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POLICE PURSUIT in West Suburbs After Aggravated Assault Against Chicago Police in Chicago

Fri February 17 2012 11:49 pm
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State police and Cook County Sheriff police were in pursuit about 11:30 p.m. Friday of a white U-Haul van with front-end damage. The drivers of the van had a history of aggravated assault with a vehicle in Chicago. A police helicopter is involved in the pursuit. The pursuit was on-again and off-again for at least 30 minutes. The pursuit began about 10:45 p.m. when Chicago police saw a stolen U-Haul truck near 1800 West Erie Street, Chicago. The offender struck a Chicago police vehicle with the U-Haul and eventually fled. Police eventually observed the vehicle eastbound on I-290, but did not engage it.

Police terminated the pursuit near Irving Park Road and Wright Boulevard.

Wood Dale southbound from Irving Park Road …

Addison police picked up the pursuit at about 11:44 p.m. Friday on westbound Lake Street passing Miller at 80 mph.

Westbound Lake Street passing I-355 about 70 mph.

Westbound Lake Street in the eastbound lanes near Medinah — Bloomingdale police joining the pursuit.

Westbound Lake Street passing Roselle Road at 11:49 p.m. last seen westbound Lake Street from Gary Avenue.

Pursuit terminated at 11:50 p.m.

Itasca police units in pursuit of vehicle on eastbound I-290 from Thorndale at about 80 mph at 11:58 p.m. Pursuit terminated about 11:59 p.m. on eastbound I-290 near Lake Street.

Elmhurst police sighted the vehicle on eastbound I-290 passing Route 83, and the vehicle was last seen on eastbound near I-294.

Hillside police observed the vehicle eastbound on I-290 at Mannheim Road.

Forest Park police sighted I-290 passing Harlem Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Saturday.

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  • Current Conditions : 34.9F, Overcast - 2:03 PM CST Nov. 17
    Temperature: 34.9°F | Humidity: 85% | Pressure: 30.32in ( Falling) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: ESE | Wind Speed: 0mph
  • Tonight as of Nov. 17 3:11 AM CST
    Tonight - Cloudy. Chance of light rain and snow mainly south and near the lake. Lows in the upper 20s in the suburbs...but in the lower to mid 30s downtown. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Today as of Nov. 17 3:11 AM CST
    Today - Light snow in the morning, then a chance of light rain and light snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 to 2 inches. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
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    Sunday - Cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning becoming west in the afternoon.