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Man gets less than a year in prison for 2014 shooting involving now-dead cop

Fernando "Fern" Lopez was caught on film firing a gun into the air outside a River West nightclub in 2014. He was arrested that same night, after he was shot by an off-duty Cook County correctional officer. On Tuesday, a judge opted to give him less than a year in prison. Cook County Circuit Judge M

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-16 22:27:00

Police: Tire deflation device used to end chase, arrest gang members in Boone County

BELVIDERE - Police say two gang members from Elgin were arrested Sunday after they led police on a chase that ended shortly after the use of a tire deflation device disabled the stolen vehicle they were driving. The Boone County Sheriff's Department announced the arrests on Tuesday in a news release

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-01-17 00:17:05

Two gubernatorial candidates support repealing Illinois's rent control ban

As the March gubernatorial primary approaches, two candidates have now expressed support for repealing Illinois's Rent Control Preemption Act-a 1997 law that prohibits municipalities from enacting any form of regulation on residential or commercial rent prices. This week state senator Daniel Biss a

CHICAGO READER - 2018-01-17 01:06:00

Man Charged With First Degree Murder After Shooting Outside Suburban Mall

A Chicago Man was charged with first degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm on Tuesday, after killing a woman and wounding a girl in a shooting outside a suburban mall Saturday evening, authorities said. At 5:46 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired in the southwest parking

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-16 22:41:08

Ald. wants stiffer penalties for crimes near senior housing

An ordinance introduced by Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29th) would add penalties for crimes that involve weapons and happen near senior housing. Taliaferro said he proposed the ordinance after he visited a senior home in his ward and saw that its residents were afraid to go outside because drug dealers w

AUSTIN WEEKLY NEWS - 2018-01-16 23:07:00

Man charged after woman killed, girl wounded in North Riverside mall shooting

A Chicago man has been charged in a shooting at a North Riverside mall that left a 42-year-old woman dead and a 14-year-old girl wounded Saturday. Police responded to the North Riverside Park Mall at 7501 W. Cermak Rd. at 5:46 p.m. Saturday and found a 42-year-old woman and 14-year-old girl wounded

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-01-16 23:31:26

Man shot in arm, buttocks in East Garfield Park

A man was wounded Tuesday evening in an East Garfield Park neighborhood shooting on the West Side. The 26-year-old was shot in the arm and buttocks at 6:18 p.m. in the first block of North Albany, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 01:14:00

City Buildings Department analyst accused of sexually harassing teen intern

It would be tough for city Inspector General Joe Ferguson to top his last two quarterly reports, which included explosive allegations about the Water Management email scandal, a family leave abuse scandal at the 911 center and a preferential parking scheme on the streets surrounding the United Cente

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-16 21:33:00

Building destroyed in massive Petersburg fire

A massive fire broke out in Petersburg on Tuesday morning, destroying a vacant building, damaging an apartment building and shutting down streets. The fire, which started around 5 a.m. was on High Street, near Lafayette and Hinton streets. Fire officials said at a press conference Tuesday afternoon

NBC12 - 2018-01-16 10:27:35

'She's a hero': Petersburg woman warned residents as fire ignited

PETERSBURG, Va. - Early Tuesday morning a massive fire destroyed a historic Petersburg factory building, and endangered the lives of sleeping tenants, though no one was injured. The fire blazed so hot and high that the sky was orange, and still 12 hours later, firefighters are working to put out hot

WTVR-TV - 2018-01-16 23:43:28

Free screenings - South Hill Enterprise: News

Did you know heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States? Take the first steps toward prevention by participating in a free heart screening to better understand your risk. Medical personnel will be on hand to review your results and answer any questions. Free s

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-01-16 19:38:00

Crews battling massive fire in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - Crews are on the scene of a massive fire in Petersburg. The building is located on High Street. An 8News viewer sent in photos of fire which shows the flames coming from the collapsed building. 8News has crews heading to the scene. Stay with us for updates.

WRIC TV - 2018-01-16 11:03:00

Baird joins Lawrenceville Police Department

LAWRENCEVILLE - Joseph "Joey" E. Baird, III brings 13 years of law enforcement experience to the Lawrenceville Police Department in addition to serving with the Chesterfield Fire and EMS. Baird said things changed after 911 in a positive way, the country became more united. He said community policin

BRUNSWICKTIMES-GAZETTE.COM - 2018-01-16 21:02:00

Authorities: Missing man's cause of death undetermined

The cause of death for 33-year-old Nicholas Dale Clayton, who went missing in the late hours of July 18, remains undetermined, according to Charlotte County Investigator Tommy Elder. The human remains of Clayton, who listed an address of 1127 Jeb Stuart Highway in Red Oak at the time he was reported

YOURGV.COM - 2018-01-17 00:30:00

New video, court documents gives insights into the night a tow truck driver was gunned down in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - A newly released video gives new insights into the night a tow truck driver was gunned down in Petersburg. The video shows what happened moments before and after the murder. 8News reporter Kristin Smith reported live in Petersburg with new information about the investigation

WRIC TV - 2018-01-17 02:03:27

Suspect sought after stealing spirits

On Saturday, January 13 a larceny occurred at the South Hill ABC Store. At approximately 3:40 p.m. a man entered the store and left with $30 worth of alcohol in his possession. The crime is still under investigation and the South Hill Police Department is currently following leads on one suspect. Th

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-01-16 19:35:00

Bessemer business owner ID'd as man killed in drive-by shooting at Fairfield hotel

A man killed when a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting entered his room at a Fairfield hotel has been identified as a Bessemer business owner. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office on Tuesday identified the victim as Bradley Neil Watkins. He was 50, and owned The Vintage Station, which was locate

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 16:14:11

Birmingham police investigating Monday shooting homicide

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a shooting that occurred on Monday, according to BPD. At approximately 7:28 p.m. officers from West Precinct responded to the the 4700 block of Carver Avenue on a pers

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-01-16 21:13:12

Snow, ice threat expected today; city, county schools, BSCC closed

Meteorologists are cautiously forecasting today's winter weather threat as comparable to the "Snowmageddon" of Jan. 27, 2014. Gov. Kay Ivey issued a State of Emergency effective at 6 p.m. Monday for all Alabama counties in preparation for potential severe winter weather. The National Weather Service

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2018-01-16 05:45:14

Fairfield woman charged with murder in death of son

Charges have been upgraded to murder against a Fairfield mother originally arrested on an aggravated child abuse charge. Court documents show the upgraded charges against Ratunda Fay Smith, 31, are for the December 7th death of DMario Hall. The toddler sustained trauma to his brain, fractures to his

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:39:41