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Chicago cop charged with sexually assaulting suspect in custody

A veteran Chicago police officer was charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a suspect who was in custody. Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault/force and one felony count of official misconduct/forbidden act, according to the Cook County Sta

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 16:00:24

Man fatally struck by train ID'd | Police reports, March 7-19

A man who stepped off the platform and in front of a Metra express train in downtown Riverside on March 7 reportedly had been released earlier that day from a hospital where he'd been taken after an incident last month in Lyons. On Feb. 25, Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, of Stickney, was taken to MacNeal H


Police: Man found dead at West Garfield Park apartment

Police are conducting a homicide investigation after finding a man dead Tuesday afternoon at an apartment in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The man, whose age wasn't immediately known, was found inside the apartment about 2:20 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Adams with a lacera

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 23:59:00

Police: Man shot up crack while driving in Riverside neighborhood as kids played

A man is facing charges after police pulled him over Monday afternoon and learned he had been injecting crack cocaine while driving through a residential area in west suburban Riverside. Brian Conley, 39, of Berwyn, was charged with drugged driving, according to Riverside police. He also faces sever

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 00:49:00

He came back: A new life for a homeless heroin user

Four years ago, Chris Ross weighed 70 pounds and was living in a rat-infested abandoned building in Maywood, where he used heroin and crack cocaine and panhandled and stole to support his addiction. Then, he met Forest Park resident John Netherly and his life began to turn around. As Ross tells the

FOREST PARK REVIEW - 2018-03-20 20:00:00

Oak Park mansion on the market for $2.5M

The impressive estate at the corner of Oak Park and Chicago avenues, known as Hales Mansion, is on the market for $2.15 million. Wednesday Journal reported in 2016 that the building, designed by architect Henry G. Fiddelke, was completed in 1905 for Oak Park grain magnate Burton F. Hales and his wif

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-03-20 22:09:00

Illinois Primary 2018: Young voter turnout low across Chicago area; workers locked out of Hyde Park polling place

Despite what appears to be a steady stream of voters, it doesn't look like the Chicago area will see a record breaking turnout at the polls - especially among young and first-time voters aged 18 to 24. "Less than 3 percent of those mentioned have actually voted today. When you look at the number of

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 11:14:42

Recreational Marijuana Vote In Cook County: Follow Results Here

COOK COUNTY, IL - Voters in Cook County were asked on Election Day and during early voting whether the state of Illinois should legalize the cultivation, distribution and use of marijuana for recreational purposes in the 2018 primary election. The referendum, which is advisory only, was placed on th

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:31:27

Feds: Man helped bring Tyshawn Lee murder weapon to Chicago

The feds have accused a Chicago man of helping bring to the city the weapon used in the execution-style killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee. Anthony Morgan, 31, faces four gun charges in a federal indictment filed last week. He appeared Monday in the courtroom of U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cole, wh

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-19 15:27:00

Man shot to death in Back of the Yards was city worker

A man who was shot to death Saturday night in the Back of Yards neighborhood worked for the Department of Streets and Sanitation. Terrell L. Jones and a 27-year-old man were traveling south in a Chevrolet Equinox at 10:33 p.m. in the 4900 block of South Ashland when two males got out of a dark-color

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-19 18:45:00

Chicago woman's prepaid card stolen, tax return drained in just hours

A Chicago woman watched in horror as thieves drained her prepaid card, just days after getting her tax return. So how can you make sure your account is protected? Zola heard says she's been a loyal "Western Union Net Spend Customer" for 10 years. "You can just wire me money from anywhere, and it com

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-03-20 04:32:00

7 killed, 13 others wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

Seven people were killed and at least 13 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a 36-year-old man was shot and killed on the Near North Side.The man was sitting in his parked car about 8:45 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of West

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-19 12:33:00

Persons of interest being questioned about armed-robbery spree on Northwest Side

Police are questioning two people of interest regarding a string of armed robberies earlier this morning on the Northwest Side. The two juvenile people were arrested earlier today in the 7600 block of North Rogers Avenue, Chicago Police said. Police also recovered the 2005 black Nissan sedan that wa

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 02:52:00

Chicago alderman blames drunken suburbanites for St. Patrick's Day mess

A Chicago alderman stirred up controversy by calling out young suburbanites for the mess that had to be cleaned up after the city's St. Patrick's Day celebration. Alderman Brendan Reilly (42nd Ward) tweeted in the aftermath of Saturday's festivities, "My thanks to Streets & Sanitation for cleaning-u

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-19 21:24:41

9 Robberies Reported in as Many Hours in Albany Park: Police

The first incident was reported at 11:45 p.m. Sunday and the last at 8 a.m. Monday Nearly a dozen violent robberies were reported overnight on Chicago's Northwest Side, putting residents on edge and police on alert. The series of what authorities say was nine robberies all took place in the city's

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-19 17:40:42

Winning $1M Lottery Ticket Sold In Woodridge

WOODRIDGE, IL - The luck o' the Irish shone down upon one Illinois Lottery player who bought a winning $1 million St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle ticket in Woodridge. The winning ticket was sold at Leo's Wine and Spirits, 3018 Hobson Rd. in Woodridge, according to a news release from the Illino

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:56:43

Man shot after 5 armed people approached him on Near North Side

A man was shot Sunday night after he was approached by a group of people on the Near North Side. About 8:45 p.m., five armed people approached the 30-year-old man and his parked car in the 500 block of West Division Street, Chicago Police said. The man was shot in the back and was taken to Stroger H


Massive search planned for woman missing since November from Downers Grove

Authorities are planning a massive search in the western suburbs for a woman missing since November from Downers Grove. The group is asking for the public's help in finding 22-year-old Cheyann L. Klus, last seen November 27 at her home in Downers Grove, according to the Missing Persons Awareness Net


Expressway Gunman Arrested After Shooting Driver In Face: Police

CHICAGO - A Zion man is accused of shooting a man through a car window while driving on the expressway on Sunday evening. A 28-year-old man was hit multiple times in the face, shoulder and hand by bullets fired around 7:43 p.m. on the inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway near Montrose Avenue, acc


Police: Man found dead on Brown Line train at Belmont station

A man was found dead on a CTA Brown Line train early Friday at the Belmont station in the North Side Lake View neighborhood, police said. At 1:53 a.m., the man, who is believed to have been in his 50s, was found unresponsive on the train at the station at 945 W. Belmont Ave., according to Chicago Po