It started around 3 a.m. in nearby Markham, when police tried to pull over a GMC Envoy believed to have been stolen. The driver sped off, with the SUV’s headlights turned off, and police gave chase.
Officer Brittney Jackson’s complaint has alleged the harassment began when she joined the force in May 2010, and continued despite numerous complaints. She alleged one officer asked her why she didn’t “give the men on the force a chance,” and claimed another told her, “You need to stop this ‘I’m gay’ mess.”
Police said the driver was heading south on I-57 when his car left the road near 159th Street, and hit an unoccupied construction truck – a pickup truck with a cherry picker mounted on the back.
Tony DeBois last year pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about the number of women he’d had sex with inside south suburban Markham’s police station, but denied he raped a 21-year-old prisoner there in September 2010.
By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — A shooting across the street from a roller rink in the south suburbs resulted in several people being sent to the hospital on Monday morning. Three people were shot […]
James Needom, 35, was shot in the 15300 block of South Seeley Avenue in Harvey.
A man has surrendered to police with his 1 1/2-year-old daughter, after police issued an Amber Alert following the girl’s alleged kidnapping from the South Side’s Grand Crossing neighborhood.
Two men suspected in a Far South Side robbery allegedly caused a three-car crash on Interstate 57 on Thursday, after they fled from police onto the interstate.
Two men were shot early Monday outside a Markham night club, police said.
Cook County’s plan to shut down suburban courthouses on weekends went into effect last week with the closure of the Bridgeview courthouse. But police who now must transport arrestees to the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago for bond hearings reported that longer round trips were the only problem.
Because the suburban Cook County courthouses will be closed on weekends starting next year, there will soon be five fewer options for wedding or civil union ceremonies.
Get into trouble on the weekends in Cook County and no matter where you are arrested — from Schaumburg to the city’s West Side to Orland Park — you’ll soon be able to appear before a judge only at Chicago’s 26th and California courthouse.
A man who was already being held on $3 million bond for shooting his girlfriend was given an additional $2 million bond on Tuesday for shooting his ex-girlfriend on Friday.
A dancer who worked for a suburban topless club owner now in prison for tax fraud is suing her former boss, claiming he didn’t pay overtime and unfairly took money out of her wages.
A 41-year-old Chicago man died following a one-vehicle crash near south suburban Markham.
Interstate 57 was shut down overnight for a dramatic rescue following a crash.
A south suburban interstate ramp was reopened Sunday night, eight hours after a semi truck hauling cattle overturned — leaving more than a dozen dead animals and others roaming the road.
The man who is reportedly the boyfriend of a murdered pregnant woman from Alsip appears in bond court Friday – along with a young woman who is also accused of the homicide.
Thirteen alleged members of two drug distribution rings were arrested Tuesday by a federal task force in the culmination of a lengthy investigation into drug distribution in the south suburbs.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is targeting a prominent Markham businessman for illegal dumping.