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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Fist fights at Carson Beach in Boston; Louder and rowdier than veteran cops recall

boston.com Massive law enforcement response to unruly gangs -- police confronted by 1,000 people ... wlsam.com While City of Chicago says North Avenue Beach was closed down because of heat illlness risk; witnesses saw "large gangbanger element" ... suntimes.com Acting Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says gangs, flash mob, violence had nothing to do with decision to close beach ...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 11PM

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 408
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
335 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2011

Addison man, Larry Przybyla, 47, killed by fireworks

triblocal.com Fatal head injury 2300 Windsor Court, Addison ...

Shootings day after Memorial Day, too

chicagobreakingnews.com Shot in serious-to-critical condition at 11700 South Yale Avenue ... Shot in leg and abdomen in 4000 block of West Lexington Street ... Shot in the leg and buttocks  in the 5400 block of South Loomis Street ...

Memorial Day violence in Chicago

abclocal.go.com/wls Man shot and killed 1300 block of West 87th Street ... man shot several times 7600 block of South Eberhart ...Two shot and killed in Englewood neighborhood ... Woman shot and in critical condition near 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive ... chicagobreakingnews.com Holiday violence kills six, injures at least 21 ...

Fire kills disabled 53-year-old disabled woman in house fire in Crystal Lake

triblocal.com/crystal-lake 1800 block of Route 176 about 6 a.m. ...

Gas main break reported in Elk Grove Village near Route 83

abclocal.go.com/wls/Firefighters and Nicor on the scene at Busse and Greenleaf? ... about 8:30 a.m. -- situation resolved ...

Report: IDOT Chief of Business Services James McDaniel used vodka and cocaine while on the job at IDOT

chicagobreakingnews.com/... while he told woman he would help her find a job ...

North Avenue Beach reopens

abclocal.go.com/wls Paramedics had difficult time getting through crowd yesterday ...

4-year-old boy found unresponsive in backyard pool in Naperville

chicagobreakingnews.com Conscious and responsive when transported to Edward Hospital ... napervillesun.suntimes.com Naperville FD fire captain would not release address or neighborhood of incident ...

Severe one-car crash: Man killed after hitting viaduct on South Chicago Ave near 75th St., Chicago

chicagobreakingnews.com Man found unresponsive with burns after crash at 11:43 p.m. Sunday ... Northern Illinois Fireground Accident Investigation photos ... Grand Crossing neighborhood MAP ...

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Chicago weather and thunderstorms trending hot topic for Google Hot Trends May 29, 2011

google.com/trends/hottrends 2011-5-29 ... google.com/trends/hottrends weather chicago ... arlingtoncardinal.com storm-damage-reports ... arlingtoncardinal.com Thunderstorms head for Detroit ...

After explosion at LyondellBasell petrochemical plant in Morris, evacuated residents allowed to return home

channahon-minooka.patch.com Plant located at 8805 North Tabler Road ...

Emergency evacuation of 1.8-mile radius of LyondellBasell's Equistar petrochemical plant in Morris; Fire after storm knocked out power

chicagobreakingnews.com Largest producer of polypropylene and polypropylene compounds ... lyondellbasell.com/morris Morris complex manufactures ethylene, employs about 420, pays $7 million in local property taxes in Grundy County ... Northern Illinois Fireground Plant stack fire photos ... Northern Illinois Fireground MABAS response photos ...

Glenview man, Jose Guadalupe Huerta-Jimenez, charged with sexual assault of young female relative

glenview.patch.com Allegedly occurred in November 2010 ... arlingtoncardinal.com Bond set at $200,000 -- Photo ...

5 people ill from suspected pot brownies in Evanston

chicagobreakingnews.com 1700 block of Chicago Avenue Saturday afternoon ...

Lake water unseasonably chilly, potentially dangerous for mariners

CHICAGO WEATHER CENTER blog.chicagoweathercenter.com Exposure in 40°F-50°F range could lead to rapid onset of hypothermia in as little as 30 minutes ...

Yorkville Police Deputy Chief David Delaney charged in theft of drugs from department

chicagobreakingnews.com "Officer of the Year accused of stealing painkillers from department's drug collection program ...

Karl Bonilla and Miguel Covarrubias, 2 reputed gang members, face weapons charges in Kane County

chicagobreakingnews.com Alex Valadez Law calls for mandatory jail time for gang members found with a loaded weapon ...

After death of apparent heroin overdose victim, grieving man accused of threatening police officer

chicagobreakingnews.com Lamar Moore arrested in 5500 block of South Princeton Ave in Fuller Park ...

Traffic aide hit by car in Wrigleyville

chicagobreakingnews.com Female struck near Clark and Patterson ...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH EFFECTIVE UNTIL 4PM


Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Parolee Deonta Davis faces new charges of first degree murder following aggravated battery charge

chicagobreakingnews.com Charged with aggravated battery at Kostner Ave and Jackson Blvd April 25, 2011 and first degree murder at 900 block of N. Homan Ave robbing marijuana dealer  March 12, 2007 ...

