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Man found dead after hours long standoff with SWAT team at West Humboldt Park warehouse
The man had been seen waving what appeared to be guns and blow torch on top of a scaffolding with an anti-Semitic sign, the Chicago flag, the Ukrainian flag, and an upside down American flag.
BREAKING: Man With Gun, Swastika Flag, Flamethrower Prompts Chicago Police and SWAT Team Response In West Humboldt Park
In a chilling incident that unfolded in West Humboldt Park, Chicago, a man armed with a gun, a flamethrower, and a Nazi flag held police and SWAT teams at bay for over six hours on Friday evening. The standoff was prompted by weeks of complaints from residents regarding a swastika flag displayed on the roof of a building in the area. The situation escalated when authorities responded to reports of a man on the roof with a cache of weapons.
Man, 23, shot to death inside vehicle on West Side
CHICAGO - A 23-year-old man was fatally shot in Chicago's Austin neighborhood Saturday morning. Police say the victim was sitting in a vehicle in the 4800 block of West Rice Street at approximately 2:15 a.m. when shots were fired. The victim was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital with multiple gunshot...
Driver bails out of stolen car, hides on expressway pillar, leaving guns, drugs, cash behind: prosecutors
CHICAGO — The driver of a stolen SUV sped away from cops, then bailed out and hid on an expressway bridge pillar, leaving five guns, $19,000 in cash, and $25,000 worth of pot in his car, prosecutors said Friday. Judge Susana Ortiz ordered Bahroze Hussain, 31, to pay a...
Family of LTHS student from Brookfield struck by car retains attorney
The family of a 17-year-old Lyons Township High School student from Brookfield who was severely injured when he was hit by a car leaving school last month has hired an attorney. On June 1 the LaGrange-based Dixon Law Office, a personal injury law firm, announced that it was representing the...
Teen charged with opening fire on police officers after Fuller Park shooting that left boy,14, dead
A teen is now charged with shooting at police officers following a shooting that left a 14-year-old boy dead in the Fuller Park neighborhood, CPD says.
CPD officer charged for possession of cocaine in squad car: court
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer has been charged with possession of cocaine in a squad car after an incident in Norwood Park early Friday morning. Antrinuis Andrews, 38, was charged with two felony counts of possession of a control substance, and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia, according to his court hearing […]
#10: Chicago man shot his brother because he was ‘tired of’ the sibling, prosecutors say
CHICAGO — Prosecutors said Friday that an 18-year-old Chicago man with a pending gun case shot his younger brother in the chest because he was “tired of” the sibling. The victim, 16, survived. Owen Brown is the tenth person accused of shooting, killing, or trying to shoot...
Jury Convicts Minnesota Man in Large Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy
Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News)- A federal grand jury has found a Minnesota man guilty for his role in a large fentanyl-trafficking conspiracy. The jury reached the verdict of guilty on a count of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl on Friday after a two-day trail. The case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Amarillo, TX Police Department.
Teen hurt in Starved Rock State Park Friday
A 19-year old is getting treatment after he was hurt in Starved Rock State Park Friday afternoon. Utica Fire Chief Ben Brown said the Plainfield youth lost his balance in La Salle Canyon and hit his head on some rocks wet from the waterfalls. His injuries are not considered serious....
Chicago's Deputy Mayor Investigated by Chicago Board of Elections for Missing $165k in Election Funds
Ald. Walter Burnett claims nothing improper about how he spent $165k in campaign funds which can't be accounted for. Chicago's newly appointed deputy mayor, Alderman Walter Burnett of Chicago's 27th Ward is facing an investigation regarding $165,000 in campaign funds that remain unaccounted for. The probe aims to shed light on the whereabouts and usage of these funds, raising concerns about financial transparency and accountability.
Annual La Grange Pet Parade returns for its 77th year
The 77th annual La Grange Pet Parade kicks of today at 9:30 a.m. Families and children bring their pets from dogs to goldfish and snakes. Organizations build floats to march with in the parade. Money raised helps buy a service animal for a veteran in need every year.
Man, woman shot in car with children inside in Englewood, Chicago police say
A man and woman were shot in a car with two children inside in Englewood, Chicago police said.
Soul Shop: Ministering to those impacted by suicide
CHICAGO — Tamora Rutledge from the ‘Soul Shop’ joins WGN Weekend Morning News to share more on the organization’s mission to create space and use faith to bring awareness to mental health, specifically in the Black community. Love the WGN Morning News? We love you, too....
Three Burger Joints in Illinois and Wisconsin Called Worthy of the Trip
There are times when eating what's in your local area is the most economical and best way to get a meal. However, there are other times when it's worth packing up the car and taking a drive just to try something potentially better than the rest. It's funny because just...
Saturday Forecast: Temps reach 90s, chance of thunderstorms
Saturday: Mostly sunny & warm. Chance of PM isolated thunderstorms in NW Indiana. NE 5-15 mph. Air quality is in the moderate category for today. High: 90, lakeside mid 70s. Saturday Night: Mostly clear & comfortable. NE 5-10 mph. Low: 63. Sunday: Mostly sunny & not quite as hot. NE...
Chicago is Transformed Into Taylor-Town This Weekend: Taylor Swift's Eras Tour Arrives
It was in the air last night in Chicago. It felt like the first warm day after a long, grey winter. There was a new energy — an excitement that was palpable. People laughed, took selfies and flocked to Soldier Field. Taylor Swift had entered the building.
2 young girls reported missing from NW Side last seen at school
CHICAGO - Chicago police are searching for two young girls who were reported missing from a school in Cragin Saturday morning. Aaliyah Rodriguez, 12, a.k.a "Li-Li" and Jessica Barron, 13, a.k.a "Jess" were last seen on Friday at Northwest Middle School located in the 5200 block of West Palmer Street around 8:50 a.m.
Windy City Hot Dog Fest kicks off in Portage Park
CHICAGO (CBS) -- Grab a hot dog but skip the ketchup.The second annual Windy City Hot Dog Fest is happening in Portage Park this weekend.It will be set up along Milwaukee Avenue between Cuyler and Irving Park Road from noon until 10 p.m.You'll find classic Chicago-style hot dogs.And for more adventurous eaters - you can enjoy an alligator dog called Chance the Snapper.
‘When you a kid, you just shooting’: Admitted Goonie gang member testifies against former associates in federal racketeering case
Chicago gang member Alvin Vaughn was arrested in 2017 on relatively minor federal charges of being a felon in possession of weapons at a suburban gun range, but it was immediately clear that something bigger was brewing. The criminal complaint against him stated investigators were conducting an ongoing investigation into a violent street gang named Goonie Boss, of which Vaughn was a known ...
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