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Area police search for suspect in fatal shooting of CN guard

November 26, 2016 - 23:14
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Multiple police agencies were searching the area Saturday night for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a CN Railway security guard in Harvey.

The incident began about 7 p.m. when the suspect allegedly stole a vehicle. The victim contacted Harvey police and in another car pursued the stolen vehicle, according to news conference video posted on an ABC7 News Facebook page. 

2 juveniles charged with home invasion, armed robbery after incident Saturday in Homewood

October 14, 2016 - 13:04
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Two juveniles have been charged with home invasion and weapons violations after an incident Saturday, Oct. 8, in the 1600 block of Olive Road, according to Homewood police.

Officers were called to a disturbance at a residence there about 2:55 p.m.

Police said several juveniles were involved in a dispute over a lawn mowing job. The victims were inside a screened-in porch when two suspects entered and demanded money and a cell phone. 

Bellwood man arrested on forgery, other charges after fleeing from local bank

June 05, 2016 - 15:31
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Homewood police apprehended a Bellwood man Friday, June 3, after he allegedly presented a fraudulent check to a teller at a bank on Dixie Highway.

Brandon Byrd, 30, has been charged with felony forgery, deceptive practices, resisting a peace officer and unlawful possession of cannabis, according to a Homewood police report.

Suspect in attempted armed robbery charged as juvenile

September 16, 2015 - 00:02
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The suspect apprehended after an attempted armed robbery of an off-duty police officer in Homewood late Thursday has been charged with attempted vehicular hijacking and attempted armed robbery, according to Homewood police.

In an update  on the case posted Monday, police said the 17-year-old was transported to the juvenile detention center in Chicago.

2 vehicles, electronics taken from Homewood residence while family slept May 24

June 07, 2015 - 13:29
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Two vehicles were stolen from a Homewood residence overnight May 23-24, according to a police report.

The vehicles taken from the 18900 block of Jodi Terrace were a 2008 gray Ford Taurus and a red Ford Ranger with an unspecified model  year, according to the report, obtained by the HF Chronicle through a FOIA request. 

The vehicles were taken between 11:55 p.m. and 5 a.m. May 24. The keys to the vehicles were taken from inside the home.

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