Six Teens Arrested For 'Macgyver Bomb' Set Off In School Parking LotThe teens—who live in West Chicago, Carol Stream and Malta—were each charged with misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and reckless conduct, the DuPage County sheriff’s office said. Investigators were called about 10:30 a.m. on May 1 after a plastic bottle exploded in the parking lot of Indian Knoll Elementary School.
Pair Charged With Tossing Fire Hydrant Cap Through Car Window, Injuring KidsTwo young men have been charged with felonies, after injuring two children when they threw a fire hydrant cap through a car window.
Judge Throws Out Case Against Chicago Cop In Off-Duty Fatal ShootingA Cook County judge has cleared a Chicago police officer of all charges in the shooting death of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd three years ago. Family members of the shooting victim were outraged.
After Windows Smashed Outside Daycare, Parents Want Suspect Charged With FelonySeveral parents who have children in a daycare center in LaGrange Highlands have banded together to ask prosecutors to file more serious charges against the man who allegedly smashed several car windows in the parking lot this week, fearing his behavior will grow more violent.
Trial Underway For Cop Charged In Death Of WWII VeteranPark Forest Police Officer Craig Taylor has been charged with a single count of reckless conduct in the death of World War II veteran John Wrana
Trial Set To Begin For Cop Charged In WWII Vet's DeathOfficer Craig Taylor shot 95-year-old John Wrana with multiple bean bag rounds inside an assisted living facility in the summer of 2013, while police were trying to subdue Wrana.
Lawyer: Cop's Trial For Fatal Shooting Of WWII Vet Unlikely This YearDefense attorney Terry Ekl said he didn’t see a trial date being set before Christmas. He said the case “should be tried rapidly so everyone can move on, move on with their lives,” and that Park Forest police officer Craig Taylor is “anxious to get it over with.”
Police: Convicted Sex Offender Approached Kids Outside SchoolKarl Trujillo, 39, was approaching children outside a school in the 6300 block of South New England about 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to a statement from Chicago Police. A school administrator saw Trujillo and alerted police after learning Trujillo had no children at the school, police said.
Man Charged After Barricading Himself In Chatham HomeAntonio Howard Jr. faces one misdemeanor count of reckless conduct, police said. He is scheduled to appear in court July 27.
Park Forest Cop Pleads Not Guilty In WWII Vet's DeathA Park Forest police officer has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in connection with the death of a 95-year-old man at a suburban senior facility last year.
Suburban Cop Charged In Death Of 95-Year-Old WWII VetA suburban police officer has been charged with reckless conduct, in the death of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who was shocked with a stun gun and shot with beanbag rounds at a Park Forest nursing home last year.
Men Charged With Leading Police On Highway ChaseTwo men were charged with reckless conduct Wednesday after they allegedly led police on a high-speed chase following a robbery Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.