Saturday, February 2, 2013
The following is a selection of police-related items from area Patches. Where an arrest is referenced it does not indicate a conviction.
Niles Out-of-Control School Bus Hits Six Cars An out-of-control school bus, empty except for the driver, careened down Oakton Street and hit about six other vehicles Tuesday, just before 2:30 p.m. The bus traveled more than a mile westbound from about Milwaukee Avenue to Greenwood Avenue through Niles and Park Ridge, according to Park Ridge Police Commander Lou Jogmen. It traveled in the oncoming traffic lanes. The driver may have been suffering from a medical condition, he said. Minor injuries were reported. Park Ridge police got a call at 2:29 p.m. indicating the bus had struck a vehicle at Oakton Street at Oriole. As they were responding, reports of additional collisions came in. The bus traveled right past Emerson Middle School, on …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Shawn Daro was killed in a Chicago car accident on Tuesday. Visitation for the Stevenson High School graduate will be held on Monday in Palatine and funeral mass will be held Tuesday at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago.
Shawna Lee Daro was born on March 23, 1982 and passed away on January 29, 2013. Daro, 30, of Chicago, is formerly of Kildeer and Palatine. Beloved daughter of Tim and Linda Daro; loving sister of Meghan (Matt) Frisch and Matthew Daro; cherished granddaughter of Robert and Barbara Deja and the late Stanley and Sabina Daro; fond niece and cousin to many. Funeral Information Visitation Monday, February 4 from 3 p.m until 9 p.m. at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Family and friends will meet Tuesday at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St., Chicago, for visitation from 9:30am until time of mass at 10:30am. Interment will be private. Donations Information Memorial donations in Shawna's name to Shades of Hope, 402 …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The accident happened early Tuesday near the United Center, according to the Chicago Tribune.
An Arlington Heights woman is dead after crashing her 2002 Scion into a concrete median near the United Center in Chicago around 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, authorities told the Chicago Tribune. Shawna Daro, of the 200 block of West Miner Street, was alone in her car when the accident happened, the Tribune reports. Daro, 30, was a 2000 graduate of Stevenson High School, according to The Journal and Topics.