Treasurer accused of stealing $66K from McHenry youth baseball league

A woman is facing multiple felony charges after she allegedly forged documents and stole more than $66,000 from a youth baseball association in northwest suburban McHenry while she served as the league’s treasurer. Kelly M. Ference, 32, of McHenry, was taken into custody Saturday and charged with felony counts of forgery and theft, according to McHenry police and the McHenry County sheriff’s office. On Aug. 23, the McHenry Baseball Association reported discrepancies with their bank accounts,...

Man charged with fleeing after cop saw him attempt to stop vehicles

A man was charged with running from police after he was seen using “police-type lights” in an effort to pull over vehicles early Thursday in west...

Man, 72, reported missing from northwest Indiana

Police are searching for a 72-year-old man who was reported missing from northwest Indiana. James Strouzas, of Dyer, Indiana, was last seen about 10...

2 men wounded in Uptown shooting

Two men were shot late Friday in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. About 11:10 p.m., the men, both 20 years old, were walking west in the...

2 armed robberies reported at Far South Side fast food restaurants

Two fast food restaurants were robbed in the past week on the Far South Side. In both armed robberies, someone walked into the restaurant and either...

Vehicle strikes man, crashes into Burger King on West Side

A man was struck by a vehicle, which then crashed into a fast food restaurant early Saturday on the West Side. A 29-year-old man was driving shortly...