Crime

Armed Clerk Shoots 2 robbers at Chicago cellphone store

An employee at a Far South Side cellphone retailer shot two would-be robbers late Wednesday morning, at least the second time in a week a worker has shot two robbery suspects at a Chicago business, according to police and store officials. Two men drew handguns as they entered a cell phone store, 2051 E. 95th…

4 Black Teens in Custody in Alleged Gang Rape at NYC playground

Four teenagers have been taken into police custody in connection with an alleged group rape of an 18-year-old woman at a Brooklyn playground. Police said Sunday two teens surrendered and two were apprehended. Charges are pending against a 14-year-old, 17-year-old and two 15-year-olds. A fifth suspect is still being sought. New York City Mayor Bill…

Mexican President says ‘El Chapo’ Captured

Mexican forces escorted notorious drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman out of an armored vehicle and into a helicopter late Friday night following his arrest after months on the run. Mexican security forces trying to capture notorious drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in Sinaloa encountered heavy gunfire that led to the deaths of various…

Bridgeview Shooter Identified, She is a Cook County Correctional Officer

The Bridgeview shooter has been identified as Erika Aguirre, 28, is a Cook County correctional officer from Berwyn; she killed herself after critically injuring a 52-year-old man and his 27-year-old daughter in a Bridgeview home invasion early Monday morning. The Reason the attack took place was because of an ongoing dispute between Aguirre and the…

Feds: King Rudy is Cartel’s Chicago Gang Middleman

If only King Rudy Acosta had stayed in his famous but ugly castle on the Northwest Side and played the role of gangsta rap producer, working with stars such as Kanye West. Then he wouldn’t be looking at “10 years, maybe more,” federal prosecutors said Friday, describing him in federal court as a middleman between…

Chicago Man Licensed to Carry a Gun, Shot and Killed a Robbery Suspect

Police say charges are unlikely against a licensed concealed-carry gun owner who shot and killed a robbery suspect after he threatened a worker with what turned out to be a paint gun in Gage Park on the Southwest Side over the weekend. “The Chicago Police Department is wrapping up its investigation and charges do not…

Gulf Cartel Leader, Ciclon 7, Captured Near Texas Border

Mexican troops arrested one of the top leaders within the Gulf Cartel structure. The man, known as El Orejon, or Ciclon 7, is the current leader of the Ciclones faction which is in control of this border city. While Mexican authorities have not released any official information not details on the case, Breitbart Texas has…

Laced Heroin May Be to Blame for 74 Overdoses in 72 Hours in Chicago

By Friday afternoon, 14 people had been rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago in the previous 24 hours to be treated for heroin overdoses, some with the needles still stuck in their arm, according to hospital officials. In all, nearly 75 people have overdosed in Chicago since Tuesday afternoon from dangerous batches of narcotics,…

St. Louis Boy, 11, kills 16 year old Home Invader?

Police believe an 11 year old boy fatally shot a 16 year old boy who was trying to break into the child’s house Thursday, but some in the neighborhood question the circumstances of the shooting. At least two witnesses say the younger boy was the aggressor. What appears clear is that 11-year-old shot the teen…

UPDATE: Childhood Pals Captured in Oak Lawn ‘Takeover’ Bank Robbery

A relative of a man accused in an Oak Lawn bank robbery recognized him and his childhood pal and turned them in, according to a federal criminal complaint. The men, Terrell M. Norwood, 18, and Xavier C. Baker, 19, have each been charged with one count of bank robbery, in what the FBI is terming…

South Bend Indiana Man Charged with Willowbrook Sex Assault and Stabbing

Bond has been set at $5 million for an Indiana man accused of breaking into a Willowbrook home, and sexually assaulting and stabbing a 26-year-old woman. Londale Madison, 31, of South Bend, Ind., has been charged with one count of Attempt First Degree Murder, one count of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault, one count of Home…

Volo Woman’s Lie Diverted Manhunt for Illinois Officer’s Killers

Police said they responded to a 911 call made by Kiefer at approximately 9:20 p.m. local time Wednesday in Volo, about 5 miles south of Fox Lake, where Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was fatally shot Tuesday after he pursued three suspicious men into a swamp. Kiefer told police she had pulled over to the side…

UPDATE: Suspect in Willowbrook Home Invasion, Sexual Assault in Custody

Willowbrook police say a suspect is in custody in connection with a home invasion last weekend in which a woman was stabbed and sexually assaulted. The suspect was taken into custody in South Bend, Indiana and is being interviewed by investigators, police say. The attack happened on Saturday when the woman was walking to her…

Police Find Vehicle Belonging to Willowbrook Suspect, Manhunt Continues

WILLOWBROOK- (STMW) – A car thought to be the getaway vehicle of a man wanted for a home invasion and sexual assault Saturday afternoon in southwest suburban Willow brook has been found. Investigators released a sketch Sunday of the man, who forced his way into the woman’s home in the 700 block of 73rd Court…