Tinley Park police said they recently chased a rider who was cruising more than 20 mph over the posted limit and riding on one wheel along Harlem Avenue.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Friday, July 8, 2011
Tinley police chased a 22-year-old Shorewood man Monday, finally catching up with him after a crash.
A motorcyclist flew by police this week riding 50 mph over the speed limit. And he kept going. Tinley Park police said they tried pulling over the biker shortly before 11 p.m. Monday in the 7800 block of West 167th Street after they clocked him cruising at 85 mph in a 35 mph zone, according to the report. He was later caught driving on a sidewalk where people were walking and he eventually crashed near that area, cops said. Jason R. Stuedemann, 22, of the 25900 block of Timber Ridge Drive in Shorewood, didn't pull over his 2001 Suzuki R6 motorcycle when police sounded their sirens in pursuit, the report said. Instead, Stuedemann sped west through a red light at Harlem Avenue, where an officer decided, for his safety, to put the chase on …
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
The Last Ride? Friends recall Gerald "Jerry Mack" McElligott, who lived a life of jokes, friendship, motorcycles and charity ... and left us with a little bit of mischief.
Cuzin's Tavern on Oak Park Avenue is done up for Halloween, with fake spiderwebs, tombstones and skeletons, so first-time patron Deanna Schmidt assumed the casket sitting on the bar was also fake. "I actually thought it was a gag so I walked up a little closer and I saw there was a white man in there," Schmidt, of Plainfield, said. Schmidt said she "freaked out" and left the bar Friday night, where she was meeting a friend. On the drive home, she decided to call the police, she said. "(The dispatcher) was like, 'Is this a Halloween joke? You could be in trouble,'" Schmidt said. "And I said 'Ma'am, I'm 40 years old. I don't play gags.'" Schmidt laughed warmly when told by phone on Monday what the scene at Cuzin's actually was. It wasn't a …