Sunday, October 14, 2012
The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Volo Woman, Two Children Missing The Lake County Sheriff's Department is seeking information on the whereabouts of Aneta M. Marsek, 33, of Volo and her two children, two-year-old Chevelle and Macenzie who is four-months old. The three have not been seen or heard from since Oct. 6, at roughly 7 p.m., when they left Marsek's parent's home in Wauconda. The woman and her children were reported missing by her estranged husband, Dan Marsek. Palatine Sheriff: Woman Stole $200,000 From Grandma A 43-year-old Palatine woman is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from her 98-year-old grandmother, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Department. Jennifer Curtis, 43, of the 300 block of N. Tanglewood Avenue in Palatine wrote checks, made …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The occupant got out safely, but firefighters had to rescue several roofing workers who were in immediate danger on the roof. Several fire departments responded to the house fire Tuesday, and smoke and water could be seen shooting out the roof.
Update 12:50 a.m. Wednesday: After receiving a report of a house fire at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday, the Park Ridge Fire Department responded within five minutes, according to a fire department press release conveyed by the Park Ridge Police Department. Firefighters found heavy smoke and a moderate amount of fire upon arrival, and had to use ladders to rescue roofing workers on the roof, who were in immediate danger, according to the release. The home's lone occupant had evacuated, and the dog got out safely and was later reunited with the occupant. Firefighters discovered heavy fire raging in the attic, and as the fire intensified, crews were removed due to the threat of collapse, the statement said. The main fire was extinguished within 40 …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Fire and police departments responded to the fire, near Lyons and Washington, Tuesday afternoon.
Niles Police and Fire Department personnel responded to a residence in the 8000 block of Lyons Street, Niles, for a report of a fire Wednesday at about 3:45 p.m., police said. The block has several townhomes in a row, but the blaze affected only one of them. Niles police said the blaze did not have a suspicious cause, and it may have been related to cooking. No one was injured, but the residence remains uninhabitable, and the occupants are staying with family members in Des Plaines. Get Niles and Morton Grove news delivered in your email. It's like getting a free newspaper.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Firefighters confined the fire to the kitchen of the home, in the 8700 block of Callie, Morton Grove.
Friday, May 13, 2011
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Click on the video to see what's happened in Patch sites around you this week: Fire Tears Through Sheridan Road Roof. One Dead After Train Hits Truck. Update: Man Held Up Jewelry Store On Sanders Road, Stole $80,000-Plus In Goods. NU Cancels Notorious Sex Toy Course. Haunted House Proposed for Morton Grove. Betty White Live in Skokie.