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15-year-old boy shot multiple times after answering front door of Lawndale home

A 15-year-old boy was shot when he answered the door to his Lawndale home Thursday evening, police said. About 6 p.m., the teen answered the door to his home in the 1200 block of South Homan and was met by a male armed with a gun, Chicago Police said. He then shot the boy in the back multiple times

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-19 01:37:00

2 killed, 8 wounded in Thursday shootings across Chicago

A Chicago Police officer looks for shells casings after two people were shot early this morning on the 6600 block of Evans. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times Two people were killed in a shooting early Thursday, kicking off a violent day that ended in eight other people shot across Chicago. The double-fata

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-19 14:01:00

Citing police torture, judge orders convicted murderer freed

CHICAGO (AP) - A Cook County judge on Thursday cited alleged torture by Chicago police for freeing a man who spent 21 years in prison for two 1997 murders. Police allegedly used an industrial-strength paper-cutter to slice off the toes of Jaime Hauad's shoes and threatened to cut off the then 17-yea

TOWNHALL - 2018-01-18 23:43:09

'Serial Stowaway' Marilyn Hartman Arrested at O'Hare: Cops

A furious Cook County judge previously ordered Hartman to six months of mental health confinement, telling her he is convinced she is "addicted to attention." Chicago Police Department via AP This Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows 64-year-old Marilyn Hart

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-19 23:58:17

Concealed-Carry Holder Fires Gun in Loop McDonald's: Cops

A concealed-carry permit holder fired a gun Friday night inside a McDonald's in the Loop while struggling with another person over a dropped can of pepper spray, authorities said. The 35-year-old man with the concealed weapon got in an altercation with a male who was asked to leave the fast-food res

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-20 01:28:03

63-year-old man reported missing from Gresham

A 63-year-old man with dementia was reported missing Thursday from the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Sammie Holmes was last seen about 8 a.m. Thursday at 1740 W. 77th St., Chicago Police said. Holmes was reported missing after he fled on foot on Paulina from 77th Street when his son attem

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-19 17:14:00

UCPD issues alert on car jacking at Lake Park Avenue BP Gas Station

Staff Writer On Friday morning a car was stolen from the BP Gas Station on the 5100 block of South Lake Park Avenue, according to the University of Chicago Police Department. The robbery occurred just after 8:30 a.m. on Friday. University Police said two unknown people approached a driver at the BP

HPHERALD.COM - 2018-01-19 17:06:45

Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman at it again, police say

She did it again. Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman, who has had repeated arrests for sneaking onto planes without a ticket and entering restricted areas of airports, is now being held at O'Hare Airport awaiting charges for illegally boarding a flight to London, where she was arrested by British custo

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-19 22:06:00

Who shot a worker dead and left him off U.S. 78 in DeKalb?

He was still in work clothes, a label on the blue hard hat near his body revealing his name: Devon Simms. The 28-year-old Lithonia man was found dead behind an apartment building off U.S. 78 near Stone Mountain on Tuesday morning. Days later, the death remains mysterious. "Investigators believe he w


Man found fatally shot on side of road

DECATUR, Ga. - A man was fatally shot Friday morning at an apartment complex, according to DeKalb County police. Police were notified just before 9:30 a.m. after a passerby saw someone lying on the ground in the 4500 block of Golf Vista Circle in Decatur. Officials said the victim was a 33-year-old

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-19 19:07:00

Decatur boy, 11, victim of attempted robbery after sledding, cops say

Decatur police are investigating the reported attempted robbery of an 11-year-old boy who was walking away from a sledding trip Wednesday in Oakhurst. The boy was walking near Gordon Avenue at Third Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. when he was stopped by three boys, believed to be 12 or 13, police said. He


Black ice to blame for crash that injured Fulton County police officer

Black ice is to blame for a crash that sent a Fulton County police officer and another driver to the hospital, authorities said. The crash happened about 1 a.m. Friday on Old National Highway and Pleasant Hill Road, according to Fulton police Cpl. Partrena Smith. RELATED: Roads refreeze, travel sti

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-19 12:30:32

DeKalb, Decatur Schools Make Calls On Friday Classes

DECATUR, GA - DeKalb County schools will be closed for the third day in a row on Friday, while city schools in Decatur will be opening two hours later than usual. In a social media post, DeKalb Schools said that students will be off Friday, but 12-month employees should report two hours later than

PATCH - 2018-01-19 00:52:10

Man proposes at the same Goodwill he met fiance

ELLENWOOD, Ga. - One couple found something that's not common in the racks of Goodwill: love. Angela and James first met at the Goodwill in Ellenwood and through their love for shopping at Goodwill they bonded. Some say it was love at first sight. At the end of 2017, James got down on one knee and p

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-19 22:16:00

In Georgia, five dead and hundreds hospitalized from flu virus, CDC says

A serious flu season has left hundreds of Georgians hospitalized and resulted in rising deaths in Georgia, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. The flu has hit the United States particularly hard this season. More people are seeing doctors for flu or flu related symptoms than norm

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-18 22:55:00

Teens Dumped Girl, Baby On Freezing Highways: Police

ATLANTA, GA - Two Atlanta teenagers are behind bars after police say they stole an SUV, then dumped a baby and a 4-year-old girl out on busy roadways in freezing temperatures. Thankfully, the children were rescued - with the help of a local university police chief and a television news cameraman. At

PATCH - 2018-01-19 20:19:34

Prostitution crackdown leads to criminal charges against 26 in Tuscaloosa

All had bond set at a thousand dollars each and all have court appearances set for February. (MGN) More than two dozen men face soliciting prostitution charges in Tuscaloosa. Court documents just made public show the 26 arrests were made over a three day period from January 12 through the 14th. Six

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-18 13:01:14

Harley Barber's mom says daughter is degrading herself, OK with punishment

The estranged mother of a former University of Alabama student who left school after she posted videos to social media in which she repeatedly used the n-word and other profanities called her daughter's behavior degrading. Jill Barbera told NJ.com she didn't raise her 19-year-old daughter, who is fr

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 17:12:00

Birmingham teen indicted on 7 felony assault charges in Center Point church carnival shooting

Updated: 1:04 PM CST Jan 18, 2018 A Jefferson County grand jury has indicted a Birmingham teen in connection with a church carnival shooting in Center Point that left seven people injured, including a baby girl. Laeric Bailey, 17, is facing seven counts of second-degree assault. Bailey, a former H

WVTM13.COM - 2018-01-18 19:04:00

Alabama looks to end child visitation for convicted rapists, but many exceptions would remain

Most states have a law preventing rapists from pursuing custody or visitation of children conceived through rape. Alabama isn't one of them. At a court hearing in December, a DeKalb County judge granted Christmas visitation of a woman's children to their father, the man she says raped her when she w

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 16:44:00