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Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Near North Side Crash
Ammar Hussain, 27, of Lincolnwood, was charged with murder and several felony counts of fleeing officers, according to Chicago Police.
South Haven church pastor booked into Porter County Jail for failure to report sexual misconduct by youth leader
Randy Allen Westmoreland, 52, pastor of Church of Jesus Christ, 791 Juniper Road, was booked on two misdemeanor charges of failure to report. The youth leader, Jeffrey Michael McGehee, 30, of Portage, had not been booked as of Friday, according to online records. Porter County Police Sgt. Jamie Erow
5 Wounded in Bronzeville Shooting Early Saturday
A 26-year-old man was shot in his head, and was in critical condition at University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. A 15-year-old boy was shot in his leg. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.
Police Blotter For Saturday June 23rd
From the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department arrested was Nichole Wojtecki, 34, Romeoville for DUI and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. She was transported to the Grundy County Jail. Also arrested was George Riley, 39, of Elwood on a Will County warrant. He was transported to the Grundy
14-year-old girl reported missing from Palmer Square: police
Colon was described as a 5-foot-2, 165-pound Hispanic girl with brown eyes, brown hair and a light complexion.
3 Wounded Friday in Chicago Area Shootings
The last shooting wounded a woman in the South Chicago neighborhood. About 10:25 p.m., the 21-year-old was shot as she drove in the 2600 block of East 83rd Street, Chicago Police said. She was taken with a gunshot wound in her arm to Trinity Hospital, where her condition stabilized. Area South detec
Woman charged in South Side crash that critically injured 2 children
Two young children in the Hyundai, ages 2 and 8, were critically injured, police said. On Saturday, the 2-year-old remained in critical condition; the 8-year-old’s condition had stabilized. According to officials, the children were not properly restrained in the vehicle; the toddler needed to be res
Hammond Carson's building may be demolished to make way for redevelopment
The Carson's department store chain, a staple of Region life for decades, is winding down in bankruptcy court and will shutter all locations in the next few weeks, including at Southlake Mall in Hobart, the Marquette Mall in Michigan City and at what was the Woodmar Mall in Hammond.The three-story d
Woman's body found on Red Line tracks near 87th Street, trains disrupted
Service on the Red Line had partially resumed as of 3:40 p.m., but remained suspended between the 79th Street and 95th Street stations, according to the CTA.
29 arrested or cited at police checkpoint in Highland
One person was arrested on a misdemeanor drug possession charge, said Hobart police Sgt. Ronald Russo, coordinator for the Lake County Traffic Safety Partnership.
Burned-out car in Gary homicide belonged to missing 29-year-old woman, police say
Police found a woman's body in the Pontiac after a passer-by reported the car, which had been involved in an overnight fire, was suspicious. The body was found in a back seat area that was not highly visible.
2 men charged in ATF agent's shooting plead not guilty
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty to federal charges stemming from an Indiana shootout that killed a third man and wounded a U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent.Nineteen-year-old Blake King of Chicago and 25-year-old Bernard Graham of Calumet City, Illin
Man Uses Hedge Clippers To Fight Off Merrillville Pit Bull
MERRILLVILLE, IN — A Merrillville man is pushing for a neighbor's pit bull to be put down after he and others have been attacked by the dog. Chicago Tribune reported 72-year-old Gregory Sanchez Jr. said he recently had to use hedge scissors to go at the dog "like Edward Scissorhands" when the pit bu
66 immigrant children separated from parents at border are in Chicago
The locations of the detention centers have not been disclosed, but the children are under the care of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Heartland Alliance, a non-profit, licensed agency in Chicago.
2 Kids Critically Injured in Crash on Chicago's South Side
Two young children were among three people critically injured in a car crash on Chicago's South Side early Friday, authorities said.The two-car crash took place at around 6:15 a.m. in the 4900 block of South King Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood, according to Chicago police.A 3-year-old girl an
UPDATE: 21-year-old Gary man dead, another wounded in Glen Park shooting
Derricko Rogers, of Gary, died at the scene in the 200 block of Ridge Road, according to the Lake County coroner's office. The death was ruled a homicide.
Water Main Break Closes 183rd Street In Homewood
HOMEWOOD, IL - A water main break has closed a significant portion of 183rd Street in Homewood Friday morning. The break, which occurred near 183rd and Center Avenue, has caused "extensive damage to the pavement," according to the village of Homewood.
Extra-Alarm Fire Engulfs Harvey Motorcycle Club
CHICAGO (CBS) —A motorcycle club went up in flames early Thursday morning in south suburban Harvey.The extra-alarm fire started shortly before 3 a.m. at the Harvey Motorcycle Club near 158th and Fisk. Flames threatened nearby businesses, but firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the club.Fi
Gary police investigate 2 shootings, arrest one man with outstanding warrant on false informing charge
The teen, who received minor cuts to her left forearm from flying debris, was treated on scene by Gary fire officials.
Pastor, youth leader of South Haven church face charges involving sexual misconduct with minors
Jeffrey Michael McGehee, 30, of Portage, youth leader of the Church of Jesus Christ, 791 Juniper Road, is facing felony charges of sexual misconduct with a minor, vicarious sexual gratification, child solicitation and possession of child pornography.