Police in west suburban Cicero believe the disappearance of a 17-year-old girl and a burglary at her home the same day she went missing may be connected.
A couple showed up with the infant at Engine One, 16th Street and Central Avenue, and handed the baby to a firefighter saying, “Now this belongs to you”, according to Cicero town spokesman Ray Hanania.
Police “conducted a thorough search of the school and concluded that there never was a real threat to any of the students and that the report of a student holding a weapon turned out to not be true,” Cicero police chief Jerry Chlada said in a statement.
A 24-year-old student was charged Friday after weapons were found in his parked vehicle while he attended class at Morton College in suburban Cicero.
A 19-year-old was shot Friday in suburban Cicero.
Demetrius Easton, 30, was arrested Sunday and is charged with attempted first-degree murder, according to a statement from Cicero police.
No one was injured Monday when an airplane experienced a mechanical issue shortly after landing at Midway International Airport and was evacuated.
Seven people were injured, including a 15-year-old boy who is in critical condition, after a Pink Line train crashed into a vehicle Thursday in suburban Cicero.
During the fight, the suspect threw a bowling ball at the victim’s head, “causing severe injury,” according to a flyer posted to social media by Cicero police.