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Chicago Police release body cam video of fatal shooting in South Shore neighborhood
CHICAGO (Fox 32 News) - Chicago Police released body cam video Sunday from a fatal shooting in the South Shore neighborhood. On Saturday around 5:30 p.m., police said they saw Harith Augustus, 37, "exhibiting characteristics of an armed person" on East 71st Street that there was a "confrontation" wh
Violent protests in Chicago after man shot dead by police
A crowd of about 150 residents shouted “murderers” and obscenities, local media said. They tossed rocks, bottles and jumped on police cars as the protest escalated near the crime scene in the 2000 block of 71st Street.
CVS apologizes after Chicago manager calls cops on black customer over coupon
Camilla Hudson posted cellphone video of manager Morry Matson calling police Friday night at a CVS at 6150 N. Broadway. Matson, who apparently plans to run for City Council and was a state delegate for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, appears very nervous and his left hand shakes as he tal
Local Woman Dies After I-55 Wreck
SHOREWOOD, IL - The Illinois State Police announced that a 37-year-old woman from Minooka was killed over the weekend along Interstate 55 near Joliet. State police said that Eileen Mikos died on Saturday morning after her blue 2007 Chevy Trailblazer struck a light pole. She was traveling north on I-
3 people found dead in Gary
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police say three people have been killed in Gary in two separate shootings.Gary police making a welfare check found a dead woman around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Less than four hours later, officers looking at a suspicious vehicle discovered two men inside. All three had gunshot wounds.No
Body Camera Footage Shows Barber Shot By Chicago Police
CHICAGO, IL — Chicago police have released body camera footage of the police-involved shooting that claimed the life of 37-year-old barber Harith Augustus Saturday night in the South Shore neighborhood. Video shows three officers, two men and one woman, on foot patrol on 71st Street near Jeffrey Ave
AP News - The Latest: Authorities ID Chicago man killed by police
Residents angry about the shooting clashed with police, and some in the crowd threw rocks and bottles at officers, who struck protesters with their batons. Four people were arrested and four officers were treated for minor injuries.
Woman, 59, shot dead in attempted carjacking in Humboldt Park
The 71-year-old man, who was at the wheel, drove away. That’s when the armed man opened fire — fatally shooting the 59-year-old woman in the back of her head. She was initially taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, where she later died.
Woman found dead after sustaining gunshot wounds early Sunday morning in Gary
The woman was wearing a black short sleeve shirt, black skirt and Nike sandal. She had the following tattoos on her body: small stars on the left eyebrow; "YOLO" on the left chest; "William" on the right chest; "Heather" on the center shoulder blades with hearts and stars underneath; multiple stars
Darien Police Department Holds National Night Out
DARIEN, IL — The Darien Police Department will host a National Night Out in the community on Tuesday, Aug. 7. According to the city newsletter, National Night Out is a nationwide event that helps promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer.
Man Facing Attempted Murder Charges After Shots Fired at Police
Randale Truitt, 31, of Park Manor, was charged with two counts of attempted murder following the incident in the 7900 block of South Essex, Chicago Police said.
Father, sons bringing 'family flair, extra love' to new Naperville restaurant
When people told them restaurants had a track record of failing at the Route 59 location they chose to open a new, welcoming Italian joint in Naperville, family restaurateurs Michael, Anthony and Nick Vai didn't turn away.The father-and-sons trio is living a dream of operating a restaurant company t
14-Year-Old Boy Missing In Tinley Park
TINLEY PARK, IL -- A Tinley Park boy hasn't been since Thursday afternoon when he left to go play basketball at a neighborhood park. Imad Alsarraj, 14, was last seen in the 7300 block of South Sandlewood. Imade told his mother he was going to Volunteer Park to play basketball around 4 p.m.. His moth
Wheaton Man Charged With Masturbating On Glen Ellyn Prairie Path
GLEN ELLYN, IL — A Wheaton man has been charged with public indecency after he was allegedly seen masturbating along Prairie Path in Glen Ellyn on two separate occasions. Benjamin Moore, 21, is accused of touching himself on the pathway near Danby Park in 2017 and 2018, according to police.
New Naperville restaurants that are perfect for date night
Seven years ago this month, I moved to Naperville. I had lived in the city for a decade and my dedicated city friends, many of whom are foodies, informed me that voluntarily relegating myself to the land of chain restaurants was a big mistake. The food scene, or perceived lack thereof, was one of th
Joliet police: 3 arrested for resisting officer during traffic stop
Milton Travis, 21, of Joliet, was driving a silver Chevrolet Malibu when he disobeyed a stop sign at the intersection of Third Avenue and Sherman Street just after 11 p.m. Friday, according to a news release from the Joliet Police Department. Travis' uncle, Londell Bass, said his nephew was with thr
2 Men Forced Into Garage, Tied Up, Robbed While Doing Yard Work
CHICAGO, IL - Two men who were doing yard work at a home in the city's Fernwood neighborhood late Friday morning were robbed at gunpoint. The pair were forced into a garage and tied up by two offenders, according to Chicago police.
Free Summer Meals in Bolingbrook And Romeoville With VVSD | 1340 WJOL
VVSD Free Summer Meal ScheduleTime Bolingbrook Site Romeoville Site11-11:30 a.m. BRAC Boucher Prairie Park11:40 – 12:10 Annerino Center Romeoville Rec Center12:20- 12:50 p.m. Fountaindale Library White Oak Library (Until 1 p.m.)In addition, FREE breakfast and lunch will be available to all kids 18 a
Eli's Cheesecake giving out free slices of 1,000 pound cheesecake at Taste of Chicago Saturday
Eli's made the cake with 450 pounds of cream cheese, 70 pounds of sugar, 50 pounds of sour cream, 65 pounds of eggs, two pounds of vanilla, 63 pounds of Eli's Shortbread Cookie Crust, 25 pounds of bittersweet chocolate chips, 100 pounds of old fashioned buttercream icing, 25 pounds of graham cracker
Video Shows Toddlers Hanging From Chicago Apartment Window
Two toddlers were seen hanging out an apartment window and have been rescued. Cellphone video captured the dramatic scene in the West Side's Hermosa neighborhood. Bystanders tried to get someone inside to pull the toddlers back in -- but no one answered. Eventually someone put up a ladder and helped