Man Robs Second Northwest Indiana Bank This MonthThe man walked into the First State Bank of Porter at 429 N. Calumet Ave. just before 10:30 a.m, according to Chesterton police Chief David Cincoski. He gave an employee a note and showed a weapon, receiving an undisclosed amount of money before running southwest away from the bank.
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.
Man Killed, Another Wounded In Englewood ShootingThe men, ages, 34 and 59, were getting into a van about 2:30 a.m. in the 5700 block of South Morgan when someone in another vehicle shot at them, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
Man Robs Bank In BridgeviewThe bank at 8739 S. Harlem in Bridgeview was robbed at 12:06 p.m. Tuesday, according to the FBI.
Burglar Hits Same Car Wash Twice In GaryThe male burglarized the Auto Spa car wash at 3117 Broadway on both Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 sometime between midnight and 3 a.m., according to Gary police.
Five Wounded In Shootings Tuesday On South SideMost recently, two teenage boys were shot in the Englewood neighborhood.
Thefts From U.S. Postal Service Vans Prompts Community AlertA citywide series of thefts from U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles, in which the robbers have gained access by punching or prying open the locks, has prompted a community alert from police.
Man Gets 55 Years For Fatal Shooting Last Year In West Garfield ParkAlexander Scott, 31, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Feb. 12 after a bench trial before Judge Charles Burns, according to Cook County court records.
Suspect In Oak Park Kidnapping Turns Himself InSherman Henderson, 31, was taken into custody at the Oak Park police station Monday night, after showing up with his attorney, according to a statement from Oak Park police.
No Bail For Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldA Chicago police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Officer Jason Van Dyke was expected to appear for a bond hearing at noon Tuesday.
Seven Injured In Monday Shootings Across ChicagoMost recently, a 16-year-old girl was injured in a Brighton Park neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side. She was walking on the sidewalk in the 3700 block of South Albany Avenue about 10:45 p.m. when a gunman got out of a dark-colored car and fired shots at her, according to Chicago Police.
Chicago Police Say To Be Wary Of Pickpockets Among Holiday CrowdsBig crowds are an easy way for thieves to snatch a wallet from a back pocket or a purse someone is holding off to the side.