According To FBI Statistics, Chicago Lags Behind National Murder DecreasesWhile Chicago's murder totals have seen small declines, robberies and aggravated assaults have gone down at a faster rate than the nation as a whole.
FBI's Violent Crime Statistics For Every City In AmericaThe FBI's violent crime report is not a ranking — there are no winners, no losers. Mostly, these statistics are here to help individual cities track their crime over long periods of time...
Austin Man Facing Several Charges After Leading Police On ChaseA West Side man is facing a litany of charges after leading Chicago Police on a chase Tuesday evening. Officers tried to stop 25-year-old Desmond Henry’s vehicle during an investigation at Polk and California about 5:15 p.m., according to police.
Two Teens Accused Of Pointing BB Gun At Girl’s Head In NapervilleReece A. Swedowski, 18, was charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated assault; and Zachary Q. Kolar, 19, was charged with one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct, according to Naperville police.
Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown In Geneva Arrested In HammondThe man who threatened a relative with a knife, prompting a west suburban hospital to go on lockdown, was arrested late Tuesday in northwest Indiana.
Facebook Quarrel Leads To Standoff, SWAT RaidAbout 10:40 p.m. Monday, officers were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Johns Lane in unincorporated Aurora Township, where a man told police another man, later identified as Oscar Guzman, had pointed a gun at his head during a fight over a Facebook post.
Man Free On Bond For Robbery Charged With Stealing Woman's PurseA man free on bond after being charged with robbing an elderly man in west suburban Riverside in August was arrested last weekend and charged with another robbery in Chicago.
Man Charged With Firing Assault Rifle At Blue Line TrainA 25-year-old man has been charged with firing an assault rifle at a CTA train inside a subway station on Thursday.
Man Charged In Attacks On Women On New Lenox Forest Preserve TrailVictor Hermida-Cortez, 25, of 1021 Stonegate Road, was arrested shortly after the two incidents that occurred moments apart. He faces two felony charges of aggravated assault with intent to cause great bodily harm.
CPD Commander Accused Of Shoving Gun In Suspect's Mouth And Taser Against His GroinA Chicago police commander accused of sticking the barrel of his service weapon in a suspect’s throat, pressing a stun gun against the man's groin last year, and threatening to kill him was released without having to post bail Thursday.
$450K Bail For Man Accused Of Trying To Run Over CopRicardo Castro-Beltran was laid up in a hospital bed Sunday, recovering from four gunshot wounds he received when he allegedly tried to run over a Chicago police officer who caught him smoking crack, authorities said.
Reckless Driver Shot By Police Faces ChargesMichael Cote, 39, faces five felony counts of aggravated assault while operating a motor vehicle against a peace officer and five misdemeanor counts of failure to notify police after damaging an unattended vehicle.