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  • Police issue alerts about sexual assaults in Lakeview, Galewood

    Police issue alerts about sexual assaults in Lakeview, Galewood
    Two women were sexually assaulted recently on the North Side, one in Lakeview and the other in Galewood, according to community alerts issued by police. One of the women, 27, was walking west on Fletcher Street when she was attacked about 2:25 a.m. on...
  • Police capture last of five escaped California inmates

    Police capture last of five escaped California inmates
    Police have recaptured the last of five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Sunday. The five men, three of whom were accused of attempted murder, escaped on Friday shortly after...
  • Man charged with choking, threatening woman

    Man charged with choking, threatening woman
    A 28-year-old man allegedly choked a woman and tried to suffocate her during a domestic assault Sunday in south Allentown, according to court records. Justin E. Tavernier, of Allentown, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, harassment and...
  • L.A. County sheriff's deputies test 4 types of body cameras

    L.A. County sheriff's deputies test 4 types of body cameras
    As a patrol deputy at Carson station, Dennis Conway carried an audio recorder to document what happened when he stopped or arrested someone. The recorder was his own — he was among a sizable group of Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who carry...
  • Police: Manor Care resident spit, punched EMT in Bethlehem

    Police: Manor Care resident spit, punched EMT in Bethlehem
    A 50-year-old man was charged with spitting and punching an emergency medical technician early Sunday in Bethlehem, according to court records. Gary Johnson, of Bethlehem, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment. He was...
  • Suburban woman dies weeks after being struck by cab in Old Town

    Suburban woman dies weeks after being struck by cab in Old Town
    A Lansing woman who was struck by a cab in the Old Town neighborhood in August has died of her injuries, officials said. Emily Fredbloom, 26, was critically injured Aug. 30 when she was struck by a cab as it traveled northbound on the 1400 block of North...
  • 3 wounded in afternoon, overnight South Side shootings

    3 wounded in afternoon, overnight South Side shootings
    Three people were wounded Sunday afternoon and Monday morning in South Side shootings, according to police. The most recent shooting left a man wounded about 1:20 a.m. Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 33-year-old man...
  • The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism [Commentary]

    The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism [Commentary]
    On Thursday, Australian authorities claimed they thwarted a plot by supporters of the Islamic State to grab random people off the street and then behead the captured citizens on videotape. Australia's attorney general said that the massive raid, the...
  • Streets and San worker, wife charged in tow truck scam

    Streets and San worker, wife charged in tow truck scam
    A Chicago Streets and Sanitation Department worker and his wife have been charged in a scheme that authorities say involved the city employee using his tow truck to extort money from motorists. Lennie Perry, 40, and Arica Perry, 28, each were charged...
  • Blotter: 3 arrested after restaurant fight in Vernon Hills

    Blotter: 3 arrested after restaurant fight in Vernon Hills
    A 46-year-old Vernon Hills man was arrested Sept. 9 in the 500 block of East Townline Road. He was charged with the retail theft of $52.97 worth of game cards and food. A 32-year-old Roseville, Mich., man was arrested at a traffic stop on Sept. 11 in...
  • Blotter: $2,600 worth of stolen diamonds in Libertyville

    Blotter: $2,600 worth of stolen diamonds in Libertyville
    A 50-year-old Highland Park woman was arrested at 6:10 p.m. Sept. 3 in the 200 block of South Milwaukee Avenue. She was charged with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol count of .08, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of cannabis, transportation of...