About 200 people gathered Saturday in front of the Zion Police Department after the shooting death of a teen last week by police.
One group is calling for a march, another for a town hall meeting in the wake of the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Waukegan resident by police in Zion, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Zion police have said Justus Howell was involved in a scuffle while trying to steal a handgun during a street sale just before the officer shot him Saturday afternoon.
Relatives of a 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a Zion police officer called for justice for Justus Howell on Sunday. Family members said he was shot twice in the back, which authorities confirmed.
The incident occurred after police responded to reports of a fight in the 2300 block of Gilead Avenue.
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It may have been nearly two years since 5-month-old Joshua Summeries’ murder, but for his mother, Kisha Woods Summeries, it seems as if it happened yesterday.
An ex-offender arrested as part of an alleged criminal conspiracy late last year is seeking an apology from the Lake County (IL) State’s Attorney’s Office. He’s also considering legal action against the prosecutor’s office.
A 26-year-old man has agreed to plead guilty to killing his ex-girlfriend’s infant son last summer and tossing the body in a Dumpster.
A north suburban Zion man was arrested this week for allegedly touching himself in front of a female student after asking her for directions while she walked to school, the Lake County News-Sun is reporting.
In far north suburban Zion, police shot and wounded a suspect on a busy roadway Tuesday afternoon.
A north suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting two young girls after an investigation into child pornography revealed he’d had sexual contact with them, according to police.
A federal jury has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, one among a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks he committed over the years.
A Michigan man was ordered held on $2.5 million bond for allegedly shooting a man to death during a birthday party at a north suburban home early Saturday.
Terrance Scott has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of being a fugitive from justice.
At the very scene where Adarius Green died, family and friends held a vigil to ask community members: If you know something, say something. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
More than 100 people, many appearing to be older teenagers, were at a party at the home, police said.
One person is dead and another wounded early Sunday after shots rang out at a party in north suburban Zion, police said.
The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed it is investigating “more than one” complaint of improper care at the Grove at the Lake Living & Rehabilitation Center in north suburban Zion.
Zion’s police chief is defending the search undertaken last month for a murdered five-month-old boy as thorough, but some of the others speaking at Tuesday night’s city commission meeting took issue.