Showing posts from December 22, 2013

Dad's GMC SUV Hit By Driver of Stolen Vehicle, Son Ejected, Killed; Offender Escapes, Goes on to Carjack 2 More Vehicles

Donovan Turnage, 11, died Saturday on his way to get a haircut for the holidays with his father in his father's SUV when they were hit by the driver of a stolen vehicle at West Garfield Boulevard and South Halsted Street [...] The first stolen vehicle was carjacked at 11:20 a.m. Friday in the 800 block of West Irving Park Road. The offender crashed into the SUV, then carjacked a second vehicle, which ran out of gas on NB I-294 near I-88  [...] Offender, described as a male/white, age 40, 6'0" 200 LBS and wearing a white hoodie and blue jeans, carjacked a third vehicle (a light blue Honda Accord) on NB I-294 [...] Police have identified the offender, but his name has not been released [...]

Off-Duty Cook County Sheriff’s Investigator Cuauhtemoc Estrada Shot and Killed While Breaking Up Robbery -- of his Daughter

Cuauhtemoc Estrada, age 50, stepped out of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall at 200 30th Ave, Bellwood, IL ‎about 7:30 p.m. and witnessed an armed robbery in the parking lot [...] Cook County Sheriff’s Investigator Cuauhtemoc Estrada was off-duty, hosting a holiday party at the Bellwood Veterans of Foreign Wars hall [...] Daughter -- devastated Christina Estrada holding a medallion replica of her father's badge -- says her father died protecting her [...]