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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

Officials: Man Found Dead in Burning Building in Lincoln Square

A man was found dead in a burning building Wednesday afternoon in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said the fire was reported at 1:31 p.m. at a three-story building in the 2400 block of West Gunnison. Fire was spotted on all three

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 20:22:59

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 Release Video of Fatal Crash Involving Self-Driving Car

The Volvo was in self-driving mode with a human backup driver at the wheel when it hit 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg Eric Risberg/AP, File Authorities investigating a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix have released video of the Uber SUV striking a pedestrian as she walked her bicyc

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 23:02:40

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

2 city workers killed, 3rd injured in weekend shootings

Three City of Chicago workers were shot, two of them fatally, in two separate incidents over the weekend on the city's South and West sides. The second slaying was of 49-year-old Darnell L. Simmons, who was shot about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in Austin, according to

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 18:04:41

Man, 18, wounded in East Chatham shooting

An 18-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in East Chatham near the neighborhood's border with Grand Crossing. The shooting happened about 3:25 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Dobson, according to Chicago Police. The man was struck in the leg and taken to Christ Medical Center

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 21:07:00

Clarendon Hills Park District Plans Earth Day Celebration

CLARENDON HILLS, IL - The Clarendon Hills Park District will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 21. Children and their parents interested in saving the earth will want to come out to Prospect Park Pavilion between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., the park district said. The festivities, which are all free

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:27:43

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

Man shot in buttocks, gets phone stolen during Grand Crossing armed robbery

A man was shot in the buttocks Wednesday evening when an armed robber stole his cell phone in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood. The 37-year-old was walking about 6 p.m. when someone came up to him in the 7300 block of South Drexel, demanded his property then shot him in the rear end, accor

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-22 01:08:00

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

Teen Charged In Robbery Of 80-Year Old Woman In Homewood

HOMEWOOD, IL - Homewood police have arrested a 17-year-old in connection to the robbery of an 80-year-old woman on a street in the village last week. The juvenile was taken into custody on Monday and charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated battery, police said on Wednesday. The arrest was ma

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:04:00

LEGO Train Display at the Oak Lawn Public Library

From castles and skyscrapers to superheroes and spaceships-the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will the host the LEGO Train Show featuring an amazing display of running trains, pop culture references and original creations on Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, April

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:46:58

Rambling Ranch, Circular Drive, Family Room, Man Room, Acre Lot

PALOS PARK, IL -- This beautiful Palos Park ranch (no stairs) features two fireplaces, five main-level bedrooms, an updated kitchen and baths, a large family room and a man-room for all your do-it-yourself projects. The exterior is offset by a handsome circular driveway and a full walk-out basement

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:12:48

Woman, 38, found strangled in Hobart, Indiana

The death of a woman whose body was found Thursday at a motel in northwest Indiana has been ruled a homicide. April Salazar-Bernal, 38, was pronounced dead at 3:42 p.m. at a motel in the 1800 block of Mississippi Street in Hobart, Indiana, according to the Lake County Coroner's Office. On Monday, th


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


Man Shot Near Green Line Stop In Austin Neighborhood

CHICAGO, IL - A 49-year-old man was shot in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in Austin Sunday, police said. He was hit in the chest around 6:30 p.m., according to police. The shooting happened near the Central Green Line stop. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, wher


Custom 2-Story, Fireplace, Gourmet Kitchen, Master Suite, Wet Bar

ORLAND PARK, IL -- This custom 2-story home is a stunner, offering a bright open floor plan, gourmet kitchen, floor-to-ceiling fireplace, wet bar, grand foyer, cozy living room and formal dining room. The master suite boasts a private en suite bathroom with a whirlpool and separate shower. A fully


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


Pharmacy Tech Accused of Writing Phony Prescription for Adderall

OAK LAWN, IL -- A pharmacy tech forged a prescription for Adderall which she presented to the pharmacy at the Oak Lawn Target store, prosecutors said. Sabrina Hamed, 20, of Oak Lawn, appeared before Cook County Judge Michael Kane on a felony forgery charge. She has no prior criminal background. Acco