Posts Tagged “Police”

Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people focus of forum March 29

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Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people focus of forum March 29

Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people to be addressed at forum Wednesday March 29 A rising spike in heroin use by students and young people in the Chicago suburbs will be the focus of a community forum on educating parents about the signs of drug and heroin use by their children WHEN:…

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime SW News Herald, DVN, The Regional, The Reporter Oct. 6, 2016 By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is doing all he can to reduce skyrocketing violence plaguing many neighborhoods. Hiring 1,000 more police officers is a good start, but it’s not enough. While we…

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Suspect charged in double homicide in Lyons, Illinois

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Suspect charged in double homicide in Lyons, Illinois

A suspect has been charged in the double homicide at a senior residences in Lyons, Illinois Two charges of First degree murder have been filed against John Arnold, 67, in the brutal slaying on Sunday morning (April 24) of two individuals at the River Walk Senior Residences, 8019 Ogden Avenue in the Village of Lyons, Illinois. Arnold was a neighbor of…

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Bridgeview Police breakup fake kidnapping scheme

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Bridgeview Police breakup fake kidnapping scheme

Bridgeview Police breakup fake kidnapping scheme On Friday night, Feb. 5 police received a call from Rose Vicario, 44, 9043 Martin Lane, who said that her son had been kidnapped. Mrs. Vicario said that hours before, her son, Joseph Vicario, 25, had left the home with his girlfriend, Amanda Woods, 21, of 9805 S. 55th…

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Questions Alvarez didn’t answer on Johnson killing

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Questions Alvarez didn’t answer on Johnson killing

Questions remain unanswered in the 2014 killing of Ronald Johnson by a Chicago police officer only days before another police officer killed Black teenager Laquan McDonald. Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, stung by questions of her failure in the McDonald case, seemed driven to show the problem isn’t in her office as she passed…

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Chicago Police Chief Fired

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Chicago’s Police Superintendent has been fired after criticism over how his office handled the response to the fatal shooting of a teenager by a police officer last year. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he formally asked Garry F. McCarthy, Chicago’s police chief, for his resignation on Tuesday morning, a week to the day after video of the shooting…

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How Ferguson’s Violence Is Driving Crime Up

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How Ferguson’s Violence Is Driving Crime Up

The “Ferguson Effect,” where cops are more hesitant to enforce the law, could be the reason behind a recent spurt in crime and violence in some places, the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration admitted. DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg said police chiefs in some American cities have told him that — with cops now more…

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Bridgeview Police seek suspect in knife attack against female jogger

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Bridgeview Police seek suspect in knife attack against female jogger

Female jogger assaulted by knife wielding attacker in Bridgeview, suspect sought by police Bridgeview Police seek suspect in knife attack against female jogger On Sept. 22 at approximately 9 pm, the Bridgeview Police Department responded to an emergency call involving an armed assault of a female jogger at Founders Park, located at 8200 S. 78th Avenue….

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Lyons Car Show Impresses on Father’s Day

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Lyons Car Show Impresses on Father’s Day

Lyons Car Show Impresses on Father’s Day More than 3,000 people attended the Village’s Annual Father’s Day Car show Sunday on Lawndale Avenue in Lyons to view classic and antique vehicles going back a century. Highlights of the event included a display of more than 200 impressive cars, live music from the popular band the Redmond’s,…

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Cicero police search for missing teenage girl

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Cicero police search for missing teenage girl

Cicero police search for missing teenage girl Cicero Police said Thursday they are looking for a 16 year old girl named Samantha Alvarez who has been missing for nearly two weeks. According to Cindy Skipper, the mother of missing juvenile, Alvarez of of the 2100 block of 49th Avenue in Cicero went to visit her…

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