When village trustees finalize the upcoming budget for May 1, Police Chief Kevin McCarthy will also take over administrative duties for the fire department.
Cook county prosecutors claim Gary Swiercz broke into his neighbor’s Tinley Park condo wearing a ski mask and carrying a knife, rope, zip ties, duct tape, an 8-inch sex toy and lubricant.
An off-duty deputy fire chief came to the rescue of an Evanston family last week when he noticed their house was on fire and he ran up to get them out safely.
Gary’s new mayor is pledging to put the brakes on a growing number of burglaries in the city. That’s just one item on Karen Freeman-Wilson’s “to-do” list after taking office as Gary’s first female mayor.