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Police & Fire
Kevin Maguire, 43, poured gasoline on the floor of his parents' home and lit it, police said, according to chicago.cbslocal.com.
A minivan driver hit a tractor-trailer and then hit a third vehicle from the oncoming direction. It happened on Dempster near Shermer in Niles.
Police & Fire, Schools
Niles Police confirmed they had been investigating the Notre Dame College Prep teacher for inappropriate communications with students. The Niles Chamber is discussing what to do about the award it was to give Balentine in 10 days.
Police said they found Richard Balentine, who was due to receive the Niles Chamber's Teacher of the Year award in 11 days, lifeless in his room, of an apparent suicide.
A 33-year-old Skokie woman is accused of grabbing a Pomeranian therapy pup from a car outside a Niles grocery store.
Police & Fire, Awareness
A 73-year-old man that robbed a Niles bank told police that he wanted to go back to prison because he felt most comfortable there, the Associated Press reported.
A 73-year-old man was arrested outside a motel in North Chicago after he robbed a bank on Sunday. The suspect told a teller that he had "six months to live."
A medical condition may have caused a driver to lose control of an empty school bus around 2:30 p.m., hitting six vehicles in oncoming traffic. Police sealed off Oakton Street, between Greenwood and Oriole Avenues.
An 18-year-old alumna of a Morton Grove school, and her grandmother, died Sunday in a carbon monoxide poisoning. Five other family members, including a current 6th grader, are hospitalized.
Police & Fire, Business, The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charging of the suspect who has robbed numerous hair salons in Niles, Skokie, Morton Grove and other suburbs.
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