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Man charged with attempted murder in stabbing at Evanston McDonald's

A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing Saturday at a McDonald's restaurant in north suburban Evanston. Officers responded about 9:15 p.m. to the restaurant at 1117 Howard St. after an argument between two people turned violent and a 41-year-old man was stabbed mul

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 22:22:00

Cop Arrested for Raping a Mentally Ill Man Who Was Chained to a Hospital Bed

Chicago, IL - Chicago police officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was accused of sexually assaulting a man in his custody, while the man was shackled to a hospital bed. Calhoun has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and official misconduct. DNA evidence and photos that were taken from Calh


Homeless man charged with attempted murder

Olanrewaju Oshiga. (EPD photo) Evanston police say a 32-year-old homeless man is being held without bond on an attempted murder charge in connection with a stabbing incident at the McDonald's restaurant on Howard Street. Cmdr. Ryan Glew says that about 9:15 p.m. Saturday police were called to the re

EVANSTONNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 23:23:00

DuPage County Warrant Of The Week

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office keeps a list of the most wanted in DuPage County. The Fugitive Apprehension Division asks for help locating fugitives from justice. You should not take action yourself, but call 630-407-2400. All charges are accusations; the defendant is presumed innocent. DUPAGE C


Man Shot Up Crack While Driving in Riverside Neighborhood As Kids Played: Cops

A man is facing charges after police pulled him over Monday afternoon and learned he had been injecting crack cocaine while driving through a residential area in west suburban Riverside. Brian Conley, 39, of Berwyn, was charged with drugged driving, according to Riverside police. He also faces sever

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 03:41:22

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

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

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

Man fatally struck by train ID'd | Police reports, March 7-19

A man who stepped off the platform and in front of a Metra express train in downtown Riverside on March 7 reportedly had been released earlier that day from a hospital where he'd been taken after an incident last month in Lyons. On Feb. 25, Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, of Stickney, was taken to MacNeal H


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

SWAT Responds to Barricade Situation After Woman Shot in Legs: CPD

A SWAT team responded to barricade situation on Chicago's Far South Side Tuesday after a woman was shot in the legs, police said. Police responded to a call of a person shot about 3:30 p.m. in the 10400 block of South King Drive in the Rosemoor neighborhood. A SWAT team was dispatched to what was de

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 21:42:03

Persons of interest being questioned about armed-robbery spree on Northwest Side

Police are questioning two people of interest regarding a string of armed robberies earlier this morning on the Northwest Side. The two juvenile people were arrested earlier today in the 7600 block of North Rogers Avenue, Chicago Police said. Police also recovered the 2005 black Nissan sedan that wa


He came back: A new life for a homeless heroin user

Four years ago, Chris Ross weighed 70 pounds and was living in a rat-infested abandoned building in Maywood, where he used heroin and crack cocaine and panhandled and stole to support his addiction. Then, he met Forest Park resident John Netherly and his life began to turn around. As Ross tells the

FOREST PARK REVIEW - 2018-03-20 20:00:00

Feds: Man helped bring Tyshawn Lee murder weapon to Chicago

The feds have accused a Chicago man of helping bring to the city the weapon used in the execution-style killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee. Anthony Morgan, 31, faces four gun charges in a federal indictment filed last week. He appeared Monday in the courtroom of U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cole, wh


Man Shot Near Green Line Stop In Austin Neighborhood

CHICAGO, IL - A 49-year-old man was shot in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in Austin Sunday, police said. He was hit in the chest around 6:30 p.m., according to police. The shooting happened near the Central Green Line stop. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, wher


Woman, 62, killed in Countryside crash

A 62-year-old woman was killed in a crash Saturday afternoon in west suburban Countryside. About 2 p.m., Sharon Dostal was driving south in the 5100 block of East Avenue when she failed to stop at a traffic light and crashed into the rear end of another vehicle, according to Countryside police and t


Police: Boy, 17, Shot Dead While Driving Onto Eisenhower Expressway

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side, police said. He was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix at 1:19 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Van Buren when someone in a black sedan fired shots that struck him multiple times in the bod


Massive search planned for woman missing since November from Downers Grove

Authorities are planning a massive search in the western suburbs for a woman missing since November from Downers Grove. The group is asking for the public's help in finding 22-year-old Cheyann L. Klus, last seen Nov. 27 at her home in Downers Grove, according to the Missing Persons Awareness Network


Officials: Man who fell from 21st floor died by suicide

A 24-year-old man found dead Saturday evening fell from a high-rise building in the Loop. The Cook County Medical Examiner classified the death as a suicide Sunday. The victim has not been identified. About 6:10 p.m., the man was found unresponsive in the 200 block of North Dearborn, Chicago Police


7 killed, 13 others wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

Seven people were killed and at least 13 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a 36-year-old man was shot and killed on the Near North Side.The man was sitting in his parked car about 8:45 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of West