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Body Found Burning is Not a Child: West Chicago Police

A burning dead body was found Tuesday in the city of West Chicago, officials said.The body was found in the 1300 block of Joliet Street. The only further detail West Chicago police gave was that the body was not a child’s.A local newspaper had earlier reported the body was that of a child's, citing

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-15 00:38:26

WATCH LIVE: Trial for men accused in murder of Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton

Opening statements begin Tuesday in the trial of two men accused of killing Hadiya Pendleton.Michaeil Ward is accused of firing the fatal shots and Kenneth Williams allegedly drover the getaway in the 2013 shooting.Pendelton had just returned from performing with her school band at President Obama’s

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-14 14:30:24

CPD Officers Raid Wrong Home, Point Guns At 9-Year-Old Boy; 'My Life Flashed Before My Eyes'

A Chicago family says they were left traumatized after police burst into their home with guns drawn and pointed, even at children. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini obtained records about what happened that night in McKinley Park.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-14 13:13:10

Brutal home invasion leaves elderly man, woman injured

The woman was punched repeatedly. She has two black eyes and numerous bruises. She said one of the suspects touched her breasts while laughing and asking for money. They took money, her phone, her keys, all her jewelry and ransacked the house.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-14 21:18:45

Missing woman found dead in Chicago Lawn backyard was strangled

About 7 a.m. on May 11, officers responded to a 911 call from a resident who saw a woman’s body in their backyard in the 6100 block of South Maplewood, according to Chicago police.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-14 17:37:00

Woman, 20, Accidentally Shot Herself In Chest

A 20-year-old woman was in critical condition when paramedics took her to the U of C trauma center Sunday night.CHICAGO, IL - A 20-year-old woman was in critical condition Sunday night when she was taken to the University of Chicago with what Chicago police have said is a self-inflicted gunshot woun

PATCH - 2018-08-14 14:02:21

Mom Of Laquan McDonald Ordered To Comply With Subpoena Or Skip Trial

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CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-14 15:41:44

Chicago-Area Locations Participating in Clear the Shelters

Dozens of shelters across Illinois will be waiving fees Saturday for the nationwide Clear the Shelters event. These are the participating shelters in the Chicago area. To find one near you click

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 19:03:23

Prominent attorney fatally shot in suburban Chicago home

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP)- Police say an attorney who argued 30 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court has been fatally shot during a domestic altercation inside his suburban Chicago home.The Cook County medical examiner's office says 71-year-old Steve Shapiro died in the Monday night attack in Northfield.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-14 18:12:00

Chicago Pharmacy Techs Indicted For Stealing, Selling Opioids

CHICAGO, IL — Two Chicago pharmacy technicians were arrested Thursday for conspiring to steal more than 56,000 hydrocodone pills and selling them for a profit, according toU.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois, citing an indictment. According to the indictment, officials said Allcare

PATCH - 2018-08-13 15:41:27

Rolling Meadows Man Missing 10 Days After Last Seen In Chicago

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — Family members and Rolling Meadows police are still searching for a 76-year-old man who went missing 10 days ago on the South Side of Chicago. An $11,000 reward is being offered for finding Vasudevareddy Kethireddy, and volunteers searched the West Englewood neighborhood where

PATCH - 2018-08-14 17:02:30

Oak Park man struck, robbed

The offenders were described as black men, both thin, one about 5-foot-8 and the other about 6-foot-1, and wearing a gray and white hooded sweatshirt and a black hooded sweatshirt, respectively.

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-08-14 14:31:00

Chicago Police Exchange Gunfire With Shooting Suspect

Officers responded to a call of shots fired and pursued a suspect on foot, at which time shots were fired both by and at police, officials said.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-13 10:26:06

Woman Barricades Herself In Room With Daughter On West Side: Cops

CHICAGO, IL — A 31-year-old woman barricaded herself in a room with her 5-year-old daughter on the West Side Monday morning, according to police. Officers were called to the 1800 block of South Springfield Avenue in the North Lawndale neighborhood around 6:18 a.m.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 14:31:47

Chicago Woman Killed In Skokie Hotel

CHICAGO (CBS)--A Chicago woman. 22, was fatally shot over the weekend at a hotel in suburban Skokie, police said.


Jury Selected for 2nd Man in Death of Chicago Student

Chef Nate Pendleton opened “The Next Level” at 2544 E. 83rd St. in the city’s South Chicago neighborhood after following his long-time dream of opening a restaurant. NBC 5's Katie Kim reports.(Published Friday, Jan. 29, 2016)

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 02:00:45

Man Robbed After Entering Wrong Ride Share Car

In the early morning of July 27, the male victim left the Red Head Piano Bar at 16 W. Ontario St. and entered the wrong ride share vehicle, Chicago police said. Two males and two females already inside the vehicle robbed him of his wallet and gold chain.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-13 11:47:39

Staffer Stabbed By Co-Worker At Skokie Business: Police

SKOKIE, IL — A Chicago man was charged with attempted murder after stabbing a co-worker following an argument at a Skokie business last month, police said on Thursday. A call from emergency room staff at a local hospital led to the investigation and arrest of a man who worked at an unspecified busin

PATCH - 2018-08-13 16:35:09

Is this your ring? 72-year-old wedding band found in suburban Walmart parking lot

Based on the size, Sheppard believes it is a man’s ring. There is an inscription on the inside of the ring, including what appears to be a wedding date of 6/1/46.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-13 17:35:40

Bill Murray Hugs Cubs' Bote After Game-Winning Grand Slam

Teammates were already jumping up and down, ready to mob him at the plate. The fans were in a frenzy, too.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-13 21:43:00