The death of suburban Chicago woman Sandra Bland is shrouded in mystery even as more details begin to pour in. While news of Bland’s alleged suicide inside a Texas jail cell spread across social media, the hashtag #WhatHappenedToSandraBland was enacted and sparked a larger and ongoing conversation.
It’s a commonly perceived notion that R. Kelly is low in the friends department but the fact that his own flesh-and-blood is reporting him to the State of Illinois speaks volumes on volumes on volumes.
Justus Howell, a 17-year-old Black teen from Waukegan, a town north of Chicago, was killed over Easter Weekend by police in the city of Zion. Howell was shot last Saturday afternoon (April 4) after police say he was allegedly attempting to steal a handgun he was going to purchase.
An Illinois woman has filed to trademark New York man Eric Garner‘s dying words as he was tackled to the ground by Staten Island police this summer. The words “I Can’t Breathe” were said by Garner during that fateful altercation, which has served as a nationwide rallying cry in protests against police brutality.
The troubles that plague the Chicago law enforcement sector are seemingly a statewide issue as five suburban Illinois cops were caught lying on a man they pulled over with a pound of weed.
Pick and choose your girlfriends wisely fellas, because Joshua Brewster of Pekin, Ill. almost saw his demise at the hands of his ex-girlfriend. Amanda Pollard, 28, was charged with tampering with food, a class two felony, after she allegedly broke into her former beau’s home and laced his food with rat poison.
After months of deliberation in a federal fraud case, former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. was sentenced earlier today (August 14) in a Washington court to serve 30 months in prison for the misuse of $750,000 in campaign funds.
Holy matrimony is no match for the strength of hookers. Don’t believe us? Well we have proof, and his name is Mohammed Amed.
A Matteson, Ill. woman let jealousy get the best of her recently. Alexius Keys is accused of running over her ex-boyfriend’s new flame, and dragging the victim several feet.
R. Kelly’s Illinois mansion fell into foreclosure and was auctioned off for $950,000 Monday (March 18), well below the $3.5 million it cost him to build the property. The Chicago native failed at his attempts to stop the bank from taking ownership of the home.
Five men in Illinois have been charged in the armed robbery of attendees at a house party, overnight. Three of the suspects are on parole, and are accused of hitting a home in the Joliet Township, with police being called to the scene at around 3:30 a.m.
Just after the news that six teens were killed in a car accident, comes word that four more teens were killed in a similar incident. The teens died yesterday, after the car they were riding in overturned into a creek in Wilmington, Ill.
Arizona officials have been coming under a lot of scrutiny lately after the state government decided to pass the immigration law allowing police officers to racially profile suspected immigrants and demand verification of their natural citizenship. Now it seems as if the criticism is going to hit an all-time high after an American citizen was […]
There is no doubt that the crime plaguing Chicago is quickly bringing the city to its proverbial knees. In an astonishing display of savagery, Annazette Collins was robbed at gunpoint while walking to a relatives house with her sister. The incident, which occurred near 61st and Woodlawn, shows that no one is safe in what […]