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Elgin council changes fire, police board makeup

The hiring of police officers and firefighters in Elgin now will be in the hands of three residents plus the police and fire chiefs. The Elgin City Council voted Wednesday to change the makeup of the board of fire and police commissioners, which has traditionally been composed of five residents but has been short two […]

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Lauded police commander stripped of powers while under brutality investigation

Cmdr. Glenn Evans was stripped of his badge and his gun Wednesday because the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office is investigating brutality allegations against him, police sources said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Police question ‘person of interest’ in shooting of 3-year-old West Side boy

The police said they were questioning a “person of interest” Saturday evening after a 3-year-old West Side boy was shot in the head the night before. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Arlington Heights police release photo of thief

Arlington Heights police have released a photo from a surveillance video of a man they say was part of a team that stole hundreds of dollars of food and merchandise from a Jewel store, and took more than $ 40 in cigarettes and Red Bull from a Mobil gas station that shares the same parking […]

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Vernon Hills police say several reports of public indecency under investigation

Vernon Hills police are investigating several reports of public indecency in the past two weeks at various locations in the village. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Harvey police officer shot; woman, five children taken hostage in standoff

Harvey police were negotiating Tuesday afternoon with two men, at least one of them armed, who were barricaded inside a home in the south suburb where they were holding one woman and five children hostage, authorities said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Suspected burglar shoots police officer, take hostages in Harvey

A suspected burglar shot a south suburban police officer and is now holding two hostages in a standoff with police in Harvey, officials said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Oak Park police reports detail girl biting, punching mom killed in Bali

The Chicago woman found stuffed in a suitcase last week on Bali described a reign of terror by her daughter to Oak Park police in the years leading up to her death. But Sheila von Wiese-Mack repeatedly said in police reports she didn’t want officers to arrest her teenage daughter, Heather Mack, who is now […]

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Police reports describe girl biting, punching mom found in suitcase

The Chicago woman found stuffed in a suitcase last week on Bali described a reign of terror by her daughter to Oak Park police in the years leading up to her death. But Sheila von Wiese-Mack repeatedly said in police reports she didn’t want officers to arrest her teenage daughter, Heather Mack, who is now […]

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Young people of color mistrust police and legal system, report finds

Black youth are far more likely than other young people to have negative experiences with the police, and believe overwhelmingly that the American legal system does not treat all groups equally, according to a new report from the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago. The report by the Black Youth Project, a national […]

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Protesters, police clash in Ferguson past midnight curfew

Under light rains in a neighborhood heavy hit by sadness and outrage, the midnight curfew drew closer. In the late-evening hours, It was impossible to tell if a time of quiet and stillness would begin as ordered — or not at all. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Police: Girl killed, man wounded in West Englewood shooting

A 16-year-old girl was killed and a man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Saturday in West Englewood. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Report: Teen charged in Bali murder told police she’s pregnant

An Oak Park teen and her boyfriend were charged with murder Friday in Indonesia after the body of the teen’s 62-year-old mother was found in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Police looking for driver who fled Elgin-O’Hare Expressway crash

A police search continues for a driver who caused an accident that injured two construction workers early Thursday morning on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway, authorities said. The unidentified driver was headed westbound about 4 a.m. when he struck the two men, who were standing outside of a parked construction vehicle on the left shoulder. Full News […]

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Police searching for Zion man after Amber Alert

Police are still searching for a Zion man they say abducted his two children early Thursday morning, triggering an Amber Alert. The children were safely turned over to Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Custody, but police on Thursday night said their father, Dejavonte Finley, remains at large and could be armed and dangerous. […]

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