Officers 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.
Chicago Police found two guns and more than 160 rounds of live ammunition hidden in a Gresham neighborhood garbage can Tuesday on the South Side.
Heriberto 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.
A 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.
A body was found in a garbage can Monday Morning on the city’s Near West Side.
The body of a man was found in a garbage can Monday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Police are searching for someone who set fires to at least four city garbage cans in the Roscoe Village and Lake View neighborhoods.
Visitors to Chicago’s public parks could soon see advertisements on such things as lifeguard stands, garbage cans and tennis courts.