Chicago Heights woman charged with child endangerment

December 01, 2014 - 15:59

A Chicago Heights woman was charged Tuesday, Nov. 25, with child endangerment after allegedly leaving two children in a vehicle parked at a Homewood store.

Police were notified shortly before 7 p.m. that one or more children were in a vehicle in the 17800 block of Halsted Street. On arrival, they found two children unattended, according to the police report.

Ebonie Weaver, 25, was subsequently charged in the incident, police said.

UPDATE: US Bank in Homewood robbed Friday afternoon

November 07, 2014 - 14:26

US Bank, 18300 Dixie Highway in Homewood, was robbed shortly before noon Friday, Nov. 7, according to the FBI. 

The robber was described as a black male, 18 to 25 years old, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, thin build, possible thin mustache, according to FBI agent Joan Hyde. He was wearing dark gray hoodie.

It was a non-takeover robbery, and no weapon was displayed, according to the FBI.

Homewood police alert residents to rise in ruse burglaries in the area

November 05, 2014 - 19:34

The Homewood Police Department sent out an email notice Wednesday, Nov. 5, advising residents to be aware of a continuing problem with ruse burglaries in the Chicagoland area.

In a ruse burglary, perpetrators use false identities and information to gain access to victim's residences. Senior citizens are commonly targeted with this approach, according to police.

Burglars may pose as new neighbors, utility workers, a village employee, or a construction worker, for example.

Homewood Police Reports: Oct. 18, 2014

October 17, 2014 - 12:00

50 calls: Traffic Stop (28), Traffic Hazard (2), Medical Alert Alarm (1), Traffic Accident with Damage (2), Stray Animal (1), Lockout (2), Suspicous Auto (1), Assist Fire Department (2), Burglar Alarm (4), Vehicle Burglary (1), Suspicious Subject (1), Neighbor Problem (1), Customer/Management Dispute (2), Hangup (1), Disabled Vehicle (1)

Homewood Police Reports: Oct. 17, 2014

October 16, 2014 - 12:00

59 calls: Traffic Stop (30), Burglar Alarm (5), Traffic Accident with Damage (6), Parking Problem (1), Lockout (1), Assist Fire Department (7), Suspicious Subject (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Assist Other Agency (1), Unwanted Subject (1), Domestic Disturbance (1), Panic Alarm (1), Loud Party (1), Disturbance (1), Juvenile Problem (1)

Flossmoor police chief reassures community after home invasion

September 07, 2014 - 16:11

Flossmoor Police Chief Michael Pulec sent an update and an offer of reassurance to community members concerned about a recent home invasion and sexual assault.

“This type of crime is understandably upsetting, and I want to assure you that the police are doing everything we can to solve this crime,” Pulec said in an email notice.


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