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Man charged in murder of prominent attorney in Northfield due in court today

NORTHFIELD, Ill. — A 66-year-old man charged in the death of a prominent Chicago attorney, who argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, is due in court for the first time Thursday.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-16 12:55:50

Man Found Dead in Locker Room of Chicago Hotel: Police

Scott Olson/Getty ImagesPolice are investigating the death of a man in a hotel in the Loop.The 54-year-old was found unresponsive in a locker room in the hotel about 1 a.m. in the first block of East Monroe, according to Chicago police.He was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.The Cook County

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-16 10:39:36

Evanston Asks Federal Judge To Dismiss Skokie Water Lawsuit

The village wants "to generate headlines and create political pressure in hopes of forcing a discount on the price of the Lake Michigan water it purchases from Evanston," according to a motion to dismiss the case from Derke Price of Ancel Glink, the outside law firm representing Evanston in the case

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:49:20

Woman charged in cousin’s fatal shooting in Skokie hotel

Lesly Coronel, 22, was celebrating her birthday at the Hampton Inn at 5201 Old Orchard Road last Friday evening. Police said they were called to the hotel for reports of shots fired. When police arrived, they found Coronel with a gunshot wound. Coronel was taken to the hospital where she died from h

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-16 02:39:15

AP News - Suburban Chicago man charged in prominent attorney's death

After the shooting, police tracked Gately to his apartment, where he barricaded himself inside. He was taken into custody hours later after about 90 police officers responded to the scene.

TOWNHALL - 2018-08-16 01:57:00

Man charged with fatally shooting prominent attorney

After the shooting, police tracked Gately to his apartment, where he barricaded himself inside. He was taken into custody hours later after about 90 police officers responded to the scene.

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 02:30:34

Des Plaines Blotter: Man Denied Cigars Tips Over Bread Rack | Journal & Topics Media Group

A woman told police she received a telephone call at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 from a man claiming to be with the Social Security Administration. He told her that her Social Security number had been used in money laundering, drug distribution and trafficking in Texas. He emailed the woman an arre

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-15 17:38:16

2 gunshot reports on Church near ETHS

Lusher L. White, 31, of 3450 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1812 Foster St. at 2:13 p.m. yesterday and charged with domestic battery. He is due in court on Aug. 22 at 9:30 a.m.

EVANSTONNOW.COM - 2018-08-15 18:44:00

Brother-In-Law Charged With Murdering Northfield Attorney

NORTHFIELD, IL — A brother-in-law of the prominent attorney shot to death Monday evening has been charged with his murder. John Gateley, III was charged with first-degree murder and attempted first degree murder in the fatal shooting of Stephen Shapiro, 72, according to a spokesperson for the Cook C

PATCH - 2018-08-16 00:24:48

Heavy Storms Don't Stop Niles National Night Out | Journal & Topics Media Group

Olivia Aygar, 1, of Niles, cautiously pets Shadow, the 15-foot Burmese python, as animal handler Jim Galeno of JG’s Reptile Roadshow looks on during National Night Out at Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church.

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-15 19:25:41

Trial witnesses in Hadiya Pendleton case back off statements to investigators

Pendleton was with friends at a park 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from Obama's Chicago home when she was shot in what prosecutors say was a botched attempt at gang retaliation. Prosecutors say the then-18-year-old Ward was the gunman and that Williams, who was 20, was the getaway driver.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-16 03:34:00

Body Found Burning is Not a Child: West Chicago Police

A burning dead body was found Tuesday in the city of West Chicago, officials said.The body was found in the 1300 block of Joliet Street. The only further detail West Chicago police gave was that the body was not a child’s.A local newspaper had earlier reported the body was that of a child's, citing

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-15 00:38:26

Hero Bystander Pulls Man, Woman From Burning Car | PatchPM

"My life flashed before my eyes," the little boy said. The mother calls her children yelling to police, "Don't shoot my dad!"

PATCH - 2018-08-14 20:34:58

Officials investigate after burning body found in West Chicago

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. — Officials are investigating after a dead body was found burning in West Chicago on Tuesday.West Chicago police said the body was found in the 1300 block of Joliet Street and said they believe there is no threat to the public.No further information was provided.TheDaily Heraldrep

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-14 23:33:29

Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Skokie Hotel Shooting

Ariana Alcala, 23, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-14 19:23:21

News From Your Neighbors: Suspect in fatal Northfield shooting nabbed after police swarm Winnetka; victim identified

News From Your Neighbors: Suspect in fatal Northfield shooting nabbed after police swarm Winnetka; victim identifiedWinnetka Police warn of an ongoing situation on Tower Road between Green Bay and Hibbard roads. Photo courtesy of Trent Weyermuller


2 Innocent Women Shot While Inside Their Chicago Homes

The Cook County medical examiner's office could not immediately confirm the fatality and further details, including her identity, were not available.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-15 10:33:17

'Tax-Zapping' Evanston Restaurant Owner Hid Sales For Years: Feds

EVANSTON, IL — A federal grand jury last week indicted the owner of a Chinese restaurant in Evanston on six counts of falsifying tax returns, prosecutors said. Federal investigators have been focusing on sales suppression software and other ways that restaurants owners hide revenue by falsifying rec


Panel on LGBTQI+ persecution Aug. 16 at Center on Halsted - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times

The All Aboard USA Committee of Rainbow Railroad will hold a public event on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 6:30 p.m., at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., entitled "If Not US, Who?: The Struggle of LGBTQI+ Refugees and Asylum-Seekers."

WINDY CITY TIMES - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Two Women Wounded By Stray Bullets In Their Homes In West Pullman, West Englewood

CHICAGO (CBS) —A 44-year-old woman was killed, and an 80-year-old woman was seriously wounded overnight, when they were hit by stray bullets inside their homes during a pair of shootings 10 miles apart.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-15 06:51:14