Fake Pipe Bomb Prompts Scare At Merrionette Tobacco ShopShortly after 5:30 p.m., a hooded suspect, apparently a teenager, threw a “beeping” device that appeared to be a pipe bomb into Tobacco City, 3281 W. 115th St., according to Sgt. Jon Bruce of the Merrionette Park Police Department.
Bomb Scare In Merrionette ParkA man threw a small device that emitted a beeping sound into a tobacco store, police tell CBS Chicago.
17 Merrionette Firefighters Off The Job Amid Dispute With New ChiefA battle over who will lead the Merrionette Park Fire Department has led to the sudden departure of more than a dozen firefighters.
Off-Duty Chicago Cop Acquitted Of Charges He Shot At Suburban OfficerJohn Gorman had been drinking before he got behind the wheel on Nov. 23, 2014, but off-duty Merrionette Park police officer Dominic Dimaggio and his friend Charles Ostrowski were behaving aggressively and in an “threatening manner,” Judge James Linn said.
Suburban Firefighter Acquitted In Sex Abuse CaseA teary Marvin Buhle hugged his family members who, moments before, gasped loudly when Cook County Judge William Hooks cleared Buhle of attempted criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual abuse charges.
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Suburban CopAn angry Cook County judge berated a Chicago Police officer who was in court Tuesday after being charged with firing five shots at an off-duty suburban cop who tried to pull him over for driving drunk.
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Suburban CopJohn J. Gorman, 53, is charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, a felony, Cook County prosecutors said. He’s being held in the Cook County Jail, records show. Gorman could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted.
Off-Duty CPD Officer Suspected Of Being Drunk, Firing At Suburban Cop Near Police StationAn off-duty Chicago Police officer has been stripped of his arrest powers after he allegedly fired multiple times at an off-duty suburban cop who tried to pull him over after suspecting he was driving drunk, law enforcement sources said Monday.
2 Investigators: Cops Assigned To High-Crime Area Watch Bears Game -- For Nearly Two HoursOn Dec. 29, a group of on-duty plainclothes officers lingered at a Merrionette Park restaurant. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Former Sun-Times Photographer Returns To True Calling: Firefighting“I am a fireman who takes pictures,” said Scott Stewart, who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times for 28 years before management laid off nearly the entire photography staff four months ago.
2 Merrionette Park Firefighters Accused Of Sex Assault A $250,000 bond was set Sunday for a Merrionette Park firefighter accused of sexually abusing a visitor from Hawaii at a party while a fellow firefighter allegedly acted as lookout outside the bedroom door.
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