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2 charged in fatal shooting of Chicago Police Officer John Rivera

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two men have been charged in the fatal shooting of off-duty Chicago Police Officer John River, police announced Monday. Police said 24-year-old Menelik Jackson of South Holland and 32-year-old Jovan Battle of Chicago have each been charged with first-degree murder. Police said Jacks


Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale” marks the start of second season of free concert series in Berwyn

Project 88, the free Berwyn concert series showcasing acclaimed musicians from around the globe, launches its second season at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 30 with Igor Stravinsky's "The Soldier's Tale," performed by a seven-piece chamber orchestra. The performance will be at Unity Lutheran Church, 6720 3


Bail Denied For Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Robbing, Sexually Assaulting College Student

CHICAGO (CBS)– Bond was denied for a Chicago man suspected in the kidnapping, armed robbery, and sexual assault of a 21-year-old female college student. Justin Dalcollo, 34, appeared in court Monday morning. He was charged with one count of aggravated Kidnapping, one count of armed robbery and one c


Alleged drunk driver said she crashed car 'because I know what the coroner looks like,' police say

PORTAGE — A 36-year-old Chicago woman faces a charge of battery to a police officer after crashing her vehicle in a ditch while allegedly driving drunk and saying she drove off the road "because I know what the coroner looks like."


How did Robert J Lovero spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

Democratic Robert J Lovero's election campaign committee, Committee to Elect Robert J Lovero, spent $18,296 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).


Elderly woman found covered in feces with bedbugs 'jumping off' her body, son charged with felony neglect: Prosecutors

A Glenview man is charged with felony neglect of an elderly person after police found his 91-year-old mother unconscious and clinging to life, covered in bedbugs, feces and urine in a filthy home, prosecutors said Wednesday.


Mother killed, husband and 1-year-old son wounded in West Pullman shooting

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was killed and her husband and 1-year-old son were wounded in a shooting in Chicago's West Pullman neighborhood Monday morning. Police said the baby was with his 34-year-old father and 33-year-old mother inside a parked vehicle in the 11700-block of South Laflin Street at ab


CITY OF BERWYN: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

City of Berwyn issued the following announcement on March 15. Berwyn Residents in apartment buildings who do not have access to Waste Management’s “At Your Door Program” can take advantage of the following Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.


Gunman Who Allegedly Killed Off-Duty CPD Officer Shot 'First Hispanic Man' He Saw: Police

The gunman who allegedly fatally shot an off-duty Chicago police officer over the weekend murdered "the first Hispanic man that he came into contact with" following an altercation with a group from a party bus at the city's Rock N' Roll McDonald's, police said Monday.


Cook County Board approves April Arab Heritage Month proclamation

Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison introduces a proclamation honoring April as Arab American Heritage Month at the board meeting March 20, 2019, in coordination with the passage of a State of Illinois Law designating April as Arab American Heritage month.


Police Raid Wrong Home During Child’s Birthday Party; ‘I Thought They Was Going To Shoot Me, And My Brother, And Everybody Else’

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police raided the wrong home again; this time during a 4-year-old boy’s birthday party. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini continues his months-long investigation into wrong raids.


Man charged in Bloomingdale abduction, sex assault of woman at gunpoint

BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. (WLS) -- A man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint in west suburban Bloomingdale is scheduled to appear in court Monday morning.


NAPERVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT: Residents Encouraged to Attend Burglary Prevention Forums

Naperville Police Department issued the following announcement on March 21. The Naperville Police Department is offering residents two opportunities this month to learn first-hand from police department staff how to safeguard their possessions from would-be burglars. Residents who attend either of t


Even his wife didn’t know Chicago toy store owner was a master thief

CHICAGO — When federal agents came for Phil Cresta in 1974, not even his wife knew why the toy store owner was being arrested. Later she found out her husband was actually the best thief on the eastern seaboard, and had been hiding out from both the mob and the law until he was discovered.


Lucky Stretch: Four lotto prizes won since Thursday

CHICAGO, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — If you recently purchased a Powerball or Lucky Day Lotto ticket, you may want to check it right away!. The winning Powerball ticket in the Saturday, March 23 drawing was sold at Speedway on Wilson Street in Batavia and matched all five numbers: 24, 25, 52, 60, 66 but not


Family of Unarmed Shooting Victim Wins $5.1 Million after Police Plant Gun

A Chicago jury awards $5.1 million to family of unarmed man fatally shot by Chicago cop, who planted gun. An Illinois jury awarded nearly $5.1 million on Thursday to the family of 37-year-old Gary Smith, who was fatally shot by Chicago police officer Arkadiusz Pachnik in 2014.


Blotter: 4 people picked up on warrants in Skokie

The following items were taken from Skokie Police Department reports and releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Steven Michael Higgins, 59, of the 9000 block of Mansfield Avenue, Morton Grove, was charged with battery and criminal trespass on March 16.


Slain cop targeted because he was Hispanic; hate crime charges possible: Johnson

The man accused of killing a Chicago Police officer had gotten into an altercation with a group of Hispanic men about an hour earlier, then shot the cop because he was “the first Hispanic he saw,” CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson said Monday.


R. Kelly Bails On Plans To Let "Sex Cult Victim" Meet Her Parents

The singer reportedly refused to let Joycelyn Savage meet her own parents. (AllHipHop News) R. Kelly and his team have reportedly scrapped a planned meeting between on of his girlfriends and her family.


Top 50 West Town property tax bills for 2017

A homeowner who paid $98,500 in property taxes on a home in South West Town had the biggest tax bill in West Town, Chicago in 2017, according to BlockShopper.com, which calculated the top 50 property tax bills paid by neighborhood for the 12 months ending Dec. 31.