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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

Third man charged with robbing pizza delivery drivers in Evanston

A man was captured in Iowa and brought back to Evanston to be charged in connection with a string of armed robberies in the northern suburb. Alexis King, 32, of Evanston, was charged with armed robbery, aggravated vehicular hijacking, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and possession of a sto

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:24:00

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

Oak Park mansion on the market for $2.5M

The impressive estate at the corner of Oak Park and Chicago avenues, known as Hales Mansion, is on the market for $2.15 million. Wednesday Journal reported in 2016 that the building, designed by architect Henry G. Fiddelke, was completed in 1905 for Oak Park grain magnate Burton F. Hales and his wif

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-03-20 22:09:00

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

Chance The Rapper Answers Whether Or Not He'll Play The Fresh Prince

Chicago, IL - During a recent interview with HipHopDX (out in Poland of all places), DJ Jazzy Jeff anointed Chance The Rapper to be the heir apparent if a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot were ever to manifest. Both MCs share unique likeability attributes, acting talents, and undeniable music savvy s

HIPHOPDX.COM - 2018-03-21 01:12:00

Recreational Marijuana Vote In Cook County: Follow Results Here

COOK COUNTY, IL - Voters in Cook County were asked on Election Day and during early voting whether the state of Illinois should legalize the cultivation, distribution and use of marijuana for recreational purposes in the 2018 primary election. The referendum, which is advisory only, was placed on th

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:31:27

1316 Maple, Evanston, Illinois - March 2018

1316 Maple is a 22 unit condo building built in the 1920's. 1316 Maple is located in Evanston, Illinois east of Ridge Road. There are currently 2 homes for sale ranging from $639,000 to $700,000. This is managed by Wesley Realty. Marco Amidei in an IL licensed real estate broker with RE/MAX Suburban

PATCH - 2018-03-20 16:31:16

Police: Man found dead on Brown Line train at Belmont station

A man was found dead on a CTA Brown Line train early Friday at the Belmont station in the North Side Lake View neighborhood, police said. At 1:53 a.m., the man, who is believed to have been in his 50s, was found unresponsive on the train at the station at 945 W. Belmont Ave., according to Chicago Po


3 In Custody As Skokie Police Investigate Shots Fired Report

SKOKIE, IL - Police asked people to stay away from the area of Church Street and Lawler Avenue Friday as they investigate a report of shots fired. Skokie Police said the scene was believed to be secure around 10 a.m. but asked motorists and pedestrians to avoid Church Street between Gross Point Road


Expressway Gunman Arrested After Shooting Driver In Face: Police

CHICAGO - A Zion man is accused of shooting a man through a car window while driving on the expressway on Sunday evening. A 28-year-old man was hit multiple times in the face, shoulder and hand by bullets fired around 7:43 p.m. on the inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway near Montrose Avenue, acc


Teen wanted in River Forest killed in possible gang shooting

A 16-year-old Chicago resident suspected by River Forest police of being involved in a burglary and auto theft in January, was shot to death in the Austin neighborhood on March 8. River Forest police said in a press release that the boy was one of three juveniles suspected of a burglary and motor ve


Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer shot 6 times, autopsy shows

CHICAGO - The grim autopsy records of slain Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer are now made public by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. The highly regarded 53-year-old department veteran was shot six times. He suffered two wounds to the head, two wounds to the right side of his chest, another


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 Shot By Chicago Police Faces Felony Counts

CHICAGO, IL - A man who Chicago police shot and wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance Tuesday faces charges, according to the department. Wen Min Chen, 30, was charged with four counts of felony aggravated assault with a weapon stemming from the incident. According to police, officers r