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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.
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.
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
Metra Police Arrest Passenger Armed with Several Firearms
Michael Garafalo, 55, was armed with a pellet rifle in a case and a loaded pistol and two loaded handguns in his waistband, according to police. He was also allegedly armed with 454 rounds of ammunition and 12 magazines in a backpack.
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
Halloween 2018 Events, Trick-Or-Treat Hours In Wilmette
WILMETTE, IL — The arrival of fall means there are plenty of spooky activities planned around town ahead of Halloween 2018, which falls on a Wednesday. Find more information below about what's on offer in Wilmette before the end of the month.
Man Charged With Robbing BMO Harris Bank In Carpentersville
According to the FBI, around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a man wearing a Chicago Bears cap, a gray hoodie, and glasses walked into the BMO Harris Bank branch in Carpentersville, carrying a large tan bag across his body.
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.
Car Stolen Near Train Station In Downers Grove
DOWNERS GROVE, IL — Downers Grove police are investigating a car theft that took place near the Belmont Avenue train station. The victim told police her husband parked their vehicle in the lot in the 2200 block of Belmont and took the train to work on Oct. 10, but that the car was missing when he go
2018 Halloween Events, Trick-Or-Treat Hours In Skokie
SKOKIE, IL — The arrival of fall means there are plenty of spooky activities planned around town ahead of Halloween 2018, which falls on a Wednesday. Find more information about what's on offer in Skokie and Lincolnwood for the this year below.
Watch Chance the Rapper surprise Chicagoans as undercover Lyft driver
In the video released Monday, Chance makes conversation with his passengers, mumbling wisecracks and references to his identity before eventually whipping off his glasses and pulling out a fuchsia pink “3” hat to reveal himself.
2 men charged in armed robbery on Near North Side
Raul Tijerina, 32, and Joshua Santana, 27, each face two felony counts of armed robbery.
DUIs, Phone Stolen: Elmhurst Police Reports
Robert Johnson, 32, of Detroit, Michigan, was arrested at 10:40 a.m. in the 300 block of Route 83 for forgery and possession of stolen vehicle. He was taken to DuPage County Jail.
Thieves Hit Cooper's Hawk Property: Crime Blotter
Police were dispatched to Walmart for a retail theft. The officer learned that the offender,Erika Ross, 29, of the 200 block of South Briggs Street, stole approximately $68 worth of toys from the store. Ross was transported to the NLPD. Ross posted bond and was released.Police were sent to the Speed
Trick Or Treat Hours For Halloween 2018 In La Grange
LA GRANGE, IL — Halloween will be here soon enough, and for the kids of La Grange, that means it's time for some trick-or-treating. This year, Halloween falls on Wednesday, Oct. 31. In La Grange, trick-or-treating hours are from 3 to 7 p.m.
Armed Females Rob Store In Oak Park: Police
OAK PARK, IL — Oak Park police are investigating an armed robbery that took place on October 7. According to a police report, the incident took place in the 200 block of Chicago.
Armed Home Invader Sought In Wheaton: Report
WHEATON, IL — Police in Wheaton are asking residents for help locating a man who is the suspect of a home invasion that took place in late September. A resident in the 500 block of Crescent Street reportedly discovered the man, who was armed and wearing black, inside of their home around 2 a.m., acc
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.
Three People Charged In Gold Coast Christian Dior Robbery
Lawrence Hall, 20, and Tishawn Holliday, 20, were charged with felony theft valuing between $10,000 and $100,000 and Tia Jennings, 19, was charged with felony armed robbery.