Patrol Cam mobile surveillance trailer deployed at the Arlington Heights Mariano's mid-February 2021
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Mobile Security Video Surveillance Deployed at Chicagoland Mariano’s, Nationwide Kroger Stores

Rapid deployment parking lot security camera trailers at Mariano’s in Arlington Heights and other locations have been set up to detect, deter and defend carjackings, retail theft and other crimes. YouTube Tips ⓘ Mariano’s and […]

Robert Sanford, assault and civil disorder suspect at U.S. Capitol January 6, 2021
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Chicago Firefighter Wasn’t at US Capitol Siege: Mistaken Identity on Social Media Precedes Criminal Complaint from United States Attorney’s Office District of Columbia

In his 32 years as a Chicago firefighter, David Quintavalle has put out a few fires, but he could not put out the fire lit by internet sleuths and justice warriors this week. The retired […]

Body Style 2008-2010 Chevrolet Malibu rear view (IFCAR, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)
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Hit-and-Run: Woman and Boy Pedestrians Killed, One Was Trapped Under a Vehicle at 55th St and Troy St Near Kedzie Ave, Chicago

Chicago Police Looking for a Dark Chevy Malibu (2009-2012) with Front-End Damage A child and an adult were seriously injured as pedestrians in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night in Gage Park. There may have been […]

Crash Map 55th Street and Troy Street Chicago (Imagery ©2020 Maxar Technologies, Sanborn, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2020 Google)
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Adult and Child Pedestrians Seriously Injured, One Trapped Under a Vehicle on 55th Street Near Kedzie Ave, Chicago

A child and an adult were seriously injured as pedestrians in an apparent hit-and-run crash Wednesday night in Gage Park. There may have been two incidents that are connected in some way. UPDATE … CARDINAL […]

Satellite map area of suspects's arrest and stolen vehicle recovery in Streamwood on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 (Imagery ©2020 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, USDA Farm Service Agency, Map data ©2020 Google)
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Police Activity Streamwood: Two Suspects Arrested Near Locksley Drive After Sighting of a Mitsubishi Outlander Stolen in DeKalb Earlier Tuesday Morning

Police from Streamwood responded about 8:24 a.m. Tuesday, December 22 , 2020 to a report of a sighting of a stolen vehicle — a gray 2000 Mitsubishi Outlander in Streamwood. The vehicle was reported stolen […]

Ravenswood Avenue and Lunt Avenue Chicago (Imagery ©2020 Google, Imagery ©2020 Maxar Technologies, Sanborn, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2020)
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Chicago Police: A Suspect Was Shot by Police When He Exited a Vehicle and Fired at Police in Rogers Park in Chicago

Chicago police officers exchanged gunfire with a suspect Tuesday evening December 7, 2020 at Ravenswood Avenue and Lunt Avenue in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Chicago police posted on Twitter that shots were fired “at and […]

North Branch Chicago River 1300 Block Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)
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U.S. Attorney’s Office Settles Lawsuit With Chicago Auto Dealership Perillo BMW Over Alleged Pollution in Chicago River

CHICAGO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced Wednesday, September 23, 2020 that it reached a settlement with a Chicago auto dealership to resolve claims that it discharged pollutants into […]

West Town Chicago Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)
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Federal Carjacking and Firearm Charges Filed Against Male Suspect for Allegedly Stealing Vehicle at Gunpoint in Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal grand jury has indicted a male suspect on carjacking and firearm charges for allegedly stealing a vehicle at gunpoint in Chicago. On the afternoon of May 27, 2020, Elias Quinones-Figuerora forcibly […]

Kavion Poplous, Attempted First-Degree Murder
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Kavion Poplous, Suspect Connected to Shooting Roommate at Western Illinois University, Turns Himself in to Chicago Police

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois University announced that Western Illinois University freshman Kavion Poplous, 18, of Chicago, is in custody in Chicago. Kavion has been charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder, […]

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Chicago Street Gang Member of Hammond, Indiana Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison on Murder and Racketeering Conspiracy Charges

A member of a violent Chicago street gang has been sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for engaging in a pattern of racketeering activity that included murder. Alonzo G. Horta, 23, of Hammond, Indiana, […]

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Car Rental, Tattoo Parlor, Jewelry Store, and CBD Dispensary Hit by Burglars Overnight in 2 Hours on Chicago’s Northwest Side

Three businesses of four businesses were hit by burglars in 30 minutes Chicago’s Northwest Side (Marissa Parra/CBS Chicago). Chicago Police Department alerted area businesses of commercial burglaries in the 016th District in the Jefferson Park […]