Uncle Willie: Police found a naked man "running with children" on the streets of Joliet Thursday afternoon. The kids told cops their uncle was "acting weird" when he took them on a walk and began disrobing and tossing his clothes (and theirs) into garbage cans.
Spitfaced: A Bolingbrook man was "spitting mad" when he ran from cops responding to a domestic disturbance, then challenged his pursuers to a fight Thursday night — and then spit in a cop's face.
Foul-Mouthed Fun: A patron with a potty mouth at the Oak Lawn Chuck E. Cheese, told to hold her tongue and stop cursing in front of children, decided that instead of leaving she'd stage a floor show and mix it up with an off-duty cop. Stephanie George, 25, punched the cop in the neck as he tried to escort her out of the children's fun emporium.
Full-Bodied Foulup: The Cook County Medical Examiner briefly let the parts of a victim of a train fatality in Palatine go separate ways to different funeral homes. A new employee was at fault.
Why New Zealand? You don't really hear much about Nigerian scammers getting busted by the law. Maybe because they're in Nigeria. But not this one. A Nigerian man living in Crest Hill who ran an auto sale scheme bilked his unwitting victims out of more than $10,000, police said, as he posed as a New Zealand oceanographer.
Rules Matter: A Romeoville man who hid his dead wife's body for 10 days in his house after allegedly burying a claw hammer into her skull more than three years ago says he should be let go because cops didn't read him his rights.
You Can't Hide Those Cryin' Eyes: Go look at this one just to see the booking mug. Smooches.
Dr. Love: A pediatric neurologist who placed ads on Craigslist suggesting his "good-looking, fun" self would swap drugs for sex wound up in the arms of an undercover cop. He finally pleaded guilty in federal court. One Patch commenter says, "Ew, he should get extra time for trying to tell people he's good looking."
A Little Hiccup: A Northbrook man was cited for driving under the influence after his car rolled onto the lawn in front of police department headquarters. Convenient for all involved.
e-Toke: Five freshman in Elmhurst face possible expulsion after they were caught using e-cigs to smoke liquid THC, their principal says.
Breathe Uneasy: Oswego cops stopped a speeding car of teen-aged girls and were told one was having trouble breathing. That's why they were speeding. So the cops called in paramedics. And you can guess what happened next.
With Age Does Not Come Wisdom: A cop saw a 67-year-old Northbrook woman driving and yapping on her cell phone. After he pulled her over, she claimed her elderly mom was having heart pains and was very ill. And you can guess what happened next.
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