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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 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

Woman charged in two February robberies

Alexis King (EPD photo) Police say a 32-year old Evanston woman has been returned to Evanston to face charges in two February robberies after being captured in Iowa. Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew says Alexis King of 1823 Hovland Court had participated along with Mario Rucker and Daniel Jones in robbing a p

EVANSTONNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 20:38:00

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

Stone Gate, Des Plaines, Illinois - March 2018

Stone Gate is a condo community built in 2006 by Newport Builders. Stone Gate features condominiums with floor plans ranging from 1,021 to 1,994 square feet of living space. Stone Gate is located in downtown Des Plaines, Illinois. The community, just off Northwest Highway, is within walking distance

PATCH - 2018-03-20 16:11:27

Lisa Hernandez Wins Illinois State House District 24 Primary

OAK PARK, IL - Incumbent Lisa Hernandez (D) defeated Robert Reyes in the Illinois State House District 24 Democratic primaries. Hernandez emerged with 57.6% of the vote, while Reyes finished with 42.4%. Hernandez, who has represented the 24th District since 2006, was also challenged by Reyes in 201

PATCH - 2018-03-21 09:13:13

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

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

Illinois State House 47th District: Follow Vote Results Here

Two candidates will face off in the 47th District Democratic primary, and Republican candidate Deanne Mazzochi will run unopposed in the Republican primary. James Caffrey and Anne Sommerkamp will oppose each other to try to earn the Democratic nomination for the 47th District. The 47th District is

PATCH - 2018-03-20 17:32:35

Des Plaines Man Dies Of Complications Months After Accident

A 54-year-old Des Plaines man died March 11 after being struck by a vehicle in Park City seven months ago. According to autopsy reports from the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, Quanellis Stinnette's cause of death was accidental and caused by "complications of a pedestrian struck by a motor v

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-03-20 14:36:40

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

Man Shot Near Green Line Stop In Austin Neighborhood

CHICAGO, IL - A 49-year-old man was shot in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in Austin Sunday, police said. He was hit in the chest around 6:30 p.m., according to police. The shooting happened near the Central Green Line stop. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, wher

PATCH - 2018-03-19 15:59:05

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

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

Woman strangled in Woodlawn identified

Authorities have identified a woman who was found strangled Saturday in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood. About 4:25 p.m., 49-year-old Valerie Marie Jackson was found unresponsive in the 6300 block of South Rhodes Avenue, Chicago Police said. Ellis, who lived a few blocks away in Woodlawn, was d

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 14:12:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man steps in front of Metra train, dies, after suicide threat

A Stickney man was killed after stepping in front of a Metra train March 7 in west suburban Riverside. Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, was taken to MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn on Feb. 25 after the Lyons Village Police Department responded to a report of a distraught person on Ogden Avenue. Smith told police


Northwestern campus shelter in place now restricted to Englehart Hall

Students at Englehart Hall are being told to shelter in place after a person with a gun was reported at a residential building near Northwestern University's Evanston campus Wednesday afternoon. Evanston and university police responded to reports of a gunman and shots fired near Emerson Street and M


Deerfield, Highland Park High School Students Walk Out Of School

HIGHLAND PARK, IL - More than 1,600 students from Highland Park High School and Deerfield High School participated in Wednesday's national school walkout. At both schools, some students marched off campus to make their voices heard publicly. A group of DHS students headed to Village Hall, where they