CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports the incident has probation officers renewing calls for more staff.
The robbery happened about 7:30 p.m., as the off-duty officer sat in his own car near 91st and King Drive, police said.
A Cook County correctional officer faces weapons charges after she allegedly pulled a gun while arguing with a woman over a washing machine and said, “This is all the protection I need.”
A school shooting drill planned for tomorrow in the far northwestern suburbs has many parents upset.
The company offered no context to the decision. Gun rights and restrictions have been the subject of fierce debate following a string of mass murders.
Parents were attending a meeting at John Marsh Elementary School on Friday, after complaining that they weren’t officially notified about a teen’s arrest for bringing a gun to school until after they’d read about it on Facebook.
A teenager was arrested after bringing an unloaded gun to school and stored it in his locker.
A northwest suburban man was arrested Saturday after wielding a gun and threatening family members, who barricaded themselves inside a room to escape him.
A teenager who died two days after he was shot in the head on the West Side was killed by a friend playing with a gun, according to police.
A teenager died two days after he accidentally shot himself in the head at his home in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
A man sitting in a car in the parking lot of an Oak Lawn Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant emerged unscathed after two gunmen approached the vehicle and opened fire Saturday night.
A spokesman for a security firm that reputedly employs state Sen. Donne Trotter couldn’t confirm Friday whether the lawmaker holds a position that allows him to carry a concealed weapon. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
State Sen. Donne Trotter on Thursday evening said he’ll stay in the race for the 2nd Congressional District, even though he faces charges he tried to bring a handgun through a security checkpoint at O’Hare International Airport.
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.
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.
Wayne Han, 35, of Valparaiso, reportedly admitted to holding a gun to a 13-year-old girl’s head in an attempt to get her to perform sexual acts.
An American Airlines flight attendant was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail Saturday for allegedly trying to bring a gun onto an airplane at O’Hare International Airport.
A Highland elementary school student said he brought an unloaded gun to Warren Elementary School on Tuesday on a dare.
The 20-year-old Maywood man was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center a short time after an officer shot him once in the chest inside an apartment building about 4:30 p.m., authorities said.
The donated book was Robert Stone’s novel “Outerbridge Reach.” But it was really just a holding place for a gold A.S.M. .31-caliber, a single-shot black powder handgun with a wooden handle.