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  • Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted woman, held her captive for more than 12 hours

    Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted woman, held her captive for more than 12 hours
    A West Pullman man who prosecutors say sexually assaulted a woman and held her against her will for more than 12 hours beginning Tuesday night was ordered held on $300,000 bail Sunday. Darrick Williams, 53, of the 12800 block of South Peoria Street,...
  • Prosecutors: Man fed 1-year-old cake laced with marijuana

    Prosecutors: Man fed 1-year-old cake laced with marijuana
    A south suburban man was ordered held on $50,000 bond after being charged with serving a woman and her 1-year-old child chocolate cake laced with marijuana. Emmanuel Ekaette, 23, of Calumet Park, appeared in Cook County bond court Sunday after being...
  • Prosecutors: Calumet Park man forced teen into prostitution

    Prosecutors: Calumet Park man forced teen into prostitution
    A Calumet Park man was ordered held on $1 million bail Sunday after he allegedly recruited two teenage girls as prostitutes, which prosecutors said led to the minors being "brutally raped" at gunpoint by a customer in March. Tyreese Miller, 23, of the...
  • Prosecutors: Man kicked down door and assaulted girl, 4, in Calumet Park

    Prosecutors: Man kicked down door and assaulted girl, 4, in Calumet Park
    A convicted felon was ordered held without bail after he allegedly kicked down a door to get into a Calumet Park home where he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl before police found him smoking in a closet, officials said. Demetrio Campbell, 27, of the...
  • $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer

    $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer
    A 31-year-old Calumet Park woman was ordered held on a $10 million bond Sunday after being charged with murder in connection with a police chase early Friday morning that killed an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities said. Shanell Terrell, of...
  • Woman charged after dog dies outside in the cold

    Woman charged after dog dies outside in the cold
    A Calumet Park woman has been charged in connection with the death of a pit bull that had been left outside in subzero cold, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office. Tracy Cherry, 46, was charged with animal cruelty after the sheriff's Animal...
  • Prosecutors: Harvey man scrubbed shooting victim's blood out of carpet

    Prosecutors: Harvey man scrubbed shooting victim's blood out of carpet
    A Harvey man arrested Friday is accused of helping to clean up the blood of a Markham man shot to death earlier this year. Christopher Chandler, 22, of the 15000 block of Hoyne Avenue in the south suburb, used water and bleach while trying to cover up...
  • Authorities tight-lipped on 2 Calumet Park deaths

    Authorities tight-lipped on 2 Calumet Park deaths
    Authorities were giving out little information regarding the deaths of a man and woman at a Calumet Park home this morning. The two people were found dead in the 12600 block of Loomis Street in the south suburb and declared dead at 6:57 a.m. at the...
  • 2 charged in slaying of Markham man

    2 charged in slaying of Markham man
    Two men were charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a man whose body was found in April in an unincorporated area in Thornton Township in the south suburbs, Cook County sheriff's officials said. Brandon Johnson of Harvey and Lester...
  • Man falsely accused in Ryan Harris case gets 52 years in prison in '06 double shooting

    Man falsely accused in Ryan Harris case gets 52 years in prison in '06 double shooting
    A man who was 7 when he and another boy were the youngest people in the country to be charged with murder was sentenced today to 52 years in prison in a 2006 double-shooting, prosecutors said. Romarr Gipson, now 21, and the other suspect were later...
  • Man sold $7 million worth of painkillers, authorities say

    Man sold $7 million worth of painkillers, authorities say
    Bail was set at $3 million today for a south suburban man charged with selling painkillers stolen from the Skokie pharmacy where he worked. Earl Newsome, 57, of Calumet Park was arrested Thursday and charged with delivery of a controlled substance and...
  • Lawyer gets 6 years for $2M worth of questionable billing to Calumet Park

    Lawyer gets 6 years for $2M worth of questionable billing to Calumet Park
    A Chicago attorney accused of billing Calumet Park $600 per hour for work he never did pleaded guilty to theft on Monday. Mark McCombs, 50, was sentenced by Cook County Judge Jorge Alonso to six years in prison for an overbilling scheme that spanned...