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Cop Arrested for Raping a Mentally Ill Man Who Was Chained to a Hospital Bed

Chicago, IL - Chicago police officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was accused of sexually assaulting a man in his custody, while the man was shackled to a hospital bed. Calhoun has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and official misconduct. DNA evidence and photos that were taken from Calh


Police: Man found dead at West Garfield Park apartment

Police are conducting a homicide investigation after finding a man dead Tuesday afternoon at an apartment in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The man, whose age wasn't immediately known, was found inside the apartment about 2:20 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Adams with a lacera

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 23:59:00

Chicago cop charged with sexually assaulting suspect in custody

A veteran Chicago police officer was charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a suspect who was in custody. Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault/force and one felony count of official misconduct/forbidden act, according to the Cook County Sta

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 16:00:24

Eastern Storm Causes More Than 100 Chicago Flight Cancellations

CHICAGO, IL - Airlines have cancelled more than 3,500 flights across the country after another nor'easter threat. Over the past 24 hours, about 90 departures have been canceled at O'Hare. At Midway, there have been about 48 flight cancellations. Carriers including Delta, United, American and JetBlue

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:10:45

Man Shot Up Crack While Driving in Riverside Neighborhood As Kids Played: Cops

A man is facing charges after police pulled him over Monday afternoon and learned he had been injecting crack cocaine while driving through a residential area in west suburban Riverside. Brian Conley, 39, of Berwyn, was charged with drugged driving, according to Riverside police. He also faces sever

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 03:41:22

Police seek 15-year-old runaway from Oswego

Police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who ran away from west suburban Oswego Sunday evening. Lucy C. Alegria was last seen about 6 p.m. Sunday at a movie theater in Oswego, according to a statement from Oswego police. She has been reported as a runaway and may be in Chicago. Lucy is described as

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 16:42:31

Oak Parker Fritz Kaegi elected Cook County assessor

In what turned out to be one of the hottest races on the ballot in the 2018 primaries, Oak Park resident Fritz Kaegi handily defeated incumbent Joe Berrios and challenger Andrea Raila to win the race for Cook County assessor. Berrios conceded the race to Kaegi around 8:40 p.m. As of press time, with

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-03-21 04:17:00

DuPage County Warrant Of The Week

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office keeps a list of the most wanted in DuPage County. The Fugitive Apprehension Division asks for help locating fugitives from justice. You should not take action yourself, but call 630-407-2400. All charges are accusations; the defendant is presumed innocent. DUPAGE C

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:05:11

Man fatally struck by train ID'd | Police reports, March 7-19

A man who stepped off the platform and in front of a Metra express train in downtown Riverside on March 7 reportedly had been released earlier that day from a hospital where he'd been taken after an incident last month in Lyons. On Feb. 25, Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, of Stickney, was taken to MacNeal H


Police: Man shot up crack while driving in Riverside neighborhood as kids played

A man is facing charges after police pulled him over Monday afternoon and learned he had been injecting crack cocaine while driving through a residential area in west suburban Riverside. Brian Conley, 39, of Berwyn, was charged with drugged driving, according to Riverside police. He also faces sever

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 00:49:00

Recreational Marijuana Vote In Cook County: Follow Results Here

COOK COUNTY, IL - Voters in Cook County were asked on Election Day and during early voting whether the state of Illinois should legalize the cultivation, distribution and use of marijuana for recreational purposes in the 2018 primary election. The referendum, which is advisory only, was placed on th

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:31:27

Oak Park mansion on the market for $2.5M

The impressive estate at the corner of Oak Park and Chicago avenues, known as Hales Mansion, is on the market for $2.15 million. Wednesday Journal reported in 2016 that the building, designed by architect Henry G. Fiddelke, was completed in 1905 for Oak Park grain magnate Burton F. Hales and his wif

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-03-20 22:09:00

Illinois Primary 2018: Young voter turnout low across Chicago area; workers locked out of Hyde Park polling place

Despite what appears to be a steady stream of voters, it doesn't look like the Chicago area will see a record breaking turnout at the polls - especially among young and first-time voters aged 18 to 24. "Less than 3 percent of those mentioned have actually voted today. When you look at the number of

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 11:14:42

3 ejected in rollover crash on ramp from Ridge Road to I-65

Two brothers suffered life-threatening injuries and a woman was hurt when they failed to negotiate a curve on the ramp from southbound Interstate 65 to Ridge Road early Tuesday and their Chevrolet Equinox rolled several times down an embankment, police said.Provided GARY - One man was impaled by wre

NWI.COM - 2018-03-20 16:45:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Teen wanted in River Forest killed in possible gang shooting

A 16-year-old Chicago resident suspected by River Forest police of being involved in a burglary and auto theft in January, was shot to death in the Austin neighborhood on March 8. River Forest police said in a press release that the boy was one of three juveniles suspected of a burglary and motor ve


Man steps in front of Metra train, dies, after suicide threat

A Stickney man was killed after stepping in front of a Metra train March 7 in west suburban Riverside. Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, was taken to MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn on Feb. 25 after the Lyons Village Police Department responded to a report of a distraught person on Ogden Avenue. Smith told police


Man Shot By Chicago Police Faces Felony Counts

CHICAGO, IL - A man who Chicago police shot and wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance Tuesday faces charges, according to the department. Wen Min Chen, 30, was charged with four counts of felony aggravated assault with a weapon stemming from the incident. According to police, officers r


Police: Man exposed himself, asked 15-year-old girl for sex at North Side restaurant

Surveillance images of a man police say exposed himself and asked a 15-year-old girl to perform sex acts at a North Side restaurant Wednesday. (Chicago police) Chicago police have issued a safety alert after a teenage girl told police that a man tried to get her to perform a sex act while she was in


6 charged with identity theft scheme using card skimmers at gas stations

Six Florida residents have been charged for their roles in an identity theft ring that attached card skimmers to pumps at Chicago-area gas stations. | Sun-Times file photo Six Florida residents are accused of using card skimmers at Chicago-area gas stations to commit identity theft to the tune of mo