Police Officer Injured Breaking Up Fight In ElginAbout 7:50 a.m., officers responding to the 1500 block of Larkin Avenue attempted to separate several individuals who were fighting, according to a statement from the Elgin Police Department. During the incident, an officer was injured and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Two Men Charged With Robbing Cab Drivers In SkokieAt 3:51 a.m. Nov. 15, a cab driver was robbed at gunpoint in the area of Lavergne Avenue and Greenwood Street. Later that day, at 5:25 p.m., another cab driver was robbed in the area of Lavergne Avenue and Suffield Court, according to the statement.
Man Arrested On United Flight After Drunken Disturbance, Punching Another PassengerPolice said 31-year-old Adam Kealing, of Austin, was on board United flight 5587, bound for Dayton, Ohio, around 7:40 p.m., when he drunkenly refused a flight attendant’s instructions to turn off his cell phone. Keeling then allegedly punched a fellow passenger.
WATCH: Metra Cops Stun Passenger In Incident On Board TrainA Bloomingdale man was planning to sue Metra, after transit police shocked him with a stun gun earlier this week on board a train.
Woman Charged With Offering Sex To Hillside Police Chief For $20Delora Johnson, 24, walked up to Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek and asked for a cigarette about 7 p.m. outside the station in the 4700 block of West Roosevelt Road, Cook County prosecutors said at a bond hearing. When Lukaszek said he didn’t have one, she offered to perform sex acts on him for $20, prosecutors said.
Murder Defendant Says Demons, God Controlled HimJurors 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.
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.
Bar Employee Punches Boss; Injures Cops After Escaping HandcuffsIsrael 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.
Pair Faces Multiple Charges After Elgin Police ChaseJorge 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.
Police Shoots Suspect Holding 'Cutting Instrument' In South ChicagoA 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.
Cops Use Stun Gun On Man Who Tried To Disarm Officer After Beating GirlfriendA 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.
Woman Charged With Punching Off-Duty Cop Outside Chuck E CheesePolice 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.