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    Chili’s cook fired after posting shirtless photos to Facebook

    A cook got into some trouble at a Chili’s restaurant in Florida. He was fired after posting provocative photos of himself at work on Facebook. One of the images shows him shirtless– wearing only an apron and jeans–lying on a table where food is prepared. He captioned the pictures “Sexy Cooks of Chili’s,” and even tagged the restaurant in the post. A customer complained and the pictures have since been removed.

  • CPD to deploy more officers on bikes in high crime areas

    Mayor Emanuel invests $2 million in police bike patrols

    Mayor Emanuel is investing $2 million in the annual budget to double the number of cops trained on bikes. It’s a part of a crime-fighting strategy to beef up police presence in violent areas of the city. Starting next week, CPD will significantly expand bicycle patrol training for officers. Officials say officers on bikes are more mobile and more approachable.

  • Authorities investigate police-involved shooting on South Side

    Chicago police were responding to a call of shots fired, when they killed the suspected gunman on the South Side. Officers went to the 5300 block of South King Dr. at about midnight. They saw a man matching the description of the gunman and went after him. Police say the man pointed a gun in the officers’ direction during the chase, then one of the officers fired. The man was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police say they recovered a […]

  • South Side man held on $2.5 million bond for Garfield Park murder

    A South Side man is behind bars, held on $2.5 million dollars bond, for a Garfield Park murder that happened in May. Prosecutors charged William Gardner with the fatal shooting of 46-year-old Aaron Feazell. They say Gardner shot the man several times in the 3300 block of South Maypole, and wounded a 17-year old boy. The teen was shot in both legs and his hand. Police found Gardner in Madison, Wisconsin.

  • Chicago Police memorial statue vandalized

    A horse statue honoring a fallen Chicago police officer has been vandalized. Someone climed on top of the horse in the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue, and broke the wings off. It is one of a hundred horses on display for the “Horses of Honor” exhibit throughout the city. The statues will be auctioned off, and the money will go to the Police Memorial Foundation. The man was arrested and charges are pending.

  • Elderly man dies after crashing mini-van into building

    An elderly man is killed after driving his mini-van into a building overnight. Police say the 63-year old crashed the vehicle in the 4900 block of South Cicero at about midnight. Three other passengers were in the car. They were treated at the hospital and released. Police say the driver may have suffered a medical condition that led to the accident.

  • Second night of protests in Ferguson, St. Louis

    A large, but peaceful group protests outside the Ferguson, Missouri police department for a second night. Demonstrators are taking part in what they call, a “Weekend of Resistance” over the fatal shooting of black teen Michael Brown in August by a white officer. Another black teen was shot and killed last week by a white St. Louis officer. The medical examiner says Vonderrit Deondre Myers was hit seven to eight times. More protests are planned for tonight and tomorrow.

  • South Side couple charged with Sexual Assault

    A South Side couple is charged with sexually assaulting a woman in their apartment. Police say Joel Johnson and Eve Alexander took turns assaulting the woman after she knocked on their door in the 200 block of E. 78th and asked to borrow a phone charger.

  • Rauner endorsed by Chicago Tribune, Crain’s

    Rauner wins the endorsement of the Chicago Tribune. It says Rauner would explore changes made by governors in other states that help balance budgets and lower unemployment. The paper also says he would challenge the power brokers in Springfield. Crain’s Chicago business also endorses Rauner.

  • 1 dead, 3 wounded in West Side hair salon shooting

    One person is dead and three others are wounded after a man opened fire in a west side hair salon. Police say a party was going on in the salon in the 4400 block of West Madison in West Garfield Park. Two men got into an argument, then one of them pulled out a handgun and started shooting. The man killed was shot in his face. A woman is critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Two others are in stable […]


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