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State Trooper Arrested, Charged With Felonies

Juan Lopez is charged with two counts home invasion and one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm for an incident that happened last year, while he was off duty, the Illinois State Police said in a news release Thursday.

07/02/2015

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Suspect Charged In Megabus Gun Incident

Jacques L. Anderson was charged Thursday with armed violence, possession of a firearm by a felon, reckless discharge of a firearm, and other offenses, the Illinois State Police said.

05/14/2015

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Police Charge Suspect In Attempted Rape On CTA

Ronald Sparks, 34, was detained early Monday after he was observed smoking on a CTA train car, police said. He allegedly attacked a female rider over the weekend on the Red Line.

05/11/2015

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Student Charged In Wake Of Shotgun Shell Being Found At Hinsdale Central

The student, who lives in unincorporated Clarendon Hills, faces one count of possession of ammunition, a misdemeanor that will be petitioned through the juvenile court system, according to Hinsdale police.

03/23/2015

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Juvenile Charged In Connection With Mugging Of Mayor’s Son

A juvenile male suspect was arrested Saturday in connection with the Dec. 19 mugging of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s teen son near the family’s North Side home.

02/07/2015

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Student Charged Following Offensive Email To Peers

Palatine police say an 18-year-old Fremd High School senior is responsible for an email with graphic and offensive images that was sent to students at Fremd and Palatine High School earlier this week.

01/30/2015

Chicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Commander Accused Of Brutality Has Many Supporters

Several Park Manor residents have rallied around Glenn Evans, the Chicago police commander who is accused of terrorizing a criminal suspect. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

10/23/2014

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Teen Charged In Sex Attack On Pregnant College Student

A 17-year-old boy who sexually assaulted a pregnant college student and locked her in the trunk of a car has been charged as an adult with aggravated criminal sexual assault, a state’s attorney said.

09/15/2014

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Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Indicted On Child-Abuse Charge

 HOUSTON (CBS/AP) — Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for […]

09/12/2014

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Preschool Teacher Faces Child-Porn Charges

A spokesman for the state’s attorney’s office said there is no evidence that anyone in Richard Gertler’s care was a victim.

06/05/2014

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Chicago Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Near United Center Last Month

Patricia Cucinotta, 53, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving injury or death and aggravated DUI causing a fatal accident, both felonies, according to police News Affairs.

01/16/2014

John Wasilenko after a court appearance Friday Jan. 10, 2014. (CBS)

Elmwood Park Cop Bilked Senior Of $20,000: Prosecutors

Sgt. John Wasilenko faces three felony charges, including financial exploitation of an elderly person and official misconduct. He’s accused of ripping off 85-year-old Angelo Ditore.

01/10/2014

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Charges Filed In Pregnant Teen’s Shooting Death

Eva Casara, 17, was 5 1/2-months pregnant when she was shot during an attempted drug deal ripoff gone bad, police said.

12/28/2013

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Charges Filed Against Mom Of Dead Infant

Charges are pending against the mother of a dead 7-month-old baby found bundled in a snowsuit in a West Side apartment Wednesday afternoon, police said.

12/12/2013

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Charges Filed Against Man Who Pointed Gun At Officers

Assault and gun charges have been filed against a man who was shot by Chicago police after he repeatedly pointed a gun at officers on the South Side early Saturday.

09/08/2013

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Three Charged For Shooting Of 6-Year-Old In Roseland

Three young men have been charged with the shooting of a woman and a 6-year-old girl in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood last Friday night.

07/23/2013

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Charges Likely Wednesday Against Man Who Attacked Merrillville Cop

Police are trying to nail down details about a man who was shot by an off-duty Merrillville police officer after the two engaged in a physical altercation outside of the Merrillville Planned Parenthood Health Center on Monday afternoon.

05/22/2013

Lemont police search Oakwood Elementary School after a bomb threat was found written on a wall. (Credit: CBS)

Student Charged With Writing Bomb Threat On School In Lemont

A Lemont middle school student who admitted to writing a bomb threat on a wall at Oakwood School will be charged as a juvenile, police said Tuesday, and her actions could result in expulsion and having to make restitution, according to the school’s student handbook.

05/08/2013

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One Charged In Armed Attack; Store Owner Fought Off Offender With Bat

Police have arrested one of two offenders involved in an armed robbery and shooting at a store in which the owners fought off the attackers with a baseall bat.

04/11/2013

Aramis McKinzie, Garlin Minor, and Akeem L. Simmon. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Three Charged With Fatal October Shooting Of 73-Year-Old Man

Three young men — ages 18, 19, and 20 — have been charged with the murder of a 73-year-old man who was shot dead as he sat outside on a neighbor’s porch on the South Side last October.

03/02/2013

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