Big Brawl In Little Village: 8 Cops Injured, 11 People ChargedEleven people are facing various charges and citations following a large brawl involving Chicago Police officers Tuesday night in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Weapons Recovered, 2 Arrested After Ford Heights Traffic StopTyrail Simpson, 20, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, while 20-year-old Karlos Rucker was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a resisting/obstructing a peace officer charge, according to a statement from the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Man Accused Of Using Pit Bull During Robbery Faces Felony ChargesAn Aurora man has been charged with attempting to rob another man and releasing a pit bull on sheriff’s police Thursday night in the western suburb.
Two Protesters Arrested Outside Harrison District Police StationA man and a 17-year-old girl were arrested at a protest Tuesday evening outside the Harrison District police station on the West Side. Protesters became “unruly” as they approached the station at 3151 W. Harrison about 7:45 p.m. and started to climb onto parked squad cars, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Woman Charged With Hitting Passenger, Flight Crew; Forcing Emergency LandingA 25-year-old Chicago woman was being held on multiple criminal charges Tuesday, a day after she allegedly struck two people on an airliner headed from Miami to Chicago, causing the flight to divert to Indianapolis.
Man Convicted Of 2013 Baseball Bat Attack On Chicago CopTythia Thigpen, 31, was found guilty of four counts of felony aggravated battery — including aggravated battery to a peace officer — and one count of resisting a peace officer following a bench trial before Judge Charles Burns, according to court records.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Stolen VehicleDeonta T. Carson, 19, is charged with felony vehicular hijacking, two felony counts of aggravated DUI, two misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, one misdemeanor count each of DUI and violating parole; and two traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.
Man Charged With Striking Police Officers With VehicleHarrison District officers were escorting a woman to her vehicle in an alley after a domestic disturbance, but as they approached the vehicle they saw her boyfriend inside. He tried to drive away and the vehicle struck two officers, a fence and a building, police said.
Two Cops Hurt Breaking Up Domestic Dispute In WaukeganTwo officers responded to a call of a couple fighting and throwing things at each other about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, and found Brian Hall, 28, and Leporsha Doby, 29, arguing at their home in the 300 block of Franklin Street.
Accused 124-MPH Driver Has Battery, DUI, High-Speed ConvictionsKonnor Burns is charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, resisting a peace officer and driving at a speed of 124 mph on a 45-mph stretch of Plainfield-Naperville Road not far from his family home.
Police: Man Threw Baby Into Air, Cursed At OfficerA Southwest Side man faces misdemeanor charges after police say he threw his baby into the air.