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Francisco Espinal-Quiroz, 51, could face more charges in the highway deaths of four people Monday, July 21, including Ulrike Blopleh of Channahon.
Jp July 23, 2014 at 01:35 pm
It's was a horrible accident. My heart goes out to the families. The news did a cover story on thisRead More stretch of highway. It showed 172 accident 6 deaths and 58 injuries. The state needs to take a look into that. I do feel his bail is excessive. Let alone made him out to look like a murderer who intentionally did this. I guarantee he wishes it was him rather than to take 4 lives. I think there are many occupations that don't require log books yet these people have been up for 24 hrs + and they get behind the wheel. Yes he should be held responsible but There are people committing horrific crimes that don't get that kind of bail. I know when something horrible happens they want to throw the book at that person. Unfortunately nothing will change the outcome. A perfect example is cell phones. Many deaths have resulted from people causing accidents while on the phone. It's against the law to use them when driving but I see it every day. I will say people are responsible for there actions and there the only ones to blame. Don't put the blame on the state police. That's not on them. I feel for them and everyone on that scene because no doubt it was a horrific accident scene
Ericus Alanas July 23, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Truck traffic on 55 is insane, its getting way out of control and just today there were 11 trailersRead More with 9 of them going 3x3. Its like driving on the same tracks as a locomotive train.
Sara Bloom July 23, 2014 at 08:46 pm
What's with the mention of the restriction for a vision disability. I have one of those on myRead More license. It means I wear corrective lenses. The guy most likely fell asleep at the wheel, you can do that while having perfect eyesight.
Chicago Police at the scene of a Friday morning shooting  on East 43rd Street. | Screenshot via the Red Line Project Storify.
Tracey July 21, 2014 at 08:49 am
Let them kill each other? What about the one's who don't die and need millions in healthcare for theRead More rest of their life? Who pays for that? All of us! Stop the violence and ignorance!
Patti Smith July 21, 2014 at 10:19 am
Who's kids are doing the shooting? Theirs! Parents cry about losing love ones yet are you parentsRead More watching over your own kids? Do they believe bad kids are being Bused into the City of Chicago to shoot people??? Parents where are you kids right now, where are they at night? Watch your KIDS it's up to you to teach them right from wrong NOT the police!
Pat F July 21, 2014 at 01:04 pm
Stop the revolving door of justice(nonjustice!)!! Once they are involved in a crime involving a gun,Read More they should be sentenced to Hard Labor.. That's right, just like the Old Days!! No more of this crap where they lay around and get free room and board! Put them out in chain gangs and let them work! Screw the bleeding hearts who want to be nice to felons! Most of these people are hardened criminals..once again, if you do the crime, you do the time..But, now make it Hard Time that may sway them to straighten up!!
Jesse Vega in his booking mug and on Wednesday afternoon in the back seat of an Elgin police car after his capture.
Just Sayin July 17, 2014 at 03:54 pm
ATTENTION PATCH EDITOR ET AL.... This fellow Louis Fasullo needs to be reported to localRead More authorities. His comment is not only highly confused...but also borders on a confession of sorts. Check into his ISP address...and contact appropriate persons.
sophia July 18, 2014 at 08:19 pm
jesse's lips look like he enjoys servicing men in prison!
Hater July 19, 2014 at 02:21 am
Guy seams totally stable. http://louisfasullo.blogspot.com/?m=1Read More http://dockets.justia.com/search?query=Louis+Fasullo I wonder wtf he's suing dc comics for?
kimberly July 17, 2014 at 09:34 am
Hey editor Laura and anyone else if you want the real story on what happen to my friends daughterRead More and or to spread awareness to her life here is the link to her page. Elissa Haley Adams fund https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1443907789214300
Brenda July 17, 2014 at 11:21 am
Near drowning should be no where in this article. Shame on you patch.
Deb Vander Weit Jennings July 17, 2014 at 12:36 pm
She happened to be in a pool when the cardiac event happened. There was no "drowning."Read More Please correct the story.
