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Shocking video shows Dolton school security guard dragging student down gymnasium bleachers
DOLTON - It's a video that FOX 32 Chicago had to blur, showing the gruesome attack on a female student by an adult male security guard in south suburban Dolton. Toshiya Statam, 15, is seen in several videos being pulled down the bleachers at Thornridge High School during a basketball game. She says it all started over her hoodie. One security guard told her to take it off, which she did but then she was told to leave the school.
Balancing Safety and Rights: The Thornridge High School Incident and Its Implications
A recent event at Thornridge High School in Dolton has brought the complex issue of school security and student rights into sharp focus. On December 1, 2023, a physical confrontation between a 15-year-old student, Toshiya Statam, and a security guard highlighted the tensions inherent in maintaining a safe educational environment. The altercation, which escalated from a directive to remove a hoodie to a physical tussle resulting in injuries for Statam and the termination of the security guard, has sparked debate within the community and beyond.
Man charged in federal court for involvement in armored truck, ATM robberies in Chicago suburbs
CHICAGO - A 24-year-old man is in custody after his alleged involvement in a string of armored truck and ATM robberies in multiple Chicago suburbs. Brian Snyder is charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and is in custody as of Wednesday afternoon. The U.S. Attorney's Office said Snyder worked with...
2 Chicago men tried to rob 72-year-old woman at gunpoint in Tinley Park Jewel parking lot
TINLEY PARK, Ill. - Two Chicago men are accused of trying to rob a woman at gunpoint in a suburban Jewel parking lot this week. At about 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jarrell Shaw, 32, was allegedly driving a blue Chevy Malibu with 33-year-old Sean Williams inside when they spotted a woman getting into her vehicle in the Jewel parking lot located at 17117 S. Harlem Ave. in Tinley Park.
16-year-old from Hammond shot and killed in Sauk Village, police say
The 16-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
3-year-old boy fatally shot in Merrillville, Indiana ID'd: police
A toddler fatally shot in Northwest Indiana on Monday evening has been identified, police said.
Hammond School Board opens door to cutting bus service, following referendum failure
The School City of Hammond's bus transportation is on the chopping block, as district leaders look for ways to cut spending. The school board voted three-to-two Tuesday to give notice that it plans to end school bus service in 2027. But Chief Financial Officer Eric Kurtz stressed that decision could be changed, and school officials will spend the next three years looking at ways to keep the service going.
These matteson, IL based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around matteson.
IL Lottery player wins $2 million off scratch-off ticket purchased at Tinley Park tobacco shop
An Illinois Lottery player just won $2 million with a scratch-off ticket bought at a tobacco shop in Tinley Park.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.39 and $3.49 in Chicago Heights as of 2023-12-06. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.216, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Who's running in 2024 local, state and federal elections?
Election season is underway in Illinois. As of Monday, more than a dozen local candidates for county, state and congressional races have filed petitions to appear on the 2024 Primary ballot. As of Dec. 6, all candidates below have petitioned the Illinois State Board of Elections to appear on the...
Park Forest Police Issue Holiday Scam Alert for Local Residents
The Park Forest Police Department has alerted residents about potential scams during the holiday season. Chief Brian Rzyski advised locals to be aware of common scams, reminding them that deals that seem too good to be true often are. He also recommended conducting in-person transactions at the police department's parking lot for safety.
Off-duty Cook County Officer Injured in Accidental Gun Discharge at Local Starbucks
Breaking news from Chicago's West Division Street: an off-duty Cook County law enforcement official is wounded after a gun accidentally discharges in a Starbucks restroom. Stay tuned for more details on this developing story.
Oklahoma Woman Seeks to Return Lost Oak Lawn High School Class Ring to Original Owner
An Oklahoma resident is on a mission to reunite a 1968 Oak Lawn High School class ring with its rightful owner. The ring, found decades ago, bears the initials JWM or TWM. Join the quest to solve this mystery and return a valuable keepsake.
Woman’s credit card stolen and used multiple times | Police reports Nov. 28 – Dec. 4
A LaGrange Park woman’s credit card was stolen multiple times and used in south. and southwest suburban stores. According to Brookfield police, the woman noticed unauthorized charges to her PNC. credit card at stores in Chicago Heights on Nov. 11. She reported the incident to PNC and received a...
Woman fatally struck after crash on Dan Ryan Expressway ID'd by medical examiner
A woman was struck killed in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway Tuesday morning, shutting down the southbound lanes, authorities said.
Your Hometown – Lemont, Dec. 14
On Thursday, December 14, WGN Radio wraps up its 2023 Your Hometown series by spotlighting Lemont. Located in Cook, DuPage and Will Counties on a bluff along the Des Plaines River, Lemont is about 24 miles southwest of the Loop. Known as the “Village of Faith,” it’s dotted with seven steeples of churches organized by the European immigrants that built the Illinois & Michigan (I&M) Canal and worked in the quarries.
Cook County shooting leaves man dead; person of interest in custody: police
BROADVIEW, Ill. - A person of interest was taken into custody following a deadly shooting in suburban Broadview early Wednesday morning. Police say three individuals got into a fight in the alley by National Beverage located at 1401 West Roosevelt Road just before 1 a.m. One of the individuals pulled...
Ice T is opening up a new restaurant – The Sherman and Tingle Show
Rapper and Car Shield guy Ice T is opening up a new restaurant in Crete. It’s called Ice T’s Beat and Eat in Crete…..Check it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices.
‘Sibling Santas’: South suburban teens spearhead annual toy drive for hospitalized children
MONEE, Ill. — It takes a lot of toys to fill a minivan. But for the seventh year in a row, two south suburban teens are filling several. Drawing on her own experience of receiving gifts during hospitalizations, Monee’s Maddy Rodrigues, 16, and her older brother Zach, 17, are once again spearheading a toy drive […]