Young mother found dead in apparent homicide in Wheeling, and her 1-year-old daughter is missing, police say
Wheeling police are asking for the public’s help after a young mother was found dead in an apparent homicide and her 1-year-old baby daughter went missing, police said Wednesday.chicagotribune.com
Oak Lawn police say they have two people in custody in suspected Ind. carjacking
Oak Lawn police say they have two people in custody in connection with an alleged carjacking incident that began in Gary, Ind., and resulted in a heavy police presence and search in the area of 95th Street and Oak Park Avenuechicagotribune.com
Andrew Cuomo accused of forcible touching in criminal complaint
A criminal complaint filed by a police investigator with a court in Albany has accused former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of committing a misdemeanor sex crime, though there was confusion Thursday over whether the document was made public by mistake.news.yahoo.com
Police say red-light runner now charged in crash that killed 1, injured another
A red-light runner who caused a fatal crash on Saturday is now charged in the wreck, Houston police said Monday. Kyle Nolen Lozano, 40, is charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault in the 351st State District Court.The crash happened in the 10900 block of Beamer Road about 5:20 p.m.In a news release, authorities said witnesses told them that Lozano was driving a white Cadillac Deville at a high rate of speed northbound when he ran the red light and struck a gray Ford Escape traveling on Fuqua Drive with a green light. Paramedics transported the driver of the Ford to an area hospital where he died. A female passenger, 55, in the Ford was transported to a hospital in critical condition. Houston police said Lozano was intoxicated. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries, subsequently charged and then booked into jail.The identity of the male victim, 45, has not been released.
Plainfield police: Pair arrested after they made girl take sexual pictures of herself for them to sell
Two 18-year-olds who made a girl take sexual pictures of herself for them to sell have been arrested and are due in court next month, Plainfield police said. Stacia Sotiropoulos and Jaden Williams of Walnut Street in Putnam were charged with obscenity, employing a minor in an obscene performance, promoting a minor in obscene material and risk of injury to a minor, police said. Sotiropoulos ...news.yahoo.com
Human remains found at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in DuPage County identified as those of United Airlines exec missing since last year
Jacob Cefolia's vehicle was found parked outside Waterfall Glen in August 2020, but he was never found after a search that included multiple law enforcement agencies, volunteers and trained bloodhounds.chicagotribune.com
Search continues around Tinley Park for three sought in connection with Posen shooting, Hammond homicide
Illinois State Police helped set up a parameter overnight and Tinley Park police notified area residents of possible danger and to report any suspicious people in the area, police said.chicagotribune.com
Merrillville woman charged in husband’s fatal shooting
The house was in “disarray” with a liquor cabinet tipped over with several broken bottles scattered on the floor. Pictures were knocked off the wall, a glass table was partially tipped over and a TV was partially pulled off the wall. Kitchen appliances were thrown all over the floor.chicagotribune.com
Edinburg police searching for man with gang ties in shooting death
The Edinburg Police Department is looking for a 36-year-old man that investigators say is considered armed and dangerous with known gang ties in connection to the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man Thursday night. Police responded to the 2000 block of Mojave Avenue just before 9 p.m. Thursday night in reference to a shooting. “When officers arrived, they saw a man with a gunshot wound lying on the ground,” a news release from police stated. Mujica is considered armed and dangerous with known gang ties,” the release stated. Anyone with information about Mujica is asked to call Edinburg police at 956-289-7700.myrgv.com
VIDEOS, PHOTOS: What we’re seeing across Houston after 2 HPD officers shot in northeast Harris County
Two officers have been shot in an incident in northeast Houston.KPRC 2 is providing comprehensive coverage of the scene and here are some of the videos and images we have of the scene and across Houston as emergency workers provide support.
Former HPD Chief Art Acevedo facing heavy scrutiny in Miami over gaffes, top brass decisions, report says
The Miami-Herald <a href="https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article254227663.html" target="_blank">is reporting</a> former Houston police chief and now-Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo is facing scrutiny after a series of decisions involving top brass at the department and comments he’s made in his first five months at the helm of the department.
Man arrested in apparently unrelated fatal shootings in Waukegan and Evanston, police say
Waukegan police said Wednesday that Alejandro Lopez, 19, of Waukegan, has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder for a Saturday afternoon shooting in which a man was killed and another was wounded.chicagotribune.com
Man found shot on Waukegan sidewalk in serious condition, police say
Police said they were dispatched at around 6:45 a.m. Sunday to the area of Lewis and Lydia streets for a report of someone on the ground. Upon arrival, they found a young adult male on a sidewalk with a gunshot wound.chicagotribune.com
Cori Bush tests the bounds of what an activist turned lawmaker can accomplish
Rep. Cori Bush’s recent protest from the Capitol steps of the Biden administration’s decision to allow a pandemic-era eviction moratorium to expire is credited with pressuring the White House to reverse itself and garnered her national attention.washingtonpost.com
GRAPHIC VIDEOS: Houston police release body camera footage from officer-involved shooting on July 6 in southeast Houston
The Houston Police Department released graphic body camera footage from an officer-involved shooting on July 6 on its YouTube Channel on Wednesday, showing the moment a scuffle broke out between officers and a suspect.
Pharr police arrest man accused of killing stepson
Hours after being called to a fatal shooting, Pharr police located and arrested a 40-year-old man accused of shooting and killing his 24-year-old stepson. Pharr police officers arrested Jose Asencion Hernandez at the La Posada Motel in McAllen. The investigation began at about 2:10 p.m. Tuesday when police were dispatched to the 700 block of West Coyote Trail where they found the 24-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his chest. The preliminary investigation pointed to his stepdad, Hernandez, as the suspect. The 24-year-old was taken to DHR Health where he died.myrgv.com
‘There is too much gun violence in our city’: Homicide rate 42% higher now than in 2020
As KPRC 2 Investigates reported Wednesday night, the Houston Police Department has only brought onboard 14 detectives since announcing on December 20 that new homicide detectives would soon be added to the division.
These are the best, worsts states to be a police officer in 2021, report says
Following recent high-profile police brutality incidents, the United States law enforcement officers are under more of a spotlight than usual, <a href="https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-be-a-cop/34669" target="_blank">WalletHub</a> reports.