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Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing
The teen, who turns 19 next month, struggled to hold back tears as she read a statement to the court before her sentencing Wednesday.
Man charged with murder in Brighton Park hammer attack
Julio Hernandez, 40, told investigators he struck the 40-year-old man in the head with a hammer multiple times about 12:55 a.m. inside a home in the 3100 block of West 40th Street, according to Chicago Police. Responding officers recovered a weapon at the scene and took Hernandez into custody.
Man tries to lure 16-year-old girl to car in Mount Prospect
The girl was walking just before 9 a.m. in the 300 block of North William Street when a gray, four-door car pulled into a driveway in front of her, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police. The driver rolled down the window and told her to get into the car.
Third Man Sentenced In 2014 Bensenville Murder
BENSENVILLE, IL — A Chicago man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison after the murder of a Bensenville tobacco store owner in 2014, according to the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office. Stephan Russell, 25, was sentenced for the murder and attempted robbery of Hussein Saghir.
Woman raped, robbed at gunpoint on Far South Side: police
The attack happened about 11:20 p.m. June 9 in the 10100 block of South Parnell Avenue, according to the Chicago Police Department. The woman was sitting in her car when an armed man walked up and got into the car. The man told the woman to drive to an alley, police said, where he raped and robbed h
7 shot, 1 fatally, in Tuesday shootings across Chicago
A 33-year-old man was riding his bicycle in the 4000 block of North Mango when someone walking by fired shots, striking him in the arm, police said.
Des Plaines Blotter: Unlocked Vehicles Targeted On City's North Side | Journal & Topics Media Group
Jacob G. Ellison, 27, of 110 Cooper Ln., Syracuse, NY, was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol and traffic violations. He was stopped in the 1400 block of E. Oakton Street at 2:30 a.m. Friday, June 8.
SUV sought in connection with Chicago killing
Britt was struck multiple times and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:05 a.m., authorities said. Area North detectives were investigating.
Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Murder In Niles North Student's Shooting
SKOKIE, IL — A jury found Dzevad Avdic guilty of the first-degree murder of Max Gadau and the attempted murder of his companion. Both were 17-year-old students of Niles North High School when they were shot on Sept. 28, 2014 during a marijuana robbery in the 9200 block of Kedvale. Avdic admitted arr
Teen dies at hospital after being shot in Univ. Village, covered with sheet
A second person has died in a shooting on Chicago's West Side. A 17-year-old boy, who was initially presumed dead and covered with a sheet, was pronounced dead early Tuesday morning.
Dying Teen Presumed Dead Starts Breathing Under Sheet | PatchPM
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Lincoln Junior High School, Skokie, Illinois - June 2018
Lincoln Junior High School is a 6-8 school in District 69, and is located at 7839 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois. There are currently 92 homes for sale ranging from $98,500 to $1,299,900.
AP News - Chicago teen to be sentenced in 2014 Facebook feud slaying
The teen, who turns 19 next month, pleaded guilty in January to first-degree murder in the April 2014 killing of Endia Martin, when both were 14 years old, and attempted first-degree murder in the wounding of Lanekia Reynolds, the girl she went to fight that day.
Chicago police officer to testify in Quintonio LeGrier wrongful death lawsuit
When Rialmo took the stand, attorney Bill Foutris, representing LeGrier’s family, started off with pointed questions. He asked the officer if he shot LeGrier intentionally and if he killed an innocent bystander. To both questions Rialmo answered “yes.”
$20K reward offered in brutal Far South Side murder
Her daughter, Ashanti Chimurenga, and her granddaughter, Camille Durham, said they believe the vehicle was stolen from her home in the 10000-block of South Forest Avenue on June 5 or 6. The vehicle was recovered by police on June 14 in the city's Lawndale neighborhood.
Horace Mann Elementary School, Oak Park, Illinois - June 2018
Horace Mann Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 97, and is located at 921 N Kenilworth Avenue in Oak Park, Illinois. There are currently 55 homes for sale ranging from $66,000 to $2,199,000.
Accused Murderer Of Skokie Student Takes The Stand In Own Defense
SKOKIE, IL — A man accused of murder for setting up a deadly drug deal testified in his own defense Monday. Dzevad Avdic, 23, took the stand on the final day of testimony his trial for the murder of Max Gadau, 17, and the non-fatal shooting of another Niles North High School student.
16-Year Old Boy Missing From East Side
CHICAGO, IL - A 16-year-old boy has been reported missing from the East Side. Chicago police issued a missing persons alert for Dontrel Gilmore-Jones on Monday, indicating he was last seen on June 4 from the 2500 block of East 95th Street.
Man burglarized South Side church, attacked priest: police
CHICAGO — Police are seeking help identifying a man who burglarized a church and attacked a priest.The incident happened about 11:35 p.m. Friday in the 2800 block of West 81st Street in the Wrightwood neighborhood, according to the Chicago Police Department. The attack was caught on surveillance cam
Lawsuit Says Chicago Police Gang Book Unfairly Targets Blacks, Latinos
Four men filed the lawsuit together with six black and/or Latino-based organizations: Black Youth Project 100, Organized Communities Against Deportations, the Latino Union of Chicago, Brighton Park Neighborhood Council, Blocks Together, and Mijente.