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Dixmoor woman facing neglect charges threatened police chief at court hearing, police say

A Dixmoor woman charged earlier this month with elderly and child neglect now stands accused of assault after allegedly threatening the police chief during a municipal court appearance last week, police said.


Kim Foxx receiving death threats after dropping charges against Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO — The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office said State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has received death threats, some of which had racially charged language, as she continues to face criticism after dropping charges against Jussie Smollett.


Hersey's Bailitz will head to Dayton for softball

With eight straight seasons of 20 wins or more, Dayton softball coach Cara LaPlaca has implemented a winning culture to the program in Ohio. Sarah Bailitz has been part of the winningest years by coach Molly Freeman at Hersey and she'd like that to continue at the collegiate level.


Luke Perry's Final 'Riverdale' Episode Set to Air

A moment "Riverdale" fans have been dreading is upon them. Luke Perry's final episode airs Wednesday, April 24 on The CW. "Riverdale" creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa tweeted the news along with a picture of Perry in character as Fred Andrews.


Body Pulled From Pond In Zion

CHICAGO (CBS)–A body was pulled from a pond Monday in an apartment complex in far north suburban Zion, police said. The body was identified as a male. Police have not released the person’s name.


29 shot, 4 fatally, in Chicago Easter weekend shootings

CHICAGO -- At least 29 people were shot, four fatally, across Chicago over Easter weekend. The fatalities included a 16-year-old boy who was discovered with a gunshot wound to his chest Saturday in Garfield Park.


Kim Foxx’s Alleged Connection To Chicago Activist Jedidiah Brown Targeted In Police Lawsuit

CHICAGO (CBS)–Lawyers representing Chicago police officers say Kim Foxx is being sued for an alleged connection to an activist known for his anti-police stance. The case involves Jedidiah Brown, a Chicago activist who is accused of punching and kicking several officers back in 2018.


Texas Killer Dies, Leaving Open Questions About 11 Slayings

A convicted murderer serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of 11 missing girls has died in a Texas prison. Jeremy Desel, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, said that inmate Edward Harold Bell, 79, collapsed S


Woman dead after being set on fire inside car in O’Fallon, Illinois

O’FALLON, Ill. – An investigation is underway after a woman died after she was set on fire in O’Fallon, Illinois. Police said they were called to a car fire in the 600 block of West Madison around 7:30 a.m. Monday. Officers found a woman inside the car, she was pronounced dead at the scene.


Popular Chicago produce market Stanley’s abruptly closes

CHICAGO — After 52 years in business, Stanley’s Fresh Fruits & Vegetables has closed its doors. According to the Chicago Tribune, the North Side produce market’s last day of operation was Sunday.


Indiana State Police Release New Sketch, Audio, And Video In Investigation Of 2017 Murders Of Libby German And Abby Williams

CHICAGO (CBS) — Indiana State Police have released a new sketch of the man suspected of killing 13-year-old Abby Williams and 14-year-old Libby German in Delphi in 2017, along with additional audio and video from Libby’s phone.


3 Men Wounded In South Chicago Drive-By Shooting

CHICAGO (CBS)– Three adult males sustained gunshot wounds after a drive-by shooting in South Chicago Monday afternoon, according to Chicago fire officials. According to officials, the men were walking down the street, in the block of 7900 East End Avenue, when an unknown offender in a silver colored


Armed woman hits South Loop bank branch

CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - A woman robbed a bank branch at gunpoint Saturday in the South Loop. About 10:45 a.m., the suspect used a handgun to hold up the BMO Harris Bank branch at 1300 S. Wabash, according to the FBI.


Man, 72, Charged In Gold Coast Shooting At Senior Home That Left Woman, 64, Critically Injured

CHICAGO (CBS)–A 72-year-old Gold Coast man has been charged in the shooting of a 64-year-old woman in a senior housing complex on the 100 block of West Elm Street, police said.


Closure On Harlem From Tinley To Frankfort Square Begins April 29

TINLEY PARK, IL — Resurfacing of Harlem Avenue, or IL -43, begins April 29 and will require daily closures from 159th Street in Tinley Park to Lincoln Highway, or US-30, in Matteson and Frankfort Square, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced.


Chicago Police boost presence outside retail shops on North Michigan Avenue

CHICAGO (FOX 32) - It's our first week of warmer weather and police are already seeing problems with large groups of young people causing issues on Michigan Avenue. Now, officers are fanning out to try and prevent any more gatherings that turn into crime sprees.


UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 wounded in separate shootings last weekend

GARY — A 67-year-old man died from a gunshot wound to the head late Sunday outside his home in the city's Tolleston section, police said. Roy Graham, of the 1900 block of Wallace Street, was found in his driveway about 9:45 p.m. after officers responded to a report of a man down, police Cmdr. Jack H


2 more weeks for mom to consider plea agreement in children's fire deaths

CROWN POINT — A mother was given two more weeks Monday to consider a possible plea agreement on neglect charges linked to the death of her two young sons in a fire at a Gary high-rise in 2018.


Gary car lot owner set to stand trial in June

CROWN POINT — A former Gary car lot owner's trial on charges alleging he murdered a former business partner in 2018 was postponed Monday until mid-June. Esteban Ocampo, 51, has been in custody since his arrest on allegations he fatally shot Markis D. Square, 30, on April 18, 2018 at Ocampo Auto Sale


Man, 44, shot while standing in front yard in Englewood

A 44-year-old man was shot Monday afternoon as he stood in front of a home in Englewood on the South Side. About 4:10 p.m., the man was standing in the front yard of the home in the 6800 block of South Justine when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been struck in the leg, according to Chicago polic