Section: Crime

Jussie Smollett to be Monitored 24/7 while in Cook County Jail

Jussie Smollett will be monitored twenty-four hours a day while serving his time in Cook County jail, according to the New York Post.  He will be monitored at all times by a closed circuit camera and a guard outfitted with a body camera. This comes after Smollett’s angry rant in court.  Upon receiving his sentence … Continue reading Jussie Smollett to be Monitored 24/7 while in Cook County Jail

VIDEO: Shootout between Chicago Police and Suspected Carjackers

Footage above was recorded January 27th.  The shootout was triggered when Chicago Police attempted to pull over a stolen Honda on East Lower Wacker and Columbus. After the suspected carjackers fired at them officers say they returned fire, striking one of the suspects several times. The shot offender, a 25-year-old man, was rushed to a … Continue reading VIDEO: Shootout between Chicago Police and Suspected Carjackers

Illinois Senate Majority Leader Carjacked at Gunpoint

From CWB Chicago: Illinois Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford, who championed the state’s criminal justice reform omnibus legislation in January, was carjacked at gunpoint in suburban Broadview on Tuesday evening, authorities said. One of the hijackers fired multiple gunshots at Lightford’s husband, but he was not injured. Three masked men exited a Dodge Durango and … Continue reading Illinois Senate Majority Leader Carjacked at Gunpoint

CTA Bus Driver Beaten By Mob on North Michigan Avenue

This is video of the poor CTA bus driver that was beaten last night downtown. This is SO disgusting that this is happening in Chi. @TheMagMile @ChiefDavidBrown @MaryAnnAhernNBC @AnitaPadilla32 @FoxNews @CWBChicago @WGNNews @ABC7Chicago @cbschicago @ChiCityBusiness @AmyJacobson pic.twitter.com/EANvAwkwxF — Paul Vallas (@Paulvallas) December 5, 2021 Per WGN: A CTA bus driver was assaulted in the Loop … Continue reading CTA Bus Driver Beaten By Mob on North Michigan Avenue

3 Lakeview Women Attacked and Robbed in Under 30 Minutes

A group of men needed less than 30 minutes to rob three women, ages 23 to 68, in separate robberies in Lakeview on Thursday evening, according to police. The hold-ups came one day after five victims were targeted in the same area on Wednesday evening. Dozens of victims have been robbed in Lakeview, and nearby … Continue reading 3 Lakeview Women Attacked and Robbed in Under 30 Minutes