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Summer Crime

Sleeping Teen Killed When Car Crashes Into Apartment After Driver Shot

Posted 11.27.2011 | Chicago

Story updated with additional details A 14-year-old girl who had been sleeping on a sofa in west suburban Maywood was killed early Tuesday when a c...

Driver Charged In West Pullman Crash That Killed Toddler

Posted 11.04.2011 | Chicago

A 23-month-old girl was killed and her grandmother hospitalized Saturday following a traffic collision in Chicago's West Pullman neighborhood. Domi...

Cop Impersonator Charged With Cocaine Possession

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

A man from Chicago's near west suburbs was charged with pretending to be a police officer and possessing cocaine after he fired a gun into the air at ...

Four Youths Allegedly Attacked, Tried To Rob Bicyclist

Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

A group of four boys have been charged with attacking and attempting to rob a male bicyclist riding along a bike path along Lake Shore Drive on the ci...

Chicago's Top Cop: CPD Gets 'Too Many' 911 Calls, System 'Broken'

Posted 10.30.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy admitted that his police force can, at times, be slow to respond to reports of shootings at a ...

Gurnee Stabbing: Man Charged In Fatal Melee

Posted 10.19.2011 | Chicago

An 18-year-old Waukegan man was charged Friday in an stabbing incident that killed one man and injured two, in addition to essentially locking down th...

Summertime Crime: What's Being Done?

LaVar Young | Posted 09.17.2011 | Crime
LaVar Young

Cookouts, visits to the beach and camp for the kids are all a part of the summertime allure. But there is a dark side to all that sunshine and leisure: crime.