Special Prosecutor To Investigate Cops Tied To Jason Van DykeA Cook County judge on Friday ruled that a special prosecutor will be appointed to look into whether additional Chicago Police officers covered up the circumstances that led to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
E. Coli Outbreak Tied To Bridgeport Restaurant Sickens 25At least 25 people became sick from E. coli after recently eating at Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill in Bridgeport.
'Sick And Tired' Of Shootings, Police Ramp Up Patrols For Holiday WeekendWith 24 people shot within 24 hours from Thursday into Friday, Chicago police were worried about a potentially bloody 4th of July holiday weekend.
Four Bombs Found In Wauconda Home After Threat Against PoliceTom Ahern, spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, said the suspect’s threat alone was deemed credible enough to evacuate homes near the 400 block of Lake Shore Boulevard.
2 Suspects Killed, 2 Others And 4 Cops Hurt In Crash After ChaseTwo robbery suspects were killed in a crash in West Pullman following a police chase that started in Tinley Park. Four Chicago police officers and two other robbery suspects also were were injured in the wreck.
Chicago Begins Ticketing Cars Without City StickersThose who fail to display their sticker can get a ticket a day -- each one costing $200.
1 Killed, 20 Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across ChicagoA woman was killed on her birthday in a mass shooting that left four other people injured about 9:45 p.m. in the 9500 block of South Loomis in Washington Heights on the Far South Side.
Busy Travel Weekend Expected At O'Hare And MidwayLines have been building at O’Hare International Airport early Friday, as travelers prepared to celebrate the 4th of July weekend, but honoring the nation’s independence comes as the nation’s airports have been placed on high alert in the wake of a suicide bombing at the airport in Istanbul.
Woman Killed, Four Other People Wounded In Washington Heights ShootingA woman was killed on her birthday and four other people were wounded in a shooting in the Washington Heights neighborhood Thursday night.
1 Killed, 1 Wounded In West Chatham ShootingA 28-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman were shot just after midnight in the first block of West 76th Street, according to Chicago Police. They were sitting in a car when a red pickup truck approached and someone inside fired shots.
Two Charged With Armed Robberies In University VillageMichael Hayes, 54, of the 500 block of East 77th Street and Tyrone Cole, 47, of the 7700 block of South Calumet Avenue, each were charged with two felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm, the FBI announced Wednesday.
Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing In West Garfield ParkA West Side man who already served time for a murder was charged with fatally stabbing a rival during a fight about drugs in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

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