Lake County Indiana Sheriff’s officers were approaching Espinoza’s home in East Chicago to execute a search warrant when they heard a single gunshot.
Members of the Guardian Angels crime-fighting patrol passed out leaflets in search of the man who sexually assaulted and robbed a woman waiting for a bus.
The Griffith Indiana Police Department has released photos of a possible suspect believed to responsible for abducting 76-year-old Mary C. Austgen from her business on March 28.
Streamwood Police are asking for help and have released surveillance photos of the suspect.
An Elgin man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 33-year-old jewelry artist and burlesque performer earlier this month.
Police are asking for help finding the man suspected of trying to rape a woman after she got off a CTA Red Line train on the South Side last month.
After holding up a Subway shop on the Near North Side, a robbery suspect fled the scene, and police chased him to Wicker Park, where he allegedly attempted to run over a police officer, prompting the officer to shoot him.
The victim of an alleged abduction and carjacking that began in Chicago’s River North area early Friday and ended in northwest suburban Schaumburg wants police to stop their investigation and will not pursue charges if the alleged offender is found, according to police.
Illinois State University was placed on lockdown for about an hour after reports of a man with a weapon.
Valparaiso Police Department Detective David Castellanos later disagreed on the stand with the defense’s contention that Nicholas Prochno, 30, of Wheeler, led police away from investigating abandoned houses and directly to the body.
Police say they may have captured the armed bandit who has been robbing hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs.
Police said Monday they’re following several leads in their search for a second suspect in an elaborate gasoline theft scheme.
Police are looking for Joseph L. Lopez, who is suspected of beating a woman inside a car in an unincorporated area near Palatine.
Tactical officer James Whigham Jr. was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma when he was 21, then had two relapses.
Murder suspect Joseph Spitalli tried from jail to hire a hit man to kill his former girlfriend so she couldn’t testify against him — and offered to use his tax refund to pay for the slaying, DuPage County prosecutors alleged Monday.
The man was shot around 1:45 p.m. when he turned toward officers with a dark object in his hand, police officials said.
Police officers fired shots while chasing a gunman Monday afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood, just a couple blocks away from Chicago Police Headquarters.
Indiana transit police have identified a suspect accused of stabbing a man outside the South Shore train station in East Chicago.
Jimmy Harris, 56, of Chicago, was charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated battery, and one count of aggravated unlawful restraint, according to police.
A Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.
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