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  • 4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint

    4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint
    Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.   A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
  • Owners allowed to inspect, copy association contracts

    Q: I live in a town home community association where the board contracted with a new management firm within the past year. Several of the owners have requested a copy of contracts to which the association is a party, including the management contract. But...
  • $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles

    $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles
    A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about the theft of more than a dozen semiautomatic assault rifles from a freight container at a rail yard in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood earlier this month. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • Chipotle to customers: Stop bringing guns into our restaurants

    Chipotle Mexican Grill is stepping into a contentious national debate on firearms by asking customers to leave their guns at home. The Denver chain, best known for made-to-order burritos and tacos, said Monday that a recent demonstration by gun...
  • Warrantless searches draw criticism

     Warrantless searches draw criticism
    Cook County probation officers have for years quietly teamed up with law enforcement to go into probationers' homes without warrants, looking for guns, drugs and information and leading to questionable and illegal searches, the Tribune has found....
  • Four charged in Niles armed robbery

    Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail on felony armed robbery charges after Niles police say they followed a woman home from work on May 15 and robbed her outside her garage. A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned home...
  • Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun

    Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun
    When Chicago police broke up a drunken spat between Daniel Franzgrote and his girlfriend at a Northwest Side restaurant in 2009, he didn’t know that the fleeting glimpse of his intoxicated girlfriend venting her frustrations to a police supervisor...
  • Two 14-year-old boys accused of bringing guns to grade school

    Two 14-year-old boys accused of bringing guns to grade school
    Two 14-year-old classmates were arrested after they took guns -- one of them loaded -- to their elementary school on the Southwest Side this week, according to police. The boys were cited in juvenile petitions with possessing a firearm at a school. One...
  • In Ukraine, separatists seize one of last government sites in Donetsk

    In Ukraine, separatists seize one of last government sites in Donetsk
    A crowd of more than 2,000 pro-Russia separatists on Sunday night seized one of the last key official sites in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk still in the hands of the country’s interim government. The demonstrators, some armed with sticks...
  • Residents of eastern Ukraine cities struggle to go on with life

    Residents of eastern Ukraine cities struggle to go on with life
    The farmer slowly walked up the hill toward her barn, with her driver following behind in the minivan. She waved her arms to be seen by the Ukrainian paratroops guarding a nearby television tower. She knew her vehicle might look suspicious and hoped her...
  • Nigerian militant boasts of abducting girls, with over 270 missing

    An extremist Nigerian insurgent leader boasted Monday that he had kidnapped more than 270 schoolgirls who three weeks ago were loaded into trucks by gunmen in the dead of night, according to a video released to Agence France-Presse. "I abducted your...