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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


Police: Man shot up crack while driving in Riverside neighborhood as kids played

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

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 00:49:00

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

Man shot on Near West Side

A man was wounded Wednesday afternoon in a Near West Side shooting. The 18-year-old was shot in the right leg about 4:20 p.m. in the 100 block of South Leavitt, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said. A man was wounded Wednesday aft

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 23:54:00

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


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

The Latest: Rep. Lipinski wins Illinois Democratic primary

CHICAGO - The Latest on primary elections in Illinois (all times local): 12:20 Seven-term Rep. Dan Lipinski has survived a Democratic primary challenge from a progressive newcomer who argued he was too conservative for the Chicago-area district. Lipinski on Tuesday defeated small business owner Mari

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-21 06:23:00

Police seek 15-year-old runaway from Oswego

Police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who ran away from west suburban Oswego Sunday evening. Lucy C. Alegria was last seen about 6 p.m. Sunday at a movie theater in Oswego, according to a statement from Oswego police. She has been reported as a runaway and may be in Chicago. Lucy is described as

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 16:42:31

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

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


Oak Parker Fritz Kaegi elected Cook County assessor

In what turned out to be one of the hottest races on the ballot in the 2018 primaries, Oak Park resident Fritz Kaegi handily defeated incumbent Joe Berrios and challenger Andrea Raila to win the race for Cook County assessor. Berrios conceded the race to Kaegi around 8:40 p.m. As of press time, with

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-03-21 04:17:00

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


Police: Man found dead at West Garfield Park apartment

Police are conducting a homicide investigation after finding a man dead Tuesday afternoon at an apartment in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The man, whose age wasn't immediately known, was found inside the apartment about 2:20 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Adams with a lacera

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 23:59:00

Oak Park mansion on the market for $2.5M

The impressive estate at the corner of Oak Park and Chicago avenues, known as Hales Mansion, is on the market for $2.15 million. Wednesday Journal reported in 2016 that the building, designed by architect Henry G. Fiddelke, was completed in 1905 for Oak Park grain magnate Burton F. Hales and his wif

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-03-20 22:09:00

A mom, advocating for her son, grows African American arts program

Hasani Cannon was about to start first grade when his mother wanted to know whether Oak Park's Longfellow School offered an African American history program. When Donna Callender heard the answer-no-she decided to put on a program herself.Working with Longfellow's Parents of African American Childre

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-03-20 22:46:00

Police: Man, 49, shot and killed near Green Line stop in Austin

A man was fatally shot Sunday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood. About 6:30 p.m., the 49-year-old was in the 300 block of North Central Avenue when he was shot in the chest, Chicago Police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, where he was pronounced dead, police sai


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


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


One man killed, another injured in drive-by shooting

CHICAGO - A drive-by shooting overnight has left one man dead and another injured. It happened just after 10:30 p.m. last night on Ashland near 49th Street, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Chicago Police say someone in another vehicle opened fire on a Chevy Equinox, hitting both the passenger