Carjacking in Chicago Suburb One of Two Suspects Apprehended [Video]

Carjacking in Chicago Suburb One of Two Suspects Apprehended [Video]

Chicago police responded to an attempted carjacking at gunpoint report on Jan. 25, 2021, at West Polk Street and South Independence Boulevard. Reports indicate two Black males stole a woman’s white Nissan. The police pursued the Nissan until the suspects crashed into a parked car on the 3000 block of West Flournoy Street. The suspects […]

Chicago Family Loses Everything in Tragic Fire Amid Winter Storm

Chicago Family Loses Everything in Tragic Fire Amid Winter Storm

A Chicago family lost everything they own in a fire on Dec. 30, 2020. No one was seriously injured in the blaze — two adults and two children were taken to local hospitals and released after treatment. Chicago Sun-Times reports indicate the Chicago Fire Department responded to the blaze on the 6800 block of South […]

Nearly 500,000 Non-Felony Cannabis Arrest Records Expunged in Illinois

Nearly 500,000 Non-Felony Cannabis Arrest Records Expunged in Illinois

As required by Illinois legislation that went into effect in 2019, the state’s governor issued pardons on low-level convictions and nearly 500,000 non-felony arrest records for cannabis-related crimes on Dec. 31, 2020. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act ordered at least 47,000 marijuana-related arrest records from 2013-2019 be expunged by Jan. 1, 2021. Additionally, the […]

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