Mark Pawlak. Credit: Orland Park Police Department
Karen M. Bushy July 23, 2014 at 10:10 am
Many of the people posting here don't seem to actually understand how this all works. This personRead More was NOT arrested because the concerned woman called the police. The police ARRIVED because she called. If the officers determined there was nothing to get too excited about other than some ill-chosen words, they would have likely warned him to calm down and left the building. Once the officers arrive on the scene, the opinions or comments of the person who called are taken into consideration but then I'm pretty sure the officers spoke with the father, and likely also spoke with the children and the mother - AWAY FROM THE FATHER - and asked them what happened. Just like at the scene of an accident, the officers put one party in one squad car and the other party in another car so they can question them SEPARATELY. It is upon THEIR investigation that they make their decision on what to do next. In this case, they called DCFS and then "invited" this mope to be their "guest" for a while. If you think he was arrested just because the caller 'said so', you simply do not understand police procedure.
Fatkat July 23, 2014 at 08:34 pm
And Karen, you are the expert based on what?? Credentials ??
Ann W. July 23, 2014 at 10:13 pm
Karen's synopsis is very credible and logical. I work in a field that often involves the police andRead More child protective services. They don't have the resources or time to deal with frivolous situations. It is beyond more than likely that the police and DCFS observations yielded enough to intervene.
Farad Polk at his Monday press conference discussing his lawsuit against Cook County.
j July 15, 2014 at 04:18 pm
Something strange how this could happen. I think you have to sign in and out when you visit jails.
J3 July 15, 2014 at 08:38 pm
Well it didn't very long for one of you idiots to pull the race card! Morons!
sophia July 18, 2014 at 08:17 pm
AND the ghetto lottery begins again! dumb "man"!
Ramsey Fakhouri, 22, was sentenced on charges that he and a friend drove from Michigan to Illinois on Valentine’s Day to rob an ATM at a bank where his girlfriend worked so he could buy her an engagement ring. (Photo: Highland, IL, Police)
McGurk July 15, 2014 at 07:51 pm
Dale: Silly boy, the title of the article merely states the fact that the accused attended a bibleRead More college in Indiana. Nothing about his religion; if any. Only attendance. Do try to be attentive, before you,(again), post falsely.
zenia July 15, 2014 at 11:16 pm
What a dummy...if I was the girl I would NEVER speak to him again, ever...he could easily haveRead More gotten her arrested & charged b/c she innocently revealed details about her job duties...trust is something a relationship is supposed to be built upon & not using that trusted information to commit an illegal act.
sophia July 18, 2014 at 08:21 pm
DEPORT
Walter Blockmon was killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Hazel Crest. | Credit: NBC Chicago
gayleski July 14, 2014 at 08:22 pm
And how about the people driving with their little purse dogs on their laps!
Darkness July 15, 2014 at 09:51 am
I've had way too many close calls from ignorant a-holes doing everything but paying attention to theRead More road. News flash; the world doesn't revolve around you, your twitter feed, your facebook posts, or reading the paper (yeah I've seen people reading the paper while driving). Get your head out of your a** and drive. You're only piloting a 3000+ pound missile, and it might actually require you to f**king pay attention.....
Granny Gruntz July 15, 2014 at 02:38 pm
Harry Callahan July 14, 2014 at 08:56 AM - "... walk around with their I-Phones in theirRead More hands...I call them "THE WALKING DEAD". **MR. CALLAHAN, I TOTALLY AGREE WITH YOU!! *Last winter I was driving down a parking lot aisle at Walmart, Matteson, looking for a parking place. *AND I go slower than a snail because one never knows when a child will dart out, a car backs out without driver looking, etc., *This particular time I had stopped!! - BECAUSE a group of 3-4 women were walking TOWARDS my car. *AND one member of this group of 3-4 WAS SO BUSY TEXTING that she would have WALKED STRAIGHT INTO THE FRONT OF MY CAR - had not one of her friend pulled the "texting" woman to the side. *AND - HAD I NOT BEEN WATCHING AND KEEPING MY CAR MOTIONLESS - THAT WOMAN WOULD HAVE BEEN HIT! * "THE WALKING DEAD" is a very appropriate term! *Too many drivers go through store parking lots at a pretty fast clip in order to beat another driver to an empty parking place. *Those drivers pay NO ATTENTION to those walking - or - "THE WALKING DEAD"!
Credit: Will County Sheriff's Department
eljersterus July 7, 2014 at 03:21 am
Goddamn! Looks like the people of Walmart. Buncha hillbillies
Eric Summerset July 7, 2014 at 08:40 am
I get crime is crime and they should be punished,, but why do people make light of another's misery!Read More Some of them may have gone a different direction with help and understanding. Many may have ended up like this too if certain situations had gone a little different when they were young!
