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Prosecutors: Markham man allegedly killed estranged wife, abducted own children

The South Suburban man accused of kidnapping his own children was formally charged with killing their mother Saturday. Lynn Washington, 40, was charged in court with murder in the death of his estranged wife, 27-year-old Lakisha Roby. He was already charged with parental abduction. Washington was de

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-18 02:57:23

10 New Will County Jail Inmates: Blotter

JOLIET, IL - Saturday is St. Patrick's Day but several people around Will County won't be available to party because they are in the Will County Adult Detention Facility. The jail's intakes remain on the rise this week. Here's a sample of 10 recent detainees from around Will County from the past two

PATCH - 2018-03-17 00:57:35

3 wounded, 2 seriously, in shooting at Harvey strip club

Three people were wounded, two of them seriously, in a shooting early Saturday inside a strip club in south suburban Harvey. Officers responded about 4 a.m. to a call of shots fired at The BOXXX Gentleman's Club at 16700 S. Halsted St. and found three people suffering from gunshot wounds, according

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-17 10:36:00

School Threats | Fatal DUI Crash | NorthPoint Lawsuit

LW Student Arrested Over Alleged Threat To Shoot Up School: CopsThe 16-year-old boy is accused of making the threat to another District 210 student last week, according to the Will Co. Sheriff's Office. Tinley Park Man Accused of Being Drunk In Crash That Killed WomanProsecutor said elderly woman's

PATCH - 2018-03-17 20:08:21

Man Charged With Killing Wife in Markham Then Taking Kids, Prompting Amber Alert

A man has been charged with fatally shooting his wife Wednesday morning in south suburban Markham then abducting the pair's two children. Lynn Washington, 46, was taken into custody Friday morning at an undisclosed location, Markham Police Chief Mack Sanders said. He faces one felony count each of f

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-16 19:56:42

'I Feel Like Joe Is About To Crack'

BOLINGBROOK, IL - The man from Bolingbrook being jailed for illegal possession of a gun, which was a metal blow dart gun used to shoot wild game, was ramping up his violent tendencies, documents at the Will County Courthouse show. Joe Schaefer, 55, is being detained on two felony counts of illegal u

PATCH - 2018-03-17 17:26:25

Man Grabs Girl, 15, at Roosevelt Red Line Station; Police Report At Least 9 Similar Incidents

Chicago Police Department Police have released photos of a man, wanted for grabbing a 15-year-old girl March 15 at the Roosevelt Red Line station. Police are asking for the public's help in the search for a man who grabbed a 15-year-old girl Thursday morning at the Roosevelt CTA Red Line station in

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-16 21:10:40

'One pot' meth lab found in Indiana White Castle, police say

Google Earth HOBART, Ind. - Police found a one-pot methamphetamine lab inside a White Castle restaurant Friday in northwest Indiana. Officers were called to the White Castle at 7996 W. Ridge Rd. in Hobart, Ind., about 10:50 a.m. Friday for a report of a suspicious person, according to the Hobart Pol

WGNTV.COM - 2018-03-16 21:28:46

Stacy Peterson's Sister Claims to Know Location of Missing Woman's Body

Cassandra Cales wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that she has sonar images of Stacy Peterson's remains and is asking for donations to help recover them Stacy Peterson married Drew on October 18, 2003, shortly before Savio's death. She disappeared on October 28, 2007 and was officially reported missi

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-16 15:50:33

Man wanted since 1996 arrested after traffic stop in Gary

A fugitive who escaped capture for more than 20 years was arrested after a traffic stop Thursday evening in northwest Indiana. An Indiana State Police trooper was on patrol at 7:05 p.m. when she spotted at 2003 Buick Century without a license plate heading south on Broadway in Gary, Indiana, accordi

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-16 14:07:00

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 charged in fatal stabbing of social services employee

A 23-year-old man has been charged with stabbing an employee of a social services organization to death Tuesday evening in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Richard Jones, 23, is charged with a felony count of first-degree murder in the death of 50-year-old Anthony Houston, au


Father of formerly missing Markham children questioned by police

The father of two Markham children who were the subject of an Amber Alert Wednesday was found Friday. Lynn Washington was believed to be with his children when they went missing. He is now being questioned by police. Detectives found 2-year-old Jordyn Washington and 3-year-old Lynn Roby were found a

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-16 21:27:58

2 men charged with burglarizing NW Indiana school

Two men are facing felony charges after being caught breaking into a northwest Indiana school Tuesday to steal copper pipes. Officers saw 44-year-old Del Rico Hardy and 34-year-old Kevin Levar Kizer using sledgehammers to break into Dr. Bernard C. Watson Academy for Boys at 2065 Mississippi Street i


Police Blotter for Thursday March 15th

Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. From the Morris Police Department arrested was Shaun Cailey, 29, of Channahon on a LaSalle Co


Sister: Drew Peterson Will Be Charged Soon With Stacy's Murder

BOLINGBROOK, IL - On Wednesday night, the sister of Stacy Peterson posted a lengthy message on social media letting everyone know that criminal charges are nearing against the man suspected of killing Stacy and hiding her body back in October 2007, now more than 10 years ago. Cassandra Cales reminde

PATCH - 2018-03-16 16:02:10