Huck Finn Craze Sweeps Suburban Juveniles

A look at weird crime news in the northern Chicago suburbs.

Boy Suspected Of Aggravated Twaining

A 14-year-old boy was charged with truancy after he was found fishing while he was supposed to be at school in Vernon Hills.

Police Investigate Burglary Cold Case

Someone stole two air conditioner units worth about $4,500.00 from a Glenview house and it’s unknown when the incident occurred.

Evanston police responded to a burglary report where the offender(s) removed a screen door to gain entry, but it was unclear if anything else was taken.

Minnesotans Represent State Motto: We Don't Want To Cause Any Problems

A 16-year-old male juvenile was by the Baha'i Temple in Wilmette after he walked up to a female, pushed her and then started punching her in the head. Another male subject was pushed when he attempted to stop the juvenile. 

Upon his arrest, police transported the juvenile to Evanston Hospital for drug detox. The victims, both residents of Minnesota, did not want to sign complaints. 

Dark Side of the Skokie

A black guitar signed by the four members of Pink Floyd was reported stolen from a Skokie home.

John Finn April 30, 2013 at 02:00 PM
Someone tried to steal our screen door recently. It is metal, aluminum or steel -- pretty old. I figured they wanted to sell it for scrap.


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