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Shots Fired At Funeral Home In Bridgeview
BRIDGEVIEW, IL - Reports of shots fired at a funeral home in Bridgeview have been confirmed. A patrol officer with the Bridgeview Police Department said police units responded to the Hann Funeral Home at 8230 S. Harlem Ave. just before 8 p.m. to a call of shots fired. The officer could not confirm w
Cook County Employee May Own Robbins Bar Where Police-Involved Shooting Left Security Guard Dead
CHICAGO (CBS) – The bar at the center of last month’s deadly police-involved shooting in Robbins may have been run by a Cook County corrections officer, documents show. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office of Professional Review is investigating whether Nakeeh Buchanan Smith, a Cook County corrections o
Security guard at Dolton school charged with pulling gun on student
DOLTON (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A school security guard is facing felony charges after he allegedly put a gun against a student’s chest last month at Academy for Learning High School in south suburban Dolton.
Cook County Calendar of Events Dec. 12 – Dec. 18
Implied Horizons: Watercolors by Anne Nordhaus-Bike. Five Seasons Family Sports Club, 6901 S. Madison St., Burr Ridge. Artist Anne Nordhaus-Bike will speak about her work on display at the Five Seasons Family Sports Club. The exhibition displays 19 of Nordhaus-Bike’s watercolor paintings.
Resisting Police At White Castle, Retail Thefts: Homewood Blotter
The following information is from the Homewood Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt. Jeremiah Nesbitt, 28, Chicago Heights was charged with criminal damage to property and resisting/obstructing a peace officer at White Castle, 18250 S. Halsted at 8:43 a.m. on Dec. 3. Nesbitt br
Cook County restores tax on parking apps before January cut took effect
Cook County commissioners voted nearly unanimously Wednesday to restore a 6 percent tax on parking reservations made through apps such as SpotHero that was set to be cut in January.
Cook Co. Investigator Arrested For Route 59 Retail Thefts
JOLIET, IL - A 47-year-old Cook County Corrections investigator who lives in Romeoville spent a good portion of his weekend behind bars at Will County's Jail after Joliet Police busted him for a series of retail thefts at the Kohl's on Route 59, according to police. Amarildo Ponce was arrested on ch
State Trooper saves Michigan woman pinned by her own car
HAMMOND, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say Saturday, December 8th, 2018, an Otsego, Michigan woman was brought back to life after she got herself pinned between her vehicle and a toll booth.
Man charged more than $1,000 for Burger King penny Whopper deal
LOS ANGELES, California -- A Los Angeles man says he tried to take advantage of thepenny Whopper deal that Burger King is offering through its app, but his bill ended up totaling more than $1,000.
Man, 38, charged in shooting during burglary at Hammond apartment
CROWN POINT — An East Chicago man is charged with shooting another man during a burglary last week at a Hammond apartment. Dashone T. Woods, 38, was charged Dec. 6 in Lake Criminal Court with burglary, robbery resulting in serious bodily injury and armed robbery. The charges were unsealed Tuesday af
Flossmoor Mayor Backs Emanuel's Call For State Gas Tax Increase
FLOSSMOOR, IL - Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun has joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in calling for a 20 to 30 cent per gallon increase in the state's gas tax to pay for a statewide transportation bill. The increase would fund major road improvements and mass transit in the state.
Indiana State Trooper saves woman’s life after she gets pinned between car, toll booth
HAMMOND, Ind. — An Indiana State Trooper is credited with saving a woman's life after she was pinned between her car and an Indiana toll booth. State police said the incident happened around 9:20 p.m. on Saturday on the Indiana Toll Road on the west bound lanes of the I-90. Police said the woman was
Lyft driver accused of sexually harassing 17-year-old passenger on ride to Lyons
A Lyft driver has been charged with battery after Lyons police said he sexually harassed and tried to have sex with a 17-year-old passenger. Lyons spokesperson Ray Hanania said Anthony Vicari of Chicago was called to pick up a 17-year-old girl in Worth and take her to her home in Lyons on Oct. 12.
Security Guard Charged With Pointing Gun At Student In Dolton
CHICAGO (CBS) — A school security guard is facing criminal charges, after allegedly grabbing a high school student by the neck, pointing a gun at him, and threatening to kill him.
Bond set at $200k for home invasion suspect who abducted girlfriend
A 19-year-old man was apprehended and remains in the custody of the Cook County Sheriff after a Dec. 5 incident when he forcibly entered his girlfriend's Homewood home and forced her to go with him.
Top 4 performing arts events this week in Chicago
We've rounded up four artsy events around Chicago this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from a contemporary dance performance inspired by poor women's stories to a must-see Broadway holiday musical.
Woman, 19, back in custody after escaping Cook Count courthouse
CHICAGO — Authorities say a 19-year-old robbery suspect has been taken back into custody after allegedly slipping out of a hearing at a county courthouse in Chicago. The Cook County sheriff’s office says Alicia Gines was apprehended without incident Sunday evening after disappearing Friday from the
Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz Hires Former Cook County Judge John S. Fotopoulos
Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz is proud to announce that former Cook County judge John S. Fotopoulos has joined the firm as a practicing attorney. Fotopoulos Law Office, a division of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz, is located in Orland Park, Illinois, with a Joliet office opening soon.
Indiana Officer Saves Life of Woman Who Pinned Herself Against Toll Booth With Car
A state trooper saved a woman's life on Saturday, after she dropped her payment card on the ground and became pinned between the car she was driving and a toll booth. Hamed was 20 minutes into his shift when he was called to a crash at the West Point Toll Plaza in Hammond, one mile east of the borde
Woman, 19, arrested after escaping police custody at Cook County courthouse
SUMMIT, Ill. (WLS) -- A 19-year-old woman who escaped police custody last week was arrested Sunday evening in south suburban Summit, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.