| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:43 PM
After several nights of tense street confrontations, state and federal authorities stepped in Thursday to curb the aggressive tactics of local police against demonstrators protesting the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
Missouri Gov. Jay...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
A fence was vandalized at the Healing Arts Pavilion on the 400 block of East U.S. Route 30 on Aug. 8.
A 23-year-old Chicago man and 24-year-old Calumet City woman were charged with two...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:25 AM
A 26-year-old man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail today after being charged with setting a fire inside Soldier Field that burned several suites, police said.
Zecharias Miller, whose address was not known, was charged with burglary and arson,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Two suites vandalized at Soldier Field over the weekend will be cleaned and ready for Friday’s Bears game against the Philadelphia Eagles, authorities said Wednesday.
The vandalism, which included someone smearing condiments around one of the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Law-enforcement officials said Wednesday that they will not file charges against a group of protesters who wrote anti-abortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home.
Police had said the demonstrators technically may have vandalized...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:27 AM
No charges will be filed against a group of protesters who wrote antiabortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home, authorities said Wednesday.
Police had said that the messages -- including "Abortion is murder" and "Your neighbor...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:15 PM
In February 2013, someone broke into a newly renovated house in South Los Angeles, spray-painted walls and made off with a new stove and water heater worth $1,400. LAPD officers classified the crime as a burglary because it involved forced entry and...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:57 PM
The police shooting of an unarmed teenager in a St. Louis suburb over the weekend triggered angry demonstrations Sunday morning and vandalism and looting Sunday night, local media reported.
A few thousand demonstrators had gathered for a candlelight...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Police are investigating a recent break-in and vandalism at a vacant Riverside house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
A caller on July 26 reported that someone had broken into the home in the 300 block of Scottswood Road, according to a Riverside...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:11 AM
A Los Angeles police official defended the actions of officers who detained "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts as "basic police work" amid claims that she was mistreated.
According to the police account of the incident, officers were responding to...