Eric Summerset July 7, 2014 at 08:41 am
I get crime is crime and they should be punished, but why do people make light of another's misery?Read More Some of them may have gone a different direction with help and understanding. Many may have ended up like this too if certain situations had gone a little different when they were young!
Robert Thompson July 8, 2014 at 08:08 am
151 and just east of lagrange 3-9 today
Robert Thompson July 8, 2014 at 09:33 am
sheehe funeral home
Robert Thompson July 8, 2014 at 09:40 am
Memorial Visitation Tuesday 3 to 9 pm at the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home 9000 W. 151stRead More St., Orland Park, IL Memorial Service Wednesday 10:30am at the All Saints Lutheran Church, 13350 La Grange Rd., Orland Park, IL
Allan Kustok and Jeanie Kustok. He was convicted in March 2014 of shooting her in their Orland Park home. | Patch file photos
Louis Fasullo July 18, 2014 at 10:06 pm
Go home to your husband
Mrs. Featherbottom July 19, 2014 at 08:48 pm
Why don't you go home to your husband..
Just Me! July 20, 2014 at 03:13 pm
^^^^^^^Louis are off your medication?? Wth?? ^^^^^
screen grab from myFOXchicago
Shantel July 5, 2014 at 10:16 am
I think nut case would be an understatement. I'm glad he was caught it's one less psycho to worryRead More about. Rest in Peace to the victims!
Boogeyman July 8, 2014 at 10:55 am
Ex no posting his rapsheet!!!
Ex Jolietian July 8, 2014 at 10:57 am
I only research Will County.... pretty hard to figure out, huh ?
Louis J. Ferguson, 37, of Tinley Park, faces one charge of possession of child pornography. | Credit: Tinley Park Police
Amber Layn Miller July 1, 2014 at 12:38 pm
Every kid at hadley middle school stayed away from him. We all knew! There were rumors he hadRead More cameras in the bathrooms back when I was there. He was a creep!
Tony July 1, 2014 at 05:04 pm
Sick disgusting human being should never experience freedom. I'll gladly chip in to keep thisRead More garbage out of society. Bind shod be 1 500 O00. They missed a few zeros
Roscoe July 7, 2014 at 04:46 pm
Does anyone know if this is "Mr. Lou" that drove a bus for Kinder Care in Tinley back inRead More the early 2000's? Also mailed the kids invites for magic shows at his house. (he sent one to my kid) Major red flag.
Joe Barrett June 26, 2014 at 01:58 pm
Yes, please catch the punks breaking into cars almost each and every night. They operate off ofRead More 167th street and originally would do their robbing between midnight and 4 AM. Now they are brazen enough to do it during the day time hours. They operate in a team of 4 to 5 kids all 16 - 20 years old. Two typically dress in all black with flash lights. The other 2 or 3 serve as look outs. Please keep you vehicles locked at all times, especially if you have a garage door opener in there, you don't want them to have a free pass to your house. Good luck.
Joe Barrett June 26, 2014 at 01:59 pm
And all Tinley residents should do themselves a favor and purchase a Drop cam for your home.Read More https://www.dropcam.com/app/cameras
Joe Barrett June 26, 2014 at 02:02 pm
Lastly, don't blame the police they are doing all they can. It's the prosecutors that don't seemRead More to want to do anything about it... Stay safe Tinley's finest!
Bahaa Sam. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Department
Alan Vanderbilt June 23, 2014 at 11:56 am
frickin terrorist is what he is. Reason to bring back death penalty
Patch reader June 23, 2014 at 09:50 pm
Wish the inmates would kill him and save the tax payers $$.
Joshua Deford, 23, died after a chase allegedly caused by Chiquita Stevenson, 27. Deford is a member of the DC Eagles motorcycle club.
alski June 16, 2014 at 04:26 pm
Not to worry. As far as most dangerous they are probably near the bottom of the list. Maybe kindaRead More sorta anyway. I'm sure they've forgotten about all this already.
Dr G June 17, 2014 at 08:52 am
"Ain't nobody got time for motorcyclists" Chiquita Bannana
Felix C. July 7, 2014 at 10:55 am
Every bike club is not a gang.
