Cook County Jail Inmate Charged With Attacking Correctional OfficerJamara Rhone, 40, who is being held on a retail theft charge, is now facing a felony charge of aggravated battery to a peace officer after a correctional deputy was injured in the attack, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Charges Dropped Against Activist Arrested During Laquan McDonald MarchProsecutors have dropped charges against an activist who has helped organize several protests against police violence, less than a day after he was arrested for allegedly punching a police officer during a march downtown in the wake of the release of the video showing the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Murder Defendant Says Demons, God Controlled HimJurors heard graphic details of a fatal head-on crash and allegations of bizarre behavior from the defendant during opening statements Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of Mark Oelerich.
Man Charged With Fleeing Cops, Dragging Officer From SUVA Back of the Yards man tried to flee police Saturday near the University of Illinois at Chicago and dragged an officer more than 20 feet with his SUV.
Protesters Charged After Mag Mile March, Claim Police Were Out Of ControlA dozen protesters have been charged after a rowdy demonstration that spilled onto the Magnificent Mile, but the protesters claim police were the ones who were out of control.
Cops: Uptown Man Held After Attacking CopA good Samaritan pitched in when a burglary suspect tried to disarm a Chicago Police officer and began biting and punching her in the North Center neighborhood early Sunday, police said.