Crime is no laughing matter, but every now and then there's a gem that eases the reporting process; the headlines are written for me.

Jan. 10: What's in a Name?

Patricio Rojas, 19, of Markham, was pulled over after New Lenox police said he ran a red light near Route 30 and Schoolhouse Road. Rojas then gave them a false name but, police discovered his real name after he signed it on his citation sheets. Upon searching Rojas' real name, police discovered he had a suspended license and a warrant for his arrest in connection with a failure to appear in court in Oak Forest and Markham. Read more.