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Disgraced Former Police Commander Jon Burge Dies: Reports

Jon Burge, the former police commander at the center of dozens of cases of police brutality and torture resulting in several multimillion-dollar settlements, died Wednesday, according to multiple reports.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-09-19 20:21:53

Ex-Chicago police commander linked to torture of more than 100 suspects dies

Former Chicago Police commander Jon Burge, who was linked to numerous cases involving the torture of suspects, has died in Florida. Photograph: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-09-20 00:47:35

Kim Kardashian Keeping Her Family In Los Angeles - Despite Kanye West Buying A House In Chicago! - Perez Hilton

You can’t take the Kardashian out of L.A. — so don’t even try,Kanye West.A Kardashian source has confirmed that although the Kardashian-Wests recently purchased a house in Chicago, Illinois,Kim Kardashian Westwill be keeping the family in Los Angeles full time.Video: Kim Calls Kylie’s Pregnancy ‘The

PEREZHILTON - 2018-09-19 18:16:30

Michelin says these are the best restaurant deals in town

The ninth annual Bib Gourmands, released a week in advance of the annual Michelin Guide, honor excellent restaurants at which it’s possible, Michelin says, to order two courses and glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less, before tax and tip.

CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS - 2018-09-19 18:39:20

Cook County Medical Examiner Says 24 Holes Found In Laquan's Body

CHICAGO, IL -- Day 3 of the trial of Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teen in October 2014, continued Wednesday focusing on the autopsy performed on 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. Van Dyke has pleaded not gu

PATCH - 2018-09-19 21:24:35

[ACCIDENT] C6 Corvette Punches a Hole In a Brick Building in Chicago Suburb of Skokie - Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle

The Corvette crashed into the side of a building in the 3900 block of Oakton Street, near Crawford Avenue, just before midnight Saturday.

CORVETTEBLOGGER.COM - 2018-09-19 14:33:40

Disgraced Police Commander, Who Tortured Hundreds, Dead at 70

CHICAGO, IL — Jon Burge, the former Chicago PD commander convicted in 2010 of lying about torturing suspects, has died, reports say. He was 70.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 22:28:01

3 Shot, Including 16-Month-Old and Teenager, in South Loop

It was unclear how many people were shot, but they are all female, authorities said. The incident occurred sometime after 9 p.m. near South State Street and Cermak Road.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-09-20 02:52:08

Kanye West 'Moving Back To Chicago,' Album With Chance The Rapper

CHICAGO, IL — Monday night was a big one for Kanye West fans as Yeezy himself announced during a Chicago appearance he will be returning to the city and "never leaving," thanks to fellow Chicago star Chance the Rapper, who was also in attendance. The 41-year-old Chicago native and Chance revealed du

PATCH - 2018-09-18 16:51:16

Chicago officer unjustified in killing black teen

NO JUSTIFICATION: Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke stands and walks toward the judge's bench at the start of the trial for the killing of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago, Ill., Sept. 14. Antonio Perez/Pool/Chicago Tribune via Reuters

POSTGUAM.COM - 2018-09-18 14:00:00

Ex-Marine admits killing 2 suburban Chicago girls

A judge sentenced Jorge Torrez, 30, to 100 years in prison under a plea deal with prosecutors for the fatal stabbings of 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias on Mother's Day 2005 at the Beulah Park Forest Preserve in Zion, near the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-09-18 22:22:00

West Chicago Murder Case: Teens Plead Not Guilty

WEST CHICAGO, IL — Four teens who stand trial for the murder of a West Chicago man they allegedly set on fire, stabbed, and ran over with a car have pleaded not guilty. Francisco Alvarado, Jesus Correa, and Saul Ruiz, all 18, of West Chicago, along with Tia Brewer, 16, of Wheaton, could face life in

PATCH - 2018-09-18 17:09:00

Red Bull Music Festival will celebrate Chicago musicians with a month of shows in November

After hosting 30 concerts in Chicago last November as part of its 30 Days in Chicago festival, Red Bull will bring even more music to this city this November with the launch of a new festival that focuses on local musicians. This morning, organizers announced the lineup for Red Bull Music Festival C

TIME OUT GLOBAL - 2018-09-18 17:26:41

Car Burglar Swipes Suitcase Filled With Cash In Oak Park: Cops

OAK PARK, IL — Police in Oak Park are investigating a vehicle burglary in which the suspect or suspects stole a suitcase that contained close to $5,000 in cash. According to a police report, the car was burglarized around 1:10 p.m. Monday while the car was left unattended for about four minutes.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 21:00:40

Man found shot to death in East Chicago

Marquis J. Dawson, 28, was found dead in the 400 block of Vernon Avenue about 12:40 a.m., according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office.

MSN.COM - 2018-09-18 12:18:27

Rashaad Penny played 20 offensive snaps and got 10 carries to Chris Carson's 19 offensive snaps and six carries against Chicago Monday night. That was a surprise given how Pete Carroll had said that Carson had taken the lead in the Seahawks' tailback competition. He said postgame that part of the reason for Carson's light usage was that injuries at other positions forced him to play more on special teams, which left him "a little gassed." Carson played only two snaps on special teams.

Rashaad Penny played 20 offensive snaps and got 10 carries to Chris Carson's 19 offensive snaps and six carries against Chicago Monday night. That was a surprise given how Pete Carroll had said that Carson had taken the lead in the Seahawks' tailback competition. He said postgame that part of the re

ESPN - 2018-09-18 14:32:51

Kanye West says he's 'moving back to Chicago and never leaving again'

@chancetherapperjust brought out@kanyewestat@OpenMikeChicagoand he announced he’s moving back to Chicago FOR GOOD ???pic.twitter.com/1H5Rt1ACLH— JAMESTYLERS (@JamesTylers)


Cop Goes to Trial for Murder After Horrific Video Showed Him Kill Unarmed Teen for Walking

The trial for the cop who was seen on video emptying his magazine into unarmed teen, Laquan McDonald, begins today, he is charged with first degree murder.


Chicago officer unjustified in killing black teen, prosecutor says

By Robert Chiarito and Suzannah GonzalesCHICAGO (Reuters) – The white police officer who shot to death a black teen in 2014 fired 16 shots without justification, prosecutors told a Chicago jury on Monday, as the trial began in a decisive case for race relations and policing in the United States’ thi


5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbs

Tasty to the coreSample a mix of tasty treats while enjoying music and carnival attractions at the Long Grove Apple Fest at 308 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove. $5; kids 12 and younger admitted free. (847) 634-0888 orlonggrove.org/festivals/apple-fest. 3 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.