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Neven Woods (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Shot By Cops Charged With Pointing Gun At Police

A felon is facing several new charges after he allegedly pointed his weapon at a Chicago Police officer and was shot Saturday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.

07/09/2014

Mark Fedder (Supplied Photo)

Charges Dropped Against Man Who Brought Gun To PGA Tournament

Mark Fedder’s defense attorney provided evidence, including a letter from the district attorney in St. Joseph County, Ind. and verification from the Mishawaka Police Department, that Fedder left the department on good terms and had a federal permit to carry a gun in areas that most civilians cannot.

06/10/2014

Elijah Williams (Credit: Chicago Police)

Englewood Man Charged With Shooting At Police

Elijah Williams, 20, was charged late Thursday with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault/discharge of a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon.

06/06/2014

Former Alderman Sharon Dixon. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Gun Charges Dropped Against Former Ald. Sharon Dixon

Last year, a Cook County judge ruled that Dixon was unfit to stand trial on charges alleging she approached Chicago Police officers outside the 10th district with a loaded gun in the spring of 2013.

05/28/2014

Nahshon Shelton (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Angry Over Tax On Soda Pulls Out Submachine Gun

Nahshon Shelton didn’t want to pay the 22-cent tax on his $1.79 two-liter of Pepsi on Saturday afternoon, so he allegedly pulled a blue-steel Intratec .22-caliber submachine gun inside the convenience store where they tried to make him pay it — and he threatened to kill everyone there.

04/14/2014

Byron White (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged After Cops Shoot 2 Dogs, Seize Pills And Guns

A South Side man has been charged with a litany of felonies after a search of his Calumet Heights neighborhood home Monday night yielded illegal firearms, pills, and cash.

02/26/2014

Jason Juarez (Credit; Cook County Sheriff)

Convicted Felon Arrested After Assault Rifles, Guns Found At Home

Jason E. Juarez, 24, of the 8800 block of South May Street, is charged with six counts of felony unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

02/26/2014

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Teen Charged With Attempted Murder In Waukegan

Officers were called early Monday to the 1700 block of Hickory Street, where four people had gotten into a fight during a party, and a teenage boy had fired multiple shots at a man.

02/21/2014

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Teens Charged After Fights At Crete-Monee High School

After reviewing video recordings of a series of fights Monday at Crete-Monee High School, police will seek charges of aggravated battery against a 15-year-old male student who allegedly kicked a teacher.

02/07/2014

Charles Lemle was shot by Chicago police after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers early on New Year's Day 2014. He has been charged with four felonies. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Pointing Gun At Cops On New Year’s

A man shot by a Chicago Police officer after allegedly raising a gun toward officers early Wednesday — the city’s first reporting shooting of 2014 — has been charged with aggravated assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

01/02/2014

Emmanuel Williams (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Faces Felony Charges After Cops Seize Machine Gun, Drugs

Police found a submachine gun, a revolver, 156 bags of heroin, and 260 bags of heroin, during a search of a Gage Park apartment, after catching a man selling drugs.

11/20/2013

Rayvon Lollis, Ronnie Ramsey, and Sheldon Cobb (left to right) were arrested for trespassing, and unlawful use of a weapon, after they were found with guns while filming a rap video in Englewood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Guns Found During Filming Of Rap Video In Englewood

Officers 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.

08/29/2013

Matthew Olszewski (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

$1M Bond For Man Charged With Seeking Hitman To Kill Family

Matthew Olszewski, 23, allegedly tried to hire a hitman to murder his aunt, uncle and an elderly resident of his west suburban home.

08/09/2013

Jeremy Lydon (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cops Find Guns, Drugs While Arresting Man For Threatening Girlfriend

Police arresting a West Side man for threatening his girlfriend with a gun Saturday night discovered assault weapons and drugs at his home.

05/13/2013

Janay McFarlane (Credit: Twitter)

Murder Charges Filed In Death Of Teen Whose Sister Attended Obama Gun Violence Speech

Murder charges have been filed against a man in connection with the shooting death of Janay McFarlane, 18, who was gunned down Friday just hours after her sister stood on stage with President Barack Obama as he delivered an address against violence.

02/20/2013

Frank Johnson (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man About To Be Evicted Pulls AK-47 On Landlord

Bond has been set at $50,000 for a South Shore resident who pointed an AK-47 assault rifle at his landlord, who had gone to the man’s apartment Tuesday night to discuss his eviction.

01/09/2013

David Freeman (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Cops: Arrest Of Parolee Part Of Crackdown On Gang Funeral Violence

The city’s crackdown on violence at gang funerals continued Wednesday when officers nabbed a parolee with a gun on the West Side, officials said.

12/12/2012

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Death Of Teen Shot In Struggle Over Gun With Dad Ruled Homicide

The death of a Rogers Park teen who was shot in the head last week when he and his father were struggling over a handgun has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy on Saturday found.

10/27/2012

Jovan Killingsworth, 20, of the 6400 block of South May Street, was charged with four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm to a police officer and one count of unlawful use of a weapon. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Held On $500K Bond In Police-Involved Shooting On South Side

A man has been charged in connection with a police-involved shooting early Friday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side that left him hospitalized.

09/09/2012

Latimer Mason, 38, is charged with pointing a gun at Chicago police officers in the Austin neighborhood on Sept. 2, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Pointing Gun At Police Officers

Bond was set at $100,000 Tuesday for a West Side man accused of pointing a gun at Chicago Police officers, who shot at him Sunday night in the Austin neighborhood.

09/04/2012

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