Democrats tweak remap in bid for Latino support, placate Latino advocacy groups

newsblogs.chicagotribune.com CLOUT STREET Aimed at keeping Republicans as the minority party for another decade ...

Linda Armstrong charged in connection with fatal overdose in Round Lake

triblocal.com Keith Meyers fatally overdosed ...

Brake malfunction causes smoke on Red Line

chicagobreakingnews.com Brake malfunctioned on single car ...

'Oprah Winfrey Show' comes to an end

abclocal.go.com Windy City Live with hosts with Ryan Chiaverini and Val Warner premieres ...

T-Mobile says Chicago HSPA+ 4G speeds will double

chicagobreakingnews.com We'll see if it's faster than Verizon's 9.2 megabits per second download speed ...

Monday, May 23, 2011

Parolee Darien Lawrence Marquez Connerly charged with cabbie's murder

myfoxchicago.com Charged with fatal shooting of Leodis Blackburn in the 500 block of Elmwood Avenue, Evanston ...

Mark Orozco, 24, and Richard Van Arsdale III, 20 Indicted in shooting of NIU football player Devon Butler

chicagobreakingnews.com Allegedly targeting another man who in a dispute over drugs and funds ...

Joakim Noah fined $50K by NBA for gay slur directed at fan in Miami

chicago.cbslocal.com Kobe Bryant fined $100K for using same epithet against referee last month ...

Early morning $500,000 burglary on Jewelers Row

chicagobreakingnews.com Police responded to burglar alarm at New York Jewelers, 11 N. Wabash at 5:39 a.m. ...

GE Capital Americas expansion announced Monday

chicago.cbslocal.com 1,000 more jobs over next 2 years ...

Chicago police officer among 2 injured in West Side crash at Roosevelt and Independence

chicagobreakingnews.com Occurred about 7:00 a.m. Monday, May 23 ...

Chicago Streets and Sanitation worker Dwight Washington, 61, charged with DUI in crash involving photo shoot of 'Wedding Party'

chicagobreakingnews.com While crashing a city pickup truck at Cedar and Rush, also ticketed for trnaposrting and carrying alcohol, failure to reduce speed, negligent driving ...

Sunday, May 22, 2011

TORNADO WATCH issued at 2:05 PM extended until midnight EXPIRED

Weather.gov Watches and Warnings ... TORNADO WATCH 327...PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /11 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT /1 AM EDT/ TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

Sox win 15th straight interleague series

chicagobreakingsports.com Alexei Ramirez tied career high hits (4) and RBI's (5) ...

Cubs put Marlon Byrd on 15-day DL, call up reliever Berg

chicagobreakingsports.com Hit by pitch, multiple facial bone fractures ...

Large U.S. cattle supply seen driving down prices

chicagobreakingbusiness.com Attributed to drought in Texas, Oklahoma and Mexico that moved cattle from pasture to market ...

7 cows killed after semi-trailer cattle truck flips over on I-294 to I-80 ramp near Markham

abclocal.go.com news story VIDEO ... abclocal.go.com RAW VIDEO: Cow with broken leg charges worker ...

Ex-Chicago Bears running back Garrett Wolfe arrested in Miami

chicagobreakingnews.com Charged with retail theft, assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest with violence, and disorderly conduct ...

Vincent Richardson, 17, police impersonator arrested again on gun charge

chicagobreakingnews.com Arrested after 'man with a gun' call on May 10 in the 5900 block of South Throop Street ...

Cook County Medical Examiner's Office: Autopsy confirms missing model found in car in Chicago River

suntimes.com Irma Sabanovic died of drowning ...  chicagobreakingnews.com Foul play not suspected ...

John Whitboard, 47, dies in police custody in Harvey

chicagobreakingnews.com Drunk and found unresponsive late Friday ...

TORNADO WATCH issued at 2:05 PM for North Illinois, Parts of Central Illinois EXPIRED

TORNADO WATCH effective until 10:00 PM ...  Weather.gov Watches and Warnings ...

2 killed, 4 hurt in crash on NW Side, Humboldt Park

chicagobreakingnews.com Man and woman killed near 4400 W. Diversey Ave -- both 57-year-old ...

Two Chicago police officers injured in South Side crash, Englewood neighborhood

chicagobreakingnews.com South Ashland and West 71st Place at 10:55 p.m. ...

Uncle Rodolfo Pichardo flees scene after backing over toddler in Aurora driveway

dailyherald.com 15-month-old severely injured in 400 block of Hinman Street ... suntimes.com FATAL (update) fled with second uncle ...

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Kevin Heinl -- Missing Schaumburg man’s remains found in Fountain County, Indiana -- 35 miles east of Danville, Illinois

dailyherald.com Mysterious reports -- police followed Heinl's car after it passed a crash at high speed; vehicle later found abandoned ...

City pickup truck hits group of people in a photo shoot depicting a wedding party at Cedar and Rush

chicagobreakingnews.com EMS Plan 1, some critically injured ...

WGN Producer Aline Wessel writes incarcerated murder suspect Drew Peterson a letter, and he responds

wgntv.com "everyone in the state should be scared to death that a man like Will county (sic) prosecutor James Glascow even exist (sic) in the position he is in" ...

