Jurors heard graphic details of a fatal head-on crash and allegations of bizarre behavior from the defendant during opening statements Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of Mark Oelerich.
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.
Israel Alcantar-Abrego, 24, of Aurora, remains in DuPage County Jail in Wheaton on $50,000 bail. He faces trial on charges of aggravated battery of a peace officer, resisting or obstructing a police officer and battery, according to police and DuPage County Circuit Court records.
Jorge Chavez, 18, had a warrant out for his arrest and was seen in the parking lot of a Walmart at 1100 S. Randall Road in Elgin about 9 p.m., police said in a statement. Chavez and the 19-year-old woman with him drove off in a vehicle reported stolen from Chicago.
A male was shot by a Chicago Police sergeant after allegedly fighting with police, resisting arrest and pulling out a cutting instrument Tuesday evening in the South Chicago neighborhood.
A west suburban man severely beat his longtime girlfriend, then attempted to disarm a police officer who responded to a call at the couple’s apartment Saturday night.
Police were called at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, to help an Oak Lawn officer who was working security at the family restaurant, located at 4031 W. 95th St.
A 21-year-old father has been charged with slamming his baby girl’s head on the floor, attacking his girlfriend, and biting police officers who arrived to the domestic dispute Sunday on the Northwest Side.
A Lombard man was charged with attempted murder Wednesday night after he allegedly rammed his car into a squad car he thought was occupied.
Derrick Ray, 41, was charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery of a peace officer, three misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass.
Steven Derkits, 30, was arrested last month for domestic battery, aggravated battery to a police officer, violating an order of protection, and resisting arrest.
A struggle between northwest suburban Elgin police and a 40-year-old man Sunday morning ended up with the suspect and two of the officers being sent to hospitals and the suspect facing four felony charges. One of the officers drew his stun gun, but ended up shooting himself in hand.
A convicted felon who struggled with police after a stop on the South Side Friday night, slamming an officer’s head to the ground several times causing the officer to lose consciousness.
A 28-year-old southwest side man was still in the hospital Saturday — as a judge set bond at $150,000 for charges stemming from his Thanksgiving Day attack on a CTA bus driver, its passengers and police officers.
Two men were stabbed and two women were beaten up during a fight early Sunday in the Northwest Side Hermosa neighborhood.
A complaint of noisy fireworks early Tuesday reportedly led police to arrest two men for a weekend shooting in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.
Jamaine Williams had already been identified as a suspect in a pizzeria robbery in Ukrainian Village, but that didn’t stop the fugitive from allegedly stealing a car — because he was tired of the one he was driving.
A speeding motorist high on marijuana and angel dust dived head-first into a shocked stranger’s car through the driver’s side window, then bizarrely yelled to chasing cops that “the pancakes are on the floor,” authorities say.
Three alleged gang members in the south suburbs are in serious trouble, after police say they fought with officers and tried to start a riot during a traffic stop last week.