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Man fatally shot in head in East Garfield Park, police say
CHICAGO - A 34-year-old man was shot to death in East Garfield Park on Friday. The man was walking down the sidewalk in the 3100 block of West Washington Boulevard about 6:45 p.m. Friday when someone walked up and opened fire, according to the Chicago Police Department. The victim was fatally shot i
Man Crawls Into Window, Hits Victim With Frying Pan In Oak Park
OAK PARK, IL — An Oak Park resident received an unwelcome awakening when a man crawled into their bedroom window and struck them with a frying pan. Police say the home invasion took place in the 1100 block of South Taylor early Wednesday.The victim told police that the an crawled in through their be
Person killed in double Maywood shooting
One male, whose age wasn’t released, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Loyola Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Another male was taken to the same hospital, where his condition stabilized.
Things To Do This Weekend In And Around Chicago: Oct. 19-21
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO)– Fall is here Chicago and Halloween is right around the corner. This weekend hosts a variety of events to enjoy all things fall and to get an early start on Halloween festivities.It is also a busy weekend for Chicago sports with the Chicago Bull, Chicago Bears and Chicago Bl
Ex-Whittier man receives 20 years for 2013 murder of woman in Chicago
A former Whittier resident will serve 20 years in prison for the Chicagokilling of a woman whose body was found stuffed in an air mattressfive years ago, officials said.Faramarz Bakhshi, 26, was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 17, by a Cook County judge.He pleaded guilty Sept. 17 to themurder of Michelle
Man Arrested For Murder Of Missing South Side Woman
Investigators announced Friday Hayes’ boyfriend, 72-year-old Jimmy Jackson, was arrested in Memphis, Tenn. in connection with what’s now a murder case.
After 2 months, teacher suspended from Lyons school over attempted murder charge
The decision to place Andres Rodriguez, 38, on administrative leave was finalized in the evening, a day after a board member of Lyons School District 103 lambasted interim superintendent Patrick Patt for hiring him.
Oliver W Holmes Elementary School, Oak Park, Illinois - Oct. 2018
Oliver W Holmes Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 97, and is located at 508 N Kenilworth Avenue in Oak Park, Illinois. There are currently 93 homes for sale ranging from $85,900 to $1,950,000.
Kanye West stops by Pepe's Mexican restaurant in Naperville
The restaurant posted photos of the rapper on their Facebook page, captioning the post: “Thank you Kanye West for visiting Pepe's and The Can today! Glad to hear you love Pepe's as much as we do!”
Herbacious and fresh-squeezed restaurant openings in city and burbs
Beatrix,Lettuce Entertain You’s popular coffeehouse/restaurant, is expanding to the suburbs. Beatrix is opening its fourth location early 2019 in Oakbrook Mall. Beatrix originated in River North in June 2013 and is known for its healthy menu specials, fresh-squeezed juices and a coffee and pastry co
Missing Chicago Postal Worker Kierra Coles’ Mother Addresses Rumors About Her Disappearance
Postal worker,Kierra Coles, 26, has been missing since October 2. She mysteriously disappeared near her South Side Chicago neighborhood. A neighbor’s surveillance video showed Coles in her U.S. Postal Service uniform, heading to work on Oct. 2,WGN-TVreported. She passed her car, went across the stre
Chicago cop's indictment threatens wiretap evidence in Four Corner Hustlers case
Since Chicago police Sgt. Xavier Elizondo was indicted in May on federal corruption charges, there's been a raft of misconduct lawsuits involving the officer, who's now also facing a criminal case in which he's accused of submitting phony affidavits for search warrants that he would use to rob drug
A Chicago postal worker vanished two weeks ago, and police suspect foul play
Earlier this month, US Postal Service letter carrier Kierra Coles left her Chicago apartment apparently dressed for work.A neighbor's surveillance video captured her walking past her vehicle in her work uniform, CNN affiliate WLS reported.Coles was last seen on October 2, Chicago police said. She is
Burglar Cuts Screen To Enter Home In Oak Park
OAK PARK, IL — Oak Park police are investigating a burglary in which a suspect or suspects cut a window screen to gain access to a home. The incident took place Tuesday in the 1000 block of Washington Boulevard, according to a police summary.
Evanston Man Charged With Murder Of Accomplice: Task Force
WAUKEGAN, IL — An Evanston man was charged with the murder of his accomplice in a botched robbery early Tuesday in Lindenhurst, according to the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force. Police received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. about a possible robbery at a home in the 300 block of Teal Road. When off
Video shows off-duty Chicago police officer shooting teenager with autism – video
Ricardo Hayes, then 18, was shot and wounded in the arm and chest by an off-duty police officer, Sgt Khalil Muhammad. The teenager's family had reported Hayes missing only hours before, advising police he had developmental problems and autism. The police officer is heard on a 911 call saying that Ha
Lindenhurst Man Fatally Shoots Robber In Hammer Attack: Police
WAUKEGAN, IL — After a botched gun robbery early Tuesday in Lindenhurst, one man is dead and the other has been charged with his murder and armed robbery, according to the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force. Police received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. about a possible robbery at a home in the 300 b
Man shows up at Oak Park hospital, says he was shot in Austin
A man walked into a west suburban hospital Wednesday morning claiming he’d been shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.The 22-year-old man showed up at Rush Oak Park Hospital at 5:51 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his ring finger, according to Chicago police. He has since been treated and re
Lawsuit Filed Over Fatal Crash At Harlem & Dempster | Journal & Topics Media Group
Members of the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force Major Crash Assistance Team (NORTAF) responded to the scene of the Thursday, Sept. 6 fatal crash at Dempster and Harlem, were seen examining a Cook County Sheriff’s Police squad car involved in wreck.
Al's Beef celebrates 80 years with 80-cent Italian beef sandwiches
CHICAGO - Al's Beef is celebrating its 80th birthday with a juicy deal. The chain will offer its signature Italian beef sandwich for just 80-cents on Thursday, Oct. 18. from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cheese and peppers will cost extra (50 to 65 cents each), as does adding a sausage to make it a combo (about