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Past articles by Dick:

Police Increase Patrols in Chinatown After 2 Men Killed During Robbery

Chicago police have increased patrols in Chinatown on the city’s South Side after two men were fatally shot during a robbery early Sunday morning. The men,... → Read More

Reward Offered After Activist’s Sister Injured in Hit-and-Run

A community activist is thankful his sister is alive after she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning in a hit-and-run crash. Andrew Holmes has dealt with... → Read More

Police Believe Officer Fired Shot That Hit 15-Year-Old Boy in Old Irving Park

A day after a police chase ended in gunfire in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood, we’re learning more about the events that left two people, a Chicago police officer and a 15-year-old boy, in local... → Read More

Suspects Sought in South Suburban Frankfort Carjacking, Armed Robberies

Police in south suburban Frankfort have released photos of two men who are suspected in a crime spree along LaGrange Road early Saturday morning, including kidnapping a woman and forcing her to make purchases... → Read More

Probe Underway Into Matteson School's Hiring of Principal on 'Don't Hire List'

The Illinois State Board of Education is investigating a former middle school principal who resigned after it was learned he was invested for sexual misconduct. → Read More

Suspects Sought in Multiple Violent Robberies on Chicago's Near North Side

Chicago police have issued an alert following several brazen armed robberies in the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and River North neighborhoods. → Read More

'I Met The Devil That Day': Grieving Mom Speaks Out After Husband Killed Young Son, Himself

A grieving mother is speaking out for the first time after her husband killed the couple’s young son and then himself in a horrifying act of violence over the weekend in suburban Joliet. → Read More

Waukegan Casino Finalists Make Their Pitches

The finalists vying to build Waukegan’s first casino made their pitches before city officials on Wednesday in a meeting that had to be moved to a large theatre due to heavy interest in the proposals. → Read More

Matteson Principal Quits After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface

A suburban middle school principal has resigned after his superiors learned that an investigation into “sexually harassing misconduct” allegations while he worked for the Chicago Public Schools led to a... → Read More

Man Arrested For Sexual Assault of Housekeeper at Oak Brook Hotel

Police on Chicago's west side arrested a man who hours earlier had allegedly sexually assaulted a housekeeper at a hotel in west suburban Oak Brook. → Read More

Man Convicted in Beating Death of Derrion Albert Arrested on Gun Charge

Dionte Johnson, one of four suspects convicted in the fatal 2006 beating of 16-year-old Fenger High School honors student Derrion Albert, was arrested on a gun charge on Sunday. → Read More

5 Tips to Save Money During Chicago Area Heat Wave

As temperatures rise, so will electric bills, but area residents and experts are offering up tips on how to save some green as weather maps turn red. → Read More

Family Mourns Young Man Killed in Lake Shore Drive Hit-and-Run

In a steady downpour Wednesday night, tears flowed freely as the family of an 18-year-old man killed in a hit-and-run crash mourned his tragic death. → Read More

Hundreds Gather in Skokie to Support Poway Chabad Victims

A gathering of unity Monday night was organized in Skokie to support the congregants of the California Poway Chabad shooting displayed strong opposition to yet another episode of hate. → Read More

Crew Filming Video to Warn of State Trooper Dangers Catches Car Blasting Past Squad Car

Dramatic video of a car dangerously zooming past a stopped state trooper was captured by police while they were filming a commercial warning the public to beware of such driving. → Read More

Charges Pending Against Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run

Charges were pending early Tuesday against the suspect who police say hit a young father with a pickup truck on Chicago's South Side. → Read More

'Their Pain is Our Pain': Chicago Cops Hold Fundraiser After Losing 3 of Their Own

Following the most recent fallen officers’ funerals, emotions, especially for their families, are still raw. But there’s huge need now moving forward and that’s what a fundraiser--replete with bagpipes... → Read More

Sons of Slain Cab Driver Still Waiting For Answers Despite Video of Killing

While neighbors celebrate Christmas on this Northwest Side block their is no joy in this second floor apartment for brothers Omar and Raymond Tungekar. → Read More

A Tail of Two Pooches: Senior Brother Pups Adopted by Loving Family

The fate of two bonded brothers could have been even worse had Tiffany and Eric Dybas not come into their lives through a newspaper story they read. → Read More

Winter Freeze Blacks Out Some Chicago Stoplights, Traffic Signs

The city and suburbs share an issue courtesy of the blizzard conditions recently endured: traffic lights, crosswalk countdowns, just about anything facing north is still covered by Sunday night's freeze. → Read More