Archive For The “Crime” Category

11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence

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11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence

11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence On the evening of Monday, September 23, an 11-year-old girl became the latest victim of gun violence in Chicago’s south suburban region. The young girl was in her Harvey home, near 158th and Paulina streets, when she was shot in the head by a…

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Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes

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Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes

Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants you to believe that she is a champion of justice and will fight to make Chicagoans safe, and end the “corruption” that has plagued her predecessors. But alas, Lightfoot is no different from many of the mayors who came before her. And her…

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Gov. Pritzker, 11 Governors Urge Federal Action to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic

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Gov. Pritzker, 11 Governors Urge Federal Action to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic

Gov. Pritzker, 11 Governors Urge Federal Action to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic Governor JB Pritzker and 11 governors from across the country are urging President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to enact sensible gun legislation to help protect the American public from the gun violence epidemic. Since the federal assault weapons ban…

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Suspect sought in Cicero Bowling Alley assault

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Suspect sought in Cicero Bowling Alley assault

Suspect sought in Cicero Bowling Alley assault Cicero Police are seeking a male suspect in his late 20s or early 30s, who is African American, who is seen in a social media video striking another individual with a bowling ball on his head during a bowling event that was held Wednesday night at Town Hall…

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Burbank man given 15 years for child pornography, child assault

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Burbank man given 15 years for child pornography, child assault

Burbank man given 15 years for child pornography, child assault Suburban Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sharing Child Pornography and Sexually Assaulting a Minor A suburban man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for sharing sexually explicit images of children and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he met online….

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Navy veteran Bill Conway challenges Kim Foxx for States Attorney

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Navy veteran Bill Conway challenges Kim Foxx for States Attorney

Navy veteran Bill Conway challenges Kim Foxx for States Attorney Former Afghanistan military veteran Bill Conway enters the race to unseat controversey-plagued Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx who intervened to protect hoaxster Jussie Smollett. Conway is considered the leading challenger to Foxx. By Ray Hanania Navy Intelligence officer and military veteran Bill Conway announced…

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Pat O’Brien runs for Cook County State’s Attorney in GOP primary

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Pat O’Brien runs for Cook County State’s Attorney in GOP primary

Pat O’Brien runs for Cook County State’s Attorney in GOP primary Respected Attorney Seeks Republican Nomination in March 2020 Primary   Veteran prosecutor and former Cook County Circuit Court judge, Pat O’Brien today announced his candidacy for the office of Cook County State’s Attorney in the March 2020 Republican Primary. Emphasizing the need to restore professional…

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Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Aiming Laser Pointer at Aircraft

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Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Aiming Laser Pointer at Aircraft

Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Aiming Laser Pointer at Aircraft A Rockford man pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Philip G. Reinhard to aiming the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft.  BRENTON WELLS, 45, admitted in a written plea agreement that on Dec. 6, 2018, while standing in the backyard of a…

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

Is there a politics to mass shootings? The mainstream news media covered the killings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas far differently than the  news media covered the killings the same weekend in Chicago. Though the circumstances were different, with individual suspects involved in Dayton and El Paso and multiple suspects involved in multiple…

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Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

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Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school With the new school year about to get underway, Oak Park Police are preparing to ramp up enforcement efforts to protect the many students who walk and bicycle along community streets to and from neighborhood schools. Additional enforcement efforts are planned at key crossings and…

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