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Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Woman, 94

Sheriff’s detectives learned that Patrick O’Connor had consumed alcohol and had been administered methadone before he collided with another vehicle.


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Internal Probe Finds Suburban Cop Lied About Sex Abuse Case

An internal police inquiry into Justice police officer Carmen Scardine, accused in a federal lawsuit of forcing a woman to perform oral sex in his squad car, found that he broke department policy, abused his police powers, lied about the incident and may have violated the law, according to documents.


Richard Vody, of the 7800 block of Garden Lane, was charged with one count of home invasion, one count of aggravated battery, and one count of domestic battery. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office)

Justice Man Charged For Biting Off Piece Of Another Man’s Ear

A 28-year-old man from Justice has been charged for biting a piece of another man’s ear off during a domestic dispute, according the Cook County Sheriff‘s office.


Burbank Woman’s Suit Claims Justice Cop Forced Her To Perform Sex Act

A Burbank woman is suing the village of Justice and a Justice police officer, claiming the cop forced her to perform oral sex on him in his squad car.


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Best Places For Back To School Shopping In Chicago

Go back to school in style with Chicago stores that make the grade! From backpacks and shoes to t-shirts and jeans, every aspect of a student’s wardrobe can be upgraded freshly for the new school year with these great Chicago spots.


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19-Year-Old Killed When Motorcycle Crashes Into Semi

A 19-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a semi in west suburban Woodridge.


Forty-seven-year-old Anthony Kingyon was shot to death Friday across the street from the Hickory Hills police station. (Courtesy David Ellis)

Police Delay Response To Fatal Shooting Across The Street, In Another Jurisdiction

Forty-seven-year-old Anthony Kingyon was shot to death Friday across the street from the Hickory Hills police station. But police there didn’t immediately respond because the shooting scene is actually in Justice.


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Justice Man Charged In Copper-Wire Thefts

Paul Bridwell, 30, allegedly stole copper wire from utility lines outside homes, causing more than $10,000 worth of damage.


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Woman Dies Months After Clothing Fire

A woman whose clothing caught fire in January at her home died early Sunday.