Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 13 Wounded in Shootings on Saturday

One person was killed and 13 were injured in shootings around Chicago Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, police said. In the fatal shooting, a 26-year-old man was shot in the left eye and lower back in the South Shore neighborhood about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. An unknown man approached him and fired shots in…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 11 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

The young Chicago police officer tried to restrain the woman late Friday as she pushed past two lines of crime scene tape that stretched across a block in the West Englewood neighborhood. Her incoherent sobs soon turned into a repeated request. “Can I just see him?” she cried, looking toward a parked silver SUV with…

Florida Trucker Shot, Killed on I88 in Oak Brook IL

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Chicago Man Charged with Fatal Shooting on Dan Ryan Expressway

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Man Charged in Fatal Shooting at Garfield Park Red Line Stop

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2 Dead in Gang Shooting in Back of the Yards Gas Station

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Woman Shot by Robber in Park Ridge Neighborhood

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Neighbor Charged in Strangulation, Sex Assault of Schaumburg Woman

A neighbor of the 33-year-old woman found strangled in her Schaumburg apartment on Easter Sunday has been charged in the slaying, officials said. Bulmaro Mejia-Maya, 29, who was arrested Wednesday in Jacksonville, Fla., was charged with first-degree murder, home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual assault in connection with the death of Tiffany Thrasher, police said.…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 12 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

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Secret Recordings by Flores Twins are Key in Case against El Chapo

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Woman, 22, Shot, Killed in the Roseland Neighborhood

A 22-year-old woman was killed late Tuesday night in a shooting in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. The victim’s family said she was out with friends and had just been dropped off near East 107th Street and South Indiana Avenue when she was shot several times around 11:35 p.m. Police found her lying on the sidewalk, face…

Brother of Chicago Police Officers Girlfriend, Killed Him for Gun Collection

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Facebook Killer Took His Own Life as State Police Closed In

The man who randomly gunned down a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook killed himself Tuesday during a police chase in Pennsylvania that began when a McDonald’s drive-thru attendant recognized him. It marked a violent end to the nearly 48-hour multistate manhunt for Steve Stephens, whose case brought another round of…

Aaron Hernandez Found Dead Hanging in his Prison Cell

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Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 9 Wounded in Monday Shootings

Two men were killed and at least nine other people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago. About 11:25 a.m., one man was killed in a South Shore neighborhood drive-by shooting that also left a 26-year-old woman critically wounded on the South Side. The woman was driving a vehicle with the man in the passenger…

Woman, 33, Found Strangled to Death in Schaumburg Apartment

A 33-year-old woman was found strangled in her Schaumburg apartment this weekend, authorities said Monday. The victim was identified as Tiffany Thrasher and lived in the 2600-block of Clipper Drive, police said. Schaumburg police said they forced their way inside her ground-level apartment, where they found her body. They believe she was murdered between 8…

Shooter Charged with Attempted Murder in Lakeview Party Shooting

A 24-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting at a party early Sunday in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side. James Warren, of the Gresham neighborhood, is facing felony charges of attempted first degree murder and aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, Chicago Police announced Monday. Warren had been…

Four Teens Brutally Murdered, by MS 13 in Long Island ID, D

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Guns Recovered in Two Evanston Traffic Stops

Police seized handguns in two separate traffic stops Friday night in north suburban Evanston. The first stop happened at 6:47 p.m. when officers saw that someone inside a westbound vehicle in the 2400 block of Oakton Street wasn’t wearing a seat belt, according to a statement from Evanston police. They stopped the vehicle in the…

Man Shot, Killed on CTA Redline Station

A man was shot and killed on a CTA Red Line platform on the South Side early Monday, Chicago police said. The 33-year-old victim was shot in the head and chest inside the Garfield Station on the Red Line in the 200-block of West Garfield Avenue at about 2:39 a.m., police said. Police said the…

An Infant, 4 Others Shot at Alabama Church Spring Carnival

Four people, including an infant, were shot Saturday night at an Alabama church’s Spring carnival, officials said. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. at Cathedral of the Cross in Center Point, Ala., located northeast of Birmingham. Authorities told FOX 6 News none of the shooting victims suffered serious injuries. Around 900 people were at the…

Tip of the Iceberg, Evanston Man Arrested for Heroin Distribution

A nearly two-year investigation into an alleged heroin dealer on the North Shore has resulted in the arrest of a 39-year-old Evanston man and there could be more arrests coming. Robert Crayton was arrested Friday morning just a block away from an elementary school, and is now facing multiple felony charges for allegedly dealing heroin.…

Cleveland Police Hunting for Man Who Shot, Killed an Elderly Gentleman on Facebook Live


CLEVELAND, Ohio (Fox 32 News) - Cleveland Police are hunting for a man who killed an elderly stranger on Easter Sunday and broadcast the murder via Facebook Live. Police said the suspect is named Steve Stephens. In a post on the department's website, officers wrote: "Clevela...

CLEVELAND, Ohio (Fox 32 News) – Cleveland Police are hunting for a man who killed an elderly stranger on Easter Sunday and broadcast the murder via Facebook Live.

Police said the suspect is named Steve Stephens. In a post on the department’s website, officers wrote:

“Cleveland Police are currently investigating a homicide at 635 E. 93. Suspect did broadcast the killing on Facebook Live and has claimed to have committed multiple other homicides which are yet to be verified.

Suspect in this case is a bm [black male] Steve Stephens 6’1 244 bald with a full beard. Wearing dark blue and grey or black striped polo shirt. White or cream colored SUV. Armed and dangerous. If seen call 9-1-1. Do not approach.”

Police said he is driving a white Ford Fusion with temporary plates.

Archived video shows the suspect asking Robert Goodwin, 74, “Can you do me a favor? Can you say ‘Joy Lane’? She’s the reason why this is about to happen to you.”
Then in the video, the suspect shoots Goodwin in the head.

Goodwin’s family told reporters that he had just left an Easter meal with his children and was walking home when he was shot.

“This man was a good man,” said his son, who was too broken up to even give his name. “I hate that he’s gone. It’s not real.”

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Bloody Chicago, Two Wounded in Shooting at 31st Beach

Two people were shot Saturday evening near the 31st Street Beach on the South Side. A man, 27, and a woman, 18, were sitting in the 2800 block of Fort Dearborn Drive about 10:30 p.m. when they heard loud noises and discovered they were shot, according to Chicago Police. The man was shot in the…

Man Charged with Shooting of Parolee Celebrating Release in Minooka IL

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