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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

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

Elgin Police Will Release Video From Fatal Shooting Along I-90

ELGIN, IL - The Elgin Police Department plans to release video from a officer-involved shooting that ended with a 34-year-old woman being killed in her car along Interstate 90. Chief Jeffrey Swoboda said the video will be released by the end of this week, according to a post on the police department

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:53:02

Rockford drug dealer arrested for selling crack cocaine

ROCKFORD - Rockford Police Department's Narcotics Unit made two arrests Monday after a month-long investigation. On Monday, detectives conducted a traffic stop on their subject, Jonathan Kimble, 32, of Rockford, and his brother, Quadell Kimble, 27, also of Rockford. Both subjects were taken into cus

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-03-20 18:10:01

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

3 arrested in standoff with Rockford Police

ROCKFORD - Three people are in custody this morning after an hours-long standoff in Rockford. Police responded to a shots-fired call in the 3500 block of Jacqueline Drive around 10:45 last night. A SWAT team was called in when the suspects inside a nearby apartment refused to open the door. Police

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-03-20 13:11:42

Casten wins Democratic primary for 6th Congressional District, will face Roskam in November

Sean Casten will face U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam in the 6th Congressional District in November. CHICAGO - There's finally a winner for the Democratic primary race in the 6th Congressional District. Downers Grove businessman Sean Casten narrowly beat Barrington Hills Zoning Board member Kelly Mazeski. Th

WGNTV.COM - 2018-03-21 14:21:36

Kenosha teen to face trial as adult for stabbing classmate

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - A teen accused of fatally stabbing a classmate at a Kenosha high school will face trial as an adult. Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Mary Wagner denied a motion Monday to move Timothy Carson to juvenile court. He was 15 when he was charged with second-degree intentional homic

TMJ4.COM - 2018-03-20 15:39:04

Beach Park man charged with sexual assault of 5-year-old girl

A north suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl. Edmundo Aboytes | Lake County Sheriff's Office Edmundo Aboytes, 87, is charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, according to a statement from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Officers w


3 men killed, 3 others wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday afternoon

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three men were killed and at least three others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was gunned down early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side. He was dr


Warrant issued in domestic violence case

ROCKFORD - Investigators with the Rockford Police Department are looking for a man they believed was involved in a domestic violence incident earlier this month on the city's northwest side. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday, March 11, patrol officers responded to a residence in the 600 block of North


Homeless youth struggling to find place to stay

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The city of Rockford has ended chronic and veteran homelessness, but the struggle with homeless youth continues. Local organizations say they are encountering roadblocks when trying to find a safe place for teens and young adults to stay for the night. "Where do they go on


A lengthy prison sentence follows a heroin overdose

Saying he believed stiff sentences for people involved in selling drugs can combat the heroin problem in Kenosha County, a judge sentenced a man who sold fentanyl-laced heroin the led to a man's overdose death to 18 years in prison. Harold Wilcher, 52, was convicted by a jury Feb. 1 for first-degree


'Neighbor' Lures Woman Outside Before Burglary: Northbrook Crimes

NORTHBROOK, IL - The following information comes from the Northbrook Police Department as a record of incidents reported to the police and those arrested on criminal charges, which merely represent accusations by the state and are often dropped or reduced. Therefore, readers are reminded an arrest d


Luxury home neighborhoods North Barrington

North Barrington, a suburb of Barrington, has much to offer to the luxiryhome buyer. Homes in this community overall are in what would be called the luxury niche with lots in the $175000 range and homes ranging from $300000 to well over $1 million. There are large lots and some equestrian properties


Drug Dealer Charged In Overdose Death: Police

KANE COUNTY, IL - A suburban drug dealer is behind bars for allegedly providing the fentanyl-laced heroin that ended up killing William Barratt, 27, of Ringwood last December. Adam Ochoa, 29, of the 500 block of Lincoln Street in Algonquin, was taken into custody Tuesday following a three-month inve


Stacy Peterson's Sister Claims to Know Location of Missing Woman's Body

Cassandra Cales wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that she has sonar images of Stacy Peterson's remains and is asking for donations to help recover them Stacy Peterson married Drew on October 18, 2003, shortly before Savio's death. She disappeared on October 28, 2007 and was officially reported missi


Man Charged in Shooting That Shut Down Kennedy Expressway

A 34-year-old man has been charged with shooting a man on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday night, leaving the inbound lanes from the Edens closed for hours during an investigation. Tayan E. Williams, of Zion, was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm, according to Illinois


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


Fire Caused By Smoking Materials Displaces 4 Palatine Residents

Crews battle a fire in Palatine March 15 that displaced four. Four Palatine residents were displaced from their single-family ranch home after a fire broke out inside the home's two-car attached garage Thursday, March 15. The fire department is calling the fire accidental in nature due to careless u