Cop Who Approved Laquan McDonald Report RetiresA top Chicago Police deputy who signed off on the investigation that cleared Officer Jason Van Dyke of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald has retired.
Police Investigate Possible Theft Of Funds At Kendall County Food PantryYorkville police said volunteers at the Kendall County Food Pantry came forward about suspicious transactions and possible misuse of funds.
Lawmaker Seeks State Probe Of Primary Election Glitches In McHenry CountyRep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) sent an email to the Illinois State Board of Elections and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, asking them to look into technical problems that prompted officials to keep McHenry County polling places open for an extra 90 minutes on Tuesday.
McHenry County Board Member Sees "Vendetta" Behind Pension ProbeMcHenry County Board members put the head of a municipal pension fund on the hot seat Thursday night, after he had warned they could lose their pensions if they qualify for them.
Pension Fund Investigating McHenry County Board MembersThe pension fund for municipal workers in Illinois has launched an investigation into whether McHenry County board members are qualified to receive the pension benefits for which they have enrolled.
State Investigation Targets Lincoln Towing; License Could Be RevokedState regulators have opened an investigation of Lincoln Towing to determine if the company should be allowed to continue operating after multiple complaints about illegal towing and other improper practices.
Police Investigate Video Of Child Apparently Smoking PotChicago police have launched an investigation of a video that appears to show a child of about 4 or 5 smoking marijuana.
DNA Tests Confirm Remains Found In Garfield Park Lagoon Not Missing Gary BoyDNA tests on the remains of a toddler found last month in the Garfield Park Lagoon have not yet led to an identity, but they have ruled out one possibility.
Police Investigate Possibility Of Tainted Heroin After Spike In OverdosesThe Chicago Fire Department said paramedics saw heroin overdoses skyrocket this week. In a span of 24 hours, at least 23 people overdosed on heroin on the West Side. So far, one of those victims has died.
Slain Fox Lake Police Officer Was Shot With His Own WeaponLake County Major Crimes Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko said Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was shot twice with his own weapon -- once on the right front side of his protective vest, and once in the upper chest. However, Filenko said gunshot residue tests were inconclusive in determining whether Gliniewicz fired the weapon.
DA: No Evidence Tampered With In Patrick Kane Case; Investigation Is Ongoing“We believe that a person — the complainant’s mother — has engaged in an elaborate hoax,” Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said.
Rockford Police Check Possible Link Between Garfield Park Remains, Missing ToddlerPolice are checking to see if the child’s remains found in the Garfield Park lagoon over the Labor Day weekend might belong to a Rockford toddler reported missing last week.