Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Elderly Woman In Arlington HeightsA northwest suburban man charged with sexually assaulting a 97-year-old woman last month in Arlington Heights has been ordered held on a $5 million bond.
"Rocket Docket" Law Aiming To Keep Low-Level Defendants From Languishing In JailThe new law creates a special court, dubbed the “rocket docket,” for non-violent inmates charged with minor retail theft, or trespassing; many of whom now have to wait behind bars for months, because they cannot afford even a low bail.
Judge Orders Psychiatric Exam For Serial StowawayA homeless woman who has been arrested several times for trying to sneak past security checkpoints at multiple airports – and even managing to sneak on board at least three different flights without a ticket – has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation before her next court date.
Homeless Man Charged With Entering Apartment, Fondling Sleeping WomanLilau Moreno-Tepecha allegedly entered the apartment of a 25-year-old woman through an unlocked door on Sunday in Waukegan, and touched her while she was sleeping, but she was able to get out of the room, grab her young child, leave the apartment and give police a description, police said.
Man Charged For Breaking In To Crystal Lake Homes, Injuring ResidentsErasmo William Herrera, 20, was charged with two felony counts of criminal trespass to a residence, a felony and misdemeanor count each of criminal damage to property and one misdemeanor count of battery, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.
Three Aldermen Cited For Trespassing After Immigration Sit-InAld. Proco "Joe" Moreno (1), Danny Solis (25) and Rey Colon (35) each sat-in, in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at 101 W. Congress Pkwy.
Teen Arrested For Setting Off Fireworks Inside Gary SchoolArrested inside a northwest Indiana high school for allegedly setting off fireworks after police banned him from the building, DeAngelo Rock appeared in court and said, “I am not a criminal.” Gary City Court referee Itsia Rivera replied, "Yes you are."
Rapper Lil Reese Arrested On Downstate Warrant For Videotaped 2012 BeatingChampaign police identified Chicago rapper and Chief Keef pal Lil Reese as the alleged attacker in the 2012 videotaped beating of a Downstate woman, leading to his arrest Sunday in Chicago.
Police Release 911 Call From Sen. Suzi Schmidt's Dispute With NeighborOfficials have released recordings of a 911 call that triggered criminal charges and the arrest of State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa).
Man Arrested After Forcing His Way Onto Plane At MidwayA South Side man was arrested at Midway International Airport Tuesday evening, after pushing his way onto a plane without a ticket or boarding pass.