A squad car was rammed by the escaping vehicle during the chase that went onto Interstate 55 and ended in unincorporated Joliet.
Two prominent Illinois lawmakers met today about controversial comments one made about how to get rid of gangs in Chicago, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.
More than a dozen people protesting the plans to close more than 50 Chicago public schools were arrested on Monday at City Hall.
The defendants allegedly worked together to provide customers with heroin, usually in capsule form, in exchange for cash, after customers called a specific telephone number to place an order.
Opponents of the Chicago public schools closing plan are taking the gloves off…in the streets and in the courts. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
A special anti-gang unit has set up operations in far northwestern Harvard, and officials say it’s already yielding results.
One person is in custody and police are searching for two others in the kidnapping and robbery of a woman in Frankfort Square.
Corliss High School was hosting South Shore Friday evening. During the game, a scuffle started on the court. Then people in the stands got involved.
Ten people who were arrested Friday night after camping outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Fifth Floor office in City Hall, to call attention to school closings, were released Saturday morning.
Two of three people charged with robbing an Edgewater jewelry store Monday afternoon were denied bond Wednesday, while the third was ordered held on $500,000.
A Cook County judge has dismissed charges against dozens of Occupy Chicago protesters who were arrested in Grant Park after a rally last October, ruling the curfew they were charged with violating is unconstitutional.
An investigation finds a disproportionate number of black and Hispanic high school students are turned over to police for infractions that result in other students being less severely disciplined.
Two men were in custody Saturday, after being arrested on charges of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Will County.
About 20 juveniles and four adults were arrested after police responded to reports of people being pushed in the Gold Coast Saturday.
A federal indictment says 40 people are facing charges in connection to a methamphetamine ring that was run from an Indiana prison with the help of corrections officers.
When Elgin Police Chief Jeff Swoboda led a “walk and talk” at the downtown Metra and Pace stations a month ago, asking train and bus riders what they liked and didn’t like about the northwest suburb, some said prostitution was going on in the area.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has found a new way to keep gang members off their street corners.
Chicago police busted a gang-controlled drug market in the West Side Austin neighborhood, nabbing 14 people and taking more than $20,000 worth of drugs off the street, authorities announced Friday.
Aside from a stabbing nearby, the first day of Lollapolooza Friday was relatively uneventful in terms of tickets and arrests.
A complaint of noisy fireworks early Tuesday reportedly led police to arrest two men for a weekend shooting in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.