Tag Archives: Illinois

‘Spit it out, bro .. you’re gonna die!’ Police bodycam VIDEO: Officers cleared of suspect’s death – WATCH

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office found no wrongdoing by Waukegan police in the “in-custody” death of a man last summer.

Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim considers the case closed after sending a letter to Waukegan Police Chief Wayne Walles.

The man, 31-year-old Avion Cotton, passed away after he was arrested in the 600 block of King Avenue on June 27, 2019.

In the letter, Nerheim said Cotton swallowed 38 grams of cocaine laced with fentanyl.

Source: Waukegan officers cleared of wrongdoing following in-custody death last summer

VIDEO: Gunman taking hostages inside Rockford bank, police standoff situation in Illinois right now – WATCH LIVE 

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A gunman has taken at least one hostage inside the Heritage Credit Union location at E. State Street and Mulford Road.

Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea says police were called at 2:30 p.m. about a male suspect inside the bank, located at 5959 E State Street, with a gun and demanded everyone leave.

O’Shea said there is at least one person, possibly more, still inside the bank and the police department’s crisis negotiation team is attempting to make contact with the suspect.

Source: Gunman takes hostage inside Rockford bank

Woman jumps off 11th floor with son, 1, after killing another, 2, stabbing father, 70, multiple times in Chicago – WATCH

A Chicago woman is accused of killing two children Thursday after jumping out of an 11th-flloor window of an apartment building with one child–her 1-year-old son–and leaving another child, who was 2, unresponsive in a bathtub.

Chicago police say the woman jumped out the window after stabbing her 70-year-old father several times.

The Chicago Police Department was dispatched to an apartment complex around 1:50 a.m. where they found the woman, believed to be in her 30s, lying on the ground with a 1-year-old, FOX32 reported, citing law enforcement.

Source: Chicago woman jumps out 11th floor window with son, 1, after stabbing her father: report

Mass Shooting in Chicago: 13 shot while honoring man shot and killed in Englewood neighborhood – WATCH – Officer chokes up during Police press briefing

Thirteen people were wounded when a shooter opened fire inside a large memorial gathering early Sunday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.

About 12:40 a.m., a house party was going on in the 5700 block of South May Street. Someone inside started shooting and struck 13 people, according to preliminary information from Chicago police.

The party was in honor of the birthday of Lonell Irvin, the 22-year-old man fatally shot during an attempted carjacking April in the Loop, according to multiple people at the scene.

Source: 13 shot inside memorial party for gunshot victim in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood: ‘When is it going to stop?’

Mass Shooting on Canal Street, New Orleans, Multiple Victims – WATCH

NEW ORLEANS — Eleven people have been shot after gunfire erupted on Canal Street early Sunday morning.

According to NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson, the shooting occurred around 3:25 a.m. in the 700 block of Canal Street, between Bourbon and Royal Streets.

NOPD and State Police had an increased presence in the French Quarter at the time for Bayou Classic weekend.

Source: 10 shot on Canal Street in New Orleans

VIDEO: Woman being raped while security guards stand by watch and laugh – Chicago – WATCH

A woman was recently sexually assaulted in an alley in River North while two security guards for a popular bar stand nearby and do nothing to stop it.

That video was part of a lawsuit filed Monday by the woman against the River North restaurant.

Source: Video shows woman raped in River North while security guards stand by, watch