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Bad Gamble for Charlie

Posted by on Jun 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Bad Gamble for Charlie

Robbing a bank while an off duty police officer was at the drive through window? Definitely not “winning”. Charlie Montalvo, 36, of Hillside, is charged in the robbery of $3,480 from a First Merit Bank branch, 7227 W. Addison St. on Wednesday morning, according to an FBI affidavit. After his arrest, Montalvo admitted to robbing four other banks and trying to rob another one as long...

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ex-Cop Convicted of Stealing From COPS

Posted by on May 26, 2012 | 0 comments

ex-Cop Convicted of Stealing From COPS

He ripped off a charity which benefits families of fallen members of law enforcement. Yes, a (former) member of law enforcement, stealing from his own. Scott Webb, a former Woodridge police officer, had faced up to seven years in prison, DuPage County state’s attorney’s spokesman Paul Darrah said. Judge Kathryn Creswell sentenced him to 180 days in jail, but since the ex-cop had been in custody...

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X Flight Rocks Q101 Fan

Posted by on May 20, 2012 | 3 comments

X Flight Rocks Q101 Fan

X Flight opened to the public May 16 as only the fourth wing coaster in the world, and the second in the United States. Great America held a special Season Passholder Preview on Saturday, May 12, and Sunday, May 13. Only those with season passes would be allowed to check out X Flight before it opened to the public on Wednesday, May 16. James Charmelo of Lombard is one of those Season...

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Help Wanted: Brewmaster

Posted by on May 15, 2012 | 0 comments

Help Wanted: Brewmaster

5 Rabbit Brewing, which has had its Latin-influenced beers made at six different breweries since launching last spring, will open a brewery of its own in the southwest suburb of Bedford Park later this year, co-owner Isaac Showaki said. The 25,000 square-foot facility, about one mile southwest of Midway Airport, will extricate 5 Rabbit from the business of contract brewing, which has led to its...

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Memorial Day-Pause and Remember

Posted by on May 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Memorial Day-Pause and Remember

Veterans, Q101 thanks you from the bottom of our hearts for you and your families’ sacrifice for our country. This day is not JUST about parties and cookouts. Sure,we will attend a cookout, have a great time, hoist a beer, and laugh. But keep in mind those who served our country. If you are in or near Munster, IN, today,  take a few moments to visit the Veteran’s War Memorial. There...

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Cheaters Never Win

Posted by on May 4, 2012 | 0 comments

Cheaters Never Win

Did she REALLY think she could get away with it? Jake Griffin of the Daily Herald writes:  An Elgin woman is facing felony charges alleging she fraudulently claimed to have a winning ticket for the record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot March 30. This is the first time someone has used the Illinois lottery’s new online purchasing system to attempt to “game” the lottery.  Cook...

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