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3 charged with murder in connection to man found dead outside West Chicago home
Juan Calderon, 21, of Aurora, Emilio Guillen, 27, of Rockford and Fredi Bautista, 26, of West Chicago, were charged with first degree murder for the death of Alexander Nicolas, 26.
Chicago-area police chief says he's distraught after his cop killed a 'brave' security guard
"We view this as the equivalent of a 'blue on blue,' friendly fire incident," the police chief said in a press release.
'Shot Up Car' rolls through Chicago to draw attention to gun violence
CHICAGO (WLS) --A bullet-riddled car is rolling through Chicago this week to draw attention to gun violence.Toronto-based artist Viktor Mitic said he fired more than 6,000 rounds at his "Shot Up Car" to show the ramifications of gun violence.The rolling exhibit kicked off its tour Thursday morning i
Oak Street Health Opens New Primary Care Center In Bellwood
Washington Square, the retail mall that anchors the corner of 25th Avenue and Washington Boulevard in Bellwood, has a new tenant.
Chicago pastor asks man in drag to leave church - WND
“Can you leave my church and go put on man clothes? And don’t come here like that no more,” Rocquemore can be seen telling the man in the video, posted by Christian James Lhuillier.
Man charged with 5-year-old girl's molestation at East Chicago home
CROWN POINT — An East Chicago man is accused of molesting a 5-year-old female relative.Qwanya S. Robinson was charged Wednesday in Lake Criminal Court with two counts of child molestation and incest.East Chicago police were dispatched Monday to a residence in the 3700 block of Fir Street after recei
Chicago man dies after shooting in Sauk Village
A Chicago man was shot in Sauk Village and died Wednesday at Franciscan Health Dyer hospital, according to the Lake County coroner's office.Darius Cattron, 28, was wounded in the 21600 block of Clyde Avenue in Sauk Village.He was pronounced dead about 7:20 p.m. at the Dyer hospital. The death was ru
Chicago's 2019 mayoral election: How many millions of dollars will it take to win?
With three months until Chicago voters elect a successor to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the 17 announced mayoral hopefuls collectively have taken inmore than $7.7 million in campaign contributions,with Bill Daley still leading the pack in fund-raising, records show.
2 mothers sue city of Chicago, claiming 'reckless' police chase led to fatal crash
Two mothers are suing the city of Chicago, contending a "reckless" police chase led to a crash that killed a man, his friend and the friend's 3-year-old son last month.
Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics wing, breaks out vs. Chicago Bulls: 'Jaylen can get to the rim at any time'
Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics wing, breaks out vs. Chicago Bulls: 'Jaylen can get to the rim at any time.'Watch video
2 killed in Park Manor hit-and-run crash
Police said when they arrived they found two men, ages 35 and 42, dead on the scene. Family members identified one of the victims as James Moore.
Prosecutors oppose Chicago terror suspect’s plea change
They filed a response in Chicago federal court Thursday. A day earlier, the defense asked a judge to allow Adel Daoud to enter an Alford plea, just days before his Nov. 26 trial.
Man killed in Mount Greenwood domestic shooting: police
A man was killed Thursday afternoon in a domestic-related shooting in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far South Side.The 26-year-old was involved in a physical altercation about 3:15 p.m. in the 10700 block of South Central Park Avenue when someone pulled out a gun and shot him, Chicago poli
Things to do around Naperville this weekend: November 16-18 - Positively Naperville
Kindergarten Open House– 9:30AM | FreeSaints Peter and Paul Catholic School – 201 East Franklin Avenue Naperville, IL 60540Come Learn, Pray and Play. You and your preschooler are invited to attend a Kindergarten Open House event. These one-hour programs are scheduled in the kindergarten classroom wh
Trio charged with killing West Chicago man in gang dispute
Investigators learned that Nicolas had been near his vehicle at 11:19 p.m. on Nov. 8 when he was approached by 21-year-old Juan Calderon, 27-year-old Emilio Guillen and 26-year-old Fredi Bautista, prosecutors said. The trio attacked Nicolas and eventually Guillen gave the order to shoot him.
Man found stabbed to death in Lawndale
Officers were called out to the 1100-block of South Keeler Avenue on the West Side for a report of a person down at about 1:26 a.m., police said. When they got there, they found the victim on the ground.
Suspect in Chicago Terrorism Case Asks to Change Pleas
A judge on Thursday declared a suburban Chicago terrorism suspect mentally unfit to stand trial on charges he placed what he believed to be a bomb outside a bar, concluding that he sincerely believes his rantings that aliens, Freemasons and other shadowy figures are out to get him. Charlie Wojciecho
Chicago PlayStation Users Furious They Must Now Pay A 9% "Amusement Tax"
When they powered up their Playstations on Nov. 9, Gamers in the Windy City were furious to learn that they will now need to fork over a 9% levy to the city every time they pay for any of a suit of online services as Chicago steps up enforcement of its supremely unpopular Amusement Tax, which was ex
3 charged with selling $21,000 of stolen merchandise from spouse's business
The men, Alvin Boneta, Dainius Cepulis and Marijus Jankunas were charged with felony counts of theft, according to Chicago police. Cepulis, 46, and Jankunas, 47, were also charged with enterprising in continuing financial crimes.
2 killed in hit-and-run crash in Park Manor: police
A white Ford Fusion was traveling at a high rate of speed while exiting the ramp on State Street when it collided with another vehicle, which was headed east on 71st Street, in the intersection, police said.