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Wisconsin man charged with fatal hit-and-run in Zion

A Wisconsin man was arrested Monday and charged with a fatal hit-and-run crash last October in north suburban Zion. Dennis C. Russell Jr., 34, was arrested at his Kenosha home on an outstanding warrant related to the crash, according to Zion police. He was charged with felony counts of failure to re

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:54:00

Two men charged after more than 400 grams of marijuana found in residence

Two Kenosha men are facing drug charges after police found more than 40 grams of crack cocaine and more than 400 grams of marijuana in a residence they share on Monday. Willie Lay Jr., 27, of Kenosha, faces one count of possession with intent to deliver cocaine (greater than 40 grams), as a second o

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 02:30:00

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

Police: Wanted felon crashed into squad car, led officers on chase in Waukegan

A wanted felon is facing a series of new charges after crashing into a squad car and leading police on a chase last week when officers tried to arrest him in north suburban Waukegan. About 1:30 p.m. March 12, Waukegan police officers and members of the U.S. Marshals Service-Great Lakes Regional Fugi

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 01:43:00

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

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 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

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

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:05:11

Driver Found Dead In Car By Hikers Is Missing Elderly Man

The man found dead inside a car by three juvenile hikers over the weekend had been missing for several weeks, authorities said Monday. Dale Kropke, 76, was reported missing on March 4 after he never showed up for a scheduled checkup at Condell Medical Center. The Round Lake Park man was found dead i


Elderly Man Injured In Jewel-Osco Lot Hit-And-Run

CARY, IL - Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a woman accused of striking a 72-year-old man with her SUV and then driving away Saturday afternoon in Cary, police said. The hit-and-run occurred in the Jewel-Osco parking lot, 696 Northwest Highway in Cary, at about 4 p.m. Th


Chicago woman's prepaid card stolen, tax return drained in just hours

A Chicago woman watched in horror as thieves drained her prepaid card, just days after getting her tax return. So how can you make sure your account is protected? Zola heard says she's been a loyal "Western Union Net Spend Customer" for 10 years. "You can just wire me money from anywhere, and it com

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-03-20 04:32:00

Man shot to death in Back of the Yards was city worker

A man who was shot to death Saturday night in the Back of Yards neighborhood worked for the Department of Streets and Sanitation. Terrell L. Jones and a 27-year-old man were traveling south in a Chevrolet Equinox at 10:33 p.m. in the 4900 block of South Ashland when two males got out of a dark-color


6 Counts Of Child Endangerment, DUI For Speeding Driver: Blotter

HIGHLAND PARK, IL - The following information comes from the Highland Park Police Department as a record of incidents reported to the police and of those arrested by police. Readers are reminded than an arrest is not an indication of guilt, and criminal charges, which are often dropped or reduced, r

PATCH - 2018-03-20 02:35:03

Polls Open Across Illinois for Primary Election

As polls officially open across Illinois, elections officials are preparing for a large number of voters to cast their ballots Tuesday. "We're expecting a much better turnout than four years ago," said Marisel Hernandez, chairwoman for the Chicago Board of Elections. In Cook County, election officia

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 11:40:38

Hikers Find Fatal Car Wreck in Mundelein

Three juvenile hikers discovered a fatal car wreck Sunday morning in unincorporated Mundelein of the northern suburbs. About 11:10 a.m., the hikers found a gold 2010 Toyota Prius crashed into a tree at 20303 W. Winchester Rd., the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. One of the hikers believed there w


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: Man found dead on Brown Line train at Belmont station

A man was found dead on a CTA Brown Line train early Friday at the Belmont station in the North Side Lake View neighborhood, police said. At 1:53 a.m., the man, who is believed to have been in his 50s, was found unresponsive on the train at the station at 945 W. Belmont Ave., according to Chicago Po


Man Shot By Chicago Police Faces Felony Counts

CHICAGO, IL - A man who Chicago police shot and wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance Tuesday faces charges, according to the department. Wen Min Chen, 30, was charged with four counts of felony aggravated assault with a weapon stemming from the incident. According to police, officers r


6 charged with identity theft scheme using card skimmers at gas stations

Six Florida residents have been charged for their roles in an identity theft ring that attached card skimmers to pumps at Chicago-area gas stations. | Sun-Times file photo Six Florida residents are accused of using card skimmers at Chicago-area gas stations to commit identity theft to the tune of mo


Police: Man exposed himself, solicited sex from 15-year-old girl on North Side

A man exposed himself, inappropriately touched a 15-year-old girl and solicited sex in exchange for money early Wednesday on the North Side. The girl was in a restaurant about 7 a.m. in the 2600 block of West Addison when the man sat next to her without permission, according to an alert from Chicago