Cook County judge denies extension on stoppage of police discipline cases

A Cook County judge on Monday denied an effort by the city’s largest police union to extend a pause on pending disciplinary cases before the Chicago Police Board. The ruling from Judge Michael T. Mullen came after an hour of arguments from attorneys for the city and Fraternal Order of Police. Disciplinary cases before the […]

‘A betrayal to the country I deeply love’: Chicago-area woman sentenced to 10 days in jail in Jan. 6 riot

A Vietnamese immigrant from Chicago’s west suburbs was sentenced to 10 days in jail Monday for her actions at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, which she said were spurred by online misinformation that stoked her deep fears of Communism. Nhi Ngoc Mai Le, 27, of Montgomery, pleaded guilty last year in U.S. District Court […]

Grenada police say a US couple whose catamaran was hijacked were likely thrown overboard and died

By DÁNICA COTO (Associated Press) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police in Grenada said Monday that they believe an elderly U.S. couple aboard their catamaran that was hijacked by three escaped prisoners last week were killed and thrown into the Caribbean Sea. The announcement is a blow to those who were independently helping search […]

Donald Trump appeals $454 million judgment in New York civil fraud case

By MICHAEL R. SISAK (Associated Press) NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has appealed his $454 million New York civil fraud judgment, challenging a judge’s finding that Trump lied about his wealth as he grew the real estate empire that launched him to stardom and the presidency. The former president’s lawyers filed a notice of […]

Trial Set To Begin In Slaying Of Cpd Officer Ella French

Trial set to begin in slaying of CPD officer Ella French

A trial for a man accused of shooting and killing Chicago police officer Ella French and injuring her partner is set to begin Monday. French, 29, was slain in August of 2021 while conducting a traffic stop in Englewood, her death spurring a wave of grief and anger across the city. Her partner, Carlos Yanez, […]

3 killed, including 14-year-old boy, in Chatham shooting

Three people were killed, including a 14-year-old boy, after a shooting in Chatham Sunday night, police said. The victims were inside a home located on the 8000 block of South Vincennes Avenue when two men entered and opened fire at around 7:33 p.m. The 14-year-old sustained a gunshot wound to the back and was pronounced […]

At least 4 people shot, 1 fatally, in Chatham, Fire Department says

At least four people were shot, one fatally, in the Chatham neighborhood Sunday night, according to the Chicago Fire Department. It marked the second mass shooting of the day, hours after two men shot at a group in a park in the Rogers Park neighborhood, killing one and injuring three others. In the latest shooting, […]

At least 4 injured in shooting at park in Rogers Park, Fire Department says

At least four people were wounded during a shooting in the Rogers Park neighborhood Sunday afternoon, officials said. One of them had gone to a nearby firehouse to ask for help. A spokesperson for the Chicago Fire Department said emergency services responded to Pottawattomie Park at 7340 N. Rogers Ave. shortly after 3:30 p.m. Three […]

Man, 67, and woman, 65, wounded in Garfield Park shooting, police say

A man and woman in their 60s were rushed to an area hospital Saturday afternoon after they were shot in the city’s Garfield Park neighborhood, according to Chicago police. The 65-year-old woman and 67-year-old man were standing on the sidewalk in the 2800 block of West Polk Street around 4 p.m. when police said a […]

Jewelers Row robber shot while attempting to steal from store downtown

A person was shot and later detained by police after attempting to rob a jewelry store downtown in broad daylight hours late Saturday morning. The person entered Imperial Jewelry Co. in the first block of North Wabash Ave. on the infamous Jewelers Row block and attempted to steal store property, an employee of the store […]

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