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Police release video of fatal Burbank hit-and-run
BURBANK, Ill. -- Police in the southwest suburbs released video they hope will help catcha hit-and-run driver that that hit a family of three, killing one, crossing a busy street. Officials said they believe the video and photos will be the key in bringing the driver to justice.
100 Grams Of Pot Found During Stop In Hazel Crest: Police
HAZEL CREST, IL — A Hazel Crest man is facing drug charges after police say more than 100 grams of cannabis were found in a car he was in during a stop in the village earlier this month. Andre D. Taylor, 25 was taken into custody by Flossmoor police at 7:39 p.m. on June 5 as part of a multi-jurisdic
Dead rabbit found in Tinley Park tests positive for Tularemia virus
A dead rabbit discovered June 13 in the 7500 block of West 161st Street in Tinley Park tested positive for the Tularemia virus, according to the Illinois State Public Health Laboratory. FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY PHOTO
Man dies after beating from liquor store security guard on South Side
Herbert Lemon, 33, died Thursday from injuries he got at the “Wine and Spirits” liquor store at 308 E. 75th St., according to Chicago Police the Cook County Medical Examiner’ Office.
Police: Darien couple, 7-year-old girl died from murder-suicide
Officers responded to a call of shots fired just before 1 a.m. June 10 in the 7500 block of Farmingdale andfound the bodiesof Olasunkanmi Esho, his wife Bourk Esho and their 7-year-old daughter Olivia Esho inside a home, according to police and the DuPage County Coroner's Office.
AP News - 17-year-old Chicago boy, still alive, is covered in a sheet
CHICAGO (AP) — A 17-year-old Chicago boy shot several times in the head was mistaken for dead and covered with a sheet until bystanders noticed him moving and told paramedics.Chicago Fire Department officials are trying to determine how the mix-up happened after the early Monday shooting that left o
9-year-old killed, mother and sibling hurt in hit-and-run in southwest suburbs
BURBANK, Ill. -- (WGN) -- A 9-year-old boy was killed, and his 29-year-old mother and a young sibling were injured, in a hit-and-run accident in the southwest suburbs Saturday night.
2 shot near Red Line train at 87th Street
CHICAGO — Two people were shot near the Red Line at 87th Street in Chatham Sunday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department.Fire officials said two shooting victims were transported to University of Chicago Hospital, and both have been stabilized.Their conditions are not known at this time
2 Dead, 10 Wounded Friday in Chicago-Area Shootings
In the last nonfatal shooting Friday, two men were wounded in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. A 28-year-old was arguing with three other males about 10:50 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue, according to police. One of the males pulled out a gun and shot the man several tim
Felon Jailed After Posting Gun Videos on Facebook: Cops
OAK FOREST, IL -- A Chicago man on parole was arrested after he posted videos of himself on Facebook shooting a gun, prosecutors said. Aaron Steward, 26, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on two felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Steward is currently on parole for the
Police release surveillance images of Chicago Lawn sex abuse suspect
The suspect is described by police as an African-American man between 18 to 19 years old. He's about 5'7 to 5'9 with a short, black fade hairstyle. He was wearing a gray Chicago Blackhawks T-shirt, black sweatpants, black socks and slide-on sandals.
Man, 68, Found Dead in Ill. Field After 'Skydive Accident'
A 68-year-old man was found dead in a Lasalle County field Friday after a “skydive accident,” authorities said.Lasalle County sheriff deputies were dispatched to Skydive Chicago on E1969th Road in Ottawa about 4:51 p.m. The deputies found the man dead at the scene in the field adjacent to the skydiv
Chicago police shoot man on Southeast Side
When SWAT members entered the garage around 2am on Saturday, police say the man pointed a weapon at them. Officers opened-fire, and hit him in the stomach.
Heights Man Fatally Shot In Riverdale
RIVERDALE, IL - A Chicago Heights man was shot in killed in Riverdale earlier this week. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim in the 14100 block of Stewart on June 3 as Pierre House, a 27-year-old with a listed address as in the 200 block of East Joe Orr Road in Chicago He
Stormy Daniels Storms Out of Chicago Strip Club After Dispute, Weekend Shows Canceled
Porn actress Stormy Daniels stormed out of a Chicago strip club during the first of five shows, Thursday, claiming she was fired by the club’s management and forcing the cancelation of her slate of sold-out weekend shows.Daniels was reportedly uncooperative and walked out of the Admiral Theater in t
Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo
Brookfield Zoo(BROOKFIELD, Ill.) -- Two endangered Amur leopard cubs have been born at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.The 8-week-old male cubs are "thriving," Amy Roberts, the Brookfield Zoo's senior curator of mammals, told ABC News.As they've grown, the cubs' caregivers have been able to tell them
Blue Island Restaurant Owner Claims Business Was Closed Due To City Discrimination
In March, after a shooting outside the restaurant involving a bouncer, city officials revoked his license and closed down his restaurant, which is now pending appeal. Shorter, however, believes they closed his restaurant for another reason.
McDonald's Robber With 'Shaky Hands' Still On The Loose: Cops
OAK LAWN, IL -- A suspectwho robbed an Oak Lawn McDonald's restaurantis still on the loose, according to police information obtained by Patch. Oak Lawn police called off an intensive manhunt which lasted for several hours and include a police helicopter circling low overhead.
Would-be robber flees Whiting fast-food restaurant after employee tells him police are near
WHITING — A man ordered a cheeseburger and attempted to rob a White Castle early Tuesday, but fled after an employee told him to get out because police were behind him, a report says.
Love Triangle Leads To Attempted Murder Charge, Prosecutors Say
CALUMET CITY, IL — A love triangle resulted in a shooting May 14 in Calumet City, according to Cook County prosecutors in the Markham courthouse.