Clerk, Boyfriend Charged With Elmhurst Gas Station TheftA Lombard woman and her boyfriend have been charged with robbing the gas station where she works, in a case which police first believed was also an abduction.
Police Investigate Possible Robbery, Missing Clerk At Elmhurst Gas StationYellow police tape blocked the Shell gas station at the intersection of Route 64 and Route 83 in Elmhurst, after police were called for a well-being check at 5 a.m. There was no sign of the clerk who was supposed to be working there at the time, but there was reason to believe a robbery had taken place at the gas station.
Man Critically Wounded In Coal City ShootingOfficers responded to a report of shots fired at the Shell at 625 E. Division St. in Coal City at 8:10 p.m., according to a statement from Coal City police. The victim, a male of unknown age, was found bleeding with multiple gunshot wounds in a silver Dodge Ram.
Woman Charged With Offering Sex To Hillside Police Chief For $20Delora Johnson, 24, walked up to Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek and asked for a cigarette about 7 p.m. outside the station in the 4700 block of West Roosevelt Road, Cook County prosecutors said at a bond hearing. When Lukaszek said he didn’t have one, she offered to perform sex acts on him for $20, prosecutors said.
Man Shot At Englewood Gas StationAbout 10:25 p.m., the man was getting into a car at the station in the 100 block of West 63rd Street when a white SUV pulled up and someone inside shot him in the buttocks, police said.
Three Hurt In Crash Involving Stolen Vehicle In EnglewoodAn 18-year-old man was speeding south on Halsted Street in a silver SUV when the vehicle struck a black car in the intersection at 71st Street, police said.
Third Man Charged In 2013 Slaying Outside Chatham Gas StationSteven Blanchard, 26, who was charged with first-degree murder, is accused of being the triggerman who killed Leroy Griffin. He was ordered held without bail during a brief appearance before Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil.
Bank Robbery Suspect Charged In Gas Station HoldupsA superseding indictment filed last week in the U.S. District Court in Hammond charges Jeremiah Ellis with two counts each of Hobbs Act robbery and of robbery affecting commerce.
Cops Pump Gas To Raise Money For Children's HospitalAlsip Police Lt. Scott Zablotny was among the officers pumping gas as part of “Full Serve and Protect” at the BP Earth Market at 123rd and Cicero.
Woman Shot In Head In Humboldt ParkThe 44-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head about 8:25 p.m. after a male suspect fired shots into a gas station from the outside in the 900 block of North Pulaski Road.
Fireworks Lit In Gas Station Bathroom Precedes Police Standoff A tense standoff at a north suburban fast food restaurant and gas station drew dozens of police officers and forced customers and staff members to clear out after a series loud pops were heard.
Cop Testifies No Gun Found In Victim's Car In Road Rage MurderLake Superior Court jurors on the road-rage murder trial of a former Cook County, Ill., correctional officer heard how evidence was collected at the scene where the victim’s car crashed into a gas pump.