MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer who fired bean bags at a knife-wielding 95-year-old man who later died says his action was prompted by the fear he had for his life.
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The judge hearing the case of two now-former Aledo Police officers facing felony sex-related offenses has to recuse himself from the case of at least one of them.
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) — North Chicago police say they have arrested six people, including a parks commissioner, in connection with the theft of toys collected in the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots charity.
LAKE IN THE HILLS, Ill. (AP) — A 24-year-old Lake in the Hills man is facing jail time on a felony charge after police say he threatened to shoot an officer in a rap video.
MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — An attorney for a suburban Chicago police officer who killed a 95-year-old man with a beanbag gun says his client acted properly in trying to subdue the man.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Springfield School Board has approved the full-time staffing of police officers at the city’s three public high schools.
SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office says it’s saving money by switching to propane-powered squad cars.