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.
"Rocket Docket" Law Aiming To Keep Low-Level Defendants From Languishing In JailThe new law creates a special court, dubbed the “rocket docket,” for non-violent inmates charged with minor retail theft, or trespassing; many of whom now have to wait behind bars for months, because they cannot afford even a low bail.
Judge Orders Psychiatric Exam For Serial StowawayA homeless woman who has been arrested several times for trying to sneak past security checkpoints at multiple airports – and even managing to sneak on board at least three different flights without a ticket – has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation before her next court date.
Serial Stowaway Arrested Twice In 10 Days, At O'Hare And MidwayA serial stowaway recently was has been busted again, having been arrested twice in a span of 10 days in Chicago; once at O'Hare International Airport, and again at Midway International airport.
Man Charged With Stealing His Car From Police ImpoundA South Side man was arrested over the weekend, after breaking into a police impound, and driving off in his car, which had been seized after a previous traffic stop.
Police: Teen Crushed To Death In Alsip Was Stealing Metal RodsOne of three teenagers who were trying to steal metal rods at an Alsip construction business died early Wednesday when 34,000-pound concrete and brick panels fell and pinned him.
Former Chicago Resident Stows Away On California FlightInvestigators in California were looking into how a former Chicago resident managed to board and stow away on a commercial airliner earlier this week.
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.
Whittier Fieldhouse Protesters Acquitted Of TrespassingThey were arrested when they tried to stop the demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse -- known as La Casita -- which came without warning.
Deputies: Trespassing Woman Believes Home Belongs To Mick JaggerAuthorities say Sandra Carlson, 58, has had a number of run-ins with law enforcement over the years.
Man Charged With Throwing Bottles Of Urine At Cops In UptownDerrick 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.
Guns Found During Filming Of Rap Video In EnglewoodOfficers responded to a report of criminal trespass in the 7400 block of South Eggleston Avenue at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday and found several males in the rear filming a rap video.
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