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Chicago police arrests dozens in pre-Memorial Day raids

Police say in a statement officers were joined by agents from the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in “precision raids” that started Thursday and continued Friday.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-05-25 11:52:18

2 killed in Chicago as Memorial Day weekend begins

A 20-year-old man was shot several times around 1:30 a.m. in the 800-block of North Cambridge Avenue, police said. Officers heard shots fired and discovered the victim on the ground, unresponsive. No one is in custody.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-05-25 11:41:50

Suspicious Man Approaches 12-Year-Old: Elmhurst Cops

ELMHURST, IL — Elmhurst Police are investigating a suspicious incident involving a man who approached a 12-year-old girl, police said. Police responded to Churchville School, 155 Victory Parkway, at 3:36 p.m. May 23 after a man parked in the pick-up lane of the school asked a 12-year-old if she want

PATCH - 2018-05-25 16:05:37

Video: Cops Tase Maywood Native, Bucks Player Sterling Brown

MAYWOOD, IL — Milwaukee Bucks player and Maywood native Sterling Brown was thrown to the ground and tased by police officers after a parking violation, an officer's body cam video shows.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 18:15:01

Tip leads authorities to 11 pounds of marijuana at Zion home

Juan C. Martinez-Cervantes, 21, is facing felony charges of unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and unlawful possession of marijuana, according to a statement from the Sheriff's Office on Friday.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-05-25 19:37:54

Chicago Police, Feds Carry Out Series Of Gun And Drug Raids

CHICAGO (CBS) —As part of a crackdown on gangs ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, Chicago police and federal agents conducted a series of raids starting Thursday morning, including at an Englewood daycare facility being used to stash guns.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-05-25 06:41:45

Police: Man groped, kissed girl on Chicago CTA train

The girl, described as a “female minor,” was riding the train to school about 10 a.m. in the 1200 block of North Ashland when the man sat next to her and tried to talk to her, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-05-24 22:33:00

12-year-old dead after apparent accident at Munster park

"At this time, there appears to be no reason to believe that foul play is involved," he said.

NWI.COM - 2018-05-24 19:00:00

Trial to Start June 4 for Man Charged in SIU Student's Death

A man charged with killing a 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student in 2014 is set to go to trial next month.The Southern Illinoisan reports 23-year-old Gaege Bethune's trial is scheduled for June 4. He's charged in the death of 19-year-old Pravin Varughese, whose body was found in a woode

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-25 11:30:25

Chicago suspect in shooting of ATF agent pleads not guilty

CHICAGO (AP)- A man accused of shooting an Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent on Chicago's South Side has pleaded not guilty.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-05-24 16:26:00

Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School, Oak Park, Illinois - May 2018

Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 97, and is located at 325 S Kenilworth Avenue in Oak Park, Illinois. There are currently 251 homes for sale ranging from $57,900 to $2,150,000.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 17:14:25

Mid-Day Shooting Under Investigation In Oak Park: Cops

The conflict reportedly took place just before 3:30 p.m. when the victim and two suspects got into a physical altercation outside of the Chase Bank at 800 W. Madison St., according to police. One suspect pulled a gun during the fight and shot the victim in the abdomen, police say.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 14:12:49

Masked Man, Woman Armed With AK-47 Rob Gurnee Bank: FBI

GURNEE, IL – Armed with an AK-47 , a man and woman donned red face masks and robbed a bank in Gurnee on Monday, authorities said. The two suspects are accused of entering Norstate Bank, at 5384 Grand Avenue in Gurnee at 10:55 a.m. The duo got away in a blue 2015 to 2018 Nissan Rogue, according to a


Burglars Killed Woman Keeping Them From Child's Room: Family

Chicago-area native Yesenia Gutierrez, 31, died trying to protect her 3-year-old son from armed burglars in her apartment in Texas, relatives say.


Man Stabbed While Riding CTA Red Line Train: Police

Authorities said after stabbing him, the offender announced a robbery by demanding the victim hand over his personal belongings. The man then exited the train in an unknown direction without taking any of the victim’s belongings, according to police.


DuPage County Warrant Of The Week

DUPAGE COUNTY, IL — A Maywood man has been chosen as DuPage County Sheriff Zaruba's "Manhunt Monday," according to a post on the sheriff department's Facebook page. Andre Watson, 23, is wanted for charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.


Man, 23, charged after cops find child pornography at Glendale Heights home

Following an investigation, officers executed a search warrant about 6:30 a.m. at Alexander's home in the 1200 block of Fordham Drive, police said. The investigation started when he was living in the 1400 block of Alexandra Boulevard in Crystal Lake.


Drunk Woman Made Up Attack Near Boeing Headquarters: Police

Authorities said Tuesday that the 49-year woman was intoxicated at around 5 a.m. in the 100 block of North Riverside Plaza, near the Boeing headquarters, when she took her pants off, fell into a planter and lost a tooth.


AP News - Chicago police: Fight ends in gunfire; 1 dead, 3 wounded

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a fight between two groups of people at a gas station escalated into gunfire, leaving a man dead and three people wounded.The shooting happened about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday in the Avondale neighborhood and police say a 25-year-old man who was shot several times was prono


Defense: Teen acted in self-defense when he mistakenly shot 11-year-old East Chicago boy

The defense attorney's statements came after a formal court appearance Tuesday morning for Sherquell D. Magee. Magee, 17, is charged in Lake Criminal Court with murder, attempted murder and attempted battery in the May 5 shooting of 11-year-old David Anderson.