to the Congress Plaza Hotel in the annual March For Life Chicago, chanting and carrying signs such as “Abortion isn’t health care." → Read More

After a 12-year-old died by suicide, his family scoured their home for signs. Then they learned he researched it at school.

A 12-year-old boy’s death by suicide has prompted his mom to push for safeguards hat monitor what kids read online at school. → Read More

‘Darth Vader on the bluff’ no longer: Black Hawk statue restoration nearly complete after years of setbacks

Restoration of the iconic Black Hawk statue on the banks of the Rock River in western Illinois is nearly complete after years of setbacks. → Read More

Jury declines to award multi-million dollar judgment to Oak Brook family accused of cheating in geography bee

Jury declines to award multi-million dollar judgment to a family accused by their Oak Brook school district of trying to cheat in a geography bee in 2016. → Read More

Oak Brook geography bee cheating allegations at center of upcoming federal trial

Nearly four years after geography bee cheating allegations rocked an Oak Brook school district, the long and costly litigation that followed is set to culminate with a federal trial scheduled to begin next week Mondaycq12-16 in Chicago. → Read More

Charges filed against man accused of following woman into West Town apartment and sexually assaulting her at knifepoint, police say

Charges have been filed against a man who followed a woman into her building's lobby and sexually assaulted her at knife point before robbing her Dec. 3 in the 400 block of Carpenter Street in West Town. → Read More

ATF agent shot in head recounts ordeal as reputed gang chief given lengthy prison term. ‘I assumed any moment I would lose consciousness and might not wake up.’

A reputed Almighty Latin Saints gang member was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison Wednesday for shooting and wounding a plainclothes federal agent after mistaking him for a gang rival last year on Chicago’s South Side. → Read More

Woman sues River North club El Hefe alleging security guards took her into alley, stood by while she was sexually assaulted

A woman is suing a River North restaurant and night club, alleging that staff and security guards there tossed her out of the establishment into a dark alley and stood nearby while someone sexually assaulted her. → Read More