Month: October 2021

Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Charged for Firing at Carjackers Who Stole SUV: Court Docs

A Chicago police officer was charged with a felony after allegedly shooting at carjackers who stole her SUV outside an Evergreen Park store Saturday evening, according to court documents. Oneta Sampson Carney, 58, was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, a bond proffer stated. At approximately 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Carney …

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Holcomb Extends COVID-19 Orders But Change is Contemplated

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has extended COVID-19 executive orders through November but suggested they might be scaled back by December. Holcomb added a provision that says the health commissioner can authorize vaccinations in children under 11 when the federal government makes younger kids eligible. The orders further extend an easing of certain licensing rules for …

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Chicago Police Officer Fires Weapon at Shooting Suspect in East Garfield Park

A Chicago police officer fired shots at a shooting suspect on the city’s West Side Sunday morning, authorities said. According to police, the incident occurred in the 3900 block of West Madison at approximately 8:17 a.m. An officer observed a person firing a weapon at the scene. During the confrontation that followed, the officer fired …

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Witness Describes Chaotic Moments During Joliet Township Halloween Party Shooting

What was supposed to be an exciting time turned into a terrifying night for the more than 200 people who attended a Halloween party in Joliet Township early Sunday morning. Two people were fatally shot and more than a dozen others sustained injured when shots erupted at approximately 12:30 a.m. in the backyard of a …

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Justin Fields Pulls Off Jaw-Dropping Touchdown vs. 49ers

Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields has hit some speed bumps during his tenure with the team, but the rookie pulled off an incredible play during Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers that will likely feature prominently in his personal highlight reel for the remainder of his career. Fields was under center in the fourth …

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