Inmate Charged After Handgun Found At Cook County Jail Causing LockdownThe Cook County Sheriff's office announced Thursday that a prisioner has been charged for leaving a loaded handgun in a jail garbage can prompting a lockdown on Tuesday.
Vernon Hills Woman Charged With Setting Park Garbage Can On FireOfficers were called to Augusta Park, 210 Augusta Drive, after a pedestrian saw a garbage can in the park on fire, according to a statement from Vernon Hills police.
Police Find Guns, 160 Rounds Of Ammo In Garbage CanChicago Police found two guns and more than 160 rounds of live ammunition hidden in a Gresham neighborhood garbage can Tuesday on the South Side.
No Bail For Man Charged In Gang Initiation BeatingHeriberto Ramirez was one of at least three gang members who blindfolded the 15-year-old boy on March 16 before taking him to an undisclosed location where — after refusing to join their gang — he was punched, kicked, stabbed, and robbed, prosecutors said in court.
Mother Tied Plastic Bag Around Newborn’s Neck, Left Him In TrashA 19-year-old northwest suburban woman gave birth to a full-term baby boy in a Salvation Army store bathroom last week, then wrapped a plastic bag around his neck, put him in a garbage bag and covered his body with paper towels.
Body Found In Garbage Can On Near West SideA body was found in a garbage can Monday Morning on the city’s Near West Side.
Body Found In Garbage CanThe body of a man was found in a garbage can Monday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Police Issue Alert After North Side Garbage FiresPolice are searching for someone who set fires to at least four city garbage cans in the Roscoe Village and Lake View neighborhoods.
Park District Considers Putting Ads In Parks Visitors to Chicago's public parks could soon see advertisements on such things as lifeguard stands, garbage cans and tennis courts.

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