Roy Burks, 37, of Richton Park, used his drug-screening business to steal identities, the Attorney General alleges.
Honestly IPO June 12, 2014 at 04:31 pm
I refuse to give S.S. number all the time. When asked why I explain you can't use to find me so youRead More don't need it. I have never been turned away or refused a service/product.
fred June 15, 2014 at 04:14 pm
Give him many many many years in jail.
Denise Flamini June 28, 2014 at 04:14 pm
S.S. number should only be given to your employer and your bank or any other source of INCOME forRead More reporting to the government. I tell anyone else that it's against the law to ask for this information. The companies that hired Plus and Minus to do drug testing should have investigated the background of Plus and Minus before they hired P&M. The HR department should be accountable for sloppy work and should now set up an account for ID Fraud for all the people tested.
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sCarah.83 June 13, 2014 at 10:00 pm
Hey wompbomp... I have a few questions/comments for you, kind sir... 1.)Do you have a job? Or do youRead More just sit on your arse all day trying to find the end of the internet until mommy makes you dinner? 2.)If you're so disgusted with the LW area... Why don't you move instead of staying here and beyotching about it? Shit or get off the pot dude. 3.)A lot of people sleep around regardless of the occupation, soooo umm... Way to keep it relevant bud.... Talking about how the firefighters enjoy eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches would have been just as relevant to this story as your "sikbern" about them enjoying hookers. 4.)At the end of the day, lives were lost and you're negating the sadness of that by bringing your crazy talk to this forum. Clearly you have personal issues with one/some of the brave and selfless first responders employed by the village of Mokena, and you've decided to "get your revenge" by posting "sikberns" on an open Internet forum... Does it make you feel better? Better make a passive aggressive away message for your aim profile too just to really make yourself feel like a big tough guy. 5.) Lastly, if you're that concerned with the whereabouts of hookers in this town, why don't you keep your mother and sister off the streets and help them find new jobs?! Sikbern
Eric Blair June 14, 2014 at 06:42 am
sCarah.83 “…brave and selfless first responders…”? Hardly, modernRead More firefighters, whether you choose to accept it or not have a cushy high paying job with early retirement, great pension, and a remote chance of job injury. Mokena once had a volunteer dept. that was probably better for a fraction of the cost. You probably don’t remember the flashing blue lights the guys had on their cars when responding. You yuppies with your easy and fake unearned money ruined this village. As for moving from this area I have a better idea, you move. This place was far better when it was “blue collar”.
Dot dot dot June 15, 2014 at 09:01 pm
Eric, I assure you your job and place in life is completely irrelevant. Don't be jealous that yourRead More Walmart job pays minimum wage
Tony June 11, 2014 at 07:11 am
May God bless this American Hero's soul. My sincere condolences to his family and loved ones. HowRead More difficult this must be...my heart breaks for you.
Regina Johnson was arrested May 22 and charged with driving while license suspended, no turn signal lamp. | Tinley Park Police Department
SouthSide June 9, 2014 at 10:00 am
I'm glad to know that police are stopping people who fail to restrain children in proper car seats.Read More "Kenney Ingold was arrested May 29 and charged with failure to secure child, no valid driver's license, and speeding over the posted limit."
Tony June 9, 2014 at 11:37 pm
Scumbags!
Tony June 11, 2014 at 07:17 am
Such display of valor and selflessness in the young mans death from Mokena while proudly serving inRead More the military. Now in this article we see quite the opposite, scumbag selfish wastes that are a drain on society. Disgusting
goddess June 9, 2014 at 11:31 am
I hope they kept her from leaving the country.
Patti Gibson June 9, 2014 at 12:58 pm
Behavior correction on this is to #1 Put HER in a taped up box and leave HER on the corner #2 KickRead More her out of this country ASAP - who needs idiots like this?
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Taleishia Trisby (top) and Denisha White in their Chicago Police booking mugs after a drug-sniffing U.S. Customs dog (not this one) ruined their trip home.
Danny June 17, 2014 at 10:24 pm
i dont need hookers unlike you apparently marco sangria
marco sangria June 17, 2014 at 10:39 pm
oh danny u poor soul u need more than the world can give you. stay comfortable in gary indiana
owen bailey June 18, 2014 at 08:23 am
if those chicks are hookers they prob needed to turn to dealing to make ends meet
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