A 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.
Several 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.
Park 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
Officer 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.
Defense 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.”
Karl 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.
Antonio Howard Jr. faces one misdemeanor count of reckless conduct, police said. He is scheduled to appear in court July 27.
A 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.
A 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.
Two 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.
A 15-year-old girl was charged with reckless conduct after she allegedly sprayed Mace inside a Bronzeville school on the South Side, injuring 20 people.
The woman who owned an alligator that caused a bit of a stir at O’Hare International Airport in November has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty, for abandoning the reptile at the airport.
Daniel Tatman, 21, caused a small explosion using an “incendiary device” and marijuana in the bathroom of his apartment in the 1200 block of South Michigan Avenue about 11 p.m., police said.
A 44-year-old man arrested for shooting his neighbor in Venetian Village made bail and was released, and was arrested again Tuesday, Sept. 18, for violating an order of protection filed by the family of the neighbor who was shot.
A 19-year-old man is facing a reckless conduct charge after two people were shot with blowgun darts as they walked on the University of Illinois campus.
State Sen. Donne Trotter was sentenced to one year of court supervision Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless conduct for trying to bring a gun onto an airplane at O’Hare, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Two teenagers have been charged in connection with a melee in the stands of a football game between Simeon and Morgan Park high schools on Friday.
A young mother stands charged with child endangerment, after leaving her toddler home alone in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
Two people go are going on trial Monday in Will County, on charges they played a role in the death of a local daredevil.
A 20-year-old man injured when he apparently fell from the roof of a vehicle while “car surfing” Thursday night has died. Three teens have been charged with reckless driving in connection to the incident.