Former Chicago police Superintendent Garry Mc Carthy, a casualty of the fallout after the release of the video of the Laquan Mc Donald shooting, said Monday the video never should have been made public while a criminal investigation was still under way. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has delayed his major speech on policing a couple of days as he and top aides privately grapple with how to put together and present what he's called a multifaceted plan to address the city's surge in violent crime, one that's expected to include hiring more police officers. A student accidentally spilled hydrochloric acid on her shoe during a biology lab Monday afternoon at St. The acid did not come in contact with her skin and the student was not sent to the hospital, according to university spokesman Karla Thomas. Police are looking for someone who may have suffered burns while setting a body on fire in an Austin neighborhood alley early Saturday morning. Saturday, police responded to a call of a refuse fire in the 5500 block of West Cortez Street, a police spokesman said. One man was killed and six others wounded Monday morning and afternoon in South and Far South side shootings.
According to a Wauconda Fire District news release, crews responded around a.m. The largest ever Go Fund Me campaign in Illinois ended Monday afternoon, with donations to an 89-year-old paleta vendor in Little Village reaching at least $385,400. It was a hot July day, at least 95 degrees, and blindingly bright.
Over the last nine days, about 17,500 people offered anywhere from $5 to $2,000 in donations to Fidencio Sanchez, who's been pushing... Dozens of people gathered around the playlot court and watched as the boys sank shot after shot.
Devon, Laphonzo and Malcolm, friends since grade school, played like they couldn't lose. Cicero firefighters were working to contain a fire that engulfed two buildings Monday afternoon, officials said.
"A few" firefighters suffered "very minor injuries," Ray Hanania, spokesman for the town of Cicero, said in an email.
He did not provide the exact number of injured firefighters or the...
A bail reduction request for a Zion man who was shot by Zion police during an alleged DUI and pursuit incident in July was denied in Lake County Circuit Court Monday. Former Chicago police Superintendent Garry Mc Carthy seems to be enjoying the freedom to speak his mind now that he's working as a private security consultant.
Defense Attorney James Schwarzbach asked Judge Patricia Fix to significantly reduce the 0,000 bail set for Devon Davidson, 25,... During a lunchtime speech at the City Club of Chicago on Monday, he wasted no time lobbing more bombs than a desperate quarterback. Two businesses were robbed at gunpoint - one by shotgun - on 79th Street between Saint Lawrence and Langley in the last two weeks.
Police are warning South Shore residents about five separate robbery patterns that have appeared over the last month in the South Shore neighborhood. In both incidents, a man demanded money from the store clerks.
Two robberies were reported near 79th Street and Jeffery Boulevard. "In one incident the offender displayed what appeared to be a shotgun and the second incident the offender... 1 in the 7800 block of South State Street about p.m. A Barrington man must register for life as a sex offender after he pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography Monday.