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.


Illinois State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton. (Credit: ilga.gov)

Chicago Man Accused Of Threatening Lawmaker Over Comments On Gay Marriage

A felony arrest warrant has been issued for a Chicago man accused of threatening a state representative over her controversial comments about same-sex marriages.


Jeanette Holt (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Allegedly Lied About Baby’s Abduction To Get Cops To Find Stolen Car

Police rushed to a Chatham neighborhood daycare center around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, after 25-year-old Jeanette Holt called 911 to report her 1997 Chevy Monte Carlo had been stolen with her 1-year-old son inside.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

Delia Aguila, 27, was charged with two counts of felony aggravated DUI. (Chicago Police Department)

Police Charge Woman In Weekend Hit-And-Run That Left 2 Dead

Delia Aguila, 27, was charged with two counts of felony aggravated DUI causing death in connection with the weekend crash that killed two people.


David Bogenberger (Family Photo)

NIU Students Charged With Hazing Make Court Appearance

Three Northern Illinois University students, facing felony hazing charges in death of a freshman, went before a judge this afternoon.


File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

State’s Attorney Demands School Board President Resign Over Felony

The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office is demanding the president of a south suburban school district step down because of a felony conviction, the Sun-Times is reporting.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn: Trotter Case Should Play Out In Court

Gov. Pat Quinn was side-stepping questions about State Sen. Donne Trotter’s arrest on Wednesday for allegedly trying to carry a handgun onto a flight at O’Hare International Airport, saying the judicial process should play out in court.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2012

State Sen. Donne Trotter was charged with a felony after TSA agents found a loaded gun in his bag as he went through security at O'Hare International Airport on Dec. 5, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

State Sen. Donne Trotter Arrested For Trying To Take Gun On Plane

An Illinois state senator running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress was arrested Wednesday morning after he allegedly tried to bring a gun onto a plane at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

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Mayor Seeks To Tweak Gun Ordinance In Wake Of Court Ruling

Updated 06/25/12 – 1:46 p.m. CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel will seek to revise the city’s gun control ordinance, after a federal judge ruled part of the 2010 law is unconstitutional. The mayor said […]


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Federal Judge Tosses Part Of Chicago’s Gun Ordinance

A federal judge has thrown out part of the city’s gun law, finding a section of the ordinance is too vague and unconstitutional.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Tommy Rees

Notre Dame QB Rees Charged In Altercation With Police

Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees has been charged with four misdemeanors, following a confrontation with police early Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Andre Curry

Man Who Posted Picture Of Daughter Bound With Duct Tape Faces Felony Charges

A Chicago man made national headlines when he posted a picture on Facebook of his 22-month-old daughter bound with duct tape. Now, a grand jury has indicted the man on felony charges.


Jay Mariotti

Judge Orders Former Sun-Times Columnist Mariotti To Stand Trial

Former Chicago Sun-Times columnist Jay Mariotti must stand trial on charges he stalked, injured and assaulted his ex-girlfriend, a judge ruled Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Samuel Collier

Naperville Police Nab Man Suspected Of Stealing Catalytic Converters

A west suburban man was arrested after he was caught red-handed stealing a catalytic converter from an SUV.


Photo Of Phillip Rinn. (Kane County Sheriff Booking Photo)

Dog Missing After Given To Animal Abuser

AURORA, Ill. (STMW) – Jamie Cotner thought he was sending his pet of six years to a good home. The west suburban Aurora man gave Eve away after he realized the sweet-natured pit bull-greyhound mix […]


File Photo of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Madigan’s Child Porn Crackdown Leads To 15th Arrest

A Kane County man is due in court today after being the latest to be arrested in a statewide crackdown on child pornography.

WBBM Newsradio–11/06/2010