West Aurora High School teacher Stephen Orland charged with criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse

abclocal.go.com Accused of having sexual contact with two students ...

Ford Focus belonging to Missing Model Irma Sabanovic found in Chicago River near Elston and Blackhawk

chicagobreakingnews.com Identity of body found in car not released by police ... suntimes.com Missing since May 12, she texted she was lost while heading toward Exit nightblub ...

DePaul students reject referendum by Students for Justice in Palestine to remove Israeli Hummus brand served on campus

chicagobreakingnews.com Palestinian group claims owner of food company financially supports Israeli military units accused of human rights abuses ...

Former SWANCC Exec Christopher Brooke Beal Accused of Stealing $900K Awaits Trial, Allowed to Leave State

highlandpark.patch.com Indicted on two charges each of theft of government property, official misconduct and forgery ... glenview.patch.com Pleaded not guilty in April ...

US Marshals arrest Chicagoan Robert Jackson, accused of shooting, injuring 4 people in Las Vegas in 2007

suntimes.com ... lasvegassun.com Member of the Squad Up gang was on US Marshals Service 15 Most Wanted Fugitive List ... America's Most Wanted tip leads to capture of Robert Steven Jackson ... policeone.com Squad Up hybrid gang info ...

Rev. Jesse Jackson sues clerk Circuit Court Clerk Brown over "failure to release funds" earmarked to take youths with minor criminal offenses out of juvenile justice system

suntimes.com ...

Friday, May 20, 2011

Since November 16 ambulances called out to Xtreme Trampoline in Carol Stream

wgntv.com/news Trampoline parks are not regulated ...

Community alert issued for robberies on the South Side, Beverly Neighborhood

wgntv.com/news Band of robbers attacked teens 94th Street by Western by 103rd by Walden ...

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn gets bill banning gun permit name disclosure

myfoxchicago.com Illinois Senate overwhelmingly approved prohibiting public disclosure of FOID card names 42-1 ...

Allstate Facebook save11/campaign aims for awareness of teen driving deaths

dailyherald.com May 20 is historically a day when most teen drivers are killed ... Facebook.com/save11 ...

Marni Yang sentenced to life for murder of Shaun Gayle’s girlfriend Rhoni Reuter

suntimes.com Maximum sentence -- methodical, meticulous and manicacal manner in which crime was committed ...

The defense of Rod Blagojevich: Who's on witness list?

nbcchicago.com Jesse Jackson, Jr., Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Valerie Jarrett, Sen. Dick Durbin, Harry Reid ...

Cardinal Francis George restores Rev. Michael Pfleger to St. Sabina Catholic Church

chicagobreakingnews.com ... saintsabina.org ... map ... Wikipedia Michael Pfleger ...

Landscaper shot, killed in SW Side, Marquette Park robbery

chicagobreakingnews Pattern of armed robbery to contractors in area ...

Amtrak's City of New Orleans Chicago-to-New-Orleans train back in service after flooding

chicagobreakingnews.com Blocked since April 26 due to flooding from Cairo, IL to Memphis, TN ...

Across Chicago: 1 Dead, 10 wound in shootings

chicagobreakingnews.com 3000 block North California, 2900 block North Washtenaw Ave, 7300 North Paulina, 1200 block of South Ayers, 6500 block of South Sangamon Street, 100 block of East47th Street, 300 block of East 43rd ...

Evanston boy, 16, shot dead while sitting on bench at Touhy Park, Evanston

chicagobreakingnews.com ...

Thursday, May 19, 2011

New Illinois Senate districts drawn for months behind closed doors released today

suntimes.com ... senatedem.ilga.gov Senate maps online ...

Arlington Heights Village Board: Informal Majority Supports Arlington Park Racetrack Slots

The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com Slots approval letter to Illinois State legislators pending ...

New Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel wants a casino in Chicago city limits

nbcchicago.com "Losing revenue to Hammond" ...

RAW VIDEO: Mayor Daley's farewell speech to Chicago city council

abclocal.go.com/wls/video ...

University of Illinois AD Ron Guenther to retire after 19 years

dailyillini.com Looking for new AD by July 1 ...

Former Chicagoan, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde named leading contender to run IMF

chicagobreakingnews.com Could succeed rape suspect Dominique Strauss-Kahn ...

Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski: "FBI wants my DNA in Tylenol probe"

chicagobreakingnews.com Unsolved murder of 7 people with cyanide ...

Justin Poly, 22, charged armed robbery at Palatine Walgreens

palatine.patch.com Armed with knife, shoved store clerk, customer...

School bus crash near 76th Street and Ashland Avenue sends 9 to area hospitals

chicagobreakingnews.com Two School buses and a pickup truck, fuel spill ...

Youth Crime: Michigan Avenue shoplifting increasing

suntimes.com Flash Mobs groups of shoplifters ...

Mobile Teen Dance Company's Ryan Levin too successful at Warehouse Gym and Boxing Club dance

chicagobreakingnews.com Highland Park checking for municipal code violations ...
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