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Chicago Police moves to help solve homicide cases

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police have worked hard to reduce the number of homicides in the city and now they’re making a move they hope will increase the number of homicides they solve. The department will add 50 more sergeants to beef up its supervision of detectives who investigate violent ...Read more

Streator Robbery Update, False Report

STREATOR – A Streator man was charged Friday with filing a false report after telling officers he was robbed at gunpoint. Officials say Christopher Grimm, 31, of Streator, contacted police on Thursday at 10am, saying that he had been robbed of his money by an armed suspect in the alleyway ...Read more

Arrest Made in Fatal Expressway Shooting

CHICAGO –  Illinois State Police officials announced the arrest of a suspect involved in a fatal expressway shooting in Chicago. According to the Illinois State Police on July 27th, just before noon, ISP Troopers located a white Mercedes Benz northbound on the Dan Ryan near 31st street. ...Read more

Madigan sues woman who sold tickets to fake events

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Attorney General is suing the creator of such events as all you can eat crab fests and 5K zombie races in Illinois and around the country because they turned out to be about as real as zombies. In a news release, Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office alleges ...Read more