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Evanston Halloween 2018 Events And Trick-Or-Treating Guide
EVANSTON, IL — There is a wide selection of Halloween events planned in Evanston this year by local community groups, businesses and governmental bodies. Find out more about this month's spooky happenings around town below.
Mother of man killed in Englewood crash with driver fleeing police sues city
Antonio Cowan, 24, of the Gresham neighborhood, died Oct. 1 after the vehicle he was riding in was struck by the fleeing suspect at the intersection of 69th Street and Loomis, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Two other people who were in the vehicle with Cow
2 Chicago cops face firing for shooting at stolen Jaguar driven by unarmed teen
Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson's finding against Officers Michael Coughlin Jr. and his partner that day, Jose Torres, now goes to the Chicago Police Board, which will decide whether the officers violated department rules and should lose their jobs.
Analysis: Evanston pays property taxes nearly two times national average
Evanston, population 74,895, recorded a median sale price of $325,000, based on data from the 505 properties sold during the first half of 2018. In 2017, homeowners paid a median property tax bill of $7,033.74, according to county tax data from the Cook County Assessor’s Office.
Pregnant U.S. Postal Worker Vanishes Outside Chicago Home
The woman, Kierra Coles, 27, was last seen on Oct. 2 near her apartment in the Chatham neighborhood, according to the Chicago Police Department. The circumstances of her disappearance have her family gravely concerned for her safety.
Northfield Man Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography
NORTHFIELD, IL — Police said a Northfield man has been accused of possessing child pornography. Carl J. Scheeler, 41, of the 1800 block of Bosworth Lane in Northfield, was arrested around 9 a.m. on Oct. 8 as part of an ongoing investigation, according to Northfield police.
Holding Police Accountable for Violence: Chicago Police Officer Indicted for Killing Teenager - The Catalyst
For the first time in over 50 years, a Chicago police officer has been convicted of murder. Last Friday, Oct. 5, Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer, was found guilty of second-degree murder of Laquan McDonald, a 17 year-old boy.
Picture North expands international roster of directors | Reel Chicago - Midwest film, audio, production, TV, and advertising
The globe-trottingChicago and LA-basedproduction companyracks up moreaward-winning talent,top-tier clients, andhard-earned airline miles
Glenview 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map
GLENVIEW, IL — Before kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, fall is a good time to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Glenview currently has eight registered sex offenders listed on theIllinois Sex Offender Registryliving in town, six of whom are classified as sexual pred
Man barricades self in Park Manor apartment after shooting woman in face
About 1:30 a.m., officers found the 39-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to her face inside a stairwell of a building in the 7000 block of South Prairie Avenue, Chicago police said.
Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; announces plans to close 142 stores nationwide including Oxford Valley and Neshaminy Mall locations in Bucks County
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. >> Sears Holdings Corporation, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 15, said it plans to close an additional 142 Sears and K-Mart stores across the nation near the end of the year, including its Sears locations at Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem and the Oxford Va
OKRP launches new Home Chef campaign | Reel Chicago - Midwest film, audio, production, TV, and advertising
Profiling everyday people with hilarious, vintage newsreel-style descriptions,Home Chef Heroesdemonstrates how easy it is to create amazing meals — garnishing, zesting and brown butter-saucing included — with help from Home Chef.
Man shot in face in Englewood
A man was shot in his face Sunday evening in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.The 29-year-old was standing on a porch when he heard shots and felt pain about 6:05 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Princeton, according to Chicago police.He took himself to the University of Chicago Medical C
15 year old fatally shot in the face in Austin
Shaw, who lived in the same neighborhood where he was shot, was pronounced dead at the scene.
5-year-old girl killed, four other kids injured in Southwest Side crash
CHICAGO — A five-year-old girl is dead and seven other people, including four children, were hospitalized after a two-car crash on the Southwest Side Sunday morning.
Chicago Man Arrested in Rockford After Robbing Cab Driver
Jose Martinez, 18, requested a ride, around 11:30 a.m. on Friday to tge 400 Block of Gramercy Drive, that's in a neighborhood west of Mulford Road. Police say Martinez told the driver that he had a weapon, then robbed him and took cash.
Woman brutally beaten on South Side; possible attacker released without charges
Shortly after 4 a.m., the 55-year-old woman was found in a pool of blood by a downstairs neighbor in the 3000 block of East 80th Street, Chicago police said. A metal object was found lying next to her body.
Chicago Bears notes: Matt Nagy's club won't use heat as excuse for meltdown in Miami
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Bears coach Matt Nagy refused to use the heat and humidity that combined to push the heat index close to 100 at Hard Rock Stadium as an excuse in his team’s 31-28 overtime loss, but it was a factor.
FBI: $1K reward offered for robber who hit 3 NW suburban bank branches
The most recent robbery happened about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at a BMO Harris Bank branch at 94 Kennedy Drive in Carpentersville, according to the FBI. The prior robbery happened about a half hour earlier at the U.S. Bank branch at 1301 Irving Park Road in Hanover Park, while the first heist took place
The feds were watching, but unlicensed gun dealer was still able to sell Glock that killed Chicago police officer
CHICAGO —Thomas Caldwell once told a federal agent that selling guns was an addiction.Even after being told to stop because he had no license, the Wisconsin man kept peddling firearms, posting more than 200 ads on a controversial website.One of those guns, a Glock 26 9 mm handgun, ended